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Job ID: R0008695
Date Posted: Aug 1, 2022
Segment: Others (Including Headquarters and R&D )
Business Unit: Hitachi Regional Headquarters
Company Name: Hitachi Europe GmbH (Germany)
Profession (Job Category): Finance
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
About Hitachi Global Business Services (GBS)
Hitachi Global Business Services was formulated to support Hitachi Group Companies grow, global expansion and portfolio optimization. GBS is a strategic partner for transforming and delivering business operations by enabling global, social innovation and maximizing the value that powers One Hitachi. We provide the best employee and customer experience through agile and scalable solutions, enabling optimized enterprise processes and driving continuous improvements, excellence, and innovation.
The purpose of this role is to perform financial accounting activities for European countries, mainly UK.
The role will be responsible for General Ledger accounting and month end close activities and ensuring its compliance with Accounting Policies, J-SOX and Internal Procedures.
The role will interact with Finance Managers, Hitachi Treasury Center, FP&A and Controllership teams, Finance Global Business Services teams, external and internal auditors.
The role is also responsible for identifying continuous improvement initiatives to drive process efficiency and effectiveness.
Ensure that all financial transactions are completed in an accurate and timely manner. The tasks include:
Monthly accruals and prepayments
Coordination of quarterly reporting
Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
Coordination of the reconciliation process in accordance with SOX controls
Managing the month end closing process
Initiating and contributing to the improvements of processes
Support for internal and external audits
Participation in cross-functional projects
SAP GL master data
Master’s or bachelor’s degree in finance
3+ years of experience in financial accounting
Working knowledge of IFRS and J-SOX
ACCA or CIMA would be an asset
Knowledge of SAP is a must
Computer literate, MS Office, especially Excel
High level of accuracy / attention to detail
Practical, hands-on mentality, strong delivery attitude
Experience in multinational sector preferred
Continuous Improvement mindset and experience
Team player attitude
We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.