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Job ID: R0009302
Date Posted: Sep 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 tasks including Accounts Payable, Expense Reimbursements and Bank Statements processing and ensuring its compliance with Accounting Policies, J-SOX and Internal Procedures.
The role will interact with Hitachi employees, Finance, FP&A and Controllership teams, suppliers, external and internal auditors and banks.
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:
Accounts Payable (AP) - Invoice processing, both PO and non-PO related:
Non-PO: Invoice coding and distribution.
PO: Invoice matching and Issue Resolution
Invoice payment processing
Propose AP related accruals as part of the month end close
Vendor Master Data management
Employee T&E expenses processing:
Receive and check travel expenses of employees, book and prepare payment adhering to the travel policy and local tax considerations
Bank Statement processing including bank account reconciliations
Selected Journal Vouchers processing
Selected Balance Sheet accounts reconciliations
Support internal and external audits
Participate in cross functional projects
Initiate and contribute to process improvements
Maintain internal control system (ICS) to check/document proper outcome of processes
+1 year experience in Accounts Payable or financial accounting
Master in finance or bachelor degree would be an asset
SAP knowledge would be an asset
A knowledge of European language would be an asset
Computer literate, MS Office, especially Excel
High level of accuracy / attention to detail
Continuous Improvement mindset and experience
Takes ownership/Willing to learn
Working in a dynamic and learning environment
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.