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Chief Accountant

Job Location: ​Bucharest

Ferrero is a family-owned company with a truly progressive and global outlook and iconic brands such as Nutella®, Tic Tac®, Ferrero Rocher®, Raffaello®, Kinder Bueno® and Kinder Surprise®. As the love for our brands continues to grow, so too does our global reach. Represented in 55 countries, with products sold in more than 170, the Ferrero Group is loved by generations around the world. The secret to our global success? Nearly 35,000 dedicated employees who celebrate care and quality to craft a business, careers and brands we are proud of. Join us, and you could be one of them. 

About the Role:

As Chief Accountant you will be responsible for performing and supervising the daily accounting activities in accordance with statutory accounting principles and Group standards and procedures. 
You will lead, develop and evaluate a team of financial professionals

Main Responsibilities:

• Performs and supervises the passive cycle of accounts payables invoices and cost in order
• Manages cash and short-term funding / liquidity, intercompany financing accounts and local FX transactions
• Perform treasury funding and reporting activities and ensure a proper relationship with the banks
• Performs and Supervises the preparation of sales and purchases journals, tax returns and corporate tax preparation (VAT & Wages taxes, CIT, Witholding tax)
• Manages projects and tickets for SAP system changes/improvements for finance department and ensure the SAP parametrization and consistency (FI, Vendor and Customer master data, price list accuracy)
• Supports the Finance Manager in ensuring compliance with statutory and group requirements, maintains appropriate accounting processes
• Supports the Finance Manager in preparing and following up the internal controls documentation and procedures required for the Accounting processes by the Group GRC
• Supports the Finance Manager in the preparation of Financial Statements and Reports
• Assists tax consultants and Group auditors in information and documentation request

Who we are looking for:

• Bachelors’ degree in Economics
• Minimum 5 years of proven experience in Finance & Accounting in a multinational environment, with experience in people management
• Good command of English
• Ms Office knowledge
• Excellent SAP Knowledge
• Strong analytical skills and problem solving oriented
• Ability to organize and meet deadlines
• Good communication skills
• Team player

How to be successful in the role and at Ferrero:

Consumers, quality and care are at the heart of everything we do. So, to be successful at Ferrero, you’ll need to be just as consumer and product centric as we are - dedicated to crafting brilliant results for consumers around the world.