Job Req ID:  18814

Barcelona, ES

Functional area:  Accounting / Auditing
Contract type:  2 | Temporary job
Business area:  Fragrances




Accountant (temporary)

Shared Services Accountant Executive (temporary - maternity leave)

Location: Barcelona



Reporting to the Group Accounting manager and as a part of the Shared Service Center located in Barcelona, s/he will be responsible for supporting a company or group of companies for all financial questions.  


We are seeking a general accountant to be responsible for supporting and supervising general ledger as well as main financial information. S/he will be the single point of contact for Local Controllers, assisting them to ensure financial criteria are properly followed in the companies under his/her responsibility.


Functions and Responsibilities:

Monthly closing process & Reporting

  • Execute all accounting activities related to month, quarter and year end close
  • Ensure all tasks are completed in accordance with the closing procedures and group accounting rules
  • Manage quarterly Inter-Company reconciliation
  • Prepare, verify and submit group reporting


Balance Sheet control

  • Ensure Balance Sheet statement contain reliable and accurate information according with Group and Statutory standards.


Liquidity planning

  • Monthly cash forecasting and deviations analysis



  • Responsible for timely accomplishment of the all company tax obligations and tax reporting
  • Tax Accounting


Responsible for Audit process and Statutory Reporting

  • Lead audit process with internal and external auditors
  • Maintain a second set of accounting books to ensure Statutory Reporting according with accounting local standards


Budgeting & Forecasting process

  • Balance Sheet and Cash budgeting and forecasting


Support local controller  on subsidiary planning, budgeting & forecasting process





  • Experience: Minimum of 6 months experience in a similar position
  • Education: Bachelor degree or Master degree in Accounting.
  • Languages: Spanish, English fluently spoken. French or/and German will be appreciated.
  • Competencies:
    • Flexible and motivated
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 
    • Ability to work in a multicultural environment
    • Autonomous
    • Strong communication and analytical skills
    • Adaptable to changes
  • Specific Knowledge required: Mastering SAP and MS office.






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