• Project Accountant w/ Advanced level of English

    Location: Barcelona

    Are you experienced in working within the standards required by SOX and GAAP? If you also speak English at an advanced level this could be your next job opportunity!

    Our client is a well-known company providing industrial gases for the manufacturing sector. From food packaging to eco-buses, their gases improve everything from the quality of our food to the air we breathe. The company has offices all over the world, and in Barcelona, they have a shared service center with over 300 employees from all four corners of the globe spread across three departments: Customer Support, Supplier Service, and Liquid Bulk:Logistics.

    Main Responsibilities:
    As a Project Accountant, your responsibilities include:
    - Review and validate against input documentation new projects that have been set-up to enable their activation so they can take accounting transactions
    - Issue relevant control reports and work with project managers to ensure appropriate actions are taken on a timely basis to address any project issues identified
    - Take appropriate actions to capitalize and close projects on a timely basis to maintain the correct classification within the balance sheet also per specific country regulations
    - Complete the month end procedures to enable reporting and consolidation of data to take place
    - Reconcile Balance Sheet accounts for review by management
    - On receiving ad hoc requests for information or support, respond in an appropriate manner to satisfy the requester considering the differences between each European country
    - In conjunction with project managers, carry out income and cost recognition by transferring income and costs from the project (balance sheet) to Profit and Loss
    - Provide information and evidence to internal and external auditors

    Key Languages:
    - Advanced level of English
    - Any other European language is a plus

    Core Skills / Experience:
    - Minimum of 2-3 years Management or Finance Accounting experience
    - Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance (or similar)
    Demonstrate knowledge of the cost of sales, materials and production costs
    Ability to plan and prioritize own work schedule to meet deadlines
    Willingness to work in a team environment
    Strong communication skills and good interpersonal Skills
    Strong SAP (FI and CO modules) and Excel skills
    Strong problem-solving and process focus skills

    What's on offer:
    - Permanent contract
    - Competitive salary + annual bonus
    - Private life insurance
    - An international team with a hands-on and stable environment

    What will you learn:
    - How to maintain the accounting and administrative records of projects and assist management to operate the projects in an efficient manner by being able to explain a projects financial position

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