Finnish speaking Senior General Ledger Accountant to Prague

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LocationPrague, Hlavní město Praha
Job type Permanent
Aksel Tuohimaa

Job description

Are you an accounting expert looking for a new challenge? Read this ad! Our client is hiring a Senior General Ledger Accountant to their offices in Prague!


The Company:

Our client is an accounting shared service centre established in 2012 to provide accounting services to group organizations. The company currently employs roughly 80 people in Prague, a team ranging from fresh graduates to experienced accounting professionals, and another 30 employees around Europe. They are continuously working on new projects and expect to further extend the functional scope and geographical range of their activities in the future.


Why move to Prague?

Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is nicknamed The City of a Hundred Spires, attributed to its stunning architecture and historical heritage. Prague has a cosy, welcoming atmosphere and unique charm which is why it’s such a popular destination to many. Although Prague is also cosmopolitan and modern, walking around the city centre feels like going back in time because of its historic, atmospheric streets and alleyways. The city has a lively expat community and cultural life and is also very affordable, offering you many opportunities to enjoy your life to the fullest!


Key activities:

  • Performing duties according to closing schedule
  • General Ledger accounting
  • Ensuring that accounting manuals and other documentation is kept up to date, ensuring that tasks are completed in time to meet deadlines for the monthly closing process
  • Providing statutory accounting and local financial statements
  • Monitoring of changes in local accounting legislation
  • Partner for communication regarding tax issues with business clients
  • Coordinating local processes as local statistics, reporting and others
  • Cooperating and providing information to stakeholders (client, auditors, HQ) if applicable
  • Various ad-hock questions, tasks and projects within functional responsibility requested by the manager
  • Providing training to newcomers or other employees in the scope
  • Performing other tasks as per management assignment

Qualifications required:

  • Good overview of Finnish GAAP
  • At least 3 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with SAP
  • Finnish and English language – proficiency level
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office tools, especially Excel
  • Experience in a multinational company is an advantage
  • Responsible, proactive, independent and self-motivated individual
  • Able to work under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Analytical thinking
  • Ability to apply hands-on approach if necessary
  • Good interpersonal skills (teamwork, communication skills)
  • Sense for detail, accuracy

Offer and benefits:

  • Team building activities, language courses, a sports card, a birthday gift card, lunch vouchers
  • Nice and open work environment
  • Relocation support if you are moving from abroad
  • Competitive monthly salary
  • Start date: as soon as possible (upon agreement)

Does this sound like an opportunity for you? Submit your application and our Finnish recruitment team will help you further!


About us:

We are a professional Nordic recruitment specialist focused on connecting candidates from Sweden, Finland, Norway, and Denmark with businesses from all over the world.

Nordic Jobs Worldwide is the largest language Recruitment agency in the Nordic region, we match the most exciting jobs with Nordic talent. Over the past 2 years we have recruited and helped over 1000 Nordic speakers to their dream job with our partners in over 28 different countries.