Statutory Accountant

Statutory Accountant

Job Description:

Hewlett Packard Enterprise creates new possibilities for technology to have a meaningful impact on people, businesses,

governments and society. HPE brings together a portfolio that spans software, services and IT infrastructure to serve

more than 1 billion customers in over 170 countries on six continents. HPE invents, engineers, and delivers technology

solutions that drive business value, create social value, and improve the lives of our clients.

HPE Global Business Center is one of the largest business services centers in Lower Silesia.

Our Center in Wroclaw specializes in advanced services, which main goal is to deliver support in various areas, such as finance and accounting, HR, sales and marketing, data processing and supply chain management for Hewlett Packard Enterprise and our clients.

The Statutory Accountant will work on preparation of annual disclosures to the financial statements and will liaise directly with external auditors for German entities in German language. The successful candidate will be responsible for the following activities:

  • Preparation of annual set of financial statements and applicable notes in accordance with the local GAAP, including balance sheet, income statement, equity statement, and cash flow statement
  • Keeping the local GAAP asset accounts database updated
  • Monitoring standard activities in order to assess potential balance sheet risk areas and prepare a quarterly balance sheet review
  • Monitoring accounting correctness of transactions in the books
  • Preparation of National Statistics Forms
  • Monthly preparation and presentation of transfer pricing margins in line with the corporate guidelines
  • Preparation of the legal only quarterly intercompany charges for services delivery entities to beneficiary entities
  • Preparation of operating expenses legal variance analysis as per local chart of account requirements
  • Tax: Preparation of tax analyses and tax returns in consultation with tax department and the country team on a monthly and yearly basis

Key areas of responsibility:

  • Medium and complex financial analysis of statutory accounts and conversion from management GAAP to local GAAP
  • On-going review of statutory accounts and adjustment bookings
  • Preparation of statutory balance sheet reviews and fiscal profit and loss reviews with focus on reconciliation between management and statutory accounting
  • Responding to any day-to-day queries on companies in scope
  • Liaising with the business owners and finance to clear any errors or omissions
  • Liaising with external auditors to investigate and respond to all audit queries

Education and Experience:

  • First level university degree with focus on business or economics
  • Preferred candidate partly qualified (or actively studying) ACCA, CIMA or equivalent
  • Preferable 3 - 4 years of experience as an external auditor in a Big 4 audit company or at least 3 - 5 years of experience as a financial analyst or chief accountant in the accounting function in a multinational company

Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Fluency in English and German
  • Excellent understanding of accounting principles and financial analysis
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent Business application skills (e.g. Microsoft Excel, SAP, others)
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, presentation and communication skills
  • Ability to work with virtual teams in international environment
  • Proactive and positive attitude

We offer:

We offer not only a stable job in well renown company but it also provides an attractive working environment where you can meet many new, inspiring people from all across the world. A place where you can develop yourself, work with experts, have some occasions to relax and have some fun as well as to enjoy many activities suitable for our Employees and their lifestyles . Below you will find information about what we have to offer:

  • Benefits Available
  • Medical package for Employees and their closest family
  • Multisport card
  • Life insurance package
  • Employee Assistance program – help in a difficult life situation
  • Free sandwiches and fruit
  • Modern offices in the city center
  • Work-Life balance support including flex-time arrangements and work from home opportunities
  • Trainings, opportunity for personal development and advancement within the company
  • Recognition programs

Job:

Finance

Job Level:

Specialist

Hewlett Packard Enterprise is EEO F/M/Protected Veteran/ Individual with Disabilities.

HPE will comply with all applicable laws related to the use of arrest and conviction records, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and similar laws and will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories.


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