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Senior Financial Accountant (GL)

Hays Czech Republic, s.r.o.

Place of work
Plzeňská 5a, Prague 5-Anděl, Czechia
Contract type
Wage (gross)
From 50 000 Kč/month

Information about the position

Job description, responsibilities and duties

Your responsibilities:
•Account Receivable & Payable Closing and maintain complex GL accounts in SAP
•Perform Bank Reconciliation (mapping payment to open items)
•Local VAT to pay and local VAT return
•VAT EU recovery process
•Payroll & HR related Postings and Closing
•Validate intercompany reconciliation
•Propose GL recurrent accruals
•Check and book GR/IR
•Prepare and post various other journals throughout the month as necessary
•Communication with country cluster, local office, auditors and other related parties
•Reporting (prepare & validate monthly, quarterly and annual reporting (data from SAP), P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow statement
•Calculate Order Entry and Backlog
•Check accuracy of OE & BL (manual)
•Reporting in Cognos (under US GAAP or IFRS) •Overdue report in Cognos
•EMEA CEO report (assistance in preparation as needed)
•Top 10 customers, Export, Re sales…
•Costs center reporting (SAP BW)
•Update ITS (Cash Flow Forecasting)
•Prepare financial statements notes and commentaries (P&L and Balance Sheet)
•P&L outlook preparation assistance
•Statutory reporting preparation and validation
•Periodic and ad hoc reports
•KPI reporting and calculating SLAs; presentations for monthly performance review
•Improving and maintaining process documentation, work instructions and training material

Our expectations:
•University degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Management
•Relevant experience in Accounting (GL, financial reporting) min. 3 -5 years
•Knowledge of SAP (SAP BW or Cognos or other consolidation tool is a plus)
•Flexibility and client oriented personality
•Detail and process oriented, organized and analytic mindset
•Ability to solve urgent matters and work under pressure
•Open-minded friendly approach, active attitude in fast changing environment
•Advanced level of English

Employee perks, benefits

•Apply your knowledge in a new project and grow together our SSC in Prague
•Gain new skills and share with others the best practices
•Progress in new dynamic workplace, make change and cooperate with experienced professionals.

We provide constant support in professional development, flexibility, friendly/open-minded environment and motivating benefits package – cafeteria, pension/life insurance contribution, MultiSport membership, flexible working hours, sick days, home office and more.

Company on whose behalf the position is being filled

Banking, finance

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the broadest portfolios, we deliver innovative and flexible solutions to help utilities solve their complex challenges in Smart Metering, Grid Edge Intelligence and Smart Infrastructure. With sales of USD 1.7 billion in FY 2019, Landis+Gyr employs approximately 5,500 people in over 30 countries across five continents, with the sole mission of helping the world manage energy better. More information is available at landisgyr.com.
Are you ready for new challenge in Accounting? Do you want to join our L+G Group – industry leader in energy management solutions? Join our team as Financial Accountant.

At Landis+Gyr, we share a collective vision – manage energy better. For utilities, this means streamlined operations, cost savings, and more reliable customer service. For consumers, this means a smaller environmental footprint, lower cost options, and ways to stay in control of their own energy usage. For Accounting, this means that L+G has established Shared Service Center and we manage Accounting better.
We are looking for Financial Accountant who will follow established procedures and guidelines to accurately maintain the organisation’s financial records and transactions from Prague. This role is open for operations and/or transition activities thus we appreciate previous transition/centralisation experience.

Requirements for the employee

Candidates with education suit the position

University student

Educational Specialization


Language skills

English - Advanced (C1)

Number of years of experience



Brief description of the company

Hays is a global leader in specialist recruitment, placing professional candidates in permanent and interim jobs.

The company is a holder of a licence to offer recruitment services.

Company address

Hays Czech Republic, s.r.o.
Olivova 4/2096
110 00 Praha 1
ID: 4145123  Datum zveřejnění: 19.8.2021  Spodní hranice mzdy (brutto): 50 000 Kč/month