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Interim accountant

Date: Nov 13, 2020

Location: Barcelona, CT, ES, 08940

Company: Nexeo Plastics

Nexeo Plastics focuses on serving and connecting customers of any size and across a wide range of end markets with world-class thermoplastics suppliers.
With over 40 years of experience and extensive knowledge of the polymers industry, we walk along with our customers all the way from material specification to final application approval, becoming an integral part of the value chain.

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Position Purpose: <span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">To assist the European Controller in Accounting, Central Processes & Inter Company tasks

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Primary Responsibilities:

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">The Accountant is within a cluster of countries responsible for the effective and reliable operation of accounting including general accounting.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">The Accountant assists the controller to ensure compliance with US GAAP, local statutory, tax compliance and legal reporting requirements.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Perform other duties as assigned

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">The main tasks

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Support audit process at Group and Local level with external auditors by providing analysis and documentation as requested
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Ensure compliance with US GAAP / Local GAAP requirements / SOX / Tax Compliance
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Accountable for the preparation of specifications/reconciliations and documentation of all submitted financial data, e.g. the financial statements
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Participates in the local statutory and tax requirements according to legally required timelines
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Continual improvements of the financial processes

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif"> Closing Activities

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Assists in the execution of the month end closing activities of the entities according to SSC (Shared Service Center) closing schedule and in line with both US GAAP and internal accounting guide lines
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Assists in the monthly tax calculations & schedules
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Corrective entries that are needed based on monitoring of the financial results during the month and closing
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Perform, manage and close books of Accounting for a legal entity

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Statutory Reporting

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Assists in the preparation of Financial Statements
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Prepares Notes to the Financial Statements, Management Report, coordinates the filing of Financial Statements and Tax Returns to local authorities
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Assists in the Documenting of Year-end Balance
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Assists with balance sheet reconciliations (G/L account breakdown, supporting documentation)

 

<span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Primary Requirements:

  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant financial experience in a multinational environment
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Experience in performing or passing several times an external Audit of accounts of company working for
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Bachelor degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting or related field.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Fluent in English, both verbal and written and other European languages are highly valued.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Experience with Internal Controls (SOX)
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Good understanding of the use and application of ERP systems (SAP)
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Experience with cultural diversity
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Superior professional level of knowledge of modern accounting practices.
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Good understanding of US GAAP reporting
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Good understanding of the use and application of other I.T. (Excel, Word & PowerPoint).
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Pro-active, hands on mentality, convincing, motivated, team player
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">VAT accounting experience preferred
  • <span style="font-family:"Times New Roman",serif"><span style="font-family:"Calibri",sans-serif">Team work spirit, eager to learn and take challenges/ new process, as well as meet deadlines