Senior Supply Financial Accountant

  • Company:
    Diageo
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    4 months ago
  • Category:

**Job Description :**

Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks company with an outstanding collection of brands, such as Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness.

Our purpose – Celebrating life, every day, everywhere – has an important role in our company, for our people, our brands, in how we perform and how we create shared value.

Diageo Global Business Operations have been operating in the heart of Budapest for 15 years and provide added value for the company on a global level in the area of Finance, HR, Commercial Support, IT, Treasury and Business Intelligence.

**Senior Supply Financial Accountant**

**Budapest**

**Function:**

The Senior Supply Financial Accountant reports directly to the GBS Financial Controlling Junior Manager (DBS Budapest), closely supports the Global Brand Supply Finance Team (GBS). Liaises with other internal & external stakeholders.

The Senior Supply Financial Accountant is financial and strategic business partner for Project Managers within Brand Technical Centre, department of Diageo’s product development.

The role covers various supply businesses on SAP: European Spirit Supply and Global Beer Supply.

Operations within Scotland (European Spirit Supply) are the largest and most complex business unit that is incorporated into Europe Supply.

Brand Technical Centre is performing around 350 brand change and origination projects on several geographical locations, such as Scotland, Ireland, Italy and Mexico.

**About the role:**

Critical to success is to have an excellent understanding of core financial processes and the work required to ensure tasks are completed accurate and timely. An understanding of how SAP, Magnitude, BS, CF, P&L planning and reporting works, its outputs and inputs, is essential, as is a sensitivity to the reporting needs of the team’s many customers.

+ Responsible for daily operational accounting and financial activities. Solves arising issues, liaises with stakeholders and with other financial colleagues to solve specific issues.

+ Participate to the month-end close and reporting process in accordance with the agreed internal and group timetable. Ensure the completeness and the accuracy of financial records.

+ Working closely with other in-house and local financial teams (Commercial Finance, Costing, BPM, FP&R, Compliance, Cash Cycle, Treasury, Tax, etc…)

+ Driving issue resolution, pro-actively seek out better ways of doing things and drive implementation of “simpler, faster, better” processes and ways of working.

+ Proactively suggests improvements/additional control points to build in and takes an active part in process improvement projects, in implementation and in the follow up.

**About you:**

+ University or College degree in Economics or Finance and Accounting

+ 2-3 years experience in Accounting, technical accounting skills is required

+ Capable of working in a deadline driven environment

+ Experience of working in a multi-national financial environment

+ Has customer focus to be able to build excellent relationships with relevant internal and external customers

+ Hard working personality, flexibility

+ Good business English, able to communicate effectively

+ Experience in working with SAP or integrated software system is an advantage

+ International (part) qualification (IAS/UK/US GAAP) is an advantage

**Benefits of working here:**

+ Deep insight into Diageo’s production and supply finance processes

+ Opportunity to coordinate the delivery of assignments within the team

+ Home Office as per agreement with line manager

+ Unique Family Leave opportunity

+ Opportunity to climb up on the career ladder

+ We won the Fittest Workplace Award, of course we have a Gym

+ Urban legend is true, we do have a Rooftop Bar

+ Easy to reach downtown location

+ Product Allowance to purchase company products from the staff shop

+ We work without border – you will work with people from all over the world

+ Wide variety of thematic events, afterwork activities organized by employee communities

Celebrating our inclusive and diverse culture is core to Diageo’s purpose of “celebrating life every day everywhere”. This purpose is, in itself, inclusive in nature, as it values everybody irrespective of background, disability, religion, gender identity, sexuality or ethnicity.

We know that for our business to thrive and for Diageo to realize its ambition, we depend on having diverse talent with a range of backgrounds, skills and capabilities in each of the 180 countries in which we operate and to reflect our broad consumer base. We view diversity as one of the key enablers that helps our business to grow and our values, purpose and standards set the conditions for us to respect the unique contribution each person brings.

Flexibility is key to success in our business and many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time, compressed hours, flexible location. Please talk to us about what flexibility means to you and don’t let anything stop you from applying.

**Character Is Everything**

**Worker Type :**

Regular

**Primary Location:**

Budapest

**Additional Locations :**

**Job Posting Start Date :**

2020-09-30-07:00

As a global leader in beverage alcohol, our 200+ brands are part of everyday celebrations in over 180 countries. Our ambition? We want to be one of the best performing, most trusted and respected consumer products companies in the world.

Ever since Arthur Guinness took out a 9,000 year lease on a Dublin brewery, some 250 years ago, we became a business that is defined by the character of the people who work here. It took immense character from Alexander Walker to convince the captains of every ship in the port of Glasgow to take crates of Johnnie Walker to the four corners of the world. Today, nothing’s changed.

We’re proud to be more than 30,000 talented people. While they make our iconic brands ever stronger around the world, we help them go further than they thought possible. In fact, we’re helping to define their career growth through stretching roles and exciting development opportunities.

Diageo is where you’ll find a wide variety of personalities, experiences and perspectives, wherever you’re based in the world. It makes for a stimulating and rewarding working environment, where everyone can flourish.