• Senior Associate, General Ledger

    Posted Date 1 month ago(20/4/2018 4:58 PM)
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  • Overview:

    Do you want to join a global technology leader company that gives you more?

    At Celanese, we are engineers, scientists, operators and product developers who work every day on bringing differentiated solutions to our customers. We make products that are essential to everyday living. In 2007, Celanese Corporation established its shared services center in the heart of Budapest.  Through dynamic development, the Celanese Budapest Business Services Center (BBSC) has grown to be one of the most renowned shared service centers of the Central-Eastern European region, employing more than 360 young, talented professionals. The Budapest office is responsible for the financial, logistic and customer service processes of Celanese Corporation’s North-American, Western-European and Asian business lines. Celanese BBSC places a great emphasis on work-life balance, and as a recognition to these efforts, has been awarded as “Family Friendly Company of the Year 2017”.

    Celanese currently employs approximately 7,500 employees worldwide and had 2016 net sales of $5.4 billion.


    • Responsible for US GAAP and Plant accounting, reporting and analyses of data and other ad hoc requests for information
    • Perform month-end closings, general ledger account analysis and Balance Sheet account reconciliations, prepare SOX controls
    • Prepare and post journal entries and perform related account reconciliations, in addition to loading financial data into BCS monthly
    • Prepare and review management reports and financial information analysis on monthly, quarterly and annual basis
    • Identifying, solving and/or escalating accounting issues to his/her supervisor
    • Interact with other finance and accounting personnel thorough the organization
    • Continuously improve closing processes and efficiency
    • Ensures compliance with Celanese policies / procedures and SOX controls
    • Interfaces with external and internal auditors for PBC requests and process and account explanations
    • Actively participate in general ledger change projects as required




    • BSc or MSc Degree in Finance/Accounting
    • 2-5 years relevant work experience in accounting; previous experience in a shared service center or accounting experience at a large company, or fast paced environment is desired
    • Advanced understanding of accounting & internal accounting controls
    • Fluent English language knowledge is a must
    • Intermediate German language knowledge is nice to have
    • Previous experience with SAP (or similar ERP system) is an advantage
    • Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills while being able to work independently
    • Follows through on commitments and demonstrates ownership of results
    • Effectively prioritizes assignments
    • Ability to resolve ambiguous or complex assignments
    • Knowledge of US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley Act is desired
    • Italian language knowledge is an advantage

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