• Chief Accountant Vienna
  • Epam in Vienna, , Austria
  • jobs
  • 5 days ago

jobs description


The primary responsibility of the Chief Accountant for the entities in scope will be to maintain an effective accounting framework and related internal controls to ensure that the accounting records are complete and accurately representing the companys financial position in compliance with local laws and regulations and US-GAAP, as well as Corporate Policies. In this capacity, the Assistant Manager Finance will highly leverage the capabilities of EPAM Global Shared Services Center (SSC) teams and work closely with Finance leadership to assess the right balance of using internal SSC resources and local external agencies for certain tasks, while overseeing all financial activities of the entity. The role will have overall responsibility for the timely and accurate completion of local Tax and Statutory filings and related Audits. This position is key in monitoring changes in the local legislative environment and initiating required changes in internal policies... and practices while being the driver in general for continuous process improvements locally.

The entities in scope now cover Emakina CEE GmbH, EPAM Systems (Austria) GmbH and Netlounge GmbH. The scope could be revisited based on the changes in the economic and business environment or requirements.

• Lead the implementation of the local SAP ledger and merge entities to simplify legal entity structure
• Prepare monthly VAT return, quarterly statistical reports, and annual financial statements
• Review annual tax filings prepared by tax advisor and ensure timely submission
• Define Local GAAP adjustment requirements vs US-GAAP and post them in the local ledger
• Prepare periodic Stat to US-GAAP reconciliation/bridge for internal purposes
• Review and analyze monthly results during each closing to ensure the accuracy of reported Trial Balance
• Lead the timely completion of statutory, tax and corporate audits as required
• Inform Global SSC teams in time of taxation changes affecting their procedures (e.g. VAT, T&E expense-related taxation, etc.)
• Liaise with payroll agency and Global payroll team to ensure monthly payroll calculations are correct
• Other Ad-hoc activities as required

• Degree in Business Administration, Accounting or equivalent
• Holder of a local equivalent of a valid CPA qualification
• Minimum 3 to 5 years of working experience in the field of accounting either at a multinational company or in Audit services (Big4)
• Minimum 1 to 2 years of working experience as Chief accountant of a local subsidiary of a multinational company
• Excellent knowledge of statutory and IFRS/US-GAAP accounting standards including related analysis and reporting
• Solid knowledge of local Tax, labor law and other local regulations including Transfer Pricing frameworks
• High integrity standards and reliability
• Solid understanding of partnering with Finance and other local/global colleagues
• Strong analytical and IT skills (preferably SAP, Navision, MS Office)
• Motivated, passionate of accounting and finance and adapt to changes, good change management, work independently
• Excellent communication skills in English (both written and oral)

Nice to have
• Further qualification in the field of Taxation
• Experience in managing Tax Audits from Legal Entity perspective
• Experience in working with Shared Services environment

We Offer
• Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills
• Regular performance assessments
• Opportunities for personal and professional growth
• Unlimited access to LinkedIn learning solutions
• Friendly and enjoyable working team
• Regular corporate and social events

About EPAM
• EPAM is a leading global provider of digital platform engineering and development services. We are committed to having a positive impact on our customers, our employees, and our communities. We embrace a dynamic and inclusive culture. Here you will collaborate with multi-national teams, contribute to a myriad of innovative projects that deliver the most creative and cutting-edge solutions, and have an opportunity to continuously learn and grow. No matter where you are located, you will join a dedicated, creative, and diverse community that will help you discover your fullest potential

Why join EPAM
• Work across markets and verticals and gain exposure to a great variety of projects and cutting-edge technologies
• Become part of a global community of well-connected experts across 50+ countries: enjoy a career without borders within an international environment
• Carve your career path: as the Fastest-Growing IT Services Company in the Fortune List, EPAM is committed to help you discover your fullest potential by creating career plans that best suit you and your future plans
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