Feb 15, 2020

Accounts Receivable Accountant

  • Givaudan
  • Budapest, HU, H-1138

Job Description

About Us:

Givaudan is the global leader in the creation of flavours and fragrances. In close collaboration with food, beverage, consumer product and fragrance partners, Givaudan develops tastes and scents that delight consumers the world over. With a passion to understand consumers’ preferences and a passion to improve, Givaudan creates flavours and fragrances that ‘engage your senses’. We achieved sales of CHF 5.5 billion in 2018. Headquartered in Switzerland with local presence in over 145 locations, we have almost 13,600 employees worldwide. Givaudan invites you to discover more at www.givaudan.com.


Accounts Receivable Accountant - Your future position?

In this important role, the Accounts Receivable Accountant ensure accurate and efficient adherence to AR operational processes, process incoming payments, secure revenue by verifying and posting receipts, and coordinate the accounting activities with other related internal departments according to and in alignment with the relevant group policies.


In this role you will:

Daily operational activities:

  • Maintain subsidiary accounts by verifying, allocating, and posting transactions related to bank accounts
  • Balance subsidiary accounts by reconciling entries
  • Investigate and resolve payment-related queries from internal and external customers
  • Active follow-up on unallocated payments (customer and suspense accounts)
  • Monitor and report blocked accounting documents
  • Manage non-trade Master Data related requests and billing
  • Investigate and resolve requests and questions from Record to Report, Intercompany, Accounts Payable and local finance teams

Month end closing activities:

  • Prepare Bad Debt and BOFC reports for the closing
  • Prepare bank and GL reconciliations 
  • Review and reconcile GLs in alignment with Internal Audit requirements, prepare the supporting documentation
  • Report bank balances
  • Clear the monthly foreign exchange payment runs


Are you someone who wants to grow and shape your own world? Who thrives being in a culture where you can express yourself in a creative team environment? Who wants to collaborate and learn together with teams who are as passionate as you are? Then come and join us – and impact your world.


Your professional profile includes:

  • College or University degree (preferably in related field)
  • 1 – 3 years experience in a similar position
  • Excellent English, any other languages is a plus
  • Microsoft Office (Word/Excel)
  • Experience in ERP system (SAP/Oracle)
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Problem analysis skills with problem solving focus
  • Team player
  • Customer focus, empathy


Our Benefits:

  • Great compensation package including bonus and cafeteria
  • Continuous learning
  • Career development opportunities
  • Extended yearly health check
  • Free coffee/tea
  • Access to exclusive perfumes and employee shop with discounts

At Givaudan, you contribute to delightful taste and scent experiences that touch people’s lives.You work within an inspiring teamwork culture – where you can thrive, collaborate and learn from other talented and passionate people across disciplines, regions and divisions.Join us and Impact Your World

Diversity drives innovation and creates closer connections with our employees, customers and partners.Givaudan embraces diversity and is committed to building an inclusive environment where everyone impacts our world.

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