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General Ledger Accountant with a Fluent Level of Spanish or French

Location: Porto, Portugal
Department: Native Speakers
Salary: Competitive salary
Contract: Permanent contract


Our client is one of the world´s largest suppliers of films for pharmaceutical, medical devices, food, electronics and general packaging.



• Perform period end activities such as booking of journal entries, currency revaluation, depreciation, accruals and provisions, etc…;
• Perform inventory accounting and post adjustments;
• Ensure accurate and timely reporting of financial information, to internal or external parties, including group accounting, auditors and authorities (e.g. tax authorities);
• Balance sheet reconciliation and account maintenance;
• Ensure compliance with all internal and external accounting standards, laws and regulations, policies and procedures;
• Follow kp Business Services policies and rules, including travel and expenses;
• Ensure a proper documentation of work procedures is kept up to date, namely, in accordance with Standard process Model;
• Perform accounts reviews and provide explanations of variances;
• Prepare management reporting package and other packages;
• Support in the preparation of financial statements and tax declarations;
• Support planning, monitoring and coordination of closing process;
• Handling external and internal queries via email / phone;
• Coordinate or execute projects related to accounting and reporting;
• Provide support related to annual and interim audits in close cooperation with other departments and auditors;
• Prepare and support ad-hoc requests from external or internal customers in close cooperation with other departments (e.g. tax inspections);
• Be a backup of other team members, as required;
• Identify and execute efficiency improvements.


We are looking for a professional with the following qualifications, experience and skills:

- Fluent or native level of Spanish or French;
- Advanced level of English;
- Bachelor degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or similar field;

• 3+ years of work experience in GL;
• Experience in preparation of financial closings and fillings;
• Experience within a Shared Services Centre environment and transitions preferred.

- Proficiency in ERP systems and MS Office, namely advanced MS Excel knowledge;

Soft skills
• Strong Team Work skills
• Good analytical, planning and organisation skills;
• Effective business writing and professional communication skills;
• Ability to work in an international global work environment.

The preference is given to candidates who live in Portugal and have an immediate availability to start a new job.


- Salary from 18.000 - 21.000 euros gross / year;
- Full time contract (37,5h);
- Food allowance paid in the card;
- Health insurance;
- Flexible office hours (Monday to Friday);
- Opportunity of professional development.


Magdalena Szymanska
(+34) 93 231 00 00 (ext. 209)
(+351) 21 145 01 53

Placement agency Nº 9900000357
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