Country Accountant
Lisboa Portugal
há 3 dias
source : SAPO

Detalhe da Função

At ConvaTec, our vision is to develop pioneering trusted medical solutions to improve the lives we touch. We are a global medical technology business focused on serving people and care givers in the areas of advanced wound care, ostomy care, continence and critical care and infusion care.

We devise, develop and manufacture innovative products and services that support people with deeply personal and challenging medical conditions, helping to improve care for them and giving them greater confidence, freedom and mobility.

We are guided by our five core values, that shape the way we work, every day : Improve Care, Deliver Results, Grow Together, Own It and Do What’s Right.

We are a global Group, with over 9,000 employees and in 2019, our Group generated revenues of over $1.827 billion.

Change is everywhere at ConvaTec. It’s transforming our business and helping us improve millions of lives. And we’re nowhere near finished.

Across every part of our business, we’re pushing for better. Join us as a Country Accountant, and you’ll do the same.

About the role

The main purpose of the role is to act as an independent accounting expert ensuring the delivery of all accounting and reporting processes in scope.

The person is fully responsible for the completeness of books and for timely and correct reporting of accounting figures for assigned entity(ies).

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Perform accounting and reporting tasks in line with defined processes, standard operating procedures and work instructions, update process documentations as required
  • Execute period end tasks for assigned entity(ies), perform reconciliation and clearing of accounts, report actuals in reporting system on timely manner and meeting quality targets
  • Act as subject matter expert for accounting and reporting processes
  • Secure compliance according to internal procedures and legislation
  • Support migration projects (work shadowing, work instructions creation)
  • Escalate issues and concerns to RTR Team Lead and RTR Tower Lead and propose remediating actions
  • Proactively assist RTR Team Lead to identify any areas of improvement to help maximizing the efficiency and effectiveness of the processes, participate in the implementation of improvement initiatives
  • Support cross process and cross function cooperation required to achieve overall goals for GBS
  • Drive the resolution of more complex queries raised by employees, managers, finance partners & other internal and external stakeholders, build good relationship with stakeholders
  • Act as mentor for junior team members
  • Act as backup for RTR Team Lead
  • Professional Competencies

  • Minimum 4+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
  • Master’s degree in Finance / Accounting
  • Additional accounting certification is a plus
  • Experience in working with IFRS and local standards is a plus
  • Knowledge of Technology : MS Office, SAP is an advantage
  • Languages : English (fluent), other is an advantage
  • Personal Competencies

  • Strong communication skills
  • Mature attitude towards challenges and problem solving - being able to work with limited guidance and able to determine information needed to resolve more complex issues, manage pressure effectively and cope well with setbacks
  • Taking ownership of assigned responsibilities, including self-study / research needed to execute the same
  • Being able to work to tight deadlines and with switching priorities
  • Proactive and creative in terms of improving ways of working
  • We offer

  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Modern office in Lisbon city centre
  • Growth for our people through migration project opportunities as well as by shaping the GBS organization
  • International exposure and opportunity to learn from accounting experts
  • High performance through teamwork, with collaborative spirit across the organization at all levels
  • Inspiring purpose being the driver of everything we do
  • Our transformation will change your career. For good. You’ll be pushed to think bigger and aim for excellence. Your ideas will be heard, and you’ll be supported to bring them to life.

    There’ll be challenges. But, stretch yourself and embrace the opportunities, and you could make your biggest impact yet.

    This is stepping outside of your comfort zone.

    This is work that’ll move you.


    Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

    Additionally, this job description reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. It does not prescribe or restrict the tasks that may be assigned.

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