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CHIEF ACCOUNTANT

Ho Chi Minh City, Ho Chi Minh City Finance, Accounting & Tax Full Time

Job description

Company description

IKEA offers well-designed, functional home furnishings at prices so low that as many people as possible can afford them. The role of the supply process is to buy, produce and distribute the IKEA range at the lowest total cost, making high quality available to the customer under good social and environmental conditions. IKEA Purchasing Area South East Asia has co-workers based in Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok and Jakarta; and is one of nine Purchasing Areas in the world .

Purchasing & Logistics Area, South East Asia is currently looking for:

Chief Accountant for IKEA Services (Vietnam)


Job description
  • Local responsible for tax and accounting, ensure compliance to local regulations and Inter IKEA rules and guidelines, including accounting chapters of Inter IKEA Financial Manual.
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate monthly/periodic accounting book closing and process.
  • Responsible for cash flow management; secure sufficient fund for the operation.
  • Responsible for legal (tax & statutory) and Inter IKEA reporting. Including transfer pricing and other periodic tax & statutory filing required under local law.
  • Manage all tax and regulatory compliance issues, ensuring the organization is kept up to date with any changes. To be the contact to local tax authority (e.g. in case of tax audit).
  • Responsible for statutory audit, including review and follow-up on audit findings and recommendations.
  • Consistently looking for way to optimize Inter IKEA cost frame and tax effectiveness.
  • Ensure adequate internal controls are in place, documented and implemented for all transactions; such as payment, receipt, purchase, evaluation of service providers, asset disposal procedure, authorization matrix etc. Secure the existence of 4 eyes principle in all areas.
  • Representing PSO in Group Accounting Forums and for coordination of related initiates on a local level.
  • Develop effective working relationships with ISAG (finance, tax, legal) and interact effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Support the global accounting function in the creation, adaptation and review of proposed global common accounting rules and recommendations.
  • To promote & be a good example of the IKEA Culture & Values.

Qualification
  • 5+ year experience in accounting and/or auditing.
  • Degree or related certified professional qualifications in the area of Finance/Economics/Accounting
  • Excellent knowledge of Accounting and Tax Standards.
  • High proficiency in working with MS Office applications & accounting systems.
  • Good communication skills and fluent English (written and spoken).
  • Strong leadership skills and willingness to be a team player.
  • Highly motivated in securing excellence in operations and compliance.
  • Enjoy working with details and comfortable working with routines.
  • Strong desire to develop professionally and contribute to the development of team members.
  • Live and share Inter IKEA values.
  • High energy and drive to deliver results.

More Information

JOB-SPECIFIC CAPABILITIES:

  • Ability to prioritize and perform multiple tasks on an operational level with great attention to details.
  • Capability to perform analysis, drawing conclusions to support the right decisions.
  • - Ability to ensure conformity with routines, compliance and legal requirements.
  • Ability to work in a structured and organized way.
  • Capability to communicate in a clear way and build relationships with external bodies (banks, vendors, local authorities etc.).
  • Capability to understand and support needs of internal and related external stakeholders.
  • Capability to handle sensitive information with high integrity.
  • Constantly look for ways to improve and simplify ways of working.