You have at least 1-3 years of experience in accounting or auditing. You are acquainted with tax (VAT), GAAP and reporting processes, able to use automated accounting systems (CODA and Basware will be an asset). Experience in shared services or multicultural environment, as well as education in accounting, finance or economics is welcomed. You have solution focused approach and ability to organize and prioritize a high volume of daily duties. Your interpersonal, communication and analytical skills are something you want to show us. You love sharing knowledge and build strong relationships with team members and business partners. Communication in English and German is your strong point and you are eager to use it while cooperating with various business partners.
You also possess:
Advanced English language skills,
German will be an asset,
solid knowledge of MS Office package.
Check accounting information on the automatically matched invoices; add account codes and tax master codes on invoices without purchase order,
investigate invoices that have not been possible to automatically match in Basware,
resolve issue and/or distribute to the correct receiver for review and approval of invoices,
transfer invoices from the Basware application to the accounting application (CODA),
check for incorrect or incomplete data and follow-up on the status of outstanding issues,
report invoice verification errors according to pre-defined routines, in order to improve the invoice quality,
support producing monthly closing reports for the organization, including invoice and supplier statistics and basis for accruals,
actively investigate matching statistics and other information in order to increase the matching rate,
actively contribute to the continuous improvement of process and working routines and strive to constantly reduce the average time spent on invoice administration,
take an active role in coaching and developing Junior AP Specialist,
respond to all inquiries related to AP documents handling and payment.
ABOUT THIS WORK AREA
We see ourselves as influencers – we steer the IKEA business by finding the truth behind the figures. Together we secure compliance with local and international laws and reporting standards; we assure that accounting processes are efficient and that tax compliance meets business needs. We’re a diverse group of people driven by providing reliable financial data to a wide variety of stakeholders. At the end of the day, that’s one of the foundations to make IKEA even better!
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WHY YOU WILL LOVE US
• flexible workspace based on the concept of activity based office where co-workers feel empowered and comfortable. Our office supports individual needs of employees regardless of their physical abilities,
• stable employment conditions on the basis on contract of employment,
• employee loyalty programme Tack!
• private medical care for IKEA employees and their families,
• cafeteria programme (including eg. Multisport card),
• accident Insurance and Pension Plan,
• jubilee awards, commemorative gifts, special events.