Assoc Accountant Wed Jan 09 00:00:00 CST 2019 Uxbridge, Grea 529260400 9260 Corporate 1 Employee <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Hasbro European Services provides various services to Hasbro business units in Europe and the Middle East and Africa.</span></span></p> <p>Hasbro European Trading BV ('HET') is Hasbro SA’s distributor in Europe, which sells to Hasbro SA’s customers in all major European countries. Hasbro UK Ltd. provides sales marketing and other services to HET in the United Kingdom and Ireland. </p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">We are looking for a passionate Associate Accountant to join the SSC emerging markets and inventory accounting team.</span></span></p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><u><strong>Specific Responsibilities</strong></u></span></span></p> <p><strong>Inventory and Cost of Sales calculation in line with Hasbro SA approved policy:</strong><br> • Calculate cost of goods sold and material price variances with recommended deferment to balance sheet or release to P&L<br> • Provide support to local finance teams in margin/ variance explanations<br> • Reconcile goods in transit to intercompany accounts receivable statement; prepare goods in transit report at monthend<br> • Review current processes and look for ways to enhance efficiency<br> • Monitor duty & freight costs to ensure these costs are justifiable<br> • Monthly review and check freight & duty accruals sent by the distribution centre<br> • Prepare inventory report for EU finance to prepare obsolescence calculation<br> <br> <strong>Hasbro SA Inventory reconciliations:</strong><br> • Reconcile the system inventory reports to the general ledger<br> • Reconcile all inventory related BS accounts; provide explanation and solve for any variances identified<br> • Preparing Stock Take Reconciliation and accounting for any adjustments made<br> • Work with intercompany accountant to investigate and resolve any inventory invoice differences<br>  </p> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><strong>Financial Accounting:</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li style="margin-top:0.0px"><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Support emerging market teams during monthend close, perform LongView submission, run and distribute compact journal reports for review</span></span></li> <li style="margin-top:0.0px"><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Preparing intercompany recharges, ensuring they are accurate and are booked timely and appropriately in the affiliate entities</span></span></li> <li style="margin-top:0.0px"><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Prepare intercompany remuneration and Free-On-Board calculations</span></span></li> <li style="margin-top:0.0px"><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Post all necessary journals</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><strong>Support Other Team members:</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Support Product Cost Accountant in setting up standard costs, purchase information records and source lists</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Perform SAP testing & support other ad hoc projects</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><strong>Audit & SOX:</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Work with IAD & KPMG staff to complete audits</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Periodic testing of internal controls in accordance with Hasbro SA's SOX process review</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Assist in customs audit</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><u><strong>E</strong><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><strong><strong>xperien</strong>ce required</strong></span></span></u></p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><strong>Essential:</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Experience in Balance Sheet Reconciliation process</span></span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><strong>Desirable:</strong></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Multinational FMCG type experience</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Inventory & standard cost accounting</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><u><strong>Knowledge and Skills required</strong></u></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Fluent English</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Knowledge of Finance ERP</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Good knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">US GAAP knowledge</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">SAP knowledge would be a significant advantage</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><u><strong>Behaviours</strong></u></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Customer focused</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Ability to work in a team environment</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Flexible, dedicated and proactive approach</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Good organisational skills</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Good analytical skills</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">High level of attention to detail</span></span></li> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">Willingness to enhance system & technical knowledge</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif"><u><strong>Qualifications/ Academic</strong></u></span></span></p> <ul> <li><span style="font-size:14.0px"><span style="font-family:Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif">ACCA / ACA / CIMA part-qualified or studying</span></span></li> </ul> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p> <p> </p>

Assoc Accountant

Hasbro European Services provides various services to Hasbro business units in Europe and the Middle East and Africa.

Hasbro European Trading BV ('HET') is Hasbro SA’s distributor in Europe, which sells to Hasbro SA’s customers in all major European countries. Hasbro UK Ltd. provides sales marketing and other services to HET in the United Kingdom and Ireland. 

 

We are looking for a passionate Associate Accountant to join the SSC emerging markets and inventory accounting team.

 

Specific Responsibilities

Inventory and Cost of Sales calculation in line with Hasbro SA approved policy:
• Calculate cost of goods sold and material price variances with recommended deferment to balance sheet or release to P&L
• Provide support to local finance teams in margin/ variance explanations
• Reconcile goods in transit to intercompany accounts receivable statement; prepare goods in transit report at monthend
• Review current processes and look for ways to enhance efficiency
• Monitor duty & freight costs to ensure these costs are justifiable
• Monthly review and check freight & duty accruals sent by the distribution centre
• Prepare inventory report for EU finance to prepare obsolescence calculation

Hasbro SA Inventory reconciliations:
• Reconcile the system inventory reports to the general ledger
• Reconcile all inventory related BS accounts; provide explanation and solve for any variances identified
• Preparing Stock Take Reconciliation and accounting for any adjustments made
• Work with intercompany accountant to investigate and resolve any inventory invoice differences
 

 

Financial Accounting:

  • Support emerging market teams during monthend close, perform LongView submission, run and distribute compact journal reports for review
  • Preparing intercompany recharges, ensuring they are accurate and are booked timely and appropriately in the affiliate entities
  • Prepare intercompany remuneration and Free-On-Board calculations
  • Post all necessary journals

 

Support Other Team members:

  • Support Product Cost Accountant in setting up standard costs, purchase information records and source lists
  • Perform SAP testing & support other ad hoc projects

 

Audit & SOX:

  • Work with IAD & KPMG staff to complete audits
  • Periodic testing of internal controls in accordance with Hasbro SA's SOX process review
  • Assist in customs audit

 

Experience required

Essential:

  • Experience in Balance Sheet Reconciliation process

Desirable:

  • Multinational FMCG type experience
  • Inventory & standard cost accounting

 

Knowledge and Skills required

  • Fluent English
  • Knowledge of Finance ERP
  • Good knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • US GAAP knowledge
  • SAP knowledge would be a significant advantage

 

Behaviours

  • Customer focused
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Flexible, dedicated and proactive approach
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good analytical skills
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Willingness to enhance system & technical knowledge

 

Qualifications/ Academic

  • ACCA / ACA / CIMA part-qualified or studying

 

 

 

 

 

 


Job Segment: Accounting, ERP, SAP, Accounts Receivable, Finance, Technology

Date: Jan 9, 2019

Requisition ID: 9260

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