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HEINEKEN Kraków
Data aktualizacji: 2019-09-17
Kraków, małopolskie
Księgowość, BPO/SSC
Data aktualizacji: 2019-09-17 Aplikuj
Junior Project Specialist/IFRS16 Key user
Junior Project Specialist/IFRS16 Key user

In HEINEKEN Kraków (HEINEKEN Global Shared Services) our success absolutely depends on the great people who work with us. We are looking for Finance & Accounting professionals, ready to „WOW” the world by expertise, passion and pride to be green. Our employees can develop in the following areas: Purchase to Pay, Order to Cash, Record to Report, Business Performance Management, Accounting, Reporting & Consolidation, Support functions.

HEINEKEN is a proud independent global brewer, committed to surprise and excite consumers with its brands and products everywhere. The brand that bears the founder's family name - Heineken® - is available in almost every country around the globe and is the world's most valuable international premium beer brand. Our company is present in over 70 countries, operates more than 160 breweries and markets more than 250 brands.

Job purpose:

On January 1st 2019, the new IFRS accounting standard for Leasing, IFRS16, went live with 59 OpCos. This new standard requires nearly all lease contracts (Land, Property, Pubs, Trucks & cars, IT equipment, etc.) to be recognized on the balance sheet of Heineken resulting in a significant change of Heineken's balance sheet and income statement.

A program has been run from October 2016 to 2019 to ensure that Heineken complies with IFRS16, via the implementation in 62 OpCos of a tool (PLANON) to maintain lease contract data and manage lease accounting in ERPs in line with a new accounting Policy.

In Business As Usual a Centre of competence (CoC) will continue to support the OpCos in scope. This CoC will be composed of IFRS16 Key users and a leader team. The main responsibilities of the CoC will be the following: perform mass contract upload, replying questions (PLANON usage, basic lease accounting), manage incidents in cooperation with IBM, upload FX rates and discount rates, support reporting and data cleasing, support regular testing of new PLANON release, support OpCos to deploy PLANON, maintain SOPs and QRCs.

Your responsibilities would include:

Key responsibilities:

  1. As a super user on the IFRS16 solution, reply questions about PLANON usage raised by OpCo (level 1). Investigate and liaise with required stakeholders to proactively get new questions replied and challenges resolved

  2. Perform Mass upload of contracts (>20 contracts) for all OpCos excluding Mexico, France (…) who will manage this process in autonomy

  3. Support for Lease accounting question

  4. Support incident resolution

  5. Manage group master data such as upload of FX rates and discount rates

  6. Support reporting and data cleansing

  7. Support regular testing of the new PLANON releases

  8. Support OpCo to deploy PLANON (when applicable)

  9. Create and maintain process documentation

  10. Identify and raise any risks as early as possible and propose mitigation in order to avoid issues

You are The Candidate if:

Must have (all levels):

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance or Accounting

  • Excellent communication skills in order to liaise with stakeholders in efficient way to ensure prompt defect resolution

  • Good understanding of E2E accounting processes and interdependencies (especially PtP, RtR) – Ability to foresee potential chain of impact beyond his/her own field of expertise

  • Experience in posting manual journal entries (technical knowledge), knowledge about flat file templates in order to be able to identify and explain posting errors

  • Ability to learn fast how to work with complex accounting tool in order to quickly understand all implications on the E2E process after the training is delivered

  • Ability to work under time pressure and deliver in tight timelines

  • Positive attitude and sense of empathy towards other team members and stakeholders

  • Good stakeholder management skills

Nice to have:

  • Accounting knowledge based on experience in financial reporting as an advantage in order to understand the bigger picture of how posting schemes are working and determine error impacts on reporting

  • Experience with lease accounting tool (e.g. PLANON)

  • Experience in tool implementation and especially in the testing phase

  • Knowledge about IFRS standards and their impacts

  • Experience/knowledge of Navision, JDE and SAP

We will offer you:
  • Work in a great Team – we are not colleagues, we are friends. Do you want to feel the atmosphere? Check our Facebook page!
  • Financial expertise as premium as our beer brand
  • International assignments, Learning & Development team open for your suggestions, cross process movements and daily updates on internally open positions. Did you know we grow faster than our hops? We were the fastest established financial center in Cracow!
  • Exclusive events and benefits:
    • SPORT & HEALTH: football & volleyball teams, ski club, squash tournaments, dancehall classes,  table football contests, city tours
    • BEER related: quarterly trips to our breweries and open bar in our office
    • PARTIES: e.g. Christmas Gala, SPRING Party, Picnic, themed events in the office
    • CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) actions
    • STANDARD benefits: MultiSport card (or other coupons), LuxMed, Generali insurance
  • Office located only 15 minutes by bike from Market Square and 1 minute on foot from Imbramowski Market
  • Professional support of our Talent Acquisition Team during the recruitment process

 

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