Praca Group Financial Consolidation Leader Łódź, łódzkie

Praca Group Financial Consolidation Leader Łódź, łódzkie


Barry Callebaut is the heart and engine of the cocoa and chocolate industry. We are looking for General Ledger Accountant in Poland (PL) for Lodz Shared Service Center (PLSC). Our broad range of products and services span all aspects from cocoa sourcing to fine chocolate products, which are loved by people of all ages worldwide. We are passionate about our business and work hard every day to ensure that there is enough chocolate in the world. Nothing is more important to our success than the combined expertise of more than 10000 Barry Callebaut employees around the world.

Firma: BARRY CALLEBAUT SSC EUROPE | Group Financial Consolidation Leader

Miejsce: Łódź, łódzkie

Opis stanowiska

  • Lead and coordinate a team of 3 Group Financial consolidation specialists
  • Act as the process owner for closing cycles and financial consolidation
  • Lead and support on managing closing cycles and review accounting packages and notes
  • Hold internal trainings on financial consolidation topics
  • Coordinate and manage the transition of financial consolidation activities
  • Establish and manage robust backup structures and teams for financial consolidation
  • Manage and safeguard internal control systems related to financial consolidation
  • Train team members through various learning and development initiatives (e.g., Individual Development Plans)
  • Mentor and coach employees to ensure team effectiveness
  • Lead and support on documenting and improving financial consolidation processes
  • Develop, maintain, and promote financial consolidation knowledge related to SAP BW
  • Introduce new financial consolidation concepts and reports including checks / balances (in SAP BW)
  • Develop and implement closing cycle automation initiatives
  • Establish and manage financial consolidation service level agreements


Essential Knowledge:

  • IFRS Accounting standards
  • Financial Consolidation
  • SAP (ERP and BW)


  • University degree in economics, finance or business administration or similar educational background
  • Experience of 3-5 years in a Group or Business Unit controller function including experience in consolidation and international accounting standards (IFRS)
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Experience working in an audit firm would be an asset
  • International qualification like ACCA would be an asset


  • Ability to coordinate the process and Team and work under deadline pressure
  • Strong communication skills paired with a good level of customer focus ensure the capability of working amicably with people of various nationalities and to optimally serve our internal customer base, which typically consists of managers on all levels of hierarchy.
  • High IT affinity (namely related to consolidation tools)
  • Very good analytical, conceptual and connective cogitation and a hands-on and detail-conscious work style
  • Fluency in English (spoken and written) is indispensable and additional languages like French, German or other languages would be an advantage.


  • Full time job
  • Interesting work in an international environment in a dynamically developing company;
  • Stable employment in the company with an established position in the market;
  • Trainings to improve qualifications;
  • Benefits package.

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