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Senior GL Accountant SSC

Landis+Gyr is a leading global provider of integrated energy management solutions. We measure and analyze energy utilization to generate empowering analytics for smart grid and infrastructure management, enabling utilities and consumers to reduce energy consumption. Our innovative and proven portfolio of software, services and intelligent sensor technology is a key driver to decarbonize the grid. Having avoided more than 9 million tons of CO2 in FY 2021 and committed to achieve carbon neutrality by 2030, Landis+Gyr manages energy better – since 1896. 
With sales of USD 1.5 billion in FY 2021, Landis+Gyr employs around 6,500 talented people across five continents.


Are you ready for a new challenge in Accounting? You will work independently on the assigned L+G entity, with many opportunities to showcase your knowledge and expertise. You would join a stable and collaborative GL team, always looking for improvements and ways to level up our operations, so your opinion will count.


Your responsibilities will include:

• Managing books of a L+G entity, running accounting operations, account reconciliations, month end closing and reporting.

• ME closing: you will ensure timely closing and accurate month-end reporting, you will demonstrate understanding of impacts of various entries on the balance sheet.

• Improvement of processes and policies: by providing insights and ideas, and by managing assigned short-term projects.

• Business partnering: you need to communicate effectively with various stakeholders, preparing ad-hoc analysis mainly for CFOs and Head of Accounting.

• Compliance: delivering monthly B/S reconciliations, adhering to Accounting policies, providing documentation supporting journal entries, meeting internal KPIs and SLAs towards internal customers, supporting internal and external audits.

• Specifics based on local entity requirements might include preparation of timely tax declarations and local tax filing, local reporting, fixed assets accounting operations, and other activities.

• You will join a highly collaborative team, being a strong team player is essential.

• Our IT landscape is fairly standardized across EMEA Finance, experience with any of our systems is a plus, but not mandatory (main systems: SAP, Cognos, Business Warehouse).

• Knowledge of US GAAP and/or IFRS frameworks is expected.



Our expectations:

• University degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or Management is preferred 

• Relevant experience in Accounting (GL, financial reporting) min. 3 -5 years

• Knowledge of SAP (SAP BW or Cognos or other consolidation tool is a plus)

• Flexibility and client-oriented personality

• Detail and process oriented, organized, and with an analytic mindset

• Ability to solve urgent matters and meet deadlines

• Open-minded friendly approach, active attitude in fast changing environment

• Advanced level of English


With us you get the opportunity to:

Continuous learning and development 

International career 

Reasonably flat organization where your voice is heard, and you make a real difference 


We provide constant support in development, flexibility, friendly and open-minded environment, and motivating benefits package.


If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you. Click apply now.

Job Title:  Senior GL Accountant SSC

Requisition ID:  19855

Prague, CZ

Workplace Type:  Hybrid
Career Level:  Experienced
Date Posted:  May 15, 2024

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