Kerry Group

Chief Accountant - Ukraine

Kerry Group
Kiev, Ukraine
Not disclosed
08 Nov 2022
06 Dec 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Chief Accountant - Ukraine

About The Role

We are looking for a Chief Accountant to join the Kerry team! This key role has full responsibility for the monthly and year-end close process under Ukrainian GAAP and IFRS and statutory audit to meet strict Group deadlines. The Chief Accountant will act as a finance partner to the business for any related queries.

Responsibilities of Role

  • Full responsibility for the monthly and year-end close process under Ukrainian GAAP and IFRS and statutory audit to meet strict Group deadlines
  • Monthly review of expenses to ensure correct calculation and posting of accruals/prepayments to management accounts
  • To reconcile and analyse the accounts on a monthly basis (both P&L and Balance Sheet) from a statutory/legal and internal reporting perspective including BS Rec file.
  • Liaison with Consolidation Teams in terms of management reporting.
  • Managing the local Fixed Asset Register and Capex spend for Group through the related software in compliance with Group Policies.
  • Responsibility for all intercompany flows to and from Ukraine including investigation of any unreconciled/aged balances.
  • Full responsibility for the annual budget and projection processes.
  • Act as a finance partner to the business for any related queries
  • Perform analysis of main reasons of FX exposure

Qualifications & Skills

  • Qualified accountant with a recognized professional qualification (fully qualified ACA/ACCA/CPA)
  • Strong post-qualified experience in a similar role
  • Knowledge of IFRS
  • Good knowledge of Ukrainian GAAP and taxation
  • Fully fluent in English
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Audit firm background desirable
  • Information systems: MS Excel – advanced user; Hyperion, SAP and 1C (local ERP) experience desirable.
  • Open to work overtime where necessary to meet key deadlines such as year-end close
  • Available to travel for international meetings

About Kerry

The aim to shape the future of food might seem ambitious to some, but to us in Kerry Taste and Nutrition, it's all in a day’s work. Kerry is dedicated to helping create better-tasting, more authentic and nutritious food and beverages. We produce safe, quality products that help feed millions every day. Wherever you are, we can work together to create inspiring solutions that nourish life.

Get in touch today!

In Kerry we benefit from the knowledge of our colleagues who bring a diverse range of cultures, backgrounds, lifestyles and experiences. One team fostering an inclusive culture that, above all, inspires food and nourishes life. One culture where everyone brings their unique perspectives and experiences to help make us better, together. We are committed to nurturing an environment of positivity and inclusiveness, where everyone can be at their best, both personally and professionally.

Our recruitment, selection and assessment process are based on the skills and competencies of the specific roles and based entirely on merit.  We are committed to and value Diversity and Inclusion in all recruitment processes within Kerry and do not discriminate based on gender, race, class, economic status, ethnic background, sexual orientation, age, political beliefs, veteran status, marital status or any other protected characteristic.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below. 

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