Baxter

Controller - Greece

Recruiter
Baxter
Location
Néo Irákleio, Attica
Salary
Market-competitive pay and benefits
Posted
04 Dec 2023
Closes
04 Jan 2024
Ref
JR - 120003
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Controller - Greece

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.

Summary

This role is required as part of the proposed spin-off of Baxter Kidney Care segment and will become the Controller of that organization. This role is part of the Regional Controlling organization and is critical in ensuring compliance with US GAAP, statutory and tax requirements in countries in scope. The role requires understanding of complex accounting matters, quick problem-solving skills and strong collaboration with other finance and non-finance teams.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Oversee and support US GAAP, Greek statutory and tax accounting and reporting for the entity in scope; ensure completeness, accuracy, and timeliness of the reporting.
  • Ensure adherence of processes to company's policies and procedures, internal and external audit requirements and local rules and regulations; support strengthening of financial processes and controls.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with other finance and non-finance teams, as well as external providers, to ensure execution of end-to-end finance processes.
  • Lead resolution of complex accounting and tax issues.
  • Participate in local, regional, and global projects, as required.
  • Be an advocate of finance function.
  • Maintain focus on continuous process improvement.

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant professional experience
  • Proven experience in a multinational environment and/or audit.
  • Expert knowledge of US and Greek GAAPs and tax matters
  • Excellent communication skills, diplomatic, flexible and “can do” mind-set.
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English and Greek.
  • Strong reporting tools including MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Education and/or Experience

  • Degree in Finance/Accounting or part qualified /qualified ACCA/CIMA
  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally as required.
  • Experience in JDE, Blackline and W-Desk is an advantage.
  • Additional hours at critical times (e.g., month-end) may be required. Also, and on an exceptional basis, the role may require work on public holidays.

Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to Americas_TTA@baxter.com and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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