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Senior GL Controlling Specialist


Czech Republic, Kladno

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For our General Ledger department that is a part of our Shared Service Centre called Business Service Operation (BSO) in Kladno we are looking for a new colleague who will join the team as Senior Controlling Specialist.

This role will give you the opportunity to broaden skills and expertise in different areas while being part of the unique LEGO Group culture. You will become part of a global environment and a culture where focus is to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow.

The content of your job will be to:

• Delivering a high performance, customer and service oriented culture where the outside-in approach is starting point for all processes
• Constantly strive to optimize processes and work procedures using the LEGO Continuous improvement approach across functional areas
• Ensure compliance with internal and external regulations (local GAAPS and IFRS)
• Using Activity Based Working, actively taking part in creating a culture that inspires to collaboration, encourage knowledge sharing and incorporates exciting "New Ways of Working" in the everyday
• Building and strengthening basic stakeholder relations across areas and geographies including collaboration and culture (incl. Business Controllers, Treasury, CRBC, Tax, Group Reporting and our auditors/PwC)

Managing more advanced execution of GL processes in a timely, efficient and accurate manner, including:

• Monthly closing - Review distribution expenses, cost of goods sold and gross profit margins for reasonableness
• Booking economic transactions and operations
• Reconciliations (accounts, intercompany, bank, etc.) and translating business transactions into journal entries in accordance with IFRS to ensure all accounts are properly stated in Legal books
• Provide data, analysis and advice necessary to support financial business partners / business in decision making process
• Functional expertise in BSO, where you as Sr. Specialist have the main responsibility providing info around specific GL areas to report/account Financial Statements

Competencies we are looking for:

• 3-5 years of demonstrated working experience from Accounting/Finance function
• Fluent English and German language skills
• Audit experience is an advantage
• Preferably proven working experience in International accounting environment
• Analytical skills, ability to work with various scenarios
• Structured, detailed and accurate person
• Ideally have experience with SAP
• Robust, resilient and ability to embrace changes, as well as having a proactive mind with a can-do attitude
• Personal drive and initiative, excellent collaboration skills and demonstrated ability to build trust and credibility with assigned business areas or other key stakeholders

Why to join the global family of LEGO Group?

• Each of us can build her/his own LEGO Story - we support development of our employees
• We all use the same language regardless of a position or title - family working environment
• Interesting tasks, professional work conditions and competitive benefits (lunch for 14,- CZK; possibility to use company bus to commute from/to Prague; contribution to pension insurance; fitness and massages for free; purchase of LEGO products for subsidized prices; possibility to use home office up to 6 days a month; activities for employees and their families etc.) are waiting for you - we take care of our employees
• We recycle waste - we care about the environment
• LEGO elements in all meeting rooms - we support creativity and playThe LEGO Group recruit and develop people entirely on merit. If you are confident that you have what it takes to succeed in this role and you share our commitment to creativity, teamwork and quality, apply now.