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Budaörs, HU

Function:  Finance & Control
Job Category:  Support Functions

Senior Accountant for HU & RO

Wärtsilä is leading the maritime industry’s transformation towards a decarbonised and sustainable future. We at Wärtsilä are proud to offer our customers the world’s widest network of maritime expertise and the full portfolio from engines to lifecycle solutions. 

We want to change the course towards an interconnected and cleaner maritime future and are constantly on the lookout for future-oriented talent to join our team and to work towards enabling sustainable societies with smart technology - together. Are you ready to jump onboard?

We are currently looking for a senior accountant based in Budaörs, Hungary. We are offering the opportunity to be the right hand of the financial controller, and learn and develop within the role, gradually overtaking some of the financial controller's task.


What will you be doing

In this position, your work will include closing & reporting activities, tax tasks and everyday routine accounting tasks. On a typical day, you might be working on GL postings, bank related transactions, rendering reports to third parties (e.g. Statistical Authority, MNB), Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable monitoring, Fixed Assets monitoring. You will not be working on this alone, even though the work requires a high level of independency, as you will have the support from both local and global team members.


For us to be the best match, we expect you to have high understanding in both local and IFRS accounting standards, Tax related issues (i.e. VAT, CIT, local tax, car taxes) and experience from working with priorities in a multinational environment following procedures. As an ideal candidate, you should have gained experience from complex environments with reporting tasks and strict deadlines, have knowledge of ERP programs (SAP is a plus) and other reporting tools (advantage HFM, QlikView). For you to succeed in the position, we expect you to have 5 years previous working experience in similar position and tasks, be a team oriented person, and be analytical and proactive.


As Senior Accountant, your work will mainly focus on the below responsibilities and share your time between HU & RO:

  • Reporting monthly & quarterly figures (SAP, HFM, QlikView)
  • Monitoring Financial statements monthly and quarterly
  • Tax related declarations and postings VAT, other small taxes
  • Follow up and monitoring AP/AR tasks
  • Internal control steps
  • Support to audit and external legal reports (Statistics, Central Bank reports etc)
  • Bank transactions (manual payments, payment proposal approvals, supporting WSSC payment team)
  • Accrual and accounting postings


To be successful in this role, we expect you to:

  • Complete the task on time
  • Render high quality reports
  • Develop and automate tasks
  • Closely follow procedures,
  • Continually receive and share knowledge
  • Be open to changes

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline 20.12.2022 through submitting your application through our career portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.


Last application date: 20/12/2022

At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.

This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,000 professionals in more than 200 locations in 68 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2021, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at