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Job Requisition ID:  37546

 Accountant – EMEA region - Full Time Position

 

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2019 revenues of approximately $9.3 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

 

An Information Technology & Business Shared Services Center, has been established in Hyderabad, India, with the objective of providing information technology application development and support services.

Offices: C/O Divija Commercial Properties Pvt Ltd, 11 Floor, Skyview 20 SEZ,

Survey No 83/1, Raidurgam Hyderabad, Telangana 500032, India

 

Role Description:

 

The European controlling department is a key component of Eastman’s finance organization supporting over 2 billion dollars of revenue, 12 manufacturing plants and a number of sales offices. It is based in Rotterdam, Ghent and the UK, and is supported by our Finance Department in Hyderabad. We are responsible for the general ledger accounting of Eastman businesses in Europe, Middle East, and Africa.

 

We currently have a vacancy for an Accountant. The Accountant would take responsibility for timely, and accurate accounting and reporting and would be a pro-active team player, and the focal point for the legal entities within scope.

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Month, quarter and year-end closings
  • Management reporting
  • Liaise with the other finance departments, namely Business Finance, Credit control, Corporate accounting, Tax compliance teams
  • Prepare corporate tax entries and statutory accounts filings, and support the group and statutory audits of the entities in the scope , liasing with external auditors.
  • Liaise as a contact person with local service providers and resolve issues as required
  • Help manage process improvement and productivity efforts
  • Help manage special projects and assignments
  • Maintain work instructions and manuals
  • Report to the Finance Manager in Hyderabad with a dotted line to an Accounting Manager in EMEA

 


Functional Skills and capabilities:

  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Has a “can-do-attitude”, flexible mind-set and is down to earth
  • Work to achieve, and expand knowledge in areas of responsibility, and look to broaden capabilities
  • Work to acquire higher-level knowledge and build understanding of Company processes
  • Problem solve and deliver concise solutions
  • Provide good explanations to others in given situations
  • Working knowledge of key systems (SAP, Excel, etc)  is essential

Required Education / Job Experience:

  • Accounting/Finance degree
  • Masters of Accountancy preferred
  • Around 10 years of relevant accounting experience

 Accountant – EMEA region - Full Time Position

 
Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2019 revenues of approximately $9.3 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.
An Information Technology & Business Shared Services Center, has been established in Hyderabad, India, with the objective of providing information technology application development and support services.
Offices: C/O Divija Commercial Properties Pvt Ltd, 11 Floor, Skyview 20 SEZ,
Survey No 83/1, Raidurgam Hyderabad, Telangana 500032, India

Role Description:

The European controlling department is a key component of Eastman’s finance organization supporting over 2 billion dollars of revenue, 12 manufacturing plants and a number of sales offices. It is based in Rotterdam, Ghent and the UK, and is supported by our Finance Department in Hyderabad. We are responsible for the general ledger accounting of Eastman businesses in Europe, Middle East, and Africa.
 
We currently have a vacancy for an Accountant. The Accountant would take responsibility for timely, and accurate accounting and reporting and would be a pro-active team player, and the focal point for the legal entities within scope.

Job Responsibilities:

•Month, quarter and year-end closings
•Management reporting
•Liaise with the other finance departments, namely Business Finance, Credit control, Corporate accounting, Tax compliance teams
•Prepare corporate tax entries and statutory accounts filings, and support the group and statutory audits of the entities in the scope , liasing with external auditors.
•Liaise as a contact person with local service providers and resolve issues as required
•Help manage process improvement and productivity efforts
•Help manage special projects and assignments
•Maintain work instructions and manuals
•Report to the Finance Manager in Hyderabad with a dotted line to an Accounting Manager in EMEA


Functional Skills and capabilities:
•Fluent in written and spoken English
•Has a “can-do-attitude”, flexible mind-set and is down to earth
•Work to achieve, and expand knowledge in areas of responsibility, and look to broaden capabilities
•Work to acquire higher-level knowledge and build understanding of Company processes
•Problem solve and deliver concise solutions
•Provide good explanations to others in given situations
•Working knowledge of key systems (SAP, Excel, etc)  is essential

Required Education / Job Experience:
•Accounting/Finance degree
•Masters of Accountancy preferred
•Around 10 years of relevant accounting experience

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.


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