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General Ledger Accountant (Senior)

The GL Accountant will perform all general ledger responsibilities for all the Novanta EMEA legal entities. These include legal entities in Germany, the Netherlands and Czech Republic. This position will report directly to the CZ Accounting Manager & Site Leader in Brno.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Upload non-Oracle ERP data extractions into Oracle general ledger
  • Record journal entries as part of the monthly close process
  • Process payroll related entries and accounts
  • Prepare various account reconciliations
  • Prepare ad hoc analyses using SAP/Oracle databases and Excel to assist internal customers with ad hoc analysis on expenses
  • Prepare and file monthly and quarterly VAT filings
  • Participate in special projects, such as system upgrade/conversion testing, internal controls testing, etc.
  • Ensure policies and procedures and internal controls are strictly adhered to in a SOX 404 environment
  • Support internal and external audits
  • Participation in closing activities

Required Experience, Education, Skills and Competencies:

  • 3-5 years work experience in accounting, preferably in a US environment
  • Fluent in English; good work proficiency in German
  • SAP and/or Oracle ERP experience
  • Solid understanding of internal accounting controls and objectives
  • Self-motivated, well organized, analytical, and detail oriented
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently and works well under pressure
  • Ability to incorporate new activities/businesses into existing accounting processes
  • Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with others in other countries
  • Strong personal and professional ethical values; impeccable integrity

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