Senior Financial Reporting Manager

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Date: Sep 12, 2022

Location: Budapest, HU, H-1103

Company: Wizz Air Hungary Ltd.

WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY!

We are committed to making sure that everyone, everywhere can benefit from travelling at the lowest prices, while keeping the social, economic and environmental impact of our operations in mind. Our strategy is built on low fares and a diverse network, supported by efficient and sustainable operations and high-quality customer service

  • WIZZ is a fresh, vibrant & contemporary brand, we are confident & not shy
  • We always strive to break out of category & think outside the box
  • Our 5 brand values lead the way:
    • Inclusivity – We collaborate together to achieve our goals
    • Positivity – We are an optimistic, happy, inspired and inspiring team
    • Dedication – We have an entrepreneurial ‘can do’ attitude: we take individual & collective ownership and are accountable for everything we do
    • Integrity – We hold ourselves to the highest possible standards of business ethics in everything we do
    • Sustainability – We strive to be the greenest choice of air travel and work hard on continuously decreasing our environmental footprint

 

 

 

What we offer: 

 

  • Instant impact, from any level of the organisation
  • True international and multi-cultural work environment
  • Comprehensive, end-to-end processes oversight
  • Exposure to C-suite management
  • Fast career progression, internal mobility and talent management supported by training opportunities (Wizz Academy and bespoke trainings)
  • Passionate, driven and diverse team
  • Work in a fast growing – can do – organisation, which is expanding in Europe, the UK and Middle East’
  • Life insurance
  • Participation in the employee bonus scheme
  • Unlimited number of significantly discounted and confirmed seating tickets, giving access to a continuously growing network of destinations’.
  • On the job training in the airline operations
  • AYCM sport pass contracting possibility

 

Relocation package (if applicable):

 

  • Expense budget will be available 
  • Temporary accommodation will be provided for a definite time period
  • Administration support

The Senior Accounting Manager in Wizz HQ will manage a set of accounting activities to ensure compliance with IFRS, corporate policies and external audits. This person will manage the monthly closing of accounts and preparation of reports in support of the financial statements and will collaborate with Tax and Payroll providers.

 

The Senior Accounting Manager will report to and work closely with the Head of Accounting and others in the organization in the analysis and reconciliation of accounts and in the development and implementation of accounting policies, procedures and controls.

 

The ideal candidate possesses leadership capabilities, solid operational and technical accounting background and works proactively to drive results. This person is a self-starter, flexible, has a high level of integrity and is action and goal-oriented in a fast-paced, team-oriented, collaborative environment.

 

Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide key expertise knowledge of IFRS and compliance resulting in the identification and resolution of compliance matters within the organization.
  • Be familiar with the Accounting Policy of Wizz Air, and the accounting policies applied by key industry players
  • Supervise the work of Accounting Managers in HQ as direct reports
  • Provide HQ Oversight on services received from Process Solutions - SSC and its subcontractors
  • Support in preparation of consolidated financial statements and management reporting in accordance with company policies and IFRS.
  • Manage the monthly financial close process, including ensuring all costs incurred are properly recorded, reviewing journal entries, account balance reconciliations and report preparation
  • Participate in the ongoing development/establishment of accounting policies and procedures and operational strategies including the review and implementation of process and system changes.
  • Continued focus on improving system efficiencies and business practices
  • Participate in strategic financial projects including upgrades or phased implementation of new ERP software
  • Collaborate with external auditors to ensure successful audit results and compliance, coordinate audit activities, including distribution of tasks within Wizz
  • Interacts at all levels and with budget owners or other stakeholders to produce a timely, efficient and accurate month-end close and all internal management and financial reporting through an annual report
  • Responsible for hierarchy and scalability in the chart of accounts and accuracy in the general ledger and financial statements and has ultimate authority over classification and booking of all transactions
  • Analyze the effect of statutory accounting practices and study regulations and guidance to ensure the correct application of IFRS
  • Make recommendations for changes as needed and ensure that company policies and procedures are followed and establish the proper techniques to discover and prevent fraud
  • Assist with compilation of information for preparation of tax returns
  • Work with Audit, Tax and Treasury Manager to ensure overall coordination of all financial accounting activities through the annual report
  • Harmonize accounting functions: internal/external financial statement preparation, financial inventory oversight, and A/P interface management.
  • Author technical specifications for the implementation of system points of control enforcing operations compliance to corporate inventory policies and procedures.

 

 

Senior Accounting Manager's top skills & proficiencies:

 

  • Process Improvements
  • CPA
  • Accuracy
  • Timeliness
  • Attention to Detail
  • Organization
  • Multitask
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Team Player
  • Interpersonal Skill
  • Leadership
  • Collaboration
  • Analysis

 

Education and/or Experience:

 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or similar (e.g., B.S. in Business with a major in Accounting) from a four-year college or university is required. A Master of Accountancy and/or MBA is preferred.
  • At least 8 years of relevant work experience inclusive of roles with increasing responsibility
  • At least 3 years of supervisory experience is also preferred

 

Certificates:

 

  • Certified Public Accountant is strongly preferred

 

 

Language Skills:

 

  • Proficient in speaking, writing and reading English
  • Ability to read, analyse, and interpret common financial reports, and legal documents
  • Ability to effectively present information to top management, field leadership and/or the Boards of Directors
  • Communicates effectively with international staff who do not use English as their first language

 

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive we are unable to provide feedback to you at this stage, should your application not meet the requirements. Thank you for your understanding.

 

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