GL Accountant

Date: Jul 27, 2022

Location: Porto, PT

Company: Klöckner Pentaplast

kp is a leading global manufacturer of rigid and flexible packaging and special films. We have a clear goal: the sustainable protection of important everyday products. You will find our customers in markets from pharmaceuticals to food and consumer goods. With our film products, we make sure the products last longer and maintain their important properties. With this we significantly contribute to safety, health and consumer satisfaction. We are as dynamic and fast paced as the markets of our customers. Always in motion! Founded in 1965, we now have 31 factories in 18 countries and employ more than 5,900 people worldwide.


Purpose of the job:
You will be part of the Global Tax Team, focusing on tax compliance and reporting obligations.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Support on the extraction, analysis, preparation of financial statements and Tax/statistical reports (i.e., statutory accounts, VAT, EC SL, intrastat);
  • Perform period end activities such as booking of journal entries and VAT batch;
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of tax information, to internal or external parties, including group accounting, auditors and tax authorities;
  • Balance sheet reconciliations, account maintenance and provide explanations of variances;
  • Ensure a proper documentation of work procedures is kept up to date, namely, in accordance with internal processes methodologies and polices;
  • Provide support related to annual and interim audits in close cooperation with other departments and auditors.


Your Profile:

  • Bachelor degree in Accounting, Economics, Finance or similar field;
  • Desirable knowledge of IFRS;
  • Previous experience in a Shared Service Centre environment is a plus;
  • Fluent in English;
  • Proficiency in ERP systems (SAP, Oracle JD Edwards) and MS Excel knowledge;
  • Availability to travel;
  • Good team spirit, work with people from all backgrounds, promoting inclusion and respect for diversity;
  • Good analytical, planning and organization skills.

Have we piqued your interest? Great. We look forward to receiving your application including your salary expectations and your earliest start date.

Klöckner Pentaplast is an equal opportunity employer, which makes employment decisions without regard to race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, veteran status, handicap, disability, sexual preference or marital status.