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GL/FA Accountant

Job area: Enabling services
Job type: Senior roles
Location: 1138 Budapest, Váci út 187. Optima B Irodaház
Language requirement: English + Hungarian
Employment type: Full time
Deadline: 2019. 09. 30.

About Us:

As one of the world’s largest retailers and the largest private employer in the United Kingdom (second largest after the UK government) Tesco serves millions of customers a week in our stores and online portal. Tesco is present in 10 countries all over the world including Ireland and Thailand. Tesco operates in Hungary since 1995. We cooperate in 4 countries structure with the Polish, Czech and Slovakian teams on a daily basis to offer the best to our customers. Our first Tesco Business Service has been established in 2004 in Bengaloru, India. The next step now to set up a brand new Tesco Business Services team for Central Europe. The team will be based in a new business services center in our existing Vaci út office in Budapest and will create hundreds of new specialist roles. The new team will provide dedicated support for colleagues and customers in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.

Roles and responsibilities:

Accountabilities in the role:

  • Miscellaneous Accounting in General ledger and Fixed assets
  • Analysing and investigation of questions related to GL/FA
  • Close local and IFRS books
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist with preparation of annual statutory report
  • Participate in audits (internal and external)
  • Practical application of local accounting standards to ensure correct statutory accounting
  • Cooperation and communication with Group finance functions, CE finance teams, Property teams and other business areas
  • Support Finance and non-Finance teams on any accounting-related matters
  • Process bookings in line with accounting policies and legal and tax regulation


Location: Budaörs

You will be great in this role if you have:


  • University or collage degree in Finance
  • 3 years experience in accounting role
  • Advanced accounting knowledge across various areas, complex knowledge of General ledger and Fixed assets and related tax implications
  • Accounting for Hungarian GAAP; IFRS knowledge as an advantage
  • Very good level of English; must be able to understand and discuss complex accounting matters in English
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (excel, word)
  • Oracle / Hyperion knowledge as an advantage