Diageo General Accountant - Payroll in Budapest, Hungary




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External Job Description:

Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks company with an outstanding collection of brands, such as Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Baileys, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness.

Our purpose - Celebrating life, every day, everywhere - has an important role in our company, for our people, our brands, in how we perform and how we create shared value.

Diageo Business Services has been operating in the heart of Budapest for 15 years and provide added value for the company on a global level in the area of Finance, HR, Commercial Support, IT, Treasury and Business Intelligence.

General Accountant

The taste:

Ensure that the Business Unit (BU) financial and reporting processes are completed accurately and on time and that the surrounding internal control procedures are strictly adhered to.

Provide first line support to the Team leader/Junior Manager on daily tasks, specific issues and projects.


•Carry out timely, accurate and compliant Period End closing for payroll in SAP for Balance Sheet, Profit & Loss statement

•Compliant General Ledger reconciliation and GLOM maintenance

•Provides first line support to the Team leader/Junior Manager on specific issues/projects and acts as a deputy of the Junior Manager

•Proactively suggests improvements/additional control points to build in

•Takes an active part in the implementation and in the follow up

How to serve:

•University or College degree in Economics or Finance and Accounting

•Minimum 1 year experience in Accounting and/or Finance

•Good business English

•Results orientated and capable of working in a deadline driven environment

•Has customer focus to be able to build excellent relationships with relevant internal and external customers

•Excellent analytical and problem solving skills

•Hard working personality, flexibility, inquisitiveness, proactivity

•Able to communicate effectively

•People Management skills is an advantage

•Experience in working with integrated software system is an advantage

Cherry on top:

  • Opportunity to climb up on the career ladder

  • We won the Fittest Workplace Award, of course we have a Gym

  • Urban legend is true, we do have a Rooftop Bar

  • Easy to reach downtown location

  • Our unique brands are available in our staff shop

  • We live our values and color our lives

External Job Title:

General Accountant