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Assoc. Specialist, General Accounting, Denmark-GEN000510

Description

Do you want to be part of an experienced Accounting team working in an international environment? Do you take pride in performing accounting tasks with high quality and accuracy? The Accounting department in MSD Denmark is currently looking for a new member to the team. As part of the Accounting department you will be working with an experienced and professional team that consists of two Accountants, one Senior Accountant and one Accounting Manager. The responsibility is within Denmark, but you will be working in a dynamic and international environment, connecting with our Regional and Global Delivery Centers in Prague and India. The position is initially being on a 1-year contract basis with the possibility of extension.

You are a committed and dedicated Accountant with flair for details
As an Accountant for MSD Denmark you will work closely with the local team in Denmark and also interact frequently with our Delivery Centers abroad. You will be responsible for various accounting tasks for two legal entities, both MSD Denmark and Intervet Denmark. One of the main responsibilities will be to perform general accouting tasks like posting manual journal entries and performing month end close activities. In addition you will collaborate with the Accounts Payable team to ensure that the process for invoices and reminders is working smoothly.

Your tasks as Accountant for MSD Denmark include:

-Perform general accounting tasks like posting accruals, balance sheet reconciliation and VAT reporting
-Perform month end / quarter end close activities
-Engage with our Delivery Centers regarding invoices, reminders and query resolution
-Cash application of customer payments
-Various administrative tasks and support business with queries related to invoices and travel expenses
-Process optimizations

Qualifications

You pride yourself of being accurate, service minded and professional with all the tasks you engage in
You are an experienced Accountant with at least 5-10 years experience working within a Finance and Accounting department. You have a good understanding of accounting principles, VAT reporting and the accounts payable process. It is an advantage if you have worked in an international environment with shared service center processes and set up.

As a person, you have the flexibility to adapt and succeed in a rapidly changing environment. You are a strong team player with a service minded attitude as well as being able to work independently. You take responsibility for your own tasks and you have a positive mindset to take on new tasks.

You exhibit the following qualities:

-Structural and professional approach to the various tasks
-Flair for details and you enjoy working with routine accounting tasks
-Good communication skills and fluent in Danish and English
-Good IT skills and knowledge of SAP is an advantage

Application and further information
Start the application process by clicking the application button. Application deadline is 11th of September, 2017 but applications will be handled on an ongoing basis.
For further information about the position, please contact Accounting Manager, Torstein Ljøkjel, +45 24 44 48 37

About MSD in the Nordics
For over 125 years and counting MSD has revolutionised global health care. Today, more than 800 people work for MSD in the Nordics alone. Innovation is our life's blood, and you will be a part of developing new and customer centric health care solutions that go beyond medicine to help people be well and live better lives during treatment. We have a strong pipeline of products within medicines, vaccines, biologic therapies and animal health products. We work every day to make healthcare accessible to as many as possible, which requires top talent within both R&D, marketing, finance, health economy and policy shaping. Globally, we operate in 140 countries and demonstrate our commitment to increasing access to health care through far-reaching policies, programs and partnerships. MSD is a tradename of Merck & Co., Inc., with headquarters in Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. For more information, visit www.msd.dk

Job: General Accounting Job Title:Assoc. Spclst, General Accounting

Primary Location: EMEA-Denmark-84-Copenhagen

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: No

Number of Openings: 1

Company Trade Name:MSD

About MSD

MSD Ignition is a company built on Customer Satisfaction and Service. That is why all of our products go through regimented test procedures before they are ever packaged and shipped. MSD stands behind our products for one full year after purchase and we have an excellent repair department. Terms of Warranty and Service are as follows: Limited Warranty Autotronic Controls Corporation warrants MSD Ignition products to be free from defects in material and workmanship under normal use and if properly installed for a period of one year from date of purchase. If found to be defective as mentioned above, it will be replaced or repaired if returned prepaid along with proof of date of purchase. This shall constitute the sole remedy of the purchaser and the sole liability of Autotronic Controls Corporation to the extent permitted by law, the foregoing is exclusive and in lieu of all other warranties or representations whether expressed or implied, including any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness. In no event shall Autotronic Controls Corporation be liable for special or consequential damages. This warranty is only valid on products purchased from MSD Authorized Dealers.

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