General Accounting Agent

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Employer: SNC-Lavalin Romania
  • Banks - Financial Institutions
  • Accounting - Finance
  • Job type: full-time
    Job level: 1 - 5 years of experience
  • nationwide
    Updated at: 22.02.2019
    Short company description

    At SNC-Lavalin, we all have a common goal. What matters to you, also matters to us. You are talented and motivated, ready to explore where the future takes you and interested in pursuing a carrier in the finance and accounting fields? Come and join us! We will help you achieve your full potential.

    Who we are
    We are one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world having more thaemployees and offices in more than 100 countries. With over 100 years’ experience, our promise is to resolve complexities and bring integral solutions to life. We are holders of the long view. Our expertise touches every aspect of a project’s lifespan and we are committed to bringing value every step of the way. We develop solutions thought diligent and determined expertise, across sectors, divisions, and continents while being guided by our core values – Integrity, Collaboration, Innovation and Safety.

    Here in Bucharest, we established our Finance Shared Services Centre (FSSC) in 2014 and we are growing ever since. We are responsible for managing core finance processes such as Procure-to-Pay, Order-to-Cash and Record-to-Report for the SNC-Lavalin entities in Canada and USA.


    Our Financial Shared Services Centre (FSSC) provides financial and accounting support to our SNC-Lavalin colleagues worldwide. We are currently seeking General Accounting Agents to join our growing team in Bucharest. We have recently started transitioning general accounting activities to FSSC and part of your role will consist in assisting the Supervisor and Team Leaders with the transition. You will be actively participating in the transition process and will be playing a key role in creating and updating procedures, policies and training material. Once the activities are transferred to FSSC, your main responsibility will be to perform general accounting activities.

    Candidates must have strong verbal and written English communication skills, have a keen interest in a fast paced work environment, and be proficient in organization, and time management.

    As the ideal candidate, you have significant focus on producing quality work, meeting deadlines, working in a dynamic office, and the ability to grow your career in an environment that encourages innovation and delivers excellence. Our office thrives on challenges and as the ideal candidate, you are confident in developing innovative solutions and furthering these through sound accounting practice.

    • University Degree in the field of Management, Business, Finance (Accounting is considered a plus)
    • Experience in financial systems and office solutions, preferably Oracle
    • Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite
    • Experience working in a shared services, process driven or service center environment

    Capabilities and qualifications:
    • Excellent English communication skills (Knowledge of French is considered a plus)
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Strong customer service orientation
    • Ability to set priorities and complete multiple projects simultaneously
    • Ability to work well both as part of a team and individually
    • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy and efficiency
    • Flexibility, especially at month end closure


    • Performing day to day and month end close accounting activities in support to the SNC-Lavalin Canadian Entities: intercompany transactions, financial statements, payroll accounting, payroll processing, ledger reconciliations, bank reconciliations, journal entries, accruals, overhead allocation, long term contracts admin, capital expenses and fixed assets, inventory, foreign exchange validation)
    • Coordinating, preparing, reviewing and distributing financial reports and analysis
    • Achieving and sustaining best practices in effectiveness, quality and efficiency within a strong internal control framework.
    • Consistently meeting compliance measures and achieve service delivery standards
    • Taking on any additional cross functional support duties when called upon

    Other info

    Our offer towards work-life balance
    • Direct contract with SNC-Lavalin
    • Motivational financial package & flexible benefits
    • Team activities, team-building events, Fun@Work
    • Employees Wellness Program – fresh fruits, free coffee and tea, chair massage, employee wellness rooms
    • Learning and Development programs, Career opportunities
    • CSR & Sport activities
    • Open and dynamic work environment
    • Flexible working schedule organized in 2 shifts: 10:00 - 19:00 and 13:00 - 22:00* Monday to Friday
    *3 mandatory evening shifts per month, with the possibility to extend to a maximum of 10 evening shifts per month (bonus after the 6th evening shift).

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