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Finance Specialist

Are you looking to make a real impact? For over a century, our people have been the driving force in solving some of the world’s most pressing issues – and we hope you’ll join us in solving the next century’s. Whether you're working to close the loop at one of our recycling facilities or ensuring efficient renewable energy processes to decarbonize aluminium production, your contributions make an impact in our shared purpose of propelling our industries and the world into a greener future.  

Hydro Global Business Services (GBS) is an organizational area that operates as an internal service provider for the Hydro group. Its ultimate purpose is to deliver relevant IT, financial and HR business services to all business areas within the company.


Role purpose:

Supporting daily business processes and month-end closing activities in East region (Hungary, Slovakia, Poland) from finance and accounting perspective.


  • Reviewing BS figures, checking reconciliations (BlackLine) on monthly basis
  • Supporting month-end closing activities
  • Assess local finance/accounting data and reports from compliance point of view (both IFRS & local statutory)
  • Process fit-gap analysis between legacy solutions and international best practices incl. s/4 Hana, propose & ensure implementation of solutions to eliminate gaps
  • Establish standard processes, procedures for all accounting areas
  • Support transformation of local accounting activities into a uniform, state-of-the art accounting operation to meet stakeholders’ expectations
  • Identify opportunities for innovation incl. digitalization, automation/robotics
  • Participating and leading ad hoc finance related projects


  • Accounting/Finance qualification either on university or college level
  • 2-3 years of multinational experience in finance/accounting area (BIG4 experience is an advantage)
  • Active business English and Hungarian communication skills
  • Experience/knowledge in IFRS
  • SAP S4 Hana user/reporting skills
  • Accounting/external audit experience
  • Advanced SAP; advanced Excel
  • Active driver's license
  • Flexible, independent, open-minded, proactive personality
  • Strong communicational and organizational skills, team-player with good analytical skills
  • Project management, change management skills – advantage
  • Manufacturing company experience is a plus


Job location: Budapest, Hungary

Hydro offers:

  • Working at the world’s only fully integrated aluminum and leading renewable energy company
  • Diverse, global teams
  • Flexible work environment/home office
  • We provide you the freedom to be creative and to learn from experts
  • Possibility to grow with the company, gain new certificates
  • Attractive benefit package


Hydro is heading in a new and exciting direction, and we depend on different perspectives to solve our tasks and meet customer needs. Building on our three core values – Care, Courage and Collaboration – we target a high performing and sustainable work environment based on inclusion of our differences. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for the position.

Diversity improves our ability to act in accordance with The Hydro Way therefore all applications will be considered with equal suitability.

Please apply online with your CV and optionally a cover letter. 

A job where you make a difference.
A key part of succeeding in this mission involves encouraging a collegial environment where our differences are acknowledged as our greatest competitive advantage. Your diverse perspective makes us stronger.  Our global diversity, inclusion and belonging program enables us to cultivate a high-performing and inclusive workplace where everyone feels valued.

Your career journey is unique. We strive to provide you with the support needed to achieve your full potential. With our global reach, inclusive culture, and cutting-edge technology you'll have the opportunity to build a career that aligns with your strengths and passions. 

Join our global community of over 30,000 people with a presence in 40 countries and united by the values of Care, Courage and Collaboration. At Hydro, you have the chance to make a difference in the industries that matter.

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Posted on:  Jul 9, 2024

Budapest, HU

Department:  GBSF Regional Hub Europe
Business Area:  Global Business Services(HGBS)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Hungary kft.
Job Type:  Permanent

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