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Accountant, Payment

Hydro Global Business Services (GBS) is an organizational area of Hydro 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:


This position is responsible for operating the payment function strictly following the rules of General Procedures and SOPs reflecting also requirements of specific countries, based on the Service Level Agreement with the Hydro Global Shared Services customers.




  • Initiate daily, weekly vendor payments.
  • Handle and follow-up rejected payment.
  • Handle compensation, refund, cross payment requests.
  • Booking of incoming cash for Hydro operating companies.
  • Following-up on unapplied cash
  • Supporting internal/external audits
  • Provide reports and statistics required by locations.
  • Monthly closing.
  • Cooperation with European Credit & Collections, Record to Report, Accounts Payable and with the business unit.
  • Booking of preferred electronic payment methods like Direct Debit, Draft, RIBA
  • Remitting files of preferred electronic payment methods like Direct Debit, Draft, RIBA to the banks.
  • Follow-up the miscellaneous payments or receipts.
  • Reconciliation of the bank statements with general ledger accounts/technical bank accounts
  • Contributing to the development and improvement of Payment procedures
  • Responsibility for fulfilment of audit requirements on Payment area




  • Degree in Finance or Accounting is mandatory (Chartered Accountant is an advantage)
  • 1-3 years of experience gained in financial areas
  • Knowledge of finance and accounting
  • Confident use of integrated financial software, SAP knowledge is an advantage
  • Ability to efficiently adapt to changes, problem solving skills
  • Ability to understand the salient issues of a Service Level Agreements (SLA) and to execute based on its terms
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken)



Applications from severely disabled and equally disabled people will be considered with equal suitability.
Please apply online in ONE with your CV and optionally a cover letter.

Posted on:  Jul 2, 2021

Székesfehérvár, HU

Department:  Payment
Business Area:  Global Business Services(HGBS)
Legal Entity:  Hydro Extrusion Hungary Kft
Job Type:  Permanent

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