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Accounting and Reporting Specialist

Kyiv, Kyiv City - Explore location Finance, Accounting & Tax Full Time

Job description


You have a strong connection to the IKEA vision, the IKEA values and have an interest in home furnishing and people’s everyday life at home. You are open to and able to work in a fast-paced retail environment, eager to deliver results and hungry for knowledge and growth for your skills using them for developing IKEA business and yourself.

Your profile:
• Minimum 3 years of experience in the role of Senior Accountant or Deputy Chief Accountant.
• Participation in VAT/CPT declarations is an advantage.
• Strong experience of working in Retail or industry with a high volume of transactions.
• University degree (accounting/finance).
• Additional qualification ACCA/DipIFR is an advantage.
• Experience in working with a diverse team.
• Experience working with ERP systems (Navision, SAP, other systems), 1C and M.e.doc.
• Ability to read and communicate in English.
• Advanced user of MS Office tools, particularly Excel.
• Good interpersonal skills and effective communication.


Your job is to ensure high-quality accounting & reporting in compliance with the company’s internal and local GAAP, and being a pro-active business partner who supports the relevant stakeholders in reaching their objectives.

You will be part of the accounting team and you will:
• Control proper registration of VAT incoming and outcoming invoices in M.e.doc and ERP system, VAT accounting (both VAT obligations and VAT credit), participation in the preparation of monthly VAT declaration.
• Help Accounting and Reporting Manager to coach junior accountants and to check their work.
• Participate in the preparation of financial, tax and statutory reporting to IFRS.
• Participate in monthly and yearly closing procedures in ERP (depreciation, IC reconciliation, deferred charges, provisions and accruals, tax reconciliations) and ensuring adherence with the monthly and yearly accounting reporting cycles.
• Participate in projects of improvement of processes and set-up of new business deals.
• Maintain accurate, complete and timely bookkeeping operations in certain areas.


We see ourselves as influencers – we steer the IKEA business by finding the truth behind the figures. Together we secure compliance with local and international laws and reporting standards; we assure that accounting processes are efficient and that tax compliance meets business needs. We’re a diverse group of people driven by providing reliable financial data to a wide variety of stakeholders. At the end of the day, that’s one of the foundations to make IKEA even better!


IKEA Ukraine is a part of IKEA South East Europe - an exciting and empowering region with great growth agenda in all countries - Croatia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia and Ukraine. IKEA South East Europe currently operates 6 stores and we are preparing to open new ones in the nearest future.

We strongly encourage and warmly welcome applications of people of all cultures, backgrounds and experiences because we believe that diversity in IKEA makes us stronger.

Join us now and apply for the position online with your CV in English.