Accounting Leader

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Accounting Leader

**Date:** May 4, 2020

**Location:** Manisa, 45, TR, 34349

**Company:** Whirlpool Corporation

**The Opportunity**

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. We are proud to be a recognized Top Employer Europe. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it’s like to be part of the world’s leading major home appliance company.

This position is part of Manufacturing, contributes to industrial strategy definition, integrates products and processes and leads the industrialization stream of new products.

The Manisa location has around 1300 professionals dedicated to refrigerators, freezers, washing machines.

**Your task in this role will include**

+ Support the Finance Lead in properly managing the accounting processes of the manufacturing legal entity in Turkey

+ Providing accurate financial statements – both under USGAAP and Local GAAP.

+ Managing a team of 4 – 5 people to deliver financial statements, statutory accounts, general ledger bookkeeping and invoices

+ Improve the reporting of manufacturing costs and performance at all stages of the manufacturing process, from raw materials to the final product

+ Ensuring Local GAAP and regulatory compliance are maintained.

+ Work with the Business Partners to provide added value analysis

+ Ensure the control of the financials of the entity, approving or authorizing the financial transactions (i.e. posting, reconciliations, transfers, etc.)

+ Deliver the month end close within corporate deadlines

+ Support and approve the Balance Sheet reconciliation, analysis and review

+ Act as first point of contact for the local authorities and for the internal and external auditors as subject matter expert of the local regulations and requirements.

+ Manage the weekly and quarterly forecast process and submission.

+ Guarantee and sponsor the compliance with accounting principles and local regulations.

+ Work closely with local teams, finance HQ and shared service centres

**Background and experiences:**

+ 8 – 10 years finance experience

+ 2 – 3 years experience as team manager

+ Strong SAP knowledge

+ A manufacturing background is a plus

+ Must have fluent English communication, both written and verbal

+ Strong leadership and motivation with the desire to grow as a leader

+ Accuracy and attention to detail

+ Ability to ensure that all reporting deadlines are met

+ Be comfortable with travel as required

+ Takes ownership of duties and delivering results.

+ Degree in Accounting, business administration, or economics related degrees

**About us**

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the leading major appliance manufacturer in the world, with approximately $21 billion in annual sales, 92,000 employees and 65 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2018. The company markets _Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, Jenn-Air, Indesit, Hotpoint_ and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world.

In Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) it has approximately 21,000 employees, a sales presence in more than 30 countries and manufacturing sites in seven countries. Whirlpool EMEA is an operating segment of Whirlpool Corporation. Whirlpool Corp.’s EMEA Headquarters are located in Pero (MI), Italy. Additional information about the company can be found at or find us on and .

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