Accounting and Tax Specialist

Finance Sofia Full-time Bulgaria

Job Description

The Accounting and Tax Specialist is responsible for GL accounting, supports line manager in overall balance sheet management, IFRS and local GAAP, formulates financial advice that supports the management team in the decision-making process and contributes to continuous process improvement within finance function. This role also monitors the correct implementation of the finance policy in the unit.


  • GL Accounting and reporting
    • Responsible for GL accounting for JDE BG Retail, supports accounting manager with knowledge and expertise in overall balance sheet management, IFRS and local GAAP
    • Responsible for timely completion of specific assigned reporting activities, including recommendations, applying professional knowledge and expertise to turn data into actionable insights
    • Ensure timely and accurate GL postings and Accounts reconciliation
    • Analyze financial information and summarize financial status
  • Fixed Assets
    • Manage capitalization and depreciation of Fixed Assets
    • Pro-actively track and maintain correct Fixed Assets database
    • Active support of local process regarding – Intercompany assets transfer, write-offs, etc.
    • Actively evaluate Fixed Assets useful life assessment, divestment need, retirement need etc.
  • Period End Close
    • Maintain accurate accrual and deferred expenses
    • Active participation in the monthly closing process in local and corporate books and development of the monthly management reporting in line with corporate rules and timing
    • Responsible for the process for Intercompany reconciliation and invoicing
  • Statutory, Tax and Audits
    • Actively support accounting manager with knowledge and expertise in delivering statutory, tax and internal audits
    • Actively support accounting manager with tax calculation and reporting
    • Participation in local statutory/regulatory reporting (e.g., VAT, INTRASTAT etc.) and support statutory/tax audits
  • Compliance
    • Ensure compliance with Internal controls processes and procedures. Preparation and submission of Quarterly Business controls relevant to the position
    • Ensure compliance with internal financial / accounting policies & procedures and all statutory requirements (Withholding Payments, Income Tax, etc.)
  • Continuous Improvement
    • Pro-actively drive compliance with internal and external regulations and continuous process improvement
    • Ensures Group, local and regulatory requirements are properly and timely implemented, including change management of transition
    • Supports process and work standardization across cluster


  • Higher education in finance, economics, or accounting
  • Work experience in position 3-5 years
  • In-depth knowledge of IFRS and tax and accounting legislation of Bulgaria
  • Proficiency using MS Excel
  • SAP ERP knowledge
  • Good level of English
  • Excellent time and process management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Experience in FMCG business sector or in Accounting Office will be considered as an advantage

Additional Information

The opportunity to join a highly successful global, yet local, coffee company at an exciting time of steep business growth 

·         A strong focus on developing our team members through a series of on-the-job challenges, coaching and training, with the support of state-of-the-art tools and technologies in a highly dynamic business environment

·         A highly competitive Compensation & Benefits package

Join us!

At JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS we are inspired by our belief that it’s amazing what can happen over a cup of coffee. We are driven by the vision that everyone deserves the coffee they love.

What’s it like to work at JACOBS DOUWE EGBERTS?

We are proud of our passionate, driven associates that challenge the status quo and pursue mastery in everything they do. Working with us means you’ll be making an impact in a fast-paced, collaborative environment. We work as a team, celebrating success and supporting one another. Our associates work with a diverse group of like-minded people, in an innovative environment committed to doing the right thing – all across the world. What you do here will get noticed.