Accounting Specialist

Business Unit:  ESI HQ & Other
Division:  Finance - Business

Business Overview

Element Solutions Inc. (NYSE: ESI) is a leading specialty chemicals company whose operating businesses (see below) formulate a broad range of solutions that enhance the performance of products people use every day. Developed in multi-step technological processes, our innovative solutions enable our customers' manufacturing processes in several key segments, including electronic circuitry, communication infrastructure, automotive systems, industrial surface finishing, consumer packaging, and offshore energy.


Customers of ESI’s businesses use our innovation as a competitive advantage, relying on ESI to help them navigate in fast-paced, high-growth markets. The breadth of ESI’s offerings provides strong strategic value to the end markets they serve. With over 5,500 people in operating facilities across more than 50 countries, ESI has established a growing legacy of creating technological advances for customers around the globe.  Our people and technical sales teams are located close to our key markets, allowing us to maintain strong customer relationships and accelerate our product innovation process.

Job Purpose

We are looking for finance professionals highly motivated and willing to take a step further in their careers by joining our team.

Exciting and challenging opportunity working in an American multinational chemical company. The accountant will be responsible for the execution of Record to Report (“RTR”) EMEA tasks within the Financial Shared Service functions in accordance with the Group Policies, local and US GAAP requirements, agreed service level agreements, and key performance indicators.

The successful candidate will actively participate in the development of the team, helping with possible implementations/system changes, transition of activities, and collaborate in the continuous process improvement initiatives to ensure a streamlined and efficient team over the regional FSS functions.

Job Responsibilities

  • Balance Sheet accounts reconciliation and General Ledger accounts analysis
  • Accounting and handling of Accruals & Provisions and Wages & Salary related accounts
  • Fixed Asset accounting
  • Participate in closing process (monthly, quarterly, yearly),
  • Contact with partner departments (AP, AR, PAYMENT)
  • Contact with local colleagues/departments from different countries
  • Contact with auditors, tax consultants
  • Data providing (Auditors, Statistic Office)
  • Responsible for USGAAP and Local accounting rules

Requirements & Qualifications

  • University or College degree in Finance/Accounting or Certified Chartered Accountant
  • Intermediate English
  • Ability to work independently, reliability
  • Min 3 years relevant experience in Accounting and bookkeeping
  • Advantages
  • Familiarity with SAP or JDE (ERP softwares)
  • Black Line knowledge
  • Strong excel knowledge
  • Accounting office experience is welcome
  • SSC experience


  • Experience of working in a team.
  • Work effectively within cross-functional teams. 
  • Some experience with ERP systems, SAP/JDE experience preferable. 
  • “Roll up your sleeves” and can-do attitude, energetic, forward-thinker with strong ability to multi-task. 
  • Strong financial, IT and analytical skills coupled with operational focus. 
  • Strong customer service focus.
  • Ability to think analytically, focus on the big picture, yet to be able to drill into the detail and understand the impact. Understand how the business works and the upstream and downstream activities that impact and are impacted by Finance.

What we offer

  • Competitive compensation package with cafeteria benefits
  • Working in a constantly expanding, international accounting center
  • Professional improvement possibilities
  • Commuting allowance
  • Possibility of working from home, 3 days/week
  • Easy to get to from Budapest and also from agglomeration (Dunaharaszti)
  • Team building programs
  • Language trainings and professional trainings

EEO Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.