Senior Cost Accountant

Company information

Harman Finanszírozó Kft.



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Organization introduction

HARMAN designs, engineers and produces solutions for car manufacturers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions and connected services (IoT-solutions). With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson® and Revel®, we are admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems. Our software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. We have a workforce of over 30,000 people and are a fully owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics.

Job information

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Job title

Senior Cost Accountant

Team / organisation unit description

Tasks and activities

  • Performs/Supervises product costing and maintains standard costing for the Division
  • Performs/Supervises annual standard cost roll activities
  • Ensures standardization across the division for key accounting processes, calculations, reserves, etc.
  • Maintains overhead rates in SAP tables and records all overhead adjusting entries during month-end close
  • Prepares/Supervises preparation and posting of journal entries associated with inventory, cost of sales, and related reserves
  • Prepares month end accrual journal entries as directed
  • Prepares/Reviews inventory related Samsung GC and Supplemental schedules as assigned
  • Interprets and applies corporate financial policies, company controls, and accounting theory
  • Prepares/Reviews inventory related GL reconciliations
  • Adheres to all Cost Accounting SOX documentation for Cost Accounting Processes
  • Assists with audit inquiries and preparation of audit related analyses


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BSC diploma

Experience in this profession

5-8 years

Additional requirements (certifications, special knowledge, software etc.)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field Professional Certification, e.g. Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant or local equivalent preferred
  • At least 5+ years of Cost Accounting experience including setting standards, inventory costing, overhead rate and reserve calculations, and subsidiary ledger to GL reconciliations
  • Strong knowledge of GAAP required
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Ability to work effectively within a matrix environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly in both Hungarian and English, both written and verbal

Additional information


Senior team member



Permanent employee for indefinite time

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