Chief Accountant

ChemAxon is an open and friendly science-driven scientific software company. We provide a variety of software and applications for demanding users mostly from the pharmaceutical and biotech industry.

We are looking for a Chief Accountant for managing and coordinating all accounting functions and processes across ChemAxon entities.

Job description

  • Preparing annual financial statements of ChemAxon Kft.
  • Ensuring compliance with Hungarian accounting, taxation, and other regulatory requirements
  • Managing regular in-year (quarterly/monthly) and annual financial closes on the group level
  • Executing daily accounting operations of ChemAxon Kft.
  • Leading the transformation of accounting processes and financial infrastructure to support the international growth of ChemAxon
  • Supporting consolidation of the financial statements of all ChemAxon entities
  • Collaborating with other ChemAxon teams and external service providers
  • Coordinating accounting operations of ChemAxon subsidiaries (US, Czechia, Switzerland) with outsourced partners
  • Leading improvements related to accounting operations by:
  • Automating processes
  • Improving integration of accounting and other software solutions (e.g. Salesforce)
  • Maintaining relationships with and providing data for the auditors, banks and financial authorities
  • Supporting controlling activities with relevant accounting information


  • Minimum 6 years of experience in the field of Accounting
  • Knowledge of both Hungarian GAAP and foreign accounting rules
  • Knowledge of Hungarian taxation and other regulatory requirements
  • IFRS knowledge is an advantage
  • Experience with R&D is an advantage
  • BA/MA degree or equivalent professional certification
  • Registered accountant qualification at Chamber of Hungarian Auditors
  • Fluency and proficiency in English
  • Proactive and innovative attitude
  • A good mix of strategic and operational thinking
  • Good team player
  • Good problem-solving skills and eager to accept professional challenges

We offer

  • Competitive salary in a growing and continuously improving company
  • An inspiring working environment (entertainment area, kid’s corner and a fully equipped kitchen) situated in Budapest’s greenest innovation park
  • A training program with a generous yearly allowance for personal development
  • The opportunity to be part of a creative, dynamic team
  • Ability to work with global Top500 client companies

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  • Work type:Full-time
  • Required languages:English
  • Suitable for graduates:No

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Chief Accountant