A2R Senior Lease Accountant (IFRS16)

About the job

Did you know that by joining our newly established global Lease Accounting center of expertise team in Budapest, you are not only joining a team where we have fully dedicated and empowered experts, where the knowledge is shared, feedback is always welcomed, and where we are maintaining an environment which encourages everyone to be able to bring their best version of themselves every day, but you will have the opportunity to deepen, diverse your accounting knowledge in the area of IFRS16, lease accounting. 

Working as a global team for Sanofi, you will have the opportunity to do the lease accounting for complex, manufacturing and R&D sites in Sanofi, to deal with unusual accounting transactions (mergers, acquisitions etc), overseeing close to 10.000 lease contracts in Sanofi.

You can use your expertise not only during the day-to-day operations but also in our different projects around standardization, digitalization.

Join our journey and build the next generation of lease accounting together with us.


About Growing with us

In this role you will…

Be part of a global COE team delivering professional IFRS16 accounting services to Sanofi



  • Ensuring that the lease database is correct and complete,
  • Work with Finance Business Partners, car fleet administrators, real estate teams and other stakeholders globally to gather the required information for lease accounting,
  • Make changes in the lease database to reflect the correct accounting for lease changes and validate the impact of these changes,
  • Prepare monthly reconciliations of the database and our general ledger, roll-forward of Right of Use and Finance Liability accounts,
  • Provide information to our internal and external auditors for leases,
  • Supporting the Finance Business Partners on the interpretation of their IFRS16 figures and with submitting the right information to them,
  • Prepare quarterly SOX documentation in line with Sanofi Internal control framework,
  • Contribute to business reviews,
  • Complete all activities as per the global Core Model and operational KPIs,
  • Develop expert level knowledge of the activities in scope as well as local knowledge of entities in scope and become a super-user,
  • Pro-actively anticipate operational issues and coach junior analysts ,
  • Build, document and transfer A2R Core Model process knowledge (Level 6/7) relating to lease accounting activities.


Continous improvement

  • Identify process improvement opportunities through elimination of redundant activities
  • Participate in process automation initiatives and ensure seamless adoption and transition

About you

  • Working knowledge on IFRS16
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Analytical skills with attention to detail.
  • Being Customer-driven - Creating and delivering a great customer experience.
  • Hands-on experience of SAP FI and MS Excel
  • Strong problem solving, deductive and analytical skills
  • Ability to interact with internal and external clients in a professional manner
  • Team player, able to work collaboratively transversally and with A2R front line teams with an end-to-end mindset
  • Fluent in English
  • Ability to work with large volumes of data
  • Working knowledge of NAKISA is advantageous

When joining our team, you will experience:

  • An international work environment, in which you can develop your talent and realize ideas and innovations within a competent team
  • An attractive, market-oriented salary and cafeteria benefits
  • Flexible home office policy, with a possibility to work up to 60% of time from home / where you can easily schedule your office days
  • Work from an "Office of the Year 2020" finalist office
  • Collective life and accident insurance
  • Yearly medical check-up
  • An individual and well-structured introduction and training of new employees and we will dedicate a Buddy for you to better navigate in your first weeks
  • Your own career path within Sanofi. Your professional and personal development will be supported purposefully
  • Practice your language skills within our "Language Club"
  • Join a great community & special events (Monthly Board Game Nights, Summer Events, Well-Being Lectures & Sport Clubs)

Pursue progress, discover extraordinary

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity


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At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.


  • Finance, Accounting
  • Accounting
  • Business Supporting Centres
  • Financial Support

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