A2R Tax Senior Accountant

  • Location: Budapest – Sanofi Business Services, Váci Greens
  • Flexible working: 60% home office / week
  • Job type: Permanent, Full time

About the job

Sanofi Business Services (SBS), one of the 4 pillars of Sanofi’s Business Transformation organization, is setting up a new captive Business Services centre in Budapest to provide Finance & Accounting (Account-to-Report, Customer-Invoicing-to-Cash) as well as Employee oriented (Employee Experience) services.


With respect to Account to Report (A2R) the Business Services Center will be covering the following areas of the process:

  • Assets Management
  • Tax Accounting
  • Treasury accounting
  • GL accounts closing and reporting
  • Interco CoE


About Growing with us

In this role you will…

The purpose of this role is to:

  • Deliver tax accounting services to SBS
  • Manage the accounting and reporting of tax accounts
  • Perform, supervise tax calculations including deferred tax and prepare tax returns
  • Manage external relations
  • Address operational issues and follow through to resolution in an effective and timely manner
  • Deliver, monitor operational KPIs and comply with Sanofi policies and guidelines
  • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives


The Tax Senior Accountant reports to Tax Manager and works closely with Finance (Controlling, Treasury, Tax, Internal Control...), other SBS departments, Customer Service and the A2R team.


Key Accountabilities:


  • Deliver tax accounting services to SBS
    • Reconcile tax accounts, analyse, and solve discrepancies
    • Perform, tax calculations including deferred tax and prepare tax returns
    • Manage external relations including tax authorities’ queries or audits
  • Contribute to business reviews
  • Execute in compliance of processes, transactions and reports with Sanofi accounting policies, internal control guidelines and audit / SOX requirements
  • 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 tax accounting activities


Continuous improvement

  • Identify process improvement opportunities through elimination of redundant activities (advantageous)
  • Participate in process automation initiatives and ensure seamless adoption and transition (advantageous)
  • Identify existing process gap(s) and possible improvement opportunities (advantageous)

About you

  • Graduate degree in accounting or finance (essential)
  • Good and proven experience in GL/TAX accounting preferably in an international multicultural environment (advantageous)
  • Fluent in English (essential)
  • Knowledge of other European languages (advantageous)

Additional Skills


  • Hands on expertise in corporate tax accounting and activities (essential)
  • Knowledge of GL accounting and reporting (essential)
  • Experience in working within a Business Services organization (advantageous)
  • Good business acumen (advantageous)
  • Strong problem solving, deductive and analytical skills (advantageous)



  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and expertise of MS Excel (essential)
  • Hands-on experience of SAP Accounting Modules (essential) and other accounting related IT tools (e.g., Trintech Cadency, Blackline, etc.) (advantageous)



  • Ability to interact with internal and external clients in a professional manner (essential)
  • Team player, able to work collaboratively transversally and with A2R front line teams with an end-to-end mindset (essential)
  • Good communication skills (essential)
  • Attentive to customer needs and feedback (essential)



  • Ability to organize, prioritize and structure the tasks for oneself and direct reports (essential)
  • Attentive to detail and works with precision (advantageous)
  • Action oriented, delivery driven, change agent (advantageous)
  • Role model / coach to junior analysts (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
  • 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, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity


#Sanofi #WeNeverSettle #SanofiCareers #PursueProgress #DiscoverExtraordinary #joinsanofi #careerswithpurpose #SBSBUDAPEST


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.


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  • Financial Support

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