Fortive Corporation Senior Accountant in Istanbul, Turkey

Senior Accountant

About Us:

Kollmorgen is a leading provider of motion systems and components for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) around the globe. With 100 years motor experience and over seventy years of motion control design and development expertise, Kollmorgen delivers breakthrough solutions unmatched in performance, reliability and ease-of-use. Through world-class knowledge in motion, industry-leading quality, and deep expertise in linking and integrating standard and custom products, Kollmorgen provides OEMs with the competitive advantage they need to succeed.


This Senior Accountant role is to operate day to day accounting/finance and import export activities of the company. Reporting to Financial Controller and will be working closely with Financial Controller, CPA and Accountant team who are contracted to give all accounting and financial reporting services to company and as well as the region.


Along with those identified below, other duties may be assigned.

  • Daily accounting activities,

  • Handling all tax obligations including preparation, verification and submission tax declarations (VAT, Corporate tax, BA/BS, Withholding Declarations),

  • Follow stocks and inventory management,

  • Cost accounting knowledge will be plus,

  • Processing and following up of e-books, e-invoices and paper invoices transactions,

  • Performing periodic bank reconciliations,

  • Performing AR and AP and all general ledger account reconciliations,

  • Keeping the accounting records related to the balance sheet accounts and conducting the balance sheet checks by operating the end of month evaluation,

  • Assist Financial Controller regarding month end and year end reconciliations.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • Bachelor’s degree from Business Administration, Economy, Finance or Accounting Department

  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in accounting / finance department

  • Good level of Turkish Tax knowledge

  • Intermediate level English will be plus

  • Excellent MS Office Programs especially MS Office Excel reporting skills

  • Analytical and result oriented with a team spirit

  • Well organized and flexibility to react to short term requirements and multiple tasks

  • No military obligation for a male candidate

Fortive Corporation Overview:

Fortive: Essential technology for the people who accelerate progress.

A Fortune 500 startup? That’s Fortive. We’re based in Everett, Washington, but our impact circles the globe through our family of more than 20 companies at . These companies didn’t come together by accident. Each one is a market leader in its industry. Each one helps make the world stronger, safer and better.

We work together to make progress where it’s needed the most, accelerating breakthrough innovation in fast-moving fields like software development, robotics, transportation, energy and healthcare. We are united by a shared purpose and values at and by our commitment to making an impact on the world. At Fortive you can work with and learn from great people, in a vibrant culture defined by opportunity, empowerment and continuous learning and growth at . We are a set of extraordinary teams, working together to achieve extraordinary things.

Job: Finance / Accounting

Primary Location: Europe-Turkey-Instanbul-Istanbul

Organization: Kollmorgen

Schedule: Full-time

Req ID: KOL001438