We are Gardner Denver

About us

We are an American company and we provide every kind of administrative and financial service for our European branches. We have been in Brno since 2011 and we quickly grew from the original staff of 30 employees to 200. The corporate world and its anonymity are not for us, as we want to know the names and faces of the people around us, and that has worked well for us. We work in an international environment and we are a diverse group of people, languages and experiences. We communicate daily with customers across Europe and, in total, we can offer greetings in at least ten languages.

If you want to get to know us better, you can find us at Veveří in Brno. We like to be at the centre of events and you can be with us!

How do we work?

For a better idea about us and what we do, you can have a look at the individual departments and what they do.

Department of Finance

Supervision of all financial processes.
  • Accounts Payable teams are responsible for vendor invoices and ensure timely payment of all of our obligations.
  • Accounts Receivable teams analyze the credit risk of individual customers, set credit limits, ensure that all invoice are paid on time and allocate payments in a timely manner.
  • The General Ledger team administers asset accounts, the general ledger accounting books and travel expenditures.
  • Teams of financial controllers and analysts supervise our financial reports and management accounting.

Market Services Department

This department provides management of orders across Europe.
  • The team of Sales Coordinators processes our customers’ orders, handles price offers, verifies delivery dates and supervises adherence to those dates. It also assists the sales managers in various locations and is available to our customers in the event that they have questions.

Smaller but no less important department

  • The Commodity team unifies the global supplier network and negotiates better purchasing conditions for us.
  • The Pricing team sets the pricing policy of our products.

People

Radim Lukeš (33) Project Analyst

Before I joined Gardner Denver five years ago, I travelled a lot and worked in America for a short time. I am a bit of an adventurer and I would never do anything that seemed mundane. That cannot happen to me here, as I am responsible for projects. Each of them is different and when I am working on them, I encounter professionals here in the Czech Republic and abroad who are often leaders in their fields. I learn from them and I try to improve myself; in winter, for example, I earned the PRINCE2 certificate. Instead of having mulled wine at Christmas markets, I soaked up knowledge at courses and the result was worth it.

Petra Linhartová (29) Team Leader Collections + Cash Allocation

Gardner Denver was my first full-time job. I joined the company right out of school and after half a year, I was given the opportunity to advance to the senior position of AR coordinator. I benefitted from language courses in France and, of course, from studying French and English, and thanks to contributions from the firm, I can now study Italian, which is great. After another year and a half in the company, new role of a team lead appeared within my team and I have been lucky enough to occupy that role ever since. What I enjoy the most here is the work with the people within but also outside of the team all around the world, where every day means new challenges and provides valuable experience.

Lilly Ley (23) Sales Coordinator

I have worked for the company since 2017 as a purchaser, so I create orders within the company. I wanted to work for an international company so that I could use my English, which has worked out for me perfectly here – not only in communication with customers, but also within our “multi-culti” team. Which, by the way, is great, because in comparison with my previous job, where there were always a lot of people around me, there are only ten of us on our team. Besides that, I am glad that, thanks to company benefits, I can study Spanish and do sports.

Juan Antonio Contreras (28) Accountant

I have been working for Gardner Denver since September 2017, on the SAP B.1. team as AR and GL coordinator for Gardner Denver Iberica in Madrid, Spain. I am enjoying and learning a lot. In general, it is a great company mainly because of the support I have received from my superiors and colleagues. I am glad I got the opportunity to work here, to learn new things and to grow professionally.

Tereza Meziane (39) Supervisor Market Services

I have been working at Gardner Denver since 2016, when I joined the company as Sales Coordinator for the UK following maternity leave. Even though I had not originally planned it, in September of that year I was promoted to my current position and I am one of three supervisors. I am in charge of a team of several people, which is constantly growing, so I have a lot of responsibility and I need to make decisions quickly. In addition to that, I have to take care of my two children, so I particularly appreciate my flexible schedule and the company’s excellent location, since working in the centre saves me a lot of time. And, of course, I enjoy the open atmosphere and friendly team.

Vacant positions

Accounts Receivable Coordinator for Collections (with German)

Place of Work: Veveří 3163/111, Brno - Žabovřesky
Employment Type: Full - time
Desired Education: Secondary and higher
Language Skills: German & English (both at least B2)

WHAT WILL BE YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Contacting our B2B customers to ensure invoices are paid on time reducing overdue accounts receivable
  • Cooperating with internal departments on resolution of customer issues that delay payments (e.g. incorrect deliveries, billing issues or price disputes) via e-mails, meetings, and conference calls
  • Administration of customer accounts from an accounting perspective, including reconciliation of open items with customer’s accounts payable team, clarifying received payments, netting, processing agent commissions

WHAT IS IMPORTANT FOR US:

  • You are a fluent German speaker (B2 and higher) plus you are able to communicate in English (B2 and higher)
  • You enjoy talking to people and have great communication skills that you are able to utilize in order to drive an issue to a successful resolution
  • We are not a call center however you should not be afraid of picking up a phone and making the call if it speeds up the collection process
  • Experience from customer service, finance or sales department is an advantage
  • We are looking for a team player who takes responsibility for their portfolio of customers, but on the other hand, is aware that team cooperation is a key element of success
  • Basic knowledge of excel, especially pivot tables and VLOOKUP can make your life easier with the account administration
  • Experience with SAP / GetPaid is an advantage but not a must

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Motivating salary and annual bonuses
  • ACCA courses
  • Meal vouchers
  • Flexipass vouchers 500 CZK or Multisport Card for free
  • 5 weeks of holiday, sick days
  • Celebrate your birthday (day off)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Contribution to language/professional courses 5000 CZK
  • Contribution to pension and life insurance
  • Mobile service employee program
  • Pleasant and modern working environment close to the city center
  • Refreshment at the workplace for free
Apply for the job

Sales Coordinator with German

Place of Work: Veveří 3163/111, Brno - Žabovřesky
Employment Type: Full-time work
Desired Education: Secondary education
Language Skills: English & German

WHAT WILL BE YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare quotations, orders, ensuring correct part numbers and pricing
  • Verify accuracy prior to order entry
  • Progress chase outstanding sales orders via purchasing, manufacturing and warehouse
  • Liaise with Manufacturing/Finance/Shipping/Stores regarding orders and enquiries
  • Organize debit/credit notes due to price changes, sales returns, etc.
  • Ensure that administrative procedures meet Company and customer standards
  • Liaise with other functions/facilities within the Company, customers and suppliers as required

WHAT IS IMPORTANT FOR US:

  • Communicative English & German
  • Excellent communication skills
  • PC literacy (MS Office)
  • SAP/Salesforce or other CRM system experience is an advantage
  • Team player, proactive, pragmatic approach

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Motivating salary and annual bonuses
  • Meal vouchers
  • Flexipass vouchers 500 CZK or Multisport Card for free
  • 5 weeks of holiday, sick days
  • Celebrate your birthday (day off)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Contribution to language/professional courses 5000 CZK
  • Contribution to pension and life insurance
  • Mobile service employee program
  • Pleasant and modern working environment close to the city center
  • Refreshment at the workplace for free
Apply for the job

General Ledger Accountant with French

Place of Work: Veveří 3163/111, Brno Žabovřesky
Employment Type: Full-time work
Desired Education: Secondary education
Language Skills: French, English

WHAT WILL BE YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinate and perform general ledger activities for French Ingersoll Rand entities for both Statutory and US GAAP purposes:
  1. Monthly journals – e.g. tax accruals adjustments, inventory, VAT, accruals/prepaid expenses
  2. Support monthly reporting process in HFM
  3. Mapping validation between CORP and STAT
  4. Analysis of the P/L + variantion analysis
  • Perform monthly reconciliation of assigned GL accounts in Blackline/GRT – US GAAP review/ local GAAP preparation
  • Fixed assets activities:
  1. Review of CIP
  2. AFE/FA disposal process
  3. Running of the FA Depreciation in STAT book
  4. Reconciliation between CORP and STAT
  • Analysis of intercompany accounts
  • Business expenses process - Concur
  • Tax entries using Onesource/ permanent and deferred tax difference - current and deferred tax calculation/ Reconciliation of the US GAAP to STAT FR result and STAT FR to TAX FR result
  • Support local compliance – BDES/ ETAFI reporting
  • Support statutory activities – financial statements/ annual report/ tax calculation
  • Preparation of budgets/forecasts
  • Ensures compliance with Ingersoll Rand financial policies, control procedures and SOX requirements.
  • Prepare required documentation and cooperate with internal/external auditors
  • Close cooperation with local controllers and other internal departments

WHAT IS IMPORTANT FOR US:

  • Secondary/University education (preferably in Economics)
  • Working experience in accounting - GL
  • Communicative level of French and English is required
  • Practical experience with corporate accounting, policies and reporting is an advantage
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skill
  • Advanced PC literacy (MS Office)
  • Oracle/SAP knowledge is an advantage

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Motivating salary and annual bonuses
  • ACCA courses
  • Meal vouchers
  • Flexipass vouchers 500 CZK or Multisport Card for free
  • 5 weeks of holiday, sick days
  • Celebrate your birthday (day off)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Contribution to language/professional courses 5000 CZK
  • Contribution to pension and life insurance
  • Mobile service employee program
  • Pleasant and modern working environment close to the city center
  • Refreshment at the workplace for free
Apply for the job

Sales Coordinator with Spanish

Place of Work: Veveří 3163/111, Brno Žabovřesky
Employment Type: Full-time work
Desired Education: Secondary education
Language Skills: English, Spanish

WHAT WILL BE YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare quotations, orders, ensuring correct part numbers and pricing
  • Verify accuracy prior to order entry
  • Progress chase outstanding sales orders via purchasing, manufacturing and warehouse
  • Liaise with Manufacturing/Finance/Shipping/Stores regarding orders and enquiries
  • Organize debit/credit notes due to price changes, sales returns, etc.
  • Ensure that administrative procedures meet company and customer standards
  • Liaise with other functions/facilities within the company, customers and suppliers as required

WHAT IS IMPORTANT FOR US:

  • Advanced Spanish and intermediate English
  • Excellent communication skills
  • PC literacy (MS Office)
  • SAP/Salesforce or other CRM system experience is an advantage

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Motivating salary and annual bonuses
  • Meal vouchers
  • Flexipass vouchers 500 CZK or Multisport Card for free
  • 5 weeks of holiday, Sick days
  • Celebrate your birthday (day off)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Contribution to language/professional courses 5000 CZK
  • Contribution to pension and life insurance
  • Mobile service employee program
  • Pleasant and modern working environment close to the city center
  • Refreshment at the workplace for free
Apply for the job

VAT Compliance Specialist

Place of Work: Veveří 3163/111, Brno - Žabovřesky
Employment Type: Full-time work
Desired Education: Secondary education
Language Skills: English

We're looking for a VAT Compliance Specialist for our VAT team located in Brno. You would be reporting to the VAT Supervisor and be responsible for the VAT compliance of our group companies in the EMEA region. You will be joining the well-established VAT team of three VAT Specialists and the team is expected to grow in the near future. We will provide to all newcomers the necessary internal training for our line of work (effective use of SAP/Oracle or other required systems and our VAT processes) to be able to manage the responsibilities listed below.

WHAT WILL BE YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be in charge of preparation and submission of EMEA indirect tax reports (e.g. VAT returns, EU sales reports, Intrastat) for assigned companies
  • Ensure all VAT payments/refunds are paid/received in a timely manner
  • Perform the month-end VAT GL account reconciliation
  • Provide internal VAT advises to colleagues from other departments
  • Work with Sales, Accounts Payable and Receivable teams to support customer and vendor inquiries related to VAT
  • Participation in international projects and help to improve our VAT compliance tax technology and keep it up-to-date
  • Cooperate with the local tax advisors in case of an audit from the Tax Authority
  • Prepare required documentation and cooperate with internal/external auditors

WHAT IS IMPORTANT FOR US: 

  • University/Secondary education (preferably in Economics/Law)
  • Advanced level of English language is required, other foreign language is an advantage
  • Advanced MS Excel (e.g. pivot table) knowledge is required
  • Analytical skills
  • Working experience in tax or accounting department preferably in an international company is an advantage
  • Practical experience with corporate accounting, policies and reporting is an advantage
  • Oracle, SAP or other accounting software knowledge is an advantage
  • Candidate should be: responsible, reliable, able to set priorities and work independently, methodical, team player, stress-resistant and flexible

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • Motivating salary and annual bonuses
  • ACCA courses
  • Meal vouchers
  • Flexipass vouchers 500 CZK or Multisport Card for free
  • 5 weeks of holiday, sick days
  • Celebrate your birthday (day off)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Contribution to language/professional courses 5000 CZK
  • Contribution to pension and life insurance
  • Mobile service employee program
  • Pleasant and modern working environment close to the city center
  • Refreshment at the workplace for free
Apply for the job

Do you have any questions?

Your contact will be
Petra Buřvalová:

Send e-mail

Where can you find us?

We are almost in the centre, with parking and public transport in the immediate vicinity of the building. You can find us at this address:

Veveří 3163/111 (616 00, Brno), right next to Sono Centrum. If you come by tram, get off at the Tábor stop.

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