GL Accountant – New SSC based in Central Warsaw

Warsaw, PL

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R11595
This role will support the accounting activities of the newly created European Centre of Excellence (ECOE) for EMEA based in Poland. Key activities of the ECOE include coordinating the regional close process across the different main regional hubs located in UK, Italy, Spain, France and Germany. Further activities include managing the accounting of specific General ledger accounts across all EMEA legal entities. Whilst most of the operating legal entities are managed out of the regional hubs, the ECOE will be responsible for all USGAAP and Statutory Financials of approximately 15 non-operating legal entities. The role reports into an Accounting Manager and is based in Warsaw.


Perform the daily bookings and ongoing tasks and activities of the local accounting department
Play a key role in the month end close process by preparing journal entries and managing various asset and liability reconciliations
Co-ordinate accounting activities with outsourcing providers
Assist the AP team in daily accounting activities and month-end closing processes
Facilitate intercompany bookings and process improvement initiatives and act as first line of communication regarding these subjects
Support accounting Manager in fluctuation analysis
Support the preparation of statutory financial statements and corporate reports
Prepare reporting and reconciliation of cash aggregation and cash flow forecasting activities
Supporting special projects and implementations aimed at improving operating efficiencies

Bachelor degree in Finance/Economics
US GAAP knowledge, IFRS (as an asset)
At least 3 years’ experience in a Finance & Accounting area in international environments
Financial Shared Service Centre experience
Experience in matrix structured work
Communicative, initiative and empathetic personality
Adaptable and Resourceful
Ability to manage competing tasks effectively
High organizational skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Focused on development and goal oriented
Proficient in Microsoft Excel
Proficient in English, other European languages a plus
Knowledge of Netsuite a plus
Knowledge of Blackline GL reconciliations tool

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