Accounting Manager

Warsaw, PL

Job Description / Skills Required

Requisition ID: R11597
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 co-ordinating 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. Managing a team of 3, the role reports into the Senior Accounting Manager of the EASSC. The role is based in Warsaw.

Responsibilities;

Supervising the daily bookings and ongoing tasks and activities of the local accounting department
Maintain proper accounting for US GAAP and local stat including monthly reconciliations for US GAAP and local accounting
Monitor and analyze monthly / quarterly operating results
Handling tax related tasks and issues (VAT, CIT, WHT)
Preparation of statutory financial statements and corporate reports
Preparing reporting and reconciliation of EMEA cash aggregation activities
Liaising with external and internal auditors in order to manage audit activities, SOX Compliance
Reviewing and supervising the reconciliations of the accounts between the local and the corporate accounting systems
Supporting special projects and implementations aimed at improving operating efficiencies
Managing the team of 3 accountants and facilitate career development and growth for the team
Qualifications;

Higher degree in Finance
CIMA, ACCA, or equivalent
US GAAP knowledge, IFRS (as an asset)
At least 8 years’ experience in team management 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 with a team and motivate employees to take action
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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