Senior Accountant

Job Description / Skills Required

Groupon is looking for a talented, highly motivated individual to join its accounting team as a Senior Accountant in Warsaw. This role will have dual responsibilities in general ledger accounting and accounts payable processing.

The primary responsibilities of this role include monthly calculation, booking and reconciliation of general ledger accounting and accounts payable processing. This role also requires management of intercompany settlement bookings. The role includes opportunities to automate existing processes and proactively improve efficiencies.

Key responsibilities include

Monitor intercompany positions to ensure proper balancing among entities
Prepare reporting and reconciliation cash aggregation activities
Play a key role in the month end close process by preparing journal entries and managing various asset and liability reconciliations
Assist German Accounting Team Leader in daily accounting activities and month end closing procedures
Assist the AP team in daily accounting activities and month-end closing processes (journal uploads, accounts reconciliation preparation, etc.)
Review invoices for basic details required in order to make payments
Assist Management with Sarbanes Oxley procedures by monitoring compliance with internal Control
Account data entry and preparation for GL accountant review and approval
Key Competencies

Proficient in Microsoft products, especially Microsoft Excel
Experience with accounting software, preferably NetSuite
Strong organizational, analytical, communicational skills
Preferred knowledge of local accounting principles – HGB
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to develop trusting and sustained relationships across geographic distance and diverse culture
Experience with audit, internal or external for the purposes of designing and executing reconciliations and identifying audit risks for the purpose of evaluating control procedures
Education and Experience

Minimum 3 years’ experience in accounting department
Bachelor-/Master degree in economics preferred
Experience with audit, internal or external for the purposes of designing and executing reconciliations and identifying audit risks for the purpose of evaluating control procedures
Experience working in a centralized function with multiple legal entities
Fluent in English (orally/written accounting and tax language)
Ability to learn and willingness to work to understand new concepts

Groupon provides a global marketplace where people can buy just about anything, anywhere, anytime. We’re enabling real-time commerce across an expanding range of categories including local businesses, travel destinations, consumer products, and live or lively events. At the same time, we are providing advertising options and tools that merchants can use to grow and manage their businesses. Culturally, we believe that great people make great companies and that starting with the customer and working backward moves us forward. Community matters to us on an internal, local and global scale—it’s fundamental to our company’s growth and to the well-being of the world at large. We also value self-awareness, candor, lunch and WiFi. If we match with you, please apply to join us.