Financial Accountant Polish Speaking

Recruiter
Halliday Marx
Location
London, South East England
Salary
45000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, a global marketing company requires a Financial Accountant to join their team on a permanent basis. This role will be responsible for oversight of accounting activities, financial reporting, statutory reporting and internal controls. You will be working for a globally recognised company which is a house held name. The culture will suit creative individuals willing to work within a dynamic environment.

Responsibilities of the role -

* Ensure all significant transactions are reviewed for appropriate accounting treatment

* Ensure consistency in accounting and adherence to US GAAP

* Oversee monthly close activities, instruct on any judgemental or non-recurring entries to be made and approve certain journals

* Review and approve accounting adjustments such as credit memos, write-offs, disposals

* Review monthly P&L with the FP&A team to ensure completeness and accuracy

* Review balance sheet variance analyses

* Prepare account reconciliations for accounts that are managed locally, including investigating and resolving reconciling items remaining from SAP conversion

* Perform monthly review of open purchase orders

* Review and reconcile monthly payroll

* Assist the business and outside parties with issue resolution regarding accounts payable and invoicing and collection efforts regarding accounts receivable where necessary

* Manage the statutory audit and financial statements for Poland including engaging with external auditors, preparing statutory adjustments and drafting annual reports

* Manage relationship with external auditors and ensure requirements are met for US GAAP and local GAAP

* Oversee intercompany cross charge process including review of quarterly calculations

* Support tax processing (including VAT and WHT) and review filings

* Oversee and own execution of local controls and support compliance needs

* Ad hoc projects

Candidate Requirements -

* Experienced Poland controller with Polish GAAP experience

* Fully qualified or part qualified (CIMA, ACCA, ACA)

* Swedish speaker would be advantageous and the ability to travel

* US GAAP and multi-currency environment experience would be an advantage

* SAP experience

* Multisite/company experience

* Working Corporation Tax and VAT knowledge