Financial Accountant Polish Speaking

Halliday Marx
London, South East England
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
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