Senior GL Accountant with French and English

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  • Lodz, , Poland
  • Feb 13, 2024
Full time Accounting

Job Description

Job Description/Purpose

The role will perform General Ledger processes in a timely and accurate manner, in accordance with defined operating procedures and maintaining an overview of overall GL team activities.

We offer

  • Challenging work environment
  • Highly motivated team and international corporate culture
  • Full-time job
  • Competitive salary
  • Benefit package: private medical care, sportscards, lunch vouchers, site events, discounts in a variety of facilities around the city of Lodz and more
  • Location in city center next to Zrodliska Park and Ksiezy Mlyn

Key accountabilities

  • The Senior Accountant will contribute to the achievement of GL performance and quality standards as defined in relevant service level agreements and is a main point of contact in relation to defined SSC GL processes
  • Calculation and posting of complex manual business transactions in accordance with local work instructions
  • Reconciliation of defined technical GL accounts
  • Oversee the correct preparation and calculation of internal recharging to other Group companies
  • Completion of domestic VAT and other indirect tax returns as required in line with regulatory and internal tax guidelines
  • Conduct ad-hoc reporting and has overall responsibility for audit files for SSC activities
  • Perform other duties as agreed with General Ledger Team Lead or as requested by and agreed with key stakeholders.
  • Achieve performance objectives agreed with General Ledger Team Lead
  • Resolve customer queries/complaints relating to GL processes as specified by relevant SLAs & escalating queries/complaints
  • Provide guidance and support to the GL accountant in the delivery of their responsibilities
  • For operational topics the senior accountant is a contact person for key internal and external stakeholders.
  • Proactive co-operation with other work streams within the SSC in overseeing the end-to-end process chain for all relevant GL processes.
  • Propose, evaluate and implement  process improvements in collaboration with GL Team Lead

Required education and experience
Qualified Accountant (ACCA or equivalent)

Behavioral Competencies

  • Typically  2-5 years’ experience in General Ledger processes
  • Experience of working within General Ledger process, or other core financial processes, within a complex, large volume environment
  • Good customer service skills
  • Experience of knowledge transfer activity is an advantage
  • SSC experience is an advantage
  • Good working knowledge of SAP financials and Ms Excel
  • Effectively communicate in business English (oral and written skills)
  • Fluent communication skills in French

Professional Competencies

  • Experience of working in a shared services centre, within complex, large volume environment is an advantage
  • Good understanding of GL processes and process improvement
  • Working knowledge of Windows Office (Excel)
  • Working knowledge of SAP FI, SD, MM


English, French