Senior GL Accountant

Location: 

Warsaw, PL, 02-672

Description Overview

Perrigo are bringing an exciting new proposition to the Warsaw market and we would love to hear from Finance professionals with Shared Service Centre experience. Help us lay the foundations of our new Business Services Centre based in Mokotów. We need a diverse group of action-oriented colleagues who have the desire to go beyond the transactional elements of their role and be part of building something truly special!

 

Start Dates available August 2024.

 

  • Join a collaborative, international environment with many cross-functional interactions and opportunities. Receive a sign-on bonus as a thank you for joining our thriving global community. Build your career in a Global organisation with opportunities for career growth and supported learning. 
  • Thrive from a trust-based leadership approach that encourages innovation and transparent communication. 
  • Access extensive training and development platforms, including our internal GROWyou program, to support continuous learning, skill development, and professional advancement.
  • See your talents recognised and rewarded through extended responsibilities and varied career move opportunities

 

We currently offer a hybrid working pattern with 3 days in the office and 2 days working remotely.

***If you have knowledge of German language, that would be considered extremely beneficial.

 

Scope of the Role

You will be responsible for the execution of General Ledger accounting activities assigned to Perrigo Services International Poland. Applying the guidelines of the accounting manual, ensuring correct cost center and profit center accounting and correct use of GL accounts, booking of journals, account reconciliations, intercompany account reconciliation, financial close reporting in CFIN, month-end close process completion, US GAAP postings, statutory filings (unless outsourced).

  • Execute General Ledger accounting activities for a specific cluster and potentially designated countries or legal entities within Perrigo Services International  Poland
  • Adhere to the guidelines outlined in the accounting manual, ensuring accurate cost center and profit center accounting, and the correct utilization of GL accounts
  • Perform tasks such as journal entry booking, account reconciliations, intercompany account reconciliation, and contribute to financial close reporting in CFIN
  • Contribute to the completion of the month-end close process, including posting entries in accordance with US GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles)
  • Assist in preparing statutory filings, unless these tasks have been outsourced, to ensure compliance with relevant financial regulations

Experience Required

  • Bachelor Degree in Finance, Controlling or Accounting
  • Experience within a Business Shared Service Centre
  •  Knowledge of Finance in general and General Ledger in particular
  •  Hands-on experience of Shared Services transition a plus
  •  SAP Finance experience
  •  Fluent in English, Polish required as a minimum. Knowledge of German is required for a few of our roles.
  •  Practical knowledge of internal controls (SOX) a plus
  •  Availability to travel during the Transition phase - and then occasionally as required

 

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