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General Accountant

ŁÓDŹ, Lodzkie, PL, 90-127

Position: General Accountant    

Based: Łódź, Poland

Contract: 12 months

         

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Conducting a range of activities in line with corporate policies, standard procedures and established operational and financial control frameworks
     
  • Implementing and adhering to US GAAP and local statutory GAAP processes, accounting policies and procedures
     
  • Ensuring timely compliance with internal control policies and SoX environment, including timely completion of internal and external audit requests
     
  • Preparing standard financial reports (e.g. balance sheets, income statements, monthly closing reports) according to US GAAP, Local Statutory GAAP or other regulatory requirements
     
  • Compiling and analysing business information to prepare journal entries and document business transactions
     
  • Identifying, researching and escalating accounting matters and/or process breakdowns that could result in financial misstatement and control exceptions or deficiencies
     
  • Implementing financial statements, analytical review processes and reporting, including completion of required balance sheet account reconciliations and external reporting disclosure schedules
     
  • Working with others to complete regulatory filings, internal audits, external audits, operational audits and other required activities
     
  • Supporting the delivery of continuous improvement activities, including identification and escalation of identified issues
     
  • Supporting the production and the standard library of management reports, with initial variance analysis and commentary within the agreed timeline

 

CANDIDATE PROFILE:

 

  • Around 2 years of accounting experience; strongly preferred with knowledge of Fixed Assets, General ledger Accounting, Financial Reporting, which includes multinational group accounting focused on US GAAP.
  • Exposure working in a matrix-based organisational hierarchy.
  • Exposure working in multi-national Consumer Goods business environment and experience working in a global financial shared services centre supporting multiple countries
  • Exposure with ERP (SAP preferred) and regional/global US GAAP based group reporting systems
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Fluent English language skills
  • Good communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload
  • Ability to adapt to changing work responsibilities across various accounting activities
  • Ability to work well within a team and is proactive in managing and improving own work
  • Self-starter mentality and proactive in initiating action steps

WHY WORK AT MCCORMICK?

United by flavor. Driven by results.

As a McCormick employee you’ll be empowered to focus on more than your individual responsibilities. You’ll have the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself—to have a say in where the company is going and how it’s growing.

Between our passion for flavor, our 130-year history of leadership and integrity, the competitive and comprehensive benefits we offer, and our culture, which is built on respect and opportunities for growth, there are many reasons to join us at McCormick.