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General Ledger Accountant (M/F)

adidas GBS in Porto is an international hub with over 26 different Nationalities all working together to drive the transformation to ONE adidas. It is the company's operational backbone, through delivering standard global services, focusing on enhancing customer user experience, and providing consistent skills and quality.

It delivers high quality services in the areas of Order to Cash (O2C), Source To Pay (S2P), Record to Report (R2R), Controlling & Reporting and HR Services for adidas companies and subsidiaries located in Europe, North America and Latin America.

English is our official language, and we are always looking for new talent for the new teams and areas we continue to open.

 

 

PURPOSE:

Ensuring correct and daily execution of key responsibilities in the adidas Global Business Services according to the requirements of the company Accounting Manual for specific area of responsibility.

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Preparation of month-end journal entries: accruals, depreciation, provisions, prepayments by ensuring entries are recorded in accordance with company policies and all deadlines are accomplished;
  • Maintain GL accounts and prepare Balance Sheet Reconciliations;
  • Conduct Intercompany confirmations and monthly reconciliations of Intercompany accounts;
  • Prepare monthly, quarter and annual reports;
  • Review accuracy of Fixed Assets register; analyse Construction in Progress accounts and prepare Month-end Fixed Assets reconciliation;
  • Ensure Bank Statements Reconciliations;
  • Maintain close contact with Local Teams, Group Accounting and FP&A teams to analyse monthly business results in detail;
  • Coordinate with other departments to obtain information about transactions and research unreconciled items;
  • Preparation of External and Internal Audit requests;
  • Assistance in the preparation of the Financial statements in accordance with IFRS and Local GAAP standards;
  • Lead and participate in cross-functions ad hoc projects and tasks assigned.

 

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Solid Accounting knowledge;
  • Experience with SAP is an advantage;
  • Experience in a Shared Service environment is an advantage;
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English in a business setting;
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and high degree of customer orientation;
  • Problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Self-motivated and self-directed individual;
  • Availability to travel for periods of 3 to 4 weeks.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2 to 6 years relevant work experience in the accounting / business area;
  • Degree in Accounting, Business Management, Economics or related areas.

 

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  General Ledger Accountant (M/F)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Porto
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  13
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  213388
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