Senior Specialist GBS Taxes (M/F)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

adidas Shared Services in Porto delivers high quality services for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Retail Accounting, eCommerce Accounting and other Finance processes as well as HR Services for adidas companies located in Europe and Americas.


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


Key Responsibilities:

  • Perform daily activities such as creation and invoice processing between adidas subsidiaries in Europe and Americas
  • Check Intercompany differences between Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable and check related payments
  • Clarify differences on the postings
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliation
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Identify the improvement opportunities and support their implementation
  • Support the team on ongoing projects for the implementation of technology solutions
  • Support requests from partner Finance departments and other teams within GBS center
  • Establish and maintain strong financial controls over the work performed


Key Relationships:

  • Local Finance Team
  • GBS center teams
  • Process Owners


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Solid Accounting Knowledge
  • Experience in SAP is an advantage
  • Experience is 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 1 to 3 weeks


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • A bachelor’s or master’s degree with emphasis on the areas of business, economics, finance, or legal, or comparable professional education 

  • Minimum 4 years of experience on Tax Area 

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Job Title:  Senior Specialist GBS Taxes (M/F)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Porto
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  13
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  442530
Date:  Jun 20, 2022