Specialist Accounting SEE

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

One of the pillars of rock-solid accounting and financial reporting in South East Europe. Member of SEE Accounting team of Record to Report (R2R) and Source to Pay (S2P). The job includes various accounting and reporting activities, in accordance with SEE and IFRS accounting principles and standards, ensuring compliance with all relevant SEE & Group regulations, fiscal rules and reporting requirements


Key Responsibilities:  

  •  Understanding of all processes in the company and how they are recorded through SAP and in financial statements
  • Posting complex business transactions, fixed assets maintenance, maintain GL accounts in line with group regulations. Maintain Fixed Assets subledger and vendor master data
  • Posting and processing of invoices, journal entries, expenses (Concur system), credit notes
  • Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment. Process and monitor regular or manual payments to third parties.
  • Postings in SAP of the invoices received from vendors either with PO or without PO, ensuring the proper use of the G/L / HQ account, VAT coding
  • Preparation and delivery of month end/year end reporting activities: preparation and submission of accruals, provisions, depreciation and other period end postings
  • Reconciliation of General Ledger balances with: fixed asset ledger, material ledger, invoice books, credit notes, expense reports, promo goods, bank statements, payments
  • Process Bank Statements, clearing vendor invoices and payroll elements against bank accounts and reconciling payments processed with bank statements. Review all invoices for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment
  • Propose and adjust ways of working where necessary, to ensure all transactions are in line with legal and group principles/requirements
  • Monitor accounting operations & report on irregularities
  • Provide assistance to SEE Sr Finance Managers with statutory audit, Revenue audit.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Advanced SAP Knowledge
  • Advanced experience with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook.
  • Deadline driven and results oriented with excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, detail orientation and a high degree of accuracy.
  • Good time management and priority setting skills required.
  • Adaptable and flexible in a changing environment. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), knowledge of Statutory accounting principles of some of SEE countries will be considered a plus.
  • Mobility and relocation flexibility is an advantage


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:  

  • BS degree in Accounting, Finance or relevant.
  • Functional: > 2 - 5 years accounting experience preferably in a multinational environment with SAP background.
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken).
  • IFRS knowledge will be considered a plus.
  • Experience with general ledger functions and the month-end/year-end close process.


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Job Title:  Specialist Accounting SEE

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Zagreb
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  01
Country/Region:  HR
Contract Type:  Temp
Number:  245508