Specialist GBS Accounts Payable - German Speaker (M/F/D) - Temp.

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

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.

For an initial mid-term period of time, the function combines S2P and R2R responsibilities.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handling and posting of incoming invoices and related vendor master data creation and maintenance
  • Preparation and review of payment proposals for adidas subsidiaries
  • Clarifying and reconcile differences on the postings
  • 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
  • Prepare Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Coordinate with other departments to obtain information about transactions and research unreconciled items
  • Preparation of External and Internal Audit requests
  • Create and analyse various reports under area of responsibility including regular reporting
  • Maintain files and documentation thoroughly and accurately, in accordance with company policy and accepted accounting practices
  • Identify the improvement opportunities and support their implementation
  • Assist ongoing projects for the implementation of technology solutions
  • Assint requests from partner Finance departments

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 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 and German 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

 

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2 to 4 years of relevant work experience in the accounting / business area
  • Masters 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:  Specialist GBS Accounts Payable - German Speaker (M/F/D) - Temp.

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Porto
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  13
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Temp
Number:  454148
Date:  Jun 18, 2022