Specialist GBS Accounts Payable - Hungarian or Slovak Speaker (M/F/D)

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, 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 Hire to Retire 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 & 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
  • Support ongoing projects for the implementation of technology solutions
  • Support 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 Hungarian or Slovak 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 - Hungarian or Slovak Speaker (M/F/D)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Porto
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  13
Country/Region:  PT
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  385468
Date:  Nov 25, 2021