Senior Specialist Accounting & Tax Poland

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:


Key responsibility is to support the preparation and delivery of the local tax reporting and similar to the respective authorities and to be ready for the year-end audit. In parallel this role is to support the processes concerning adopting global rules to local accounting and tax requirements and to play an active communication role between the Accounting & Tax Department and Global Business Services, Group Accounting, the various Finance Teams and other local and Group Business Departments.


Key Responsibilities:  


  • Understanding of all processes in the company and how they are recorded through SAP and reflected in reporting of local legal entity,
  • Coordination and verification of all bookings done in the company’s financial information program (ERP), according to the legal provisions and to the requirements of Group Accounting,
  • Actively ensure sustainability of the local GAAP books and General Ledger structure,
  • Ensure smooth and timely day-to-day accounting,
  • Monitor accounting operations and report on irregularities immediately,
  • Support delivery of local reports and delivery of exceptional financial analysis and reports for internal purposes on requests,
  • Verifies and performs the tax income calculation, and takes part in VAT settlement, as per local legislation.
  • Drafting some of the tax statements and their submission in due time to the competent bodies in accordance with the legal provisions,
  • Perform local tax reporting to the authorities in case of Tax Authorities requests,
  • Taking part in performing other statutory reporting to: the statistical office and other authorities,
  • Ensure that all taxes and charges are paid in full and on time; perform periodic reconciliations of the accounting balance of these accounts with tax authorities,
  • Support country Accounting & Tax Manager in external statutory and tax audits by coordinating with the local team on the information and documents requested by the audit teams,
  • Support country Accounting & Tax Manager in monthly/quarterly/yearly Group Reporting specifics,
  • Verify Fixed Assets records and reporting, support FA stocktaking,
  • Monitor accounting and tax operations & report on irregularities, to country Accounting & Tax Manager,
  • Participation in projects for the implementation, testing, and modifying ERP in the accounting - tax fields,


Key Relationships:



  • Country Accounting & Tax Manager
  • Global Business Services
  • Group Accounting
  • Group Taxes
  • Local Business Departments





Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Strong accounting knowledge of local GAAP and Polish tax legislation (IFRS knowledge as advantage).
  • Strong process understanding of accounting and finance relevant processes
  • Advanced SAP Knowledge
  • Advanced experience with MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team and take on new tasks.
  • Deadline driven and results oriented with excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Mobility and relocation flexibility will be considered as advantage
  • Adaptable and flexible in a changing environment. 


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:  


  • University Degree in Accounting/Finance
  • Minimum 5 years of Accounting experience preferably in a multinational environment
  • Advanced English (written and spoken).

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Job Title:  Senior Specialist Accounting & Tax Poland

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Warsaw
TEAM:  Accounting & Finance
State:  MZ
Country/Region:  PL
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  512842
Date:  Jun 20, 2024