GL Accountant with Romanian

Company information

Amway

Location

Krakow

Overall score:

10

Organization introduction

Amway is one of the leading family-owned consumer goods companies worldwide, selling more than 400 high quality products in the categories beauty, wellness and home care exclusively through independent distributors to the end consumer. The company was founded in 1959 in Ada, United States and operates in more than 100 countries and territories generating a revenue of 11,8 billion USD in 2013.

Amway’s top-selling brands are Nutrilite™ vitamin, mineral and dietary supplements, Artistry™ skincare and color cosmetics, and eSpring™ water treatment systems. With presences in 28 European countries since starting in the UK in 1973, Amway Europe spans in the meantime from Portugal in the West over to Turkey in the East and from Scandinavia in the North down to Greece in the South.

Amway’s European headquarters with 270 employees from 33 different countries are located near Munich, Germany, and a shared Service Centre for finance, IT and marketing communications was established in Krakow, Poland. In total, we employ around 1,200 people across Europe – in our offices and Experience Centers. With so many locations in so many places, diversity defines Amway’s global outlook – in Europe and around the world and is key to maintaining our creativity and innovation. At Amway, our corporate identity is built around being a strong and sustainable business with an unwavering commitment to developing our people, contribution to society, and protecting the environment. Helping people live better lives and generating long-term value are central to the way we do business.


Job information

Business area

FINANCE & ACCOUNTING

Profession

GL (General Ledger) - Finance Analyst

Location

Kraków

Job title

GL Accountant with Romanian


Team / organisation unit description


Tasks and activities

  • Timely performing allocated tasks assigned by management in the area of:
  • Daily bank accounts reconciliation
  • Preparation and processing of journal entries
  • Fixed Assets accounting and Project Accounting
  • Intercompany transactions processing
  • Accruals accounting
  • Performing period-end activities including ledger maintenance and preparation and validation of month-end data for Hyperion reporting
  • Performing reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Responding to queries from affiliates
  • Retaining records (i.e. documenting and archiving journals)
  • Dealing with ad-hoc administrative duties
  • Performing general ledger balances review, follow-up on open items
  • Resolving GL issues
  • Identifying potential process improvements opportunities
  • Proactively supporting process excellence team with implementation of process improvements
  • Ensuring compliance with company policies, relevant accounting requirements, SLA and internal controls
  • Providing audit support specific to accounts payable
  • Active involvement in introducing new team members to their job

Requirements

Language 1:

Romanian

Level

Intermediate


Language 2:

English

Level

Advanced


Qualification:

BSC diploma


Experience in this profession

0-1 years


Additional requirements (certifications, special knowledge, software etc.)

  • University degree educational background in finance and accounting
  • Experience with ERP accounting systems - would be an asset
  • Very good understanding of GL end-to-end finance process - would be an asset
  • Knowledge of international financial accounting standards (e.g. US GAAP, IFRS) - would be an asset
  • Good language skills in English and Romanian (minimum B2)
  • Practical knowledge of MS office applications (Excel, Outlook, Word)
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to details
  • Service oriented and professional working approach
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a team
  • Experience in an international environment will be an asset
  • Process excellence approach
  • Self-reliant, proactive and highly motivated
  • Able to work under pressure and with deadlines

What we offer

  • Numerous company events (family picnics, Christmas parties, Carnival balls, Away Days, International and Product days)
  • International team environment
  • Benefits: Private medical care, Sodexo, Life insurance
  • Fresh fruits every Monday
  • Employee training (induction training, “Amway University” portfolio, language training, professional certification)
  • Product discount
  • Relocation package for candidates outside Poland

Additional information

Normal

Yes

Junior team member

Full-time

No

None

Permanent employee for indefinite time


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