Accountant II

Company Name: CenturyLink

Location: POZNAN, PL

Job Duration: 2021-09-14 to 2021-10-14

Overview

About Lumen
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The Role

Summary

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to develop their career with the experience of working in a blue-chip US multi-national technology company, based in our Poznan offices.

You will be part of an expanding team – currently of six, but we have plans to grow. The core hours of work are Monday to Friday 9am-6pm, working 40 hours per week, with the option to finish at lunchtime on Fridays, known as “Flex4Fridays”.

The main purpose of this job is to provide timely and accurate monthly accounting and reporting information under US GAAP and statutory reporting under local GAAP (IFRS) for a number of EMEA countries.

Summary

This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to develop their career with the experience of working in a blue-chip US multi-national technology company, based in our Poznan offices.

You will be part of an expanding team – currently of six, but we have plans to grow. The core hours of work are Monday to Friday 9am-6pm, working 40 hours per week, with the option to finish at lunchtime on Fridays, known as “Flex4Fridays”.

The main purpose of this job is to provide timely and accurate monthly accounting and reporting information under US GAAP and statutory reporting under local GAAP (IFRS) for a number of EMEA countries.

The Main Responsibilities

 

  • Preparation of monthly variance commentary for accounting movements (p/l and b/s)
  • Preparing monthly balance sheet reconciliations, as per the Group timetable using OneStream
  • Close liaison with EMEA FP&A to assist with commentary against forecast for key accounting areas
  • Providing support to the annual US GAAP audit and quarterly review processes
  • Close working with the EMEA Tax team on annual tax computations, CIS returns, VAT return preparation / ad hoc issues and preparing quarterly forecasting for various countries
  • Working with Internal Audit on queries; with Procurement, Billing / Collections and AP to ensure consistency of accounting and clean balance sheet monthly positions
  • Identifying efficiencies and automation opportunities. Working closely with team members, broader Finance teams and partners to deliver these improvements / the change management aspect of these initiatives
  • Coaching junior team members

What We Look For in a Candidate

Minimum Requirements:-

  • Several years of experience within similar sized entities or from an accounting firm
  • Strong knowledge of core accounting principles
  • IFRS and other European GAAPs reporting experience
  • Microsoft Office – intermediate or advanced Excel
  • Commercially astute, with good planning / organising skills. High attention to detail with a motivation to succeed in a fast-paced environment. Strong communication skills and a desire to grow in a real team environment that has a flat structure

Preferred Requirements:-

  • A Professional Accounting Qualification or studying for
  • Experience of SAP or of other large ERP systems such as Oracle R12 or Essbase
  • US GAAP experience would be an advantage

 

Requisition #: 245691 

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When applying for an internal role, you must:
● Have been in your current role, and employed by CenturyLink, for a minimum of twelve months.
● Confirm to your Line Manager which role you have applied for.
● Not have any current disciplinary action recorded against you.
● Not be on a current performance improvement plan (PIP).