Accountant

Established in 2012 in Szczecin, METRO Global Solution Center is conducting finance and accounting processes for METRO, a leading international wholesale company based in Germany with food and non-food assortments. By claiming a new global strategy, we have adjusted our approach to focus on innovation, high-quality solutions, and a future-ready mindset.

 

As an employer, we aim to create an inclusive, international, and innovative environment where people are empowered to move the business forward. We encourage you to take advantage of our exciting development and upskilling opportunities, team-playing open culture, international mindset, informal atmosphere. Among many job perks, we offer personal training in accounting, SAP, soft skills and languages, private medical care, group insurance, cash benefits, Christmas allowance, co-financed sports card and relocation package for candidates outside Szczecin.

What will you do?

As part of the Accounts Receivables department, your tasks among others:

  • issuing and posting of invoices, settlements of bank statements, clearing of customer accounts
  • reconciliation and reporting of sales in Real and Makro Cash & Carry stores
  • settlements related to store sales (payment means such as cash, credit cards, vouchers, etc.)
  • preparation and confirmation of balances and reconciliation of general ledger accounts related to accounts receivable and payable processes
  • bank account reconciliation
  • regular processing of clients' requests

As part of the General Accounting department, your tasks among others:

  • booking transactions regarding inventories, fixed assets, taxes
  • calculation and booking of deferred income and prepaid expenses
  • calculation and posting of cost accruals
  • calculation and accounting of write-downs
  • monitoring and analyzing general ledger accounts including explanation of discrepancies/deviations
  • reporting financial statements in accordance with IFRS
  • Forecast reporting
  • Intercompany reconciliation
  • preparing reports for internal needs and for external institutions (eg audit)
  • preparing tax returns
  • analysis and implementation of changes in IFRS

In addition, you will have the opportunity to:

  • active participation in projects related to the improvement of accounting processes
  • development and implementation of accounting processes and procedures
  • day to day work with clients in delivering top quality services (also in other languages if you know them)
  • participation in month-end closing activities
  • work and improve your SAP and Excel skills on a daily basis

We provide:

  • stable employment in an international corporation, which is constantly growing
  • chance to expand knowledge and experience in various areas of accounting
  • an extensive package of professional training (in accounting, software - SAP, soft skills and language learning)
  • private medical care and group insurance, also for family members
  • cash benefits as part of the Social Benefits Fund, i.e. Christmas allowance
  • co-financed sports card
  • a monthly salary supplement for knowing an additional language
  • team and company integrations after hours
  • a relocation package for people ready to move to Szczecin.

Your starting profile:

  • High school or college education,
  • At least one year of experience in one of the accounting area or e.g. in an accounting office,
  • Good knowledge of English (min B1/B2),
  • Analytical thinking, innate curiosity and pursuit of knowledge,
  • Ability to work under time pressure,
  • Open-mindedness and team-oriented.