General Ledger Accountant

Date: Oct 16, 2021

Location: Łódź, PL, 90-127

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers. 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

 

Job scope

 

We are looking for a General Ledger Accountant who will be responsible for accounting activities in the Record to Report Closing and Reporting Team, based in EMEA SSC Whirlpool - a business unit of Whirlpool. 

Corporation group, located in the heart of Łódź, nearby Łódź – Fabryczna (during pandemic we work remotely).

The candidate for that position should be a finance professional with a good understanding of accounting processes in the RtR area and their source transactions.

 

Your tasks in this role

  • Day-to-day and month-end General Ledger operations: launching RtR month-end transactions in SAP, accrual and prepaid calculation, preparing journal entries, monitoring month-end closing activities, various reports preparation and analysis, reporting of the financial results for consolidation purpose
  • Ensure RTR process meets all operational needs  and ensure compliance with USGAAP accounting principles and all relevant RTR internal controls
  • Prepare and review accounts subject to the Balance Sheet review process, identify unusual items, and select the correct procedure for action
  • Be the first line of contact and support to any General Ledger related queries, supporting internal & external audits
  • Demonstrate ability to effectively manage priorities, ability to work under pressure, manage tight reporting deadlines 
  • Be the point of contact among the teams to ensure smooth month-end closing, identifying and solving common cross-departmental process issues
  • Take the leading role during meetings with internal and external stakeholders
  • Assisting with departmental projects and standardization initiatives, process improvement ideas


Background and Experience

Minimum requirements to succeed

  • Graduate (Bachelor) degree in accounting/ economics/ finance or related field of studies
  • 1-2 years of accounting experience in shared services/BPO  or in industry or related field
  • Good knowledge of  SAP or other ERP system and MS Office skills  (especially Excel)
  • Good command of  English (written and spoken
  • Analytical Skills

Preferred Requirements

  • Knowledge of general ledger processes  and sound understanding of accounting principles          
  • You are a self-driven individual who takes the leading role

 

What we offer

  • Quarterly bonus based on targets achieved
  • Stable employment based on full-time job contract in a dynamic company with an international working environment, located in a comfortable and modern office
  • Up to 100% co-financing for courses (for example ACCA, CIMA, accounting training,post-graduate studies, language courses)
  • Great atmosphere, Team building activities, and social fund benefits
  • Private medical coverage with Medicover
  • Sports Card - this card allows you to enter the places that do the well-being - gyms, swimming pools, etc.
  • Life insurance
  • Discounts on Whirlpool AGD appliances purchases 
  • Access to the latest knowledge and technologies enabling professional development
  • Possibility for further development in people and process management

 

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