RTR General Ledger Accountant

Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Łódź, PL, 90-127

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2020. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. 
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 RTR General Ledger Accountant  who will  be responsible for General Ledger accounting activities in the Record to Report Closing and Reporting Team, who is a finance professional with a good understanding of accounting processes in the Organization and their source transactions.


 The main responsibilities consist of completion of month-end closure and reporting, initiating routine journals, preparing balance sheet reconciliations, assisting during internal or external audit process.


The role is located in the heart of Łódź, nearby Łódź – Fabryczna, (during pandemic we work remotely).


Your tasks in this role


  •      Day-to-day General Ledger operations: launching month end transactions in SAP, preparing journal entries, accrual calculation and monitoring month-end closing process, balance sheet reconciliations, 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
  •      Assist with departmental projects and standardization initiatives
  •      Prepare and review accounts subject to Balance Sheet review process , identify unusual items and select the correct procedure for action
  •      Be the first line of contact and support to any RTR related queries
  •      Demonstrate ability to effectively manage priorities 
  •      Prepare audit deliverables and ensure the liaison with auditors
  •      Be the point of contact among the teams to ensure smooth month-end closing
  •      Take the leading role during meetings with internal and external stakeholders


Background and Experience


Minimum requirements to succeed

  •      Graduate (Bachelor) degree in accounting/ economics/ finance or related field of studies
  •      1-3 year of accounting experience in shared services/BPO, industry or related field
  •      Good knowledge of  SAP or other ERP system and MS Office skills  (especially Excel)
  •      Very good command of  English (written and spoken)


Preferred Requirements

  •      Knowledge of general ledger processes  and sound understanding of accounting principles          
  •      You are self-driven individual who takes the leading role
  •      High level of customer service and very good communication skills


What we offer


  •   15% annual bonus divided quarterly
  •   stable employment based on full-time job contract
  •   private medical coverage
  •   sports Card - Multisport or OK System - this card allows you to enter the places that do the wellbeing - gyms,etc.
  •   life insurance
  •   language course of English or Italian
  •   discounts on Whirlpool appliances
  •   international working environment in a dynamic company

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