Senior GL Accountant for Poland & CEE

Wroclaw, Poland
11 Jun 2021
30 Jun 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Accelerated Enrolment Solutions (AES) is a business unit of PPD that helps biopharmaceutical companies overcome patient recruitment and research site challenges by optimizing each step in the patient journey to deliver greater speed, certainty, and control to clinical trial delivery.

We are currently looking to attract a Senior GL Accountant to join our global Accelerated Enrollment Solutions (AES) General Ledger Team. In this position you will be responsible for accounting activities for Poland and will be supervising accounting for other CEE countries.

Key roles and responsibilities of the Senior GL Accountant are:
  • Coordination and review of full general ledger accounting in line with accounting standards and statutory requirements under Polish GAAP
  • Preparation of annual financial statement and tax return according to the Polish accounting, tax and legal requirements; submission of financial statement and annual tax return to the authorities
  • Liaising with external auditors during annual statutory audit ensuring timely and accurately responses to audit queries,
  • Financial reporting and analysis for management purposes,
  • Cash flow forecasting for Polish entity
  • Preparation and submission of monthly VAT and CIT declarations,
  • Maintaining of Fixed Assets register, calculation of depreciation, sale and disposal, preparation of relevant documents
  • Coordinating bank payments, arranging bank guarantees and credit cards for employees, maintaining relationship with the bank
  • Providing responses to authorities during tax audit and replying to ad hoc queries
  • Liaising with tax advisors, coordinating the supply of information and responses to queries
  • Supervising preparation of statistical reports, National Bank reports and other surveys
  • Preparation of accounts in the account reconciliation tool
  • Active participation in implementation of an accounting systems
  • Cooperation with country Head of Finance and Finance Directors
  • Managing the team of accountants for CEE region
  • Advising the team in operational activities, supervising their complex assignments
  • Supporting team members in their professional development in the organization


To be considered for this exciting opportunity you will require the following skills and experience:

  • First level university degree with a focus on business/economics, advanced degree in accounting or accounting certification (Polish Accounting Certificate, ACCA, CIMA, CPA)
  • At least 5-6 years of accounting experience
  • Previous people management and leadership experience will be considered an advantage
  • Very good knowledge of accounting/financial principles
  • Advanced business application skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors
  • Good business acumen with ability to understand complex organizational structures and environments
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
  • Ability to work with ambiguity and complexity
  • Fluent Polish and good written and oral communication skills in English

PPD is an affirmative actionemployer that values diversity as a strength and fosters an environment ofmutual respect. PPD provides equal employment opportunities withoutregard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity,sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or other status within any otherprotected group.