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EMEA Accountant (Revenues)

Req # JR - 052513 Location Warsaw, Mazovia, Poland Job Category Finance Date posted 11/23/2021

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There hasn’t been a more exciting time to join Baxter. We are in the midst of a transformation that’s building a world-class finance organization. Baxter Business Services is a group dedicated to providing centralized service to many of Baxter’s core business processes. Now we need you. From day one, you will have the opportunity to develop your career through a variety of jobs and experiences. When you join us, you can also expect access to training and mentoring in a supportive environment. From day one, you'll have opportunities to collaborate with people all over the world. This is where you are empowered to do your best work.

Summary

  • The EMEA Revenues Accountant is responsible for preparing and recording all revenue related adjustment transactions as well as supporting documentation for these processes and performing account reconciliations. In addition, the Revenues Accountant works with Business Units to facilitate timely recording and reporting of all revenue transactions.

  • The role requires understanding of complex accounting matters, quick problem-solving skills and strong collaboration with other finance and non-finance teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collect and/or prepare and review appropriate supporting documents for all revenue recognition activity from the business units.

  • Prepare manual journals for various transactions impacting revenue, including adjustments, reversals, rebates, sales returns, complex deals involving finance and operating leases, with adequate supporting documentation.

  • Provide audit support specific to revenues accounting.

  • Support regional and global reporting requirements on revenues for all areas under Regional Controllership responsibility (e.g., monthly B/S and P&L Flux reviews).

  • Support monthly/quarterly/annual close processes and work closely with Regional Controllership teams.

  • Ensure adherence of processes to company's policies and procedures, internal and external audit requirements and local rules and regulations; support strengthening of financial processes and controls.

  • Support local, regional, and global projects, as required.

  • Maintain focus on continuous process improvement.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 3 years of accounting experience.

  • Proven experience in a multinational environment and/or audit.

  • Strong analytical skills.

  • Excellent communication skills, diplomatic, flexible and “can do” mind-set.

  • Fluent in both written and spoken English.

  • Strong reporting tools including MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • Nice to have: good knowledge of US GAAP.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or part qualified ACCA/CIMA.

  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally as required.

  • Experience in JDE, Blackline and W-Desk is an advantage.

  • Additional hours at critical times (e.g., month-end) may be required. Also, and on an exceptional basis, the role may require work on public holidays.

We offer

  • Permanent contract (after 3 months probation period + 1 year extension period),

  • Competitive salary in a diverse and multinational environment,

  • Possibilities for development on personal and professional level,

  • Package of benefits including Private medical care (Lux Med), Life Insurance, Multisport card or PPE program with very attractive conditions available for each employee after 6 months.

  • Great office location - Powiśle!

Reasonable Accommodations

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