Senior Financial Accountant

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Senior Financial Accountant

(Fulltime 38h)
As a Senior Financial Accountant at our international headquarters you are able to independently take care of accounting matters. Your tasks vary from accurate accounting to giving support for the preparation of reports. You do this together with your team of ambitious financials, whereas everyone is responsible for a number of national and / or international entities. Your focus is on our entity Poland.

This is your daily Action

As a Senior Financial Accountant, you are part of the Financial Control Team and you report to the GL Control Team Lead. You are responsible for accurate and up-to-date accounting, and based on this you analyze the financial processes. On a daily basis you are involved in topics like the reconciliation of general ledger accounts and drawing up balance sheet specifications. During the periodic close you set up accruals, you do the first analyses and the final result is determined in close consultation with the country controllers. You prepare PBC lists and check the submission of documents in preparation for the annual audits. You also participate in departmental projects, support within the Financial Control Team and share your knowledge. In addition to payroll reconciliation, VAT reconciliation, assessing delivered balance reconciliations, you also perform internal audit controls.

In your work you have a lot of internal contact with colleagues from the tax department, the financial- & business controllers at the head office and in Poland. This also means visits to Poland country office. You have, and maintain, external contact with auditors and regulatory authorities.

Besides earlier mentioned activities you are involved in projects. Action ia a growing company and this means that we are continuously optimizing by improving our processes and systems.

Meet your team

More than 70 specialists work in various roles in the Finance department. The Financial Shared Service Center takes care of the complete administration of our international organization. Treasury manages all cash flows and our Tax team handles all tax matters. Business Controlling provides financial advice to Store Operations, Commercial Control, Supply Chain and Financial Control. Not only do we provide important management information, but our analysis also ensures important process optimization. Do you want to work within the dynamics of the retail industry, in a young department with plenty of international growth opportunities? Take Action!

Curious about your new team members? Thomas, Ronald, Hans, Aziza and Ibrahim can’t wait to work with you!

This is you

A Senior Financial Accountant at Action is stress resistant, flexible, proactive, has analytical skills and can function well within a team. In addition, you have a great sense of responsibility and you keep an overview during busy and hectic periods.

And furthermore :

  • HBO level and education towards MBA or SPD;
  • You have a minimum of 3-5 years accounting work experience in a finance department;
  • Experience with accounting systems;
  • Good command of the Polish and English language.

What we offer

You will work in a team of professionals within an international environment. Action has almost 2.000 stores in 9 European countries and opens a number of new stores every week. The rapid growth of the organization continues continuously. Not only is Action growing, but there are also career opportunities for you to develop within the company.

  • Annual bonus based on personal and business goals
  • 24 vacation days with the option of purchasing 5 extra days (based on 38 hours per week).
  • Travel allowance
  • Company laptop and smartphone
  • Extensive range of courses and training at our own Action Academy
  • Flexible working hours
  • A job at a dynamic, international organization with plenty of room to grow.

How we contribute to society

As a retailer serving millions of customers in 2,000 stores in 9 countries, we are fully aware of our impact on society and the environment. That is why we invest in solutions and ways to reduce the environmental impact, ensure sustainable manufacturing conditions and look after people in countries where we manufacture articles and run stores. Click here for more information.


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The next steps

  1. Our recruiter will review your application and get back to you as soon as possible.
  2. We invite you for a first job interview.
  3. We would like to get to know you better, which is why we ask you to take an online assessment.
  4. We will invite you for a second interview and we will discuss your assessment
  5. Are will still a great match? Then we will become new colleagues!

At Action, integrity is of great importance to us. A pre-employment screening is therefore part of the application process for this vacancy. Contact your recruiter for more information.

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