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Warsaw, MZ, PL

Req ID:  2767
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Edgewell is a global team of over 6,000 visionaries, doers and makers. Our secret is people, and we have an inspiring and collaborative global force of them. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries by making useful things joyful. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, strive for more sustainable ways to beautify and bond, and do it all with not only confidence but determination.


Senior Accountant
Warsaw, Poland
Attractive salary & benefits

Let's Talk About You
You’re ambitious, but you want a career with purpose—we love that. You’re up for a challenge and ready to write the next chapter of your career story with a great group of encouraging colleagues. You want to make your mark and let your personality shine. Well, if you’re interested in our Senior Accountant role, this might be your next step!
This is a great choice for and experienced Account or Finance Professional to join Edgewell Personal Care – a global consumer goods business with a portfolio of over 25 brands (Wilkinson Sword, Hawaiian Tropic, Bulldog Skincare for Men… just to name a few!).
Now, Let’s Get Down to Business
Reporting to the Finance Team Leader, you will work within a Shared Services Centre (SSC) team and will be responsible for the EMEA legal entities including Germany, UK, France, Italy, Spain and Poland.
Working with local professional advisors, local affiliate Finance & Controllership teams, the International Tax group and Outsourcing partners, you will ensure that allocated legal entities are provided with appropriate Controllership support, and that all USGAAP, local statutory, legal, and fiscal obligations for each of the businesses are achieved. Ensure that all relevant Controllership reporting requirements from Area management and Corporate HQ are met.
If there’s one thing you’ll get here at Edgewell, it’s a collaborative group full of likeable, diverse, and nurturing colleagues. They’re an inspiring bunch. While your experience is of course important, we’re all about making useful things joyful, so we love when our prospective candidates are passionate about this too. 


Here’s a sample of what you’ll get up to:


•    Financial Accounting and Reporting – For the EMEA legal entities with allocated responsibility, provide timely monthly, quarterly, and annual financial statements, working capital & legal forecasts, statutory accounts, and Management reporting on a local GAAP & US GAAP basis, according to group policies and timetables.
•    Internal Controls – Ensure that internal controls are robust to enable timely detection of fraud and errors, and to mitigate the risk of fraud and errors being committed, thereby ensuring the integrity and timeliness of Financial Accounting information and in safeguarding the company assets.
•    Collaborate closely with the local professional advisors, local affiliate Finance & Controllership teams, the International Tax group, and Outsourcing partners, to ensure the seamless integration of Tax and Financial accounting into the EMEA legal entities books for which responsibility has been allocated.
•    Compliance – Ensure that all supported legal entities comply with all external (Statutes, law, fiscal, Local GAAP, US GAAP, SOX) and internal (Corporate policies) requirements.
•    Balance Sheet Management – Ensure that adequate processes, controls, and reports are in place to enable the business to manage Controllable Working Capital (Receivables, Deflator Accruals, and Other Accruals). Ensure that all balance sheets accurately reflect each legal entities assets and liabilities, and that all such balances can be properly supported.
•    Processes and Systems – Review and develop existing systems, tools, and processes to ensure; Internal Controls are effective, the integrity of financial information, and that services provided to the business are efficient and cost effective.
•    Audit, Statutory and Taxation – Manage the Annual Audit process (Internal and External) to ensure efficient and timely completion and timely filing of all statutory reporting obligations, Returns and Taxation/VAT/Intrastat submissions.
•    Team - Work collaboratively with EPC Finance & Controllership area and global management to support corporate initiatives. Proactively participate in the sharing of new/innovative practices that enhances efficiency and effectiveness.

Are You Ready to Show Us What You’ve Got? 
We are looking for someone who has significant experience and a broad level of exposure to local Polish GAAP accounting and reporting within an organization of similar size and complexity, ideally gained within an FMCG environment.  You must be fluent in English and Polish.
Here’s what we are looking for:


•    Qualified Chartered / Certified Public Accountant (or local equivalent).
•    Graduate degree with an emphasis on Finance, Accounting and Management (preferred).
•    Have a significant level of experience in an accounting role with a Controllership focus
•    A good level of English language skills, both orally and in writing.
•    A good level of numeracy and experience performing quantitative and qualitative analysis
•    Additional European languages – English is essential, German is highly desirable.
•    Good computer literacy essential together with a good working knowledge of SAP, Hyperion and Excel
•    Good team player with previous experience of leading small teams
•    Focused on delivering to internal and external deadlines.


What we offer
A ‘can do’ working culture with the following benefits: 
Attractive Salary, hybrid working with flexible hours policy, medical care, group life insurance, lunch vouchers, Social Fund, employee assistance programme, Multisport card.


Now Take the Next Step
If you’re looking forward to progressing your career with us, then we’re looking forward to hearing from you. Please apply online with an up-to-date CV along with your salary expectations.
Alternatively, feel free to pass onto your colleagues who may be interested. For information about this great company, visit



Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer. We do all we can to create a collaborative and diverse global team, where good ideas can thrive, and our colleagues can learn and lead. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. We listen deeply and speak directly to create an environment that’s open to difference. We aim to bring joy to not only the products we create and the people we serve, but our colleagues across the globe too.