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Financial Accountant with German (General Ledger DACH team)

Krakow (City), Poland

As a member of the Global Finance team, you’ll be on the forefront of key finance initiatives and gain exposure to a wide array of financial responsibilities. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to roll up your sleeves and join a team committed to driving value at a $3 billion global leader on the front lines of making our world a safer place. It takes strategic thinking and a drive for high performance, process simplification and financial accuracy. But if you can bring that, you can help make a real impact.

  • Full Time
  • Minimal Travel

Success Profile

We have found that the following traits and attributes help lead to a successful future in finance at PerkinElmer.

  • Analytical
  • Detail-oriented
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Leadership
  • Team player
  • Influential

Our Culture

  • People

    Driving increased awareness on employee expectations, prioritizing career development and developing a deeper talent pipeline

  • Value Creation

    Responsible for building a training library to further develop, expand and refine our financial skillsets and leadership capabilities

  • Technology & Process

    Developing the desired technology roadmap for finance to streamline processes, enhance financial analysis and drive company results

  • Finance Community

    Increasing the Finance community camaraderie, developing a “One Team” culture and engaging employees through more than just work

Employee Quote

I never thought I would learn as much as I have over the past year. I attribute this to my peers and senior leadership, without whom would not have been possible. I’m so grateful to be working in a company with a culture that promotes career development and collaboration.

Christian Borelli, Financial Analyst, Corporate FP∓A

Rewards*

*Rewards may differ based on the location.

Medical, Dental and Vision
Healthcare FSA
Dependent Care FSA
Health and Wellness Programs

Employer Matching
401(k)

Tuition Reimbursement
Professional Development

Maternity and
Paternity Leave

Paid Holidays and
Sick Days

Life and Disability
Insurance

Work/Life Balance

Responsibilities

Location(s) Krakow (City), Poland Status Regular Job ID JR-023341

Imagine a world where you could detect health issues sooner to treat them more effectively. Where food and water are always safe, even in remote corners of the earth. And where scientific and medical research are enhanced to solve the greatest challenges of our times. At PerkinElmer, we imagine this world every day. Then, we innovate and collaborate to make it happen everywhere. Our dedicated team of about 14,000 employees worldwide, pioneers scientific technologies for better detection, imaging, and informatics to help our customers work to create healthier families, improve the quality of life, and sustain the well-being and longevity of people globally. If you are seeking a meaningful, impactful, and stimulating career, look no further.

Responsibilities:

  • Undertaking primary responsibility of GL Accounting & Financial Reporting services of one of PerkinElmer entities of the DACH region
  • Managing US GAAP general accounting and local books including the preparation of the month-end closing
  • Ensuring account reconciliations including intercompany balances
  • Preparing periodical finance and tax supplemental reports in coordination with the tax department  
  • Working proactively on the revenue recognition process
  • Payroll bookings
  • Annual Statutory Accounts preparation in coordination with aTeam Manager and local consultant
  • Preparing monthly VAT and Intrastat declarations using the ad hoc reporting from ERP
  • Preparing documentation for SOX controls

Requirements:

  • 2-5 years of relevant experience in accounting for legal entities in an European country
  • Very good knowledge of English (at least CEFR B2 level) 
  • Very good knowledge of German (at least CEFR B2 level) 
  • Experience in month-end closing and independently managing a ledger will be an asset
  • Demonstrated VAT/tax capabilities as well as statutory returns experience in a  multinational environment will be considered as a plus
  • Must be professional and ethical with high integrity 
  • Sense of urgency, and an absolute commitment to achieving goals 
  • Process-driven and organized, with sufficient flexibility to accommodate ad hoc requests 
  • Good written and verbal communication skills 
  • Very  good knowledge of Microsoft Office and ERP experience
  • SAP experience is a plus
  • HFM reporting systems experience will be considered as a plus 

We offer:

  • Work in an innovative, team-oriented, energetic and scientific environment
  • Career development opportunities in multiple business areas
  • The probation period is 3 months, then an indefinite contract
  • Private healthcare including dental care – MEDICOVER
  • Life and long-term disability insurance – GENERALI
  • Social benefits: Gym card (MULTISPORT), Christmas vouchers, vacation and childcare subsidies, cinema tickets
  • Home Office
  • Allowance for working from home due to pandemic - 150 PLN net monthly extra
  • Possibility to borrow screen and chair from the office during the pandemic
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Referral awards
  • Modern office facility including parking lot
  • Casual dress policy
  • Bike ride subsidy
  • CSR & sports activities (as soon as we get back to the office)
  • Fresh fruit served every morning (as soon as we get back to the office)
  • Relaxation, gaming, and nursery room (as soon as we get back to the office)
  • and up to 30 days of vacation!

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PerkinElmer is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability status, age, or veteran status or any other characteristics protected by applicable law. PerkinElmer is committed to a culturally diverse workforce.

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