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General Ledger Accountant



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Your responsibilities

  • Performs individually finance and accounting process activities such as bookkeeping, reporting, analyses, testing - for Gates entities in EMEA countries.

  • Produces timely and accurate monthly, quarterly and annual financials in line with Gates timetable and in line with company standards (US GAAP).

  • Leading and participation in projects and shows initiative in order to implement improvements and standardization

  • Prepare and verify process descriptions documents

  • Define new processes based on business request

  • Test new system according to defined test scenarios

  • Analyses account balances and reports in order to clarify and/ or to correct the transactions.

  • Prepares and verifies the necessary data in different finance fields (e.g. payroll, fixed assets) in order to timely register the costs.

  • Contributes to the timely and accurate performance of tasks related to the monthly closing within the team in order to prepare financial statements

  • Set up an accounting system in coordination with Group EMEA strategy (e.g. SAP)

  • Transfer accounting activities from various EMEA locations to GBSE in Wrocław

  • Stabilize accounting processes and deliver best-in-class service

  • Compliant to SOX procedures

Our requirements

  • Knowledge of the RTR process

  • Ability to work individually on a complex finance and accounting topics

  • Experience partnering effectively throughout an organization to develop and drive regional initiatives

  • Demonstrated understanding of regulatory environments

  • Demonstrated business acumen, problem-solving skills and attention to detail under pressure

  • Change management leadership capability and demonstrated process management skills

  • Track record of process improvement initiatives

  • Knowledge of US GAAP,

  • Knowledge of MS Office applications and Accounting/ ERP systems (SAP experience beneficial)

  • Fluency in English is mandatory. Another European language is an asset.

  • Masters/ Finance or Accounting with a typically at least 4 years Finance/ Accounting experience in an international company

  • Typically, experience in working on more than one (RTR, PTP, OTC) team in SSC/BPO

  • Strong communication skills and fast learning ability required

What we offer

  • Work in international team with the biggest worldwide automotive customers

  • A competitive salary based on your experience

  • Casual atmosphere and all of that you will experience in our modern and comfortable office space in the city center

  • A great package of additional benefits such as:

  • Private Healthcare,

  • Life Insurance

  • MultiSport card,

  • Worksmile platform

  • Lunch Pass

  • Benefits

  • sharing the costs of sports activities

  • private medical care

  • fruits

  • no dress code

  • coffee / tea

  • drinks

  • Lunch pass card

Are you inspired by challenging the status quo? Do you thrive in collaborative environments that drive results? If so, Gates could be for you.

Gates is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. We push the boundaries of material science to engineer solutions that continually exceed customer expectations.

Let's simplify it, think belts and hoses. Found in motorcycles, conveyor belts, cars, tractors, blenders, vacuum cleaners, bicycles, & 3D printers just to name a few. Because why not do it all?


Gates Industrial Corporation plc has an opportunity for a Senior General Ledger Accountant at its EMEA SSC in Wrocław, Poland. This position will be responsible for executing the finance activities for Record to Report process - General Ledger accounting, Month End Close activities and Fixed Asset accounting - for Gates businesses in EMEA.


Gates Corporation, founded in 1911 (Denver, USA), is a manufacturer of power transmission belts and fluid power products, which are used in diverse industrial and automotive applications. The company employs 14,000 people around the globe. We opened a Center of Excellence in Wroclaw in 2020, providing services and expertise in accounting, tax, HR, IT, pricing, business analytics and other functions. If you wish to join a dynamic and growing team, working on shaping our future and further build process excellence through digital transformation, apply now!

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