Senior Accountant


  • Warszawa

    Warszawa, Masovian
  • offer expired a month ago
  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • senior specialist (Senior)
  • hybrid work

Recruitment for

Our client is well-known British brand who produces and sales its original cosmetics in 900 stores around the world and through the e-commerce channel available in 50 countries (also in Poland). This brand will soon open a stationary store in Warsaw, therefore we are currently looking for Candidate on Senior Accountant position.

As a Senior Accountant, you will take a part to build a support structure for further development into the Polish market which will be supported by Regional Financial Controller and Head of Retail.

Your responsibilities

  • Working alongside the regional Finance Business Partner you will assist with the budget and forecasting process as well as any ad hoc reporting that they may require.

  • Coordinate cooperation between the external accounting office and the internal finance department

  • Entering documents into accounting systems and issuing sales invoices

  • Contact with lawyers and external accountants on ad hoc matters

  • Processing and paying invoices

  • Till reconciliations for Cash, Card and Gift Cards

  • Bank reconciliations

  • Intercompany recharges

  • Payroll booking and reconciliation of key control accounts

  • Assist external accountants with local VAT returns

  • Accruals, prepayments and fixed assets

  • Year closing and provide documents to the auditor

  • Ad hoc support for shop staff and support team members which could include:

  • Target setting and bonus calculations

  • Acting as a liaison between the local shop manager and external HR/Payroll advisor.

Employer requirements

  • Business/Finance degree or equivalent and relevant professional qualifications

  • At least 4 years of professional experience in accounting and controlling, preferably in a retail environment

  • Knowledge of the Polish Accounting Act and other relevant tax regulations

  • Knowledge of international (UK GAAP) Accounting and Tax law is an advantage

  • Advanced Excel skills and open to new tools and technologies

  • Experience with Microsoft Navision, Nova or Sage

  • Strong hands-on mentality to ensure tasks are completed to the highest standard, think commercially, and do not lose sight of the bigger picture

  • Flexibility to work in a reactive and ever-changing business environment, thriving on the opportunity to work autonomously and in support of the regional leadership team

  • Excellent communicator who is able to articulate a view and effect change within a collective group environment

  • Fluent in Polish and intermediate English

What employer offers

  • We offer you an exciting position within a highly diverse, motivated and international team working, as well as:

  • Full time employment contract

  • 50% employee discount on brand products and brand spa treatments

  • Access to the group bonus scheme; up to 15% annually 

  • Meaningful training and support with applicable further education

  • Full time home office in first 6 months whilst we establish a permanent office

  • Special leave for birthdays on a weekday

  • While you will join us, we will invite you to the UK to pick up your equipment, as well as for onboarding trainings.


Devire is an international company specializing in recruitment, outsourcing and employer branding services. For more than 30 years, we have represented leading employers on the European market, by carrying out comprehensive recruitment projects, implementing the latest solutions in the area of IT services and by supporting in building the image of the employer of choice. Our offices are located in Warsaw, Wroclaw, Poznan, Katowice as well as Munich, Frankfurt, Prague and Hradec Kralove.

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