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Senior Accounting Manager (French Market)

Discovery Polska Sp. z o.o.

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  • contract of employment
  • full-time
  • senior specialist (Senior)
  • hybrid work
  • Immediate employment
  • remote recruitment
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Discovery Polska Sp. z o.o.

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Your responsibilities

  • Understand the French (and other EMEA with emphasis on UK) operations and activities, to effectively identify and communicate complex accounting analysis and decisions to FP&A and business teams;

  • Develop strong working relationships with the EMEA Senior Director, EMEA controllers, the Warsaw based GBS team, and central & local FP&A teams;

  • Be the connection point between business and Accounting/GBS and facilitate information requirements and process efficiencies;

  • Manage the monthly close process for the Discovery French entities (and other EMEA entities)

  • responsibility for accuracy and timeliness of accounting results and reporting (including US corporate reporting), including oversight of functional accounting team delivery into reporting results;

  • Ensure timely consideration and assessment of local accounting implications of business transactions, and work with Technical Accounting team to determine US GAAP accounting positions of same;

  • Understand the impact of accounting decisions on the overall reporting process for other support functions (e.g. IT, HR, Procurement, etc.) and ensure appropriate communication of same;

  • Manage the day to day relationship, budget and service levels with outsourced accounting firms and external auditors across range of service requirements;

  • Manage the preparation and delivery of quality, accurate statutory (also consolidated) accounts;

  • Manage SOX compliance requirements, including liaising with internal and external auditors.

  • Lead the integration or implementation of any projects, acquisitions and divestments from an accounting perspective, ensuring appropriate communication, project management and issue identification/resolution to ensure project success;

  • Interface with the tax, treasury and legal department to address business requirements and statutory reporting compliance matters.

Our requirements

  • Media or another large transaction volume industry experience

  • Big4 experience

  • Graduate in Finance, Accounting

  • ACCA qualification or Polish CPA preferred (or equivalent)

  • At least 8 years’ experience in accounting

  • Strong working knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS and French accounting standards, including statutory requirements

  • Good knowledge of French tax considered as advantage

  • SAP FI experience with familiarity with the concept of management reporting

  • Strong technical and analytical skills in financial analysis and Excel

  • Self-starter and works well without immediate supervision

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet demanding deadlines

  • Strong interpersonal and organization skills, with the ability to build relationships at all levels

  • Continuous improvement mentality

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  • Highly motivated

  • Good team player

What we offer

  • Hybrid work model, flexible working hours

  • Free access to player.pl

  • Benefit package: private medical health care, life insurance, MyBenefit cafeteria including sport card, social funds, retirement Pension plans, partial funding company kindergarten, recognition platform, employee referral program

  • Work-life balance initiatives: wellbeing platform, yoga, educational webinars, Employee Assistance Program, internal media initiatives

  • Training & development: sharing the cost of English lessons, Employee Resource Groups, Bridge learning platform, sharing sessions with experts

  • CSR activities: volunteering, eco & social initiatives

  • Casual dress code

  • Parking available for booking

  • Benefits

  • private medical care

  • life insurance

  • flexible working time

  • corporate products and services at discounted prices

  • no dress code

  • parking space for employees

  • kindergarten / nursery

  • employee referral program

  • charity initiatives

  • Partial home office

  • Cafeteria benefit system


The Senior Accounting Manager will be a member of the EMEA Finance Controllership team. In addition, the role will be responsible for the financial controllership of business operations and legal entities of other entities within the EMEA region. The Finance Controllers are responsible for monthly and quarterly US GAAP reporting, preparing the statutory financial statements (in numerous GAAPs), review of account reconciliations and support for financial reporting processes managed by the Global Finance Team. More specifically, the Senior Accounting Manager is seen as a key person to support the Finance Controllers in financial reporting processes of US GAAP and local GAAPs while ensuring compliance with audit, tax, SEC, and SOX guidelines.

Discovery Polska Sp. z o.o.

Discovery is at its best when bringing the world a little closer together. Discovery is dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work environment that is deeply rooted in our core values, supports employees and social justice, and drives an award-winning culture. #Diversity, #Equity and #Inclusion are embedded at our core, underpin the impactful stories we tell and drive our passion to make a difference. We want our teams to reflect communities from all parts of the world, and remain committed to a culture of belonging and empowerment for all. It is the diverse minds, voices and perspectives of our people that fuel our most innovative ideas, deliver our greatest moments and push us forward to achieve more. We are here today because we value the different experiences and therefore different perspectives in our teams and that is what makes us formidable. Our commitment to Diversity, Equity & Inclusion: Discovery is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to affirmative action. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, nationality, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions) sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, or political views.

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