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Luxoft is a global IT service provider of innovative technology solutions that delivers measurable business outcomes to multinational companies. Its offerings encompass strategic consulting, custom software development services, and digital solution engineering. Luxoft enables companies to compete by leveraging its multi-industry expertise in the financial services, automotive, communications, and healthcare & life sciences sectors. For more information, please visit the website.

Position:

Chief Accountant Poland, Krakow

Project Description

Chief Accountant is responsible for all areas related to finance and taxes. This position is responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles and procedures to ensure local law compliance and accurate and timely preparation of financial statements and tax returns. This role is managing the team of 10+

Responsibilities

- coordinate the accounting department
- maintain proper accounting system and records in line with local legislation
- preparation of financial statements according to local legislation
- month end closing process for group reporting purposes
- establish and maintain control procedures in order to mitigate the risks for both group (SOX) and local purposes
- ensure any new transactions are accounted for in line with local legislation
- oversee the operations of the accounting department in order to enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results and improve the financial processes, especially month end closing
- prepare and provide information to external and internal auditors, investigate their findings and apply recommendations
- preparation of the data required for transfer pricing file and maintain relation with external tax consultants
- to ensure proper corporate income tax calculation and overall tax compliance
- submit the tax returns and other reports required by law (GUS, NBP etc.)

Skills

Must

Technical skills/Professional knowledge
- adequate (min 8 years) experience in the accounting/finance area, preferably in a company with more than 500 employees
- at least 3 years of experience as a leader / manager
- strong expertise in local Polish accounting and tax areas (CIT, VAT, WHT, TP)
- ability to analyze the facts, assess the risks and recommend the actions
- capacity to work under pressure
- English: advanced in speaking and writing
- ERP knowledge - Oracle will be an advantage

Nice to have

reliability, diligence, accuracy
strong analytical and technical skills
problem-solving attitude
good communication skills
good team-working, planning and organization skills
ability to quickly acquire knowledge

Languages

  • English: Intermediate