General Ledger Accountant (M/F)

Porto | Portugal | Accounting & Finance

adidas Shared Services in Porto delivers high quality services for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Retail Accounting, eCommerce Accounting, Non Trade Procurement and other Finance processes for adidas companies located in Europe and Americas.

However, our success journey continues and we will now integrate several additional Teams in Porto. We are creators in our fields, thinking strategically about how digital tools can make reporting more transparent and targets more controllable. If you see yourself as a coach, playmaker, planner and problem solver, we invite you to be a part of our team.

PURPOSE:

Ensuring correct and daily execution of key responsibilities in the adidas Global Business Services according to the requirements of the company Accounting Manual for specific area of responsibility.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Preparation of month-end journal entries: accruals, depreciation, provisions, prepayments by ensuring entries are recorded in accordance with company policies and all deadlines are accomplished;
  • Maintain GL accounts and prepare Balance Sheet Reconciliations;
  • Conduct Intercompany confirmations and monthly reconciliations of Intercompany accounts;
  • Prepare monthly, quarter and annual reports;
  • Review accuracy of Fixed Assets register; analyse Construction in Progress accounts and prepare Month-end Fixed Assets reconciliation;
  • Ensure Bank Statements Reconciliations;
  • Maintain close contact with Local Teams, Group Accounting and FP&A teams to analyse monthly business results in detail;
  • Coordinate with other departments to obtain information about transactions and research unreconciled items;
  • Preparation of External and Internal Audit requests;
  • Assistance in the preparation of the Financial statements in accordance with IFRS and Local GAAP standards;
  • Lead and participate in cross-functions ad hoc projects and tasks assigned.

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Solid Accounting knowledge;
  • Experience with SAP is an advantage;
  • Experience in a Shared Service environment is an advantage;
  • Ability to read, write and communicate in English in a business setting;
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and high degree of customer orientation;
  • Problem solving and analytical skills;
  • Self-motivated and self-directed individual;
  • Availability to travel for periods of 3 to 4 weeks.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 2 to 6 years relevant work experience in the accounting / business area;
  • Degree in Accounting, Business Management, Economics or related areas.
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adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At adidas, every day is a chance to flip the script. An invitation to take everything we know and re-invent it. Do it better. Never settling for good enough. Every day we get up, invent, adapt, improvise, find new ways to collaborate, and do the unexpected. We’re creators, makers and doers. Helping athletes make a difference, not just in their games, but in their lives and in their world. It’s an obsession.

We’ve been doing this for more than 65 years. With an unmatched history and tradition of creating iconic products, consumer connections and experiences, we’ve been defining sport culture since the beginning. And we’re never done. Come be a part of shaping the future together with us.

The Facts

Jobtitle General Ledger Accountant (M/F)
Team Accounting & Finance
Brand adidas
City Porto
Location Portugal
Number 198388
Position Type Full time
Date Jul-15, 2019
Relocation no

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