Chief Accountant



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We show the world what people want.

Join GfK and help us shape tomorrow. As an NIQ company, we are the world's leading consumer intelligence firm, delivering the Full View™ on consumer behavior. We work to enable manufacturers and retailers better understand what consumers really want. Our name has inspired trust for over 89 years because we take pride in discovering new pathways to sustainable growth for our clients, our people, and our planet.

We are always looking for open-minded people who will grow with us, push boundaries, and pioneer disruptive methods in market research, data science, technology, and AI. If you share this passion to drive things forward and the integrity to insist on doing things the right way, we'll equip you to take your future into your own hands and play a leading role in our story.

Job Description

You will:

  • Run accounting books, perform monthly and yearly closing – AR, AP and GL, FA
  • Participate in the preparation of management report with variance analysis and audit schedule
  • Be responsible for preparation of tax reporting  – corporate income tax, VAT, local CIT
  • Manage the closings of the Polish entities e. g. pursuant to US GAAP and Polish statutory requirements in close cooperation with the BPO / SSC
  • Prepare of Statutory Financial Statement
  • Reconciliate of general ledger accounts
  • Maintain Fixed Asset Register
  • Liaise with auditors, tax consultants, bankers, lawyers, government authorities and etc.
  • Ensure local compliance and point of contact for SOX and internal control
  • Be pro-active in identifying risk areas and recommend for solutions to improve operating effectiveness
  • Provide with any other ad-hoc assignment by management 

You have:

  • At least 3 years working experience on Chief Accountant position in international company
  • Deep knowledge of accounting regulations and processes in a company
  • Profound knowledge of statutory accounting requirements and knowledge of local taxation
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Computer literate in MS Excel, Word, Tagetik, and ERP e.g. SAP is preferable
  • Language skill – English (writing and speaking) - daily cooperation with BPO / SSC in India
  • Broad  experience in cooperation with BPO / SSC would be beneficial
  • Eager to learn- fast learner


  • Flexible working hours, working model – hybrid (details to be defined with Direct Manager)
  • Private medical care for the employee in Enelmed on the employee request.
  • PPK (pension plan) subsided by the employer on the level of 2% (voluntarily, after 3 months of employment)
  • Access to group insurance on advantageously negotiated financial terms for employees of the company, along with subsidies from the employer (on the employee request)
  • Access to sports activities on favorable negotiated financial terms for the company's employees (MULTISPORT)
  • The ability to use an extremely extensive training platform


We are an ethical and honest company that is wholly committed to its clients and employees. We are proud to be an inclusive workplace for all and are committed to equal employment opportunity, focusing on all of our employees reaching their full potential. 

We respect and value every employee regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexual orientation, age, personality, experience, culture, faith, socio-economic status, or physical or mental disabilities.

We endorse the core principles and rights set forth in the United Nations Declaration of Human Rights and the Social Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, promoting the universal values of human dignity, freedom, equality, and solidarity.

Learn more about how we are driving diversity and inclusion in everything we do on:

At GfK we work collaboratively with our colleagues but offer a flexible working approach, including dividing our time between office & remote working as well as the opportunity to flex our working hours around team core hours.

We offer an exciting work environment that brings people together. We encourage an entrepreneurial and innovative spirit and make use of the latest digital technologies. We are looking for self-starters, who accept challenges and create solutions.

Can there be a better place to take center stage in the digital revolution? We are excited to get to know you!

Posted: 6 days ago

City: Warsaw

Work Area: Finance

Job Time: Full Time

Requisition ID: R00022232