Transition Expert General Accounting

08 Sep 2016
25 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
ABB is creating a new Global Business Service (GBS) centre in Krakow. The GBS structure allows ABB to consolidate and deliver top-quality Finance services to our local businesses around the globe. Joining the ABB GBS in Krakow, you will have the opportunity to work in a high-paced international environment and grow together with the rapidly developing business. Join us now in this exciting journey and seize the unique opportunity to take an active part in shaping the development of the new global organization in GBS.

- Performs general accounting activities, applying techniques and standards to solve unusual issues;
- Executes accounting analyses and reports as assigned;
- Ensures the production of reports, statement of accounts, reconciliations, statements of sourcing, and application of funds;
- Conducts investigations and reconciliations of accounts as necessary;
- Applies accounting techniques and standard practices to the classification and recording of financial transactions;
- Participates in internal control testing and prepares relevant documentation;
- Supports management with financial aspects of project funding and risk assessment;
- Assists in developing and implementing processes and procedures, and continuously optimizes to gain efficiency and drive productivity gains;
- Supports development of more junior colleagues by acting as SME for assigned area;
- Travels up to 80%.

- 2-5 years of experience in a Finance function;
- At least one year previously in similar general accounting role;
- Previous experience in Finance Shared Services environment, preferably for a global company;
- Completed degree in higher education in Finance or Commerce (BA);
- Master or postgraduate studies in Commerce (CA/ICWA) a strong plus;
- Proficient in business English;
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
- Customer service orientation;
- Strong user knowledge of Microsoft Office and Excel skills;
- Good organisation and coordination skills;
- Process orientation and attention to details;
- Strong analytical and problem solving ability;
- Ability to work individually or in teams and with deadlines;
- Strong theoretical knowledge of methods and technologies;
- Ability to build knowledge or assigned disciplines in the organisation;
- Project Management skills a strong plus;
- Exposure to Accounting tools a strong plus;
- Demonstrates advanced understanding of financial accounting, reporting, planning, controlling, assurance, internal control, treasury or investment a strong plus.