Director General Accounting

Krakow, Poland
Competitive salary
16 Sep 2020
25 Sep 2020
Job role
Finance director
Experience level
Req ID: 52156

Job Family: Information Technology/Software Development

What happens when you combine technology with travel? Sabre! Did you know that cutting-edge technology is used at Sabre by more than 1 billion people around the globe? Did you know that Sabre processes approximately 85,000 transactions per second for the largest industry in the world - travel and tourism? Now that we have your attention, Sabre is an innovative technology company that leads the travel industry by helping our customers (and employees) succeed. We are looking for forward-thinking, creative people who take ownership of results and make things happen. If this sounds like you, consider joining our team.

Job Description

As Director of Sabre's EMEA Accounting team based in Krakow Poland, you will take on interesting and challenging responsibilities which include the support of entering new regions and other complex accounting transactions. As part of a Global Accounting Department, reporting to the Director of Agency and International Accounting, you would be responsible for managing the Financial Accounting, Reporting, Compliance, Bank and Cash for approximately [ 35] Companies within EMEA. The role is responsible for the oversight, review, control environment and accuracy of the monthly results of the entities, annual audits, statutory filings and VAT filing requirements for each country. Additionally responsible for completing results in accordance with US GAAP and following parent company policies and procedures. The position has [10] direct reports, who are responsible for the detailed accounting and reporting functions are primarily located in Richmond and Poland. Cash and banking activities and certain accounts receivable activities, are outsourced to a third party provider.

Responsibilities of the Director of EMEA Accounting include:

• Provide technical accounting support for team members considering local GAAP and US GAAP requirements
• Improve, maintain and implement accounting processes for EMEA entities
• Support growth in the region by providing input and support to cross functional teams
• Ensure statutory compliance for supported companies, implement tax strategies and support tax audits
• Review the work of team members regarding monthly and quarterly close processes
• Assist and lead various special projects as needed
• Review certain month-end close journal entries and account reconciliations

Job Requirements

• Ten or more years of progressive experience in industry accounting or a combination of public accounting and industry accounting
• Experience working with a Global entity, preferably accounting in accordance with US GAAP
• Experience with complex legal structures, transfer pricing and implementing tax strategies
• Ability to successfully manage multiple projects with competing priorities and tight deadlines
• Strong organizational and time management skills /ability to continually prioritize your team's workload and respond to top priorities with a sense of urgency
• Experience leading a team of Qualified and/or Experienced Senior Accountants
• Experience designing and implementing accounting processes and documentation

Why is it worth working with us?

• Profit from our VIP medical package with free travel insurance and dental care, sport medicine and life insurance;
• Enjoy attractive parental benefits beyond the legally required;
• Explore new technologies at our Innovation Lab (3D printer, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality equipment, Robot construction kit, Internet of Things devices, Access to quantum computer via IBM Cloud);
• Lift your qualifications through wide range of trainings and get technical certification reimbursement;
• No dress code, flexible working time and get additional day off;
• Recommend your friends and get a very attractive referral bonus;
• Remote work till the end of 2020;
• Use your car or bike to get to the office - free of charge parking lot for employees.

We will give careful consideration to your application and review your details against the position criteria. You will receive separate notification as we progress your application. Please note that only candidates who meet the minimum requirements will proceed in the selection process. To learn more about the people and culture at Sabre, follow us on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn

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