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Accountant with French (AR, AP and GL)

POSITION SNAPSHOT

JobReq ID:  51739
Type of work:  Hybrid
Type of contract:  Open-ended/permanent
Full/Part Time:  Full time
Location: 

Poznań, PL

OUR COMPANY

Bridgestone in Europe, CIS, Middle East, India and Africa (BSEMIA), headquartered in Zaventem (Belgium), is a subsidiary of  Bridgestone Corporation, a global leader providing sustainable mobility and advanced solutions.

In addition to our premium tire products, we offer a growing portfolio of tire-centric and mobility solutions. Together with our partners and guided by "Serving Society with Superior Quality”, that has been our mission since Shojiro Ishibashi founded Bridgestone in 1931, we are  working to accelerate sustainable mobility innovations and solutions. Through innovative technology,  we are committed to easier, safer, smoother and seamless mobility for our society and customers improving how people move, live, work and play.

Bridgestone also benefits from a significant retail network throughout the region – in fact our retail presence in the EMIA region is the largest in the tire industry. Through 17 distinct retail partners, we have around 3,500 outlets across Europe, the Middle East and Africa as well as around 2,500 outlets through our partner network in India. This network offers a selection of services, concepts and mobility solutions.

At Bridgestone we pride ourselves on the strong relationships we maintain with everyday drivers and this extensive retail network is one of the core reasons why.

You can learn more about our Group at https://bridgestone-emia.com/

In line with the “Bridgestone Essence”, our work environment is based on integrity and teamwork, where everyone can learn from each other and contribute with their own ideas in achieving the coming goals.

We want to hear from people who can take the challenge, unleash their creative potential and contribute to the company success demonstrating ownership, courage and agility. We want you to develop your skills, expand your knowledge and be proud of your work.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Job Purpose

We are looking for an Accountant reporting directly to the Retail Team Leader. This is a Local role based in Poznań SSC.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Accounts Payable (PTP) operations: posting standard accounting documents, vendor account reconciliation and maintenance, payment proposal preparation
  • Travel expense reconciliation and posting,
  • Record to Report (RTR) daily and Month End tasks
  • GL account reconciliation and control
  • Daily bank statement reconciliation
  • AR tasks such as customer invoicing, transactions reconciliation, regular communication with point of sales across France.
  • Possible contact with customers in France
  • Support to any local related queries within responsibility area
  • Support colleagues in their tasks by sharing accounting knowledge and providing back up to colleagues
  • Assisting with team/departmental projects (may include limited travel)
  • Other ad-hoc accounting/finance tasks

Please note that responsibilities may vary depending on candidate skills and knowledge. They may also change according to the company requirements. This gives an opportunity for candidates to learn and wide range of accounting responsibilities.

 

Requirements:

  • Communicative French (B2 or higher)
  • Communicative English
  • Attention to detail
  • High level of customer service
  • MS Office (Excel)
  • University degree in Finance/Accounting or other accounting qualification
  • Minimum 1 year of accounting experience

 

Why should you apply?

  • You never stop learning. You will have the possibility to develop yourself via our Learning Management System that is also connected to LinkedIn Learning
  • You will have the opportunity to i.e. Smartworking (max. 3 days a week in Home Office)
  • We offer you attractive Benefits from sharing the costs of sports activities to day off on Christmas Eve
  • You will have the opportunity to participate in our Corporate Social Responsibility activities
  • We are passionate about our people and want to offer them the opportunity to develop and grow
  • You will have the opportunity to experience a dynamic and challenging environment and work on different and innovative projects
  • You will work in a healthy and safety environment, as safety is a key priority area in Bridgestone

MORE INFORMATION

All applications will be reviewed. Our Recruitment team will contact the suitable applicants for the next step of the recruitment process.

We are looking forward to hearing from you!

DISCLAIMER

Diversity and inclusion are a central part of Bridgestone EMEA’s values at the highest level. This is key for our people to show a passion for excellence for improving society connected to the world in which we live. Our commitment to diversity, is linked to our founders mission of ‘Serving Society with Superior Quality’, which is essential in shaping and creating the organization, serving all people, respectfully, connected to our business. We recognize that everyone is different and that attracting, developing and retaining our employees will create a sustainable working environment which is essential to our success. This means that all job applicants and members of staff will receive equal treatment and that we will not discriminate in particular on grounds of gender, marital status, race, ethnic origin, color, nationality, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, religion or age.

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