Akamai Kraków, Poland
Apr 26, 2017
**Experienced Accountant - Lease Accounting** **Krakow, Poland** Finance Feb 24, 2017 Post Date 005848 Requisition # Reporting to the Global Property Accounting Team Lead, the Experienced Accountant is a critical finance role and will be part of the Global Accounting Team. This successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the accuracy, timeliness and completeness of the company’s global property accounting, reporting and analysis. He or she will be required to maintain a thorough understanding of the end to end Property Accounting business process, including transaction flow, key systems and sources which impact accounts. The Accountant will play a pivotal role in the implementation of the new US GAAP Lease Accounting Standard at Akamai by working with the team to implement new systems and processes to support the new guidance. He or she will be specifically responsible for: * Review of Lease Agreements and ensuring proper accounting treatment * Prompt and accurate entry of Property transactions * Month and quarter end close activities, including variance explanations and reconciliations preparation * Maintenance of supporting schedules for tax team and other groups as needed * Ensuring Compliance including U.S. GAAP, Sarbanes-Oxley, Tax and Statutory requirements. * Participating in projects to improve or fix processes and systems * Liaising with external and internal audit teams to provide relevant assistance during audits and inquiries We are looking for people who … + Hold a degree in Finance or Finance related major, + Have experience in general ledger accounting or/and working knowledge and understanding of fixed asset and lease accounting, + Demonstrate strong analytical skills and are able to draw clear and relevant conclusions, + Are eager to drive innovation, + Are strongly motivated to learn and demonstrate a proactive approach, + Are cooperative, communicative and able to work in virtual environment + Enjoy working in international and a fast changing environment, + Are independent and well organized in operations, + Are able to create clear and concise documentation, + Possess strong Excel skills, + Speak, write and read English language fluently, + Have experience with Oracle or other ERP applications (a strong plus), + Have an established IFRS/US GAAP knowledge (a strong plus). Please add the clause to your CV: Wyrażam zgodę na przetwarzanie moich danych osobowych dla potrzeb niezbędnych do realizacji obecnych jak i przyszłych procesów rekrutacji zgodnie z ustawą z dnia 29 sierpnia 1997 r. o ochronie danych osobowych (tekst jednolity: Dz.U.2014r. poz.1182). Search templates (CTRL+Space) **About Akamai Technologies** Akamai is the global leader in Content Delivery Network (CDN) services, making the Internet business ready—fast, reliable, and secure—for its customers. The company's advanced web performance, mobile performance, cloud security and media delivery solutions are revolutionizing how businesses optimize consumer, enterprise and entertainment experiences for any device, anywhere. Headquartered in Cambridge, MA, Akamai has offices around the world and operates the most pervasive, highly distributed CDN—with more than 200,000 servers in 110 or more countries—delivering up to 30% of all Web traffic. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/careers. Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more atwww.akamai.com/diversity. Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here.