Junior Accountant

Finance

Job Reference

856

Function

Finance

Category

Business Professionals

Location

Warsaw, Poland

The role

THE OPPORTUNITY

AP  and  Expenses  Junior  Accountant  will  be    responsible  for  processing  invoices  and  expense claims in a timely and high quality manner as defined by Service Level Agreements and Customers’ expectations,  responds  to  assigned  enquires,  resolves  open  items  with  vendors  and  collaborates closely  within  the  AP  and  Expenses  team  seeking  opportunities  for  continuous  improvement,  good customers experience and contributing to a positive working atmosphere.

MAIN DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Code and process invoices and expenses claims in line with procedures
  • Ensure that all processed documents are posted in accordance with accounting rules and legally compliant
  • Reverse and post corrections of the documents posted with error
  • Handle supplier/customer requests and enquiries
  • Write and maintain process documentation
  • Perform all activities in line with agreed SLAs and KPIs
  • Both share and apply best practice in Accounts Payable area
  • Communicate with internal and external customers in an efficient and effective manner
  • Ensure that all relevant company’s standards and guidelines are met
  • Support AP and Expenses Team in daily tasks 

ABOUT YOU

  • English skills minimum at level B2
  • Any relevant experience in Finance department will be a strong asset
  • University degree preferably in accounting area courses (may be yet completing the studies if available for the full time job)
  • Familiarity with MS Office, accounting software
  • Attention to details
  • Analytical and problem – solving skills
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Creativity and open mind attitude
  • Very good self – organization and target orientation skills
  • Customer and teamwork focus and capability
  • Strong organizational, multi – tasking, and time- management skills
  • Flexibility, especially in the period of the month/year – end closing

ABOUT US

DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers and business service professionals located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific. Our global reach ensures that we can help businesses with their legal needs anywhere in the world. We strive to be the leading global business law firm by delivering quality, service excellence and value to our clients and offering practical and innovative legal solutions to help them succeed. Our clients range from multinational, Global 1000, and Fortune 500 enterprises to emerging companies developing industry-leading technologies, as well as government and public sector bodies.

OUR VALUES

In everything we do connected with our People, our Clients and our Communities, we live by these values:

  • Be Supportive – we are compassionate and inclusive, valuing diversity and acting thoughtfully
  • Be Collaborative – we are proactive, passionate team players investing in our relationships
  • Be Bold – we are fearless and inquisitive, challenging ourselves to think big and find creative new solutions
  • Be Exceptional – we are strategic and driven, exceeding standards and expectations

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

At DLA Piper, diversity and inclusion underpins how we live our values and everything we do. We believe that everyone has a voice, and that everyone’s voice counts. We know that the rich diversity across our firm makes us stronger, more innovative and creative, which helps us to better serve our clients and communities. We are committed to providing an inclusive working environment and culture across our global firm, where everyone can bring their authentic self to work.
Diversity of perspective, thought, background and culture combine to make us the leading global law firm; that’s why we actively seek to build balanced teams. We welcome the unique contribution that you will bring to our firm and actively encourage applications from all talented people – however your talent is packaged, whatever your background or circumstance and regardless of how you identify.

HYBRID WORKING

We recognise that people have responsibilities and interests outside of their career and that as a business, we all benefit from working flexibly. That’s why we are open to discussing with candidates the different ways in which we are able to support requests for agile working arrangements.

PRE-ENGAGEMENT SCREENING

In the event that we make an offer to you, and where local legislation permits and where relevant, we will conduct pre-engagement screening checks that may include but are not limited to your professional and academic qualifications, your eligibility to work in the relevant jurisdiction, any criminal records, your financial stability and work-related references.