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CenturyLink SR ACCOUNTANT in POZNAN, Poland

About CenturyLink

CenturyLink at http://www.centurylink.com (NYSE: CTL) is the second largest U.S. communications provider to global enterprise customers. With customers in more than 60 countries and an intense focus on the customer experience, CenturyLink strives to be the world’s best networking company by solving customers’ increased demand for reliable and secure connections. The company also serves as its customers’ trusted partner, helping them manage increased network and IT complexity and providing managed network and cyber security solutions that help protect their business.

Job Summary

Responsible for and engage with internal stakeholders covering US GAAP (Opex) and Local reporting for several entities and working closely with the Lead Accountant and FP&A to ensure timely and accurate monthly reporting under tight deadlines.

Job Description

Day to day duties will include:

  • Monthly accounting and reporting responsibilities under US GAAP and statutory reporting under local GAAP (IFRS and/or other Local GAAPs) for several entities

  • Preparation of monthly variance commentary for accounting movements (p/l and b/s)

  • Preparing monthly balance sheet reconciliations, as per the Group timetable using Blackline

  • Providing support to the annual US GAAP audit and quarterly review processes

  • Close liaison with EMEA FP&A to assist with commentary against forecast for key Opex accounting areas

  • Close working with the EMEA Tax team on annual tax computations, CIS returns, VAT Returns, ad-hoc VAT issues and preparing quarterly forecasting

  • Working with Internal Audit on queries; with Procurement and AP to ensure consistency of accounting and clean balance sheet monthly positions

  • Assisting the Lead Accountant, Senior Managers and VP Controller EMEA with ad-hoc projects


To be successful in this role you will need to have:

  • Experience within a similarly sized entity or from an accounting firm

  • Strong knowledge of core accounting principles

  • Commercially astute

  • IFRS and or US GAAP reporting experience

  • Good planning / time management skills

  • Motivation to succeed and multitask by working in a fast-paced environment

  • Experience of SAP would be advantageous

  • Microsoft Office – intermediate or advanced Excel skills

  • Qualified accountant preferable


Bachelors or Equivalent

Alternate Location: PL-Poznan-Poznan

Requisition # : 222351

This job may require successful completion of an online assessment. A brief description of the assessments can be viewed on our website at http://find.centurylink.jobs/testguides/

This position is part of a bargaining unit and represented by a union. Depending upon the applicable collective bargaining agreement under which you may be hired, you may be: (a) required to join the union and pay union dues as a condition of employment; or, (b) required to pay union dues, but not join the union as a condition of employment; or (c) free to chose whether or not to join the union, but if you do join the union you would be obligated to pay union dues.

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The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.