1. General Accounting
  2. Hybrid

Accountant – Stock (GA)

Job description

Company Description

At METRO we say "We make it count" because our accounting is not just about numbers, we make it count for more. We already have over than 400 employees, we operate our METRO/MAKRO brands in around 20 countries around the world, we have been operating in Szczecin for 12 years, and in our internal engagement survey, almost 90% of our employees said that working at METRO is meaningful and allows them to grow. METRO is a leading international wholesaler operating in more than 30 countries worldwide with more than 93,000 employees.

Join us, feel the 'We make it count' spirit and create a METRO community for which Accounting always counts for something more.

Job Description

Your mission

Processing of transactions related to stock/merchandise:

  • Posting of daily and monthly stock movements including interfaces’ run
  • Allocation to target cost account goods used for own purposes
  • Execution of stock reconciliation
  • Calculation and posting of goods’ cost of purchase
  • Statistical and accounting margin reconciliation
  • Calculation and posting of Stock Valuation Allowance (SVA)
  • Parameters ratio for Stock Valuation Allowance calculation
  • Stock Valuation Allowance related Reports preparation and validation
  • Performing analysis of accounting processes for the purpose of variety of projects realization
  • Keeping high level of quality in bookkeeping executing checks and controls

Audit procedures execution:

  • Standard reports preparation
  • Delivery of explanations to discrepancies and exceptions
  • Answering to ad hock auditors’ queries

Participation in the projects:

  • Providing all necessary inputs and tests to developed tools
  • Striving for standardization and elimination of unnecessary complexity in the processes/activities/tasks
  • Participation in automation initiatives realization
  • Participation in transition projects (absorption of new tasks from customers)
  • Adherence to project timelines and documentation requirements.

And also:

  • Day-to-day work with served customers in the provision of top-quality services
  • Cooperating with stakeholders form different teams, departments within Metro Group entities
  • Keeping and creating updated version of Standard Operating Procedures
  • Participating in trainings in terms of hard and soft skills development
  • Taking care of stable backup structure creation.


Your skills

  • Accounting experience, controlling is nice to have
  • Work experience with SAP will be an advantage
  • Analytical skills and good knowledge of Excel
  • Experience with operating warehouse management systems nice to have
  • Knowledge of stock valuation topics nice to have
  • Experience with margin controlling and reconciliation between presystems and the accounting system in addition
  • Good organization of own work in changing environment
  • High orientation on goals realization
  • Good command of English (B1/B2)

Additional Information

Your benefits:

  • stability - the first contract is for 6 months, the next for an indefinite period, because we believe that you will stay with us for as long as possible
  • tasks that matter - 84% of our employees consider their work to be important
  • non-wage benefits - up to PLN 8,000 per year per person, including, among others, performance awards, holiday subsidies, money for holidays and culture, money for job referrals
  • a working system adapted to you - if you live in another city in Poland you can visit us, move to Szczecin or work from home, you decide
  • relocation package - PLN 6,000 to move to Szczecin
  • professional training - in the fields of accounting, software - SAP, soft skills and language learning with a total value of up to PLN 10 000 per person per year
  • free access to eTutor
  • internationality - the languages you know are used by us every day, English is a must!
  • higher salary of PLN 400 to PLN 1,600 if you know an additional language
  • a clear career path - you can be promoted to a new position after just one year!
  • vertical and horizontal promotions, we regularly recruit internally – 78% of our Team Leaders come from internal recruitment and this number is constantly growing
  • enhancing knowledge and experience in various areas
  • support for ACCA students - including an extra paid day off for the exam and reimbursement of the ACCA exam costs, which guarantees you accounting certification
  • good atmosphere - 78% of our employees consider the working atmosphere to be positive
  • open working culture - your superiors are available to you, we focus on relationships and communication, we are all there for you
  • team and company integrations after hours - 2 times a year you integrate with your team, 2 times a year with the whole company
  • free breathing training worth up to PLN 2,100 per person per year - because your well-being is important to us
  • private medical care and group insurance, also for family members
  • subsidised sports card
  • anniversary gifts such as a speaker or Kindle or annual prizes such as a PLN 2,000 voucher for whatever you want
  • air-conditioned, green office in a state-of-the-art building in the city centre - you can reach us by public transport from any part of the city, avoiding traffic jams
  • and, of course, free coffee and employee discounts to service outlets in the Posejdon office building.

  1. Full Time
  2. without leadership responsibility
  3. General Accounting
  4. Hybrid

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