GA Accountant with French Ref. No: 6680

Kingfisher plc is an international home improvement company with approximately 1,380 stores, supported by a team of 79,000 colleagues. We operate in eight countries across Europe under retail banners including B&Q, Castorama, Brico Dépôt, Screwfix, TradePoint and Koçtaş. We offer home improvement products and services to consumers and trade professionals who shop in our stores and via our e-commerce channels. At Kingfisher, our purpose is to make home improvement accessible for everyone.

Over 3 years ago Kingfisher opened a Finance Shared Service Centre in Krakow, to which we are looking for candidates for the position below.

Region: Kraków, małopolskie


You are a perfect candidate if you:

  • Have relevant University degree (Accounting or Finance preferred) or equivalent education
  • Have minimum 2 years of work experience in accounting
  • Have very good spoken & written English (B2)
  • Have very good spoken & written French (B2)
  • Have very good MS Excel knowledge
  • Have analytical skills and good problem solving (attention to details)
  • Have ability to work within tight operational deadlines and priorities
  • Have good problem-solving skills and cooperation attitude
  • Have knowledge of SAP accounting system


Your area of responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing recurring accruals, calculation of recurring provisions
  • Issuing standard and non-Standard Invoices
  • Reconciling AR – dedicated Customers accounts and transactions
  • Preparing regular and ad hoc reports
  • Reconciling dedicated GL accounts, explaining, and resolving unrecognized items / balances
  • Initiating needed action on incorrect allocated items
  • Ensuring month-end processes are completed accurately and according to month and year end closing schedule
  • Communicating with clients on a regular basis, ensuring timely and accurate responses to any client queries
  • Ensuring operational and design effectiveness of the controls over financial reporting within areas of responsibility
  • Ensuring proper company policies are being followed
  • Supporting audit as required
  • Ensuring that developed KPIs and SLAs are continuously met
  • Performing other related tasks assigned by Team Manager
  • Working for European companies within the Group


We offer:

  • A fantastic opportunity to join freshly started new organization, where you can build your career together with the development of the company
  • The opportunity to develop your skills by working in a multi-national/ multi-cultural team
  • Competitive benefit package (incl. sports card, private healthcare, life insurance)
  • Possibility to work in a highly professional, stimulating and challenging work environment of European Company with great and long-term career prospective
  • Opportunity to participate in training and development programs
  • Attractive office location in A class building within a 5-minute walk from public communication
  • Comfortable working environment
  • Friendly and supportive company culture