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Junior Accountant

ABOUT THE WELLA COMPANY

Together, WE enable individuals to look, feel, and be their true selves.

Wella Company is one of the world’s leading beauty companies, comprised of a family of iconic brands such as Wella Professionals, Clairol, OPI, Nioxin, and ghd. With 6,000 employees globally, presence in over 100 countries, Wella Company, and its brands enable consumers to look, feel, and be their true selves. As innovators in the hair and nail industry, Wella Company empowers its people to delight consumers, inspire beauty professionals, engage communities, and deliver sustainable growth to its stakeholders.

For additional information about the Wella Company please visit www.wellacompany.com.

 

ŁÓDŹ SHARED SERVICE CENTRE

Wella Company’s new Shared Services Centre in Łódź will support financial process teams and serve as an IT Centre of Excellence (COE) for the EMEA region. As a huge development opportunity for the region, new workplaces are going to be created, especially for specialists and managers who will be able to apply and, moreover, improve their financial and IT skills under the wings of our global brand. With a strong commitment to the hair and nail industry, Wella Company contributes to changing the world for the better. As a socially responsible company, by building a highly qualified team in Łódź, Wella Company will be an important stimulus for the region and vehicle for economic growth. Wella Company believes that the new Shared Services Centre is an investment in people, dreams, and talents.

 

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

Please be aware that you are registering your interest for future roles at Wella Company, we are looking to connect with great talent to build relationships for future opportunities that will be available in the coming months at our Łódź Shared Service Centre.

 

If you’re passionate about securing opportunities within the listed business disciplines and you believe you’re excited to contribute to the ongoing success of Wella Company, we want to hear from you! Please apply through our Careers Site today where you will be asked a few preliminary questions and a member of our People Team will review your details for vacancies launching from June to August 2021.

 

Whilst you wait to hear from us, for additional information about the Wella Company please visit www.wellacompany.com.

 

THE ROLE

We’re looking for Junior Finance Accountants to be part of Account Payable (PtP/AP) and Account Receivable (AR) teams based in our EMEA SSC.

You will have the opportunity to learn and gain experience in different finance and accounting areas: depending on the team you will join, you will be involved in AP/PTP tasks such as Invoice Processing, Travel and Expense, and Payments or in AR tasks related to Cash Applications.

You would work within a team of ~10 people next to experienced colleagues who will help and coach you in your daily work, allowing you to gain knowledge and autonomy. 
 

The team you will be joining plays an important role in the overall success of the organization. We need teams like yours to help navigate the organization.

 

 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

•    Ensure efficiency & high quality of PtP/AP or AR processes
•    Accelerate value & make an impact by doing day-to-day Accounts Payable or Accounts Receivable operations, such as:
•    Invoice posting in accordance with the accounting rules and tax regulations
•    Monitoring payment deadlines and controlling the execution of payments
•    Travel & expense handling
•    AP or AR reconciliation and reporting
•    Bank statement posting and reconciliation
•    Execute refunds and write-offs
•    Execute customer payment plans and perform customer clearing 
•    Replying to internal and external queries incl. vendor and employee queries
•    Check if transactions are booked according to accounting policy
•    Cooperate with other AP or AR team members
•    Perform daily tasks and interact with people at all levels within & outside the organization
•    Collaborate with internal team for solving raised issues and ensure the right satisfaction level
•    Ensure existing policies and procedures are followed
•    Ensure legal requirements respect and service quality
•    Ensure the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) meet the requirements.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Essential:

  • 0-6 months of relevant experience in Account Payable or Account Receivable area
  • A Bachelor´s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field
  • Fluent in English, both written and spoken required
  • Good attention to details
  • Positive attitude towards challenges and problem solving
  • Ability to work across cultures and characters
  • MS Office needed, SAP is a plus

 

Desirable:

  • Previous experience in a SSC is welcome
  • Knowledge of any of the following languages would be a plus: French, German, Spanish, Italian

 

EEO OPPORTUNITIES

We offer equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Wella Company with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us at: https://www.wellacompany.com/consumer-affairs

 

We strongly believe that cultivating a diverse workplace gives a company strength. The combination of unique skills, abilities, experiences, and backgrounds creates an environment that produces extraordinary results. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.