• Senior Accounts Receivable Accountant

    Location PL-Gdynia
    Requisition ID
    Business Area
    Global Shared Services
    Accounting, Finance & Controlling
    Position Type
    Permanent employment
  • Local Unit & Position Description

    The Global Centre Finance deliver high quality services to European countries related to Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable and Record to Report processes. Services are rendered in close collaboration with the GSS Finance Regional Centres, together developing the Global Shared Service Finance function for DNV GL. 


    We are seeking Senior Accounts Receivable Accountants for the Global Centre GSS Finance based in Gdynia, Poland.



    Senior Accounts Receivable Accountant will initially report to the Team Leader within the Section Accounts Receivable.

    The Senior Accounts Receivable Accountant is a member of a team of accountants; overseeing all AR-related duties of a given geographical region.


    To succeed in this role, you need to be a team player with ability to create an atmosphere of motivation and enthusiasm to be part of building up the Global Centre. You will play a key role in service implementation of the accounts receivable processes.


    Key Tasks:

    • Daily application of receipts to customer accounts
    • Resolving bank/General Ledger discrepancies pertaining to receipts from daily bank reconciliations
    • Working with external customers to reconcile any payment/billing discrepancies
    • Reconciling Accounts Receivable sub-ledger against General Ledger
    • Issuing account statements and automated payment reminders to our external customers
    • Ensuring that aged debt reporting is accurate and up to date
    • Ensuring that AR write-offs are properly authorized as per chart of authority before submitting for booking
    • Analyse financial information and summarize them
    • Produce high quality reports and present data
    • Spot errors and suggest ways to improve them efficiently
    • Review and recommend modifications to accounting systems and procedures
    • Showing initiative and provide input to implement process improvements
    • Supporting Team Leader.

    Position Qualifications

    • Master degree in Accounting or Finance
    • Minimum three years of experience of Accounts Receivable processing in a high-volume environment
    • Demonstrated experience with Bank and account reconciliations including month-end closing processes and general knowledge of accounting principles
    • Knowledge of Oracle preferred
    • Previous experience with a Professional Services Company preferred
    • Excellent English skills required, written and verbal
    • Additional European language skills will be an advantage.

    Characteristics of Successful Employees:

    • Excellent communication skills and cultural awareness
    • Positive attitude, customer centric mind-set and willingness to go the extra mile to meet organizational goals
    • Ability to build good relationships with different stakeholders
    • Attention to detail and deadlines
    • Sharp judgment
    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
    • Proven ability to learn and understand new software/accounting systems.

    Opportunities Beyond Business:


    Our mission is to safeguard life, property and the environment. By joining us, you will work towards our meaningful vision: to make a global impact for a safe and sustainable future.

    DNV GL offers an attractive working environment in an international organization that invests in developing our people. To ensure you are equipped both now and in the future to deliver on expectations within your area, you will receive training fit to your level and role. All newly hired employees can expect to receive induction training, facilitating their transition into the new position. We are situated in a modern and attractive office in a certified sustainable building. We offer a competitive salary and benefit package, and relocation allowance if applicable.


    If you want to be part of actively shaping the future of a dynamic company with more than a 150 years’ heritage, we look forward to receiving your application.


    Please visit our website at www.dnvgl.com


    Company & Business Area Description

    DNV GL is a global quality assurance and risk management company. Driven by our purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, we enable our customers to advance the safety and sustainability of their business.

    We provide classification, technical assurance, software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas, power and renewables industries. We also provide certification, supply chain and data management services to customers across a wide range of industries.


    Combining technical, digital and operational expertise, risk methodology and in-depth industry knowledge, we empower our customers’ decisions and actions with trust and confidence. We continuously invest in research and collaborative innovation to provide customers and society with operational and technological foresight.

    With origins stretching back to 1864 and operations in more than 100 countries, our experts are dedicated to helping customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.


    The Global Shared Services (GSS) organization within DNV GL provides high quality, cost effective services and processes within Human Resources, Finance and IT, based on requirements defined by the business areas and Group. GSS also develops central competence for distinct services, projects and development and will support policy, procedures and system implementation on a global, regional, and local level.


    GSS is about bringing a team of true process experts together, going for professional service levels at industry standards, and offering centers of expertise for competence based advisory. We are driven by people’s competence and motivation to help and support the business areas. As a member of the GSS community you act in a professional, multi-cultural, competent and service oriented environment with good possibilities to enhance your personal competencies and expertise, and to build a strong network with colleagues around the world.


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