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Accounting Assistant

Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland
September 06, 2018

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Miedzyborska St. 10B/93

Warsaw, 04041 PL


Senior Accountant with almost 10 years of experience in audit, general ledger, account reconciliations and financial reporting in both public and private sectors. Spent over 5 years in commercial real estate. Experienced in team management. Seeking to leverage accounting expertise and experience into further professional development.


GENERAL LEDGER TEAM LEADER (September 2016 – currently) Verifone European Shared Services – Warsaw, Poland

Successfully performed transition of Norwegian entity fully independently;

Posts and validates 300 journals to GL and subledgers, prepares and reviews 280 reconciliations monthly;

Prepares monthly financial statements and reports overviews to clients;

Reviews and validates monthly payroll for all entities;

Achieved postings’ consistency, completeness and accuracy at level of 99% (KPI required level 90%);

Manages team of 6 GL Accountants responsible for 10 entities from EMEA region. SENIOR PROPERTY ACCOUNTANT (July 2012 – August 2016) CBRE Corporate Outsourcing - Warsaw, Poland

Manages client’s portfolio of 1,200 properties (UK bank headquarter, branches and commercial subleases);

Implemented annual budget process for client; keeps budget versus actuals within KPI 2% variation;

Prepares and validates month end journals and reports;

Supporting client with all regular and ad hoc requests and any information required;

Established and implemented 20% of all internal processes used with all clients within the company;

Responsible for CAM reconciliation and quarterly invoicing for 4 facilities;

Coordinates any property related queries with Client and Asset Managers. LEASE AGREEMENTS CONTROLLER (July 2011 – June 2012) ZARA – Warsaw, Poland

Created basics for budget process for 200 commercial leases portfolio (Inditex Group shops);

Compiles annual budget for CFO;

Found savings in lease costs in ca 5% by challenging Landlords’ invoices;

Analyzes CAM calculations for actual expenses

Communicates with Landlords and Asset Managers to resolve lease issues. SENIOR AUDIT ASSISTANT (October 2008 – June 2011)

Mazars Audit – Warsaw, Poland

Reviews financial documentation for accuracy, proper coding and authorization;

Improved internal accounting and financial processes within 10% of audited entities;

Reviews list of transactions rejected to determine reason for rejection;

Communicates with Accountants in terms of any accounting issues. EDUCATION

Postgraduate Diploma in Accountancy and Finance

Gdansk University, Graduated 2007

Master Degree in Accountancy and Financial Law

Gdansk University, Graduated 2006


US GAAP practical knowledge

General ledger accounting

Budget forecasting

Team leadership

MS Office proficiency

Commercial Real Estate



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