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Financial Accounting - LAM Countries

Location: Porto

Area: Finance

Description:

At adidas Group, our love of sport drives who we are and what we do. But just as a ball is more than leather and thread, and a shoe more than padding and plastic, we are bigger than our products. We don’t just work to create faster shoes and lighter fabrics: We strive to help athletes everywhere perform their best. We believe that it’s hard work inventing the future of sport, and that’s why we love it; that when you push your limits, you make it possible for others to push theirs.

At adidas Group, this drive is what connects us, whether we’re working for TaylorMade, adidas, or Reebok. We’re all working toward a future motivated by passion, original thinking, and the desire to build upon a proud legacy.

No matter what you do, or what country or city you do it in, your work helps make greatness possible.


 

Junior Financial Accountant / Accountant

adidas Group Shared Services in Porto delivers high quality services for Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Retail Accounting, eCommerce Accounting and other Finance processes for adidas companies located in Europe and North America.

We are now starting a new project for the LAM market to integrate and reinforce our existing Teams of Accounts Payable, eCommerce, Retail and General Ledger Accounting. We need motivated and committed people like you! If you are looking for a new challenge then this is your chance to join a highly motivated and trained Team in an international and young environment. We are looking for Junior Financial Accountants and Accountants that can actively contribute to our success.

Get to know the different areas:

Accounts Payable: Handling and posting of incoming invoices and related vendor master data creation and maintenance. Preparation and review of payment proposals for adidas subsidiaries in Europe and North America.

Accounts Receivable: Reconciliation of customer accounts with related incoming payments and respective creation and invoice processing (credit/ debit notes) for adidas subsidiaries in Europe.

Retail Accounting: Reconciliation process between sales and incoming payments for adidas own retail stores in Europe, as well as the goods in transit process monitoring.

eCommerce Accounting: Financial accounting procedures of the order-to-cash process for the on-line stores across Europe and North America.

General Ledger Accounting: Posting of general entries related with accruals and provisions, balance sheet reconciliation, inventory accounting and cost reallocations for adidas subsidiaries in North America.

All the Teams have close contact with the local Finance Teams across adidas subsidiaries located in Europe and North America.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Solid Accounting knowledge

• Experience with SAP is an advantage

• Experience in a Shared Service environment is an advantage

• Ability to read, write and communicate in English in a business setting

• Ability to pay close attention to detail and high degree of customer orientation

• Problem solving and analytical skills

• Self-motivated and self-directed individual

• Availability to travel for periods of 3 to 4 weeks

Qualifications:

• 1-6 years relevant work experience in the accounting/ business area

• Degree in Accounting, Business Management, Economics or related area

If you identify yourself with these opportunities and respective requirements, then you should apply!

Join us, by sending your application to HR_info_abs@adidas-group.com