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Senior GL Accountant

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Why Akamai?

We're at the heart of the Internet, with more than 250 000 servers in over 130 countries and within more than 1,700 networks around the world. Handling between 15-30% of the world’s total web traffic Akamai is helping the most innovative companies remove the complexities of delivering any experience, to any device, anywhere. Founded in the halls of MIT, Akamai remains dedicated to a youthful optimism of problem solving through intellectual curiosity, collaboration and commitment.If you'd like to work in a culture where hard work and innovative ideas are consistently rewarded, join us and help shape the future of the hyperconnected world.

What’s more, Akamai Kraków has been recognized as one of the top Great Places To Work in Poland in 2019 by the Great Place to Work® Institute in Poland.

Finally, working at Akamai means you can expect very competitive remuneration, wide package of benefits (extended medical insurance that covers dental care, Multisport, life insurance, pension plan, ESPP program and more…), training plan (both internal and external trainings, we’re supporting industry certifications) and multiple onsite and offsite activities sponsored by our company’s social fund.

What about the team?

We are a team of 24 people responsible for supporting International operations of Akamai, currently looking for an individual to join our GL Entities Accounting team. This team has been built to coordinate and support the accounting and reporting processes of Akamai entities, which are located in countries with complex tax and accounting systems. This requires close cooperation with other finance and non-finance representatives around the world to support business operations and reflect the activities in the books. As an organization, we provide you with huge amount of positive atmosphere accompanied with interesting development opportunities. If you would like to be a part of young, diverse team, who enjoys challenges and working with each other, join us! You will have a chance to have real impact on the organization you work for!

What will be your responsibilities?

• Be responsible for month-end and year-end closing process for Akamai international entities (including calculation, preparation & processing of journal entries).

• Calculate and book entity-specific month end accrual estimations.

• Ensure balance sheet accounts are accurate and complete (including preparation/review of balance sheet reconciliations).

• Support our external indirect tax providers.

• Have a good understanding of OPEX and prepare monthly cost variance analysis.

• Review statutory financials & prepare reconciliation against corporate books, including but not limited to: GL bookings, AR, AP & fixed assets.

• Cooperate closely with other Finance teams (Treasury & Tax, AR, AP, payroll and FP&A) to support financial operations of entities in scope.

• Monitor liquidity & cooperate closely with Global Treasurer in areas of cash flow forecasts and intercompany transfers.

• Cooperate closely with other Finance teams (Treasury & Tax, AR, AP, payroll and FP&A) to support financial operations.

• Help monitor compliance with US GAAP, company policies and internal controls.

• Drive process improvements within the assigned scope of operations.

• Support other accounting areas and functions as required.

We are looking for people who … 

• hold a degree in Finance or finance-related major

• have at least 3 years of experience in analytical or GL roles

• feel completely in their element being perceived as an independent specialist and working with little supervision

• possess advanced Excel skills

• communicate fluently in English language

• demonstrate strong analytical skills and are able to draw clear and relevant conclusions

• are eager to drive innovation

• have a good understanding of OPEX

• have experience with Oracle or other ERP applications (a strong plus)

• have an established IFRS/US GAAP knowledge (a strong plus)

• hold a KIBR/ACCA qualification or are in the process of obtaining one (a strong plus)

• successfully cooperated with internal and external audit teams, or worked as an auditor (a strong plus).

Please add to your CV the statement below: „Wyrażam zgodę na przetwarzanie moich danych osobowych dla potrzeb niezbędnych do realizacji obecnych jak i przyszłych procesów rekrutacji zgodnie z ustawą z dnia 29 sierpnia 1997 r. o ochronie danych osobowych (tekst jednolity: Dz.U.2014r. poz.1182).”


About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit and follow @AkamaiCareers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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