Country Controller

In Hewlett Packard Enterprise we create new possibilities for technology and services, offering solutions, which help businesses and individual clients in achieving their goals, making the most of its potential, fulfilling aspirations and dreams. We serve our clients in over 170 countries.

In Poland we are located in Warsaw, Wrocław, Łódź.

Our Center in Wrocław and Łódź specializes in advanced services, which main goal is to deliver support in various areas, such as finance and accounting, HR, sales and marketing, data processing and supply chain management for Hewlett Packard Enterprise and our clients.

As the Country Controller you will:

  • Prepare/ review annual set of financial statements and applicable notes in accordance with the local GAAP, including balance sheet, income statement, equity statement, cash flow statement and notes
  • Conduct on-going statutory accounting reviews and booking of adjustments and reclassifications needed to comply with local accounting and tax laws
  • Keep the Local GAAP Assets Accounts Database revised and up to date
  • Support and coordinate the audit process for financial statements: liaise with auditors to finalize list of deliverables and documentation needed for audit, coordination of documentation support and providing necessary explanations
  • Ability to work on and solve complex audit issues
  • Monitor standard activities to ensure potential balance sheet risk areas are being managed – attend & contribute to quarterly balance sheet reviews
  • Liaise with the country accounting team and auditor to ensure that statutory requirements are met
  • Deal with adhoc accounting queries as when they occur
  • Ensure centers of excellence are accounting for transactions correctly – assisting in fixing problems when this does not happen smoothly
  • Resolve issues between Finance and our partners on an ad hoc basis
  • Review National Statistics Forms
  • Taxation: Quarterly calculation and preparation of foreign tax provision – current tax and deferred tax forecast
  • Taxation : Prepare required information in consultation with tax department and the country accounting team to complete tax returns on a monthly and yearly basis
  • Taxation: Prepare required information and assist in the monthly tax compliance procedures

Approval including:

  • Approvals of postings in SAP for Swiss entities
  • Monthly requests for hold backs/ write offs/ specific items
  • Account closure or cleaning activities
  • Bank guarantees, salary payments, manual bank payments
  • Reporting/ confirming on country status for topics like stat audit status, non standard audit accrual entries

Manage communication and escalation from and to the team:

  • Close contact to Stat COE to drive efficiency, OneTeam spirit, align expectations, provide feedback etc.
  • Regular contact with TAX on open topics and collaboration as well as R&R alignment
  • Regular exchange with the board on local Finance community issues, planning of trainings/ vision day etc.

Education and Experience

  • First level university degree with a focus in business or economics, advanced degree or accounting certification (ex. Certified Public Accountant (CPA), ACCA or equivalent)
  • Preferable 8-10 years of experience as external auditor in one of the big four audit firm, chief accountant positions or senior financial analyst position
  • Fluent in English and German

Knowledge and Skills required

  • Excellent understanding of Accounting principles and financial analysis
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent business applications skills – Microsoft excel, Power Point
  • Excellent communication skills and superior teamwork skills and ability to influence multiple organizations: business centers, country controllership, tax, treasury organization

We offer not only a stable job in well renown company but it also provides an attractive working environment where you can meet many new, inspiring people from all across the world. A place where you can develop yourself, work with experts, have some occasions to relax and have some fun as well as to enjoy many activities suitable for our Employees and their lifestyles . Below you will find information about what we have to offer:

Medical package for Employees and their closest family

Multisport card

Life insurance package

Employee Assistance program – help in a difficult life situation

Free coffee, tea, sandwiches and fruit

Modern offices in the city center

Work-Life balance support including flex-time arrangements and work from home opportunities

Trainings, opportunity for personal development and advancement within the company

Wellness program

HPE Culture – special offers from theatres and cinemas

CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility)

HPE Badge discount program

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