Accounting Internship

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Date: Aug 5, 2022

Location: Warsaw, PL

Company: AkzoNobel

We’ve been pioneering a world of possibilities to bring surfaces to life for well over 200 years. As experts in making coatings, there’s a good chance you’re only ever a few meters away from one of our products. Our world class portfolio of brands – including Dulux, International, Sikkens and Interpon – is trusted by customers around the globe. We’re active in more than 150 countries and have set our sights on becoming the global industry leader. It’s what you’d expect from the most sustainable paints company, which has been inventing the future for more than two centuries.


The Accounting Intern in Report to Record structure will work under the mentorship and direction of R2R Experts to carry out various duties. This internship is an ideal opportunity to develop your skills in a real-world work environment. 




  • You will be involved in specific accounting areas e.g. general ledger, inventory, intercompany, fixed assets, pension, tax, payroll accounting, balance sheet account reconciliation);
  • You will be working with SAP system and consolidation and reporting tool that is called HFM, 
  • You will be involved in internal and external audits;
  • You will be working closely with our outsourcing partner and other functions (AP/AR/Accounting controllers) to make sure end-to-end R2R processes are adhered to and performed with the right quality; 
  • You will be involved (and learn a lot) in a number of process improvement projects that require accounting expertise such as month-end close closing process harmonization, balance sheet reconciliation process and related automation, redesign of the cost center structures, system-related implementations, and moreover you will be responsible for maintaining business communication with stakeholders from all around the world


About you:


  • Minimum Bachelor's degree in finance/accounting or similar field,
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel,
  • Advanced English both verbal and written (German language would be a big asset),
  • Experience in General Ledger or other R2R processes or experience in I2P/I2C will be a plus, 
  • You are not afraid of working in a dynamic environment, you are a communicative person, and you have the practical ability to listen and openly share your ideas with others;
  • You are a fast learner and you are focused on development;
  • You are proactive and have can-do-attitude

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age or disability.

Requisition ID: 23172