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Senior General Accountant

Date: Jan 6, 2021

Location: Krakow, Malopolska Province, PL, Refer to j

Company: Sabre

Req ID: 52388

Job Family: Information Technology/Software Development


Sabre Corporation is a leading technology provider to the global travel and tourism industry. Sabre’s software, data, mobile and distribution solutions are used by hundreds of airlines and thousands of hotel properties to manage critical operations, including passenger and guest reservations, revenue management, flight, network and crew management. Headquartered in Southlake, Texas, USA, Sabre operates offices in approximately 60 countries around the world. Sabre posted $3.2 billion in revenue in 2014 and employs approximately 10,000 people globally through its three business units – Sabre Travel Network, Sabre Airline Solutions and Sabre Hospitality Solutions.

Job Description


As part of a EMEA Accounting shared service organisation you will  report to the Sabre EMEA  Accounting Manager (based in Poland, Krakow)  and will work closely with other members of the Accounting team, FP&A, Legal, Management and Tax based in Europe as well as Global Accounting located in Dallas (US).
You will be supported by junior accountants based in Krakow.

The successful candidate will carry out tasks in 4 key areas:


Statutory accounting: 


  • Coordinate and deliver statutory audits and preparation of Financial Statements for number of EMEA entities 
  • Coordinate and work with local external accounting and Audit partners to ensure timely and accurate preparation and filing of financial statements
  • Ensure compliance with local GAAP and minimizing differences with US GAAP
  • Ensure accurate financial statement presentation as well as the appropriate disclosure in line with accounting requirements.
  • Provide analysis and clarity on statutory adjustments and improve processes to minimize differences with US GAAP
  • Provide guidance to junior accountants on statutory requirements 

Month end close: 


  • Deliver month end close numbers under US GAAP and Local GAAP 
  • Provide monthly variance analysis 
  • Provide quarterly profitability analyses for respective entities in line with Transfer Price Agreement
  • Manage Intercompany invoices, I/C reconciliations and settlements
  • Review Balance sheet Account Reconciliations in line with Sabre Policy
  • Coordinate preparation and submission of VAT returns
  • Support calculations of Corporation tax and coordinate settlements of tax liabilities
  • Work with other Sabre groups including Tax, Treasury, Legal and FP&A  




  • Support Tax audits and Inspections
  • Support SOX and US GAAP audits
  • Adhere to SOX and Internal Controls requirements
  • Adhere to all Sabre Policies

Adhoc tasks and projects:


  • Acquisition/Integration work 
  • Coordination/ delivery of EMEA projects
  • Support Global projects
  • Tool and process enhancement
  • Support team development
  • Support changes to Transfer Price Agreements


Job Requirements


  • Fluent English 
  • SAP knowledge
  • Fundamental knowledge and experience of IFRS (US GAAP advantageous)
  • Recognised Accounting Qualification 
  • Team player
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • Excel to intermediate standard
  • Performs work conscientiously and diligently


Why is it worth working with us?


  • Profit from our VIP medical package with free travel insurance and dental care, sport medicine and life insurance
  • Join the tax deduction program
  • Enjoy attractive parental benefits beyond the legally required
  • Explore new technologies at our Innovation Lab (3D printer, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality equipment, Robot construction kit, Internet of Things devices, Access to quantum computer via IBM Cloud)
  • Lift your qualifications through wide range of trainings and get technical certification reimbursement
  • No dress code, flexible working time and get additional day off
  • Recommend your friends and get a very attractive referral bonus
  • Remote work till June 2021
  • Use your car or bike to get to the office - free of charge parking lot for employees


We will give careful consideration to your application and review your details against the position criteria. You will receive separate notification as your application progresses. Please note that only candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the role will proceed in the selection process.


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