Senior Analyst Corporate Accounting

  • Warsaw, Poland
  • Full-time
  • Department: Finance & Accounting
  • Region: EU+/Canada

Job Description

About This Role

As a Senior Analyst in the Corporate Accounting Team you will be a vital member of the CAO organization with the primary responsibility of overseeing the monthly closing processes for payroll & benefits, equity, stock-based compensation, and treasury functions.

What You’ll Do:

  • Coordinate and complete month-end closing processes for a broad range of day-to-day accounting activities within Corporate Accounting Team, including payroll & benefits, equity, stock-based compensation, and treasury functions and presenting monthly results to senior management;
  • Assist in the preparation of annual operating plan and latest forecasts for relevant accounts;
  • Coordinate, prepare, review and maintain supporting work papers for quarterly and annual financial statement disclosures;
  • Coordinate with internal and external auditors to assist in the completion of quarterly reviews and annual audits;
  • Review current accounting and reporting processes to identify ways to improve and automate;
  • Ensure compliance of key accounting controls for Sarbanes Oxley purposes;
  • Research, document and communicate new GAAP and disclosure issues for relevant accounts;
  • Provide other general support to Corporate Accounting and others as required.


Who You Are:

You are an enthusiastic expert in accounting and financial processes, with a strong analytical and problem-solving skills. You demonstrate a strong attention to detail and communication skills.

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree with a major in Accounting, Finance or related discipline;
  • 2+ years of accounting and finance experience (will consider public accounting, private accounting background or a mixture of public and private accounting;
  • Knowledge and understanding of U.S. GAAP and SOX compliance requirements; 
  • Exposure to accounting for stock-based compensation and other areas of Treasury-related facets;
  • Experience with Oracle EBS, Hyperion, Blackline, and/or Business Objects preferred;
  • Above-average proficiency with Microsoft Excel;
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with senior management and across diverse groups;
  • Demonstrates a strong attention to detail and has ability to manage multiple initiatives at same time and work under tight timelines;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to see issues to resolution independently.

Additional Information

Why Biogen? 

Our mission to find therapies for neurological and rare diseases is a unique focus within our industry and this shared purpose is what connects us as a team. We work together to overcome obstacles and to follow the science. We are resilient as we strive to make an impact on our patients’ lives and on changing the course of medicine. Together, we pioneer. Together, we thrive. More details:


Join our Global Business Services Center in Poland!

The vision of GBS at Biogen is to be recognized as a world-class Global Business Services organization driven by the desire for excellence in its people, business solutions, execution and partnerships with internal and external customers.

We offer:

  • Role in a dynamic and one of the oldest biotechnology company in the world 
  • Company mission you can be really proud of
  • Work with diverse and knowledgeable multinational teams
  • Opportunities to learn and grow with GBS site in Poland
  • Structured onboarding program
  • Customized benefit package, e.g. MyBenefits cafeteria, annual bonus eligibility, medical care, hybrid work
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