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British School of Wilanow
Warsaw, Mazovian, Poland
Date Added: Nov 13, 2023

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British Primary School of Wilanow / ISP

 Accountant Role Profile

Purpose of Role

British Primary School of Wilanow is looking for an Accountant to join our financial management department. In this role, you’ll play an important role in our company’s financial operations, ensuring accuracy in accounting and compliance with the law.


About the school

British Primary School of Wilanow (BSW) is a value-driven international school offering a world-class education since 2014. BSW was the first school in Poland to be accredited as Compliant and is now a fully accredited member of the Council of British International Schools (COBIS)

The school provides Polish language lessons, in line with Polish Educational Law, for native Polish speakers and as a foreign language to our international students.


Our school is aimed at the internationally-minded community in Warsaw who seeks an international education through English.

We are located in the beautiful suburb of Wilanow, south of the city centre, a popular residential area for expatriates in Warsaw. Our school building is custom-built, catering to 3-14 year olds.


ISP Principles

Begin with our children and students. Our children and students are at the heart of what we do. Simply, their success is our success. Wellbeing and safety are both essential for learners and learning. Therefore, we are consistent in identifying potential safeguarding and Health & Safety issues and acting and following up on all concerns appropriately.


Treat everyone with care and respect. We look after one another, embrace similarities and differences and promote the well-being of self and others.


Operate effectively. We focus relentlessly on the things that are most important and will make the most difference. We apply school policies and procedures and embody the shared ideas of our community.


Are financially responsible. We make financial choices carefully based on the needs of the children, students and our schools.


Learn continuously. Getting better is what drives us. We positively engage with personal and professional development and school improvement.


ISP Accountant Key Responsibilities

  • Processing and posting accounting documents;
  • Journal entries preparation and posting;
  • Bank payments and reconciliation;
  • Dealing with internal/external customer queries;
  • Active participation in the month-end closing process;
  • Preparation of relevant tax information (including PIT, CIT, VAT returns);
  • Assistance in statutory reporting (e.g. statistical reports, other);
  • Ensuring compliance of accounting records with tax regulations;
  • Preparation of sales reports and revenue recognition.

Skills, Qualifications and Experience

  • Min. 3 years of accounting experience;
  • Higher education (preferred fields of study: accounting, finance, economics);
  • Very good command of English language;
  • Working knowledge of MS Excel and ERP systems (SAP, Oracle);
  • Independence, good organization of work;
  • Proactive in identifying and resolving issues;
  • Deadline driven with excellent attention to detail;
  • Familiarity with Sage Symfonia will be an advantage.

ISP Commitment to Safeguarding Principles

ISP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years’ employment history.


ISP Commitment to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

ISP is committed to strengthening our inclusive culture by identifying, hiring, developing, and retaining high-performing teammates regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender expression, age, disability status, neurodivergence, socio-economic background or other demographic characteristics. Candidates who share our vision and principles and are interested in contributing to the success of ISP through this role are strongly encouraged to apply. 

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