Narodowy Bank Polski

About the NBP: Structure

Accounting and Finance Department

Director: Krzysztof Kruszewski

General tasks:

The Department is responsible for performing tasks relating to:
  • accounting, including with regard to:
    1. NBP financial management, specifically planning, performance and coordination of tasks regarding the NBP accounting policy and organization of accounting, financial reporting, and analyses relating to the NBP asset and financial position,
    2. maintenance of the NBP accounting books: the NBP General Ledger and the subsidiary ledger relating to the operation of bank accounts,
    3. cooperation with domestic and international institutions in the development of national and international accounting standards,
  • operation of bank accounts of the State budget and other bank accounts operated at NBP Regional Branches,
  • including:
    1. ensuring the operation and development of the IT systems in which banking services to the State budget are provided,
    2. designing the principles and techniques of account maintenance and performing settlements,
    3. cooperation with the Ministry of Finance in determining the rules of providing banking services to the State budget,
    4. drawing up of State budget appropriations reports for the Ministry of Finance,
  • coordination at NBP of matters relating to public levies and international tax law as well as oversight of the application of relevant provisions in this field at NBP.

Specific tasks:

  • creation of the NBP accounting (policy) rules, including development of the principles for the recognition of the provision against the foreign exchange rate risk of the zloty at NBP,
  • conducting analyses of and research in the accounting and financial reporting of central banks, and contributing to the development of the accounting principles of the European System of Central Banks,
  • developing the method of ensuring a proper application of the accounting principles at NBP, including in particular:
    • a chart of accounts comprising the principles for recording economic operations in NBP,
    • principles for maintaining the accounting books,
    • periodic determination or verification of the actual balances of assets and liabilities,
  • maintenance of the NBP accounting books: the NBP General Ledger (ZSK-KG) and the subsidiary ledger relating to the operation of bank accounts (ZSK-C) and the substantive oversight of the IT systems supporting these ledgers,
  • drawing up of the annual financial statements and interim statements, including statements on services provided to the State budget, and other analyses of the asset and financial position of NBP,
  • performing reporting tasks related to the exercise of the function of a cooperating unit with the General Inspector of Financial Information for cash operations carried out at NBP Regional Branches,
  • drafting legal acts regarding:
    • calculation and settlement of the interest at NBP,
    • bank fees and commissions charged by NBP,
    • the principles and procedure for a write-off of NBP claims due to receivables and for granting other relief in debt repayment,
    • payment cards issued by financial institutions on behalf and on account of NBP.
  • performing of quality management tasks at NBP compliant with the ISO standard for electronic banking.

NBP interest rates

Reference rate 5.25
Lombard rate 5.75
Deposit rate 4.75
Rediscount rate 5.30
Discount rate 5.35

Exchange rates

Table of 2022-05-17
1 EUR4.6558
1 USD4.4379
1 CHF4.4542
1 GBP5.5377
100 JPY3.4307

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Narodowy Bank Polski
Świętokrzyska 11/21
00-919 Warszawa

+48 22 185 10 00
NIP: 525-000-81-98
REGON: 000002223
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