About the NBP: Structure

Accounting & Operations Department

Director: Grażyna Gielecińska

The Department is responsible for developing the principles applied within the NBP regarding accounting, the organization and technical performance of banking operations, drawing the financial plan of the NBP and the balance sheet of the NBP, and maintaining accounting records of economic transactions carried out by the departments.

The Department's basic responsibilities include:
  • drafting executive legal acts regarding accounting principles, the procedures for establishing and releasing provisions against exchange rate risk in relation to the value of the zloty against other currencies, the asset and liability structure of the balance sheet, and the structure of the profit and loss account,
  • developing instruments designed to ensure the proper application of accounting principles, and especially:

    1. a chart of accounts comprising general ledger accounts and subsidiary ledgers accounts, principles of recording economic operations, and principles governing the relationship of subsidiary ledgers accounts and general ledger accounts,
    2. principles of maintaining accounting books,
    3. the periodic determination or verification of the actual balances of assets and liabilities,
    4. principles of establishing and releasing provisions against problem assets;

  • drafting executive legal acts concerning:

    1. opening and operating by the NBP of bank accounts for the state budget, government earmarked funds, the Bank Guarantee Fund and other legal persons, except banks,
    2. the organization and technical performance of money settlements in the domestic currency to the order and for the account of entities holding accounts at the NBP,
    3. the organization and technical performance of inter-bank and inter-branch settlements, and controlling of the performed settlements related to the ones the basis of which are payment orders made by the entities holding accounts at the NBP and payment orders for the account of such entities,
    4. methods of interest calculation,
    5. performing tasks related to the ownership supervision in companies where the capital of NBP is involved, in cooperation with its own departments,
    6. charging fees and commissions for operations performed by the NBP;

  • drawing up the financial statement and other financial information,
  • compiling the financial plan of the NBP and reports on its accomplishment, and performing current analyses of movements in the core revenue and expense items associated with the activity of the NBP,
  • maintaining accounting records regarding notes and coins and their shipment to organizational units of the NBP, its financial operations, and economic operations carried out by the NBP Head Office departments and the Support Services Office.

NBP interest rates

Reference rate 1.50
Lombard rate 2.50
Deposit rate 0.50
Rediscount rate 1.75

Exchange rates

Table of 2019-09-17
1 EUR4.3410
1 USD3.9412
1 CHF3.9649
1 GBP4.8882
100 JPY3.6428

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Narodowy Bank Polski
Świętokrzyska 11/21
00-919 Warszawa

+48 22 185 10 00
e-mail: listy@nbp.pl
NIP: 525-000-81-98
REGON: 000002223
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