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What you’ll be doing...

In this position you’ll be overseeing various revenue accounting responsibilities for multiple EMEA countries using both US GAAP, and local GAAP/IFRS. You’ll be ensuring the accuracy and efficiency that our Finance team is known for. You’ll also be a part of creating a great team environment by providing clarity, direction and feedback. And you’ll be on constant lookout for ways to use technology to streamline our processes. Come help us keep our Finance team running better every day—because here, better matters.

  • Oversees the completion of complex analytical assignments and preparation of accounting related reports.
  • Supports Manager, Revenue Accounting with accounting, analyzing, and reporting on general ledger transactions.
  • Assists with the month end close, financial statement analysis and other tasks related to the maintenance and/or reconciliation of accounting records.
  • Coordinates closely with the other finance teams to ensure complete and accurate accruals and simplify processes.
  • Coordinates and oversees activities relative to internal controls, documentation and testing and segregation of duties (Sarbanes Oxley or local equivalent, where applicable).
  • Possesses sufficient accounting acumen to review other’s work and analyzes the output for appropriate accounting treatment, completeness and accuracy related to general accounting.
  • Interacts with stakeholders from within and outside of the Accounting organization to respond in an accurate and timely fashion to inquiries related to the group’s activities.
  • Maintains ongoing interaction with client groups and other functional areas relating to objectives, deliverables, resource allocation and related matters.
  • Supports any assigned accounting projects to ensure compliance and adherence with controls for internal policies and external regulations.
  • Supports the efforts in developing, implementing, and maintaining systems, procedures and policies for the group; leverages system and technology knowledge to drive simplification efforts.
  • Plans and structures work activities and sets deadlines for assigned activities their team. Subsequently monitors the progress and results
  • Handles Contract Review and Product Accounting, along with validation of customers revenue, plus assuring that revenues are matched with cost.

What we’re looking for...

You’re organized and practical, and great at finding ways to make complex processes simpler. You know revenue accounting both US GAAP, and local GAAP/IFRS accounting inside out, but you’re also an effective team player. People look to you for your expertise.

You’ll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or relevant work experience.
  • Large or medium size company accounting experience.
  • Experience in managing revenue accounting across multiple EMEA countries and currencies.
  • Direct project management experience, including initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and closing of projects.
  • Knowledge of accounting systems and applications such as SAP, CPM/Essbase, and Blackline.
  • Knowledge of FASB, SEC requirements, SOX compliance and Generally Accepted Accounting Principles both US GAAP, and local GAAP/IFRS.
  • Experience designing and implementing accounting systems, running continuous improvement projects, and conducting root cause analysis.
  • Knowledge of international business & accounting practices and processes including local statutory reporting in EMEA IFRS and US GAAP.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, especially in Excel.
  • Willingness to travel.

Even better if you have:

  • Accounting degree; BA/BS degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field.
  • A Master’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or Economics.
  • Experience in revenue accounting with multiple element revenue recognition and currencies.
  • CPA certification (or local equivalent such as ACCA, ACA or CIMA).
  • Communication and leadership skills.
  • Big 4 Accounting/Advisory/Audit experience.
  • Proficiency in a language other than English.
  • Demonstrated Shared Service Center experience within a global, publicly traded company.
  • Knowledge of FASB, SEC requirements, SOX compliance.
  • Experience running continuous improvement projects, and conducting root cause analysis.
  • Experience in the technology or telecommunications industry.

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