Senior Accountant

City of London,



US-owned global Blue Chip in the Telecommunications sector is looking for a high calibre qualified Accountant to join its dynamic and professional EMEA Financial Reporting team.


Reporting to the Snr Finance Manager in the Financial Reporting team of c.30, as part of a wider EMEA Finance Division of c.150, duties will include:

* Monthly Flash Balance Sheet reporting for EMEA
* Monthly EMEA Accounting for Commissions and Capopex
* Monthly accounting and reporting responsibilities under US GAAP and statutory reporting under local GAAP (IFRS) for Poland
* Preparation of monthly variance commentary for accounting movements (p/l and b/s)
* Preparing monthly balance sheet reconciliations, as per the Group timetable using Blackline
* Providing support to the annual US GAAP audit and quarterly review processes
* Close liaison with EMEA FP&A to assist with commentary against forecast for key Opex accounting areas
* Close working with the EMEA Tax team on annual tax computations, CIS returns, ad-hoc VAT issues and preparing quarterly forecasting
* Working with Internal Audit on queries; with Procurement and AP to ensure consistency of accounting and clean balance sheet monthly positions
* Assisting the Senior Manager and VP Controller, EMEA with ad-hoc projects


  • Qualified ACA, ACCA or equivalent with some post qualified experience
  • Candidates with Industry or Practice experience are welcome to apply, however candidates must have worked with / for a large , international, multi-entitied business
  • Degree educated
  • Strong knowledge of core accounting principles (IFRS, UKGAAP, and ideally US GAAP)
  • Commercially astute
  • Good planning / time management skills
  • Motivation to succeed in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience of SAP would be advantageous
  • Candidate should be ambitious and hard-working, with strong attention to detail and good communication skills
  • A team player, self-motivated with a hands-on approach to getting things done and seeking continuous process improvement
  • The ability to organise tasks effectively, be logical and to plan and priorities