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EMEA Financial Accountant

  • Job reference: 920639
  • Location: Bracknell, Berkshire
  • Salary: GBP45000 - GBP50000 per annum + bonus & bens
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Finance, Financial Accountant
  • Date posted: 26/09/2018

Qualified EMEA Financial Accountant is required for a global IT/Tech company based near Reading. The role is a permanent opportunity.

The EMEA Accountant will support the accounting and financial reporting activities of multiple entities across EMEA. They are looking for a dynamic Financial Accountant, with energy, exceptional problem solving skills, great work ethic, high efficiency and ability to work to very strict deadlines.


  • Prepare monthly management accounts and journal entries for multiple EMEA entities
  • Ensure Financial reporting deadlines are met
  • Produce monthly balance sheet reconciliations for their entities
  • Accruals and prepayments
  • Intercompany billing and reconciliations
  • Preparation of quarterly variance analysis for assigned entities
  • Support year end external audit and filings for assigned entities
  • Booking of payroll journals and related accruals as required
  • Support preparation of indirect taxes for a few entities
  • Liaise with US Finance Share Services and 3rd party providers
  • Coordinate and prepare information for SOX compliance.
  • Ensure internal controls processes are adhered to minimize risk, improve efficiency and business performance.
  • Support in developing and maintaining polices, processes and procedures for International.
  • Support the International Controller with ad-hoc projects and analysis.


  • The ideal candidate will be a fully qualify accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA or overseas equivalent) with a minimum of 3-years' industry experience in a technology company preferably.
  • US GAAP, IFRS, SOX essential.
  • SSC experience - highly desirable.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Multi-tasker
  • Self-starter
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Proactive and delivery focus approach to all responsibilities.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Oracle or similar ERP is essential.

An excellent team, company and environment, great work ethic, collaborative approach and development opportunities.

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.