Group Accounting Manager - EMEA Finance

Arrow Electronics, Inc.


Harlow, United Kingdom


Position summary

Group Accounting Manager - EMEA Finance

Job Description:

To work within the Accounting team to deliver the necessary accounting and reporting requirements expected within a large complex organisation. The role will be involved in General Ledger, controlling and reporting, along with a range of other financial reconciliation and control tasks as required within the team.

What will you be doing at Arrow Global Components?

  • Control and oversee the accounting and reporting of multiple European Companies

  • Oversee Hyperion EMEA consolidated reporting activities, liaising with the US parent company as required

  • Complete all relevant month and quarter end financial close procedures

  • Provide input and support on technical accounting areas

  • Prepare and be responsible for all necessary internal reporting required within Europe and to the US head office

  • Carry out relevant Sarbanes Oxley controls

  • Manage some audit and compliance activities across the team

  • Drive development of new/efficient processes/procedures within the accounting team

  • Own and deliver all company changes to policy, processes and projects for the team and related countries

  • Own and deliver all externally driven changes, such as changes in regulation and any other changes

  • Collaborate effectively with different parts of the business as required, in order to deliver the above

  • Provide support and assistance to the Senior Finance Manager on other projects and ad-hoc tasks

  • Interface with other finance departments, other Arrow companies, Europe and Corporate headquarters and all necessary external parties such as Auditors

  • All tasks to be carried out in a Total Quality manner, consistent with the Company culture.

What are we looking for?

  • Excellent knowledge of accounting

  • High level usage of Excel and data manipulation

  • Fluency in English

  • Dedication and commitment to achieve results and deadlines.

  • Ability to understand process logic and drive efficiency improvements

  • Oracle knowledge/experience an advantage

  • Accuracy of work and meeting deadlines

  • Deliver and maintain suitable and efficient solutions

  • Team working within the accounting team and wider finance departments.

  • Sound knowledge of general accounting and reporting processes

  • Effective resolution of complex reporting requirements

  • Highly numerate and methodical

  • Maintain efficient control under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Good communication skills

  • Time management and prioritisation skills

  • Qualified Accountant with UK/International Gaap Knowledge.

  • Accounting Experience over a number of years.

  • Recognised full accountancy qualification

What is in it for you?

  • 1-year fixed term contract

  • An opportunity to make a real impact, drive change and make a difference

  • Potential for successful career working for market leader in its sector

  • Ability to learn and share knowledge and experience with others

  • Stable employment and attractive compensation and benefits package

Arrow is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an inclusive and diverse working environment by providing equal employment opportunities for all qualified persons.

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Backup child care

Elder care

Child care subsidies

Paid paternity

Paid maternity

Short term disability

About the company

Industry: Electronics: Wholesaler

Developing technology solutions that improve business and daily life, Arrow Guides innovations forward for the worlds leading technology manufactures and service providers.

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