Europe Accounting Manager (Reporting) - US-GAAP and Audit

Thoughtworks

4.5

(33)

London, United Kingdom (Remote)

Why you should apply for a job to Thoughtworks:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 97% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 97% would recommend this company to other women
  • 97% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Prioritizing gender workforce quality, 41% of our workforce are women with 38% of our positions being women in Tech(and growing!)
  • Thoughtworks is certified and awarded the 2022 Best Workplaces™ in Chicago
  • Over 90% of surveyed employees say that people at Thoughtworks are treated fairly regardless of their gender, race or sexual orientation.
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    Position summary

    urope Financial Planning & Analysis team and collaborate with our shared service teams in Brazil, China and India.

    Job responsibilities

    • Advise and lead research on complex technical accounting issues with an emphasis on revenue recognition

    • Partner with the Europe Controllership and Financial Planning & Analysis team on the management of month-end close to review work completed by the teams working to tight deadlines. Activities include but are not limited to: balance sheet reconciliation overview and flux analysis, regional income statement review, and review of variance analysis of actual results to forecast & plan.

    • Provide financial accounting input and overview for quarterly forecasting.

    • Cultivate relationships and expand networks with external consultants, facilitating effective coordination of their services to ensure alignment of the local statutory financials in our diverse European countries with their respective local standards.

    • Oversee the timelines for all local statutory filings for all European entities.

    • Lead the local statutory audits, including ensuring audit readiness and timely responses to audit requests and preparation of draft financial statements.

    • Assist the Global Controllership team with the development and implementation of robust internal controls working with the local finance and change management teams to action business changes as necessary with a particular emphasis on revenue controls.Own key SOX controls around financial reporting.

    • Collaborate with the Global Controllership team to create, implement and maintain accounting principles, practices and procedures that will ensure accurate and timely financial statements and audit(s).

    • Review transfer pricing calculations and manage intercompany payables and receivables.

    • Monitor overdue receivables and days-sales-outstanding to ensure proper accounting and provide support and local accounting advice to the India Shared Services Team.

    Job qualifications

    Technical Skills

    • ACA or ACCA Qualified

    • 7+ years of accounting experience with a strong financial control background

    • Working knowledge of US GAAP ASC 606 Revenue Recognition and ASC 842 Lease Accounting

    • Experience working in and/or auditing US GAAP companies

    • Internal control knowledge and ability to identify fraud risk factors in the business

    • Public company or SOX 404 compliance experience

    Professional Skills

    • Knowledge of equity reporting and tax an advantage

    • Bonus: familiar with PeopleSoft Financials and Certinia (formerly known as FinancialForce )

    Other things to know

    Learning & Development

    There is no one-size-fits-all career path at Thoughtworks: however you want to develop your career is entirely up to you. But we also balance autonomy with the strength of our cultivation culture. This means your career is supported by interactive tools, numerous development programs and teammates who want to help you grow. We see value in helping each other be our best and that extends to empowering our employees in their career journeys.

    Job Details

    Country: UK
    City: London
    Date Posted: 06-05-2024
    Industry: Information Technology
    Employment Type: Regular

    About Thoughtworks

    Thoughtworks is a global technology consultancy that integrates strategy, design and engineering to drive digital innovation. For 30+ years, our clients have trusted our autonomous teams to build solutions that look past the obvious. Here, computer science grads come together with seasoned technologists, self-taught developers, midlife career changers and more to learn from and challenge each other. Career journeys flourish with the strength of our cultivation culture, which has won numerous awards around the world.

    Join Thoughtworks and thrive. Together, our extra curiosity, innovation, passion and dedication overcomes ordinary.

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    Why you should apply for a job to Thoughtworks:

  • 4.5/5 in overall job satisfaction
  • 4.8/5 in supportive management
  • 97% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 97% would recommend this company to other women
  • 97% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Prioritizing gender workforce quality, 41% of our workforce are women with 38% of our positions being women in Tech(and growing!)
  • Thoughtworks is certified and awarded the 2022 Best Workplaces™ in Chicago
  • Over 90% of surveyed employees say that people at Thoughtworks are treated fairly regardless of their gender, race or sexual orientation.