Senior Accountant EMEA

Posted 03 October 2022
Salary £350 - £400 per day
Job type Contract
Discipline Finance
Contact NameMarkJames Search

Job description

Our client, a global SaaS company, based in Reading is currently hiring for a Senior Accountant EMEA to oversight the production of local statutory accounts and compliance for the outsourced operating companies.


  • Own the preparation, quality and filing of statutory accounts for relevant local statutory entities within specified deadlines.
  • Build a good working relationship with external auditors, managing their requests through the local outsourced accountants and coordinating responses to queries and audit action points.
  • Support the closure process of several companies.
  • Management of Cashflow requirements for all companies.
  • Monthly Blackline balance sheet reconciliations for entities.
  • Provide Accounting input for the preparation of VAT returns, CIT, Intrastat, Statutory and other statistical returns.
  • Ensure Local Accountants software are aligned with internal SAP local ledgers, ensuring the numbers are materially correct, and appropriate accounting treatment has been applied.


  • Accounting degree; BA/BS degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related field
  • CA certification (or local equivalent such as ACCA, ACA or CIMA)
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience (statutory reporting/audit).
  • Large or medium size company accounting experience.
  • Strong experience using accounting systems and applications such as SAP, Sap4 Hana and Blackline
  • Familiar with international business & accounting practices and processes including local statutory reporting in IFRS plus US GAAP
  • Excellent English language skills and fluency in other languages used in EMEA

This is a full time, contract position to run for a minimum period of 7 months which is likely to extend and/or become permanent (although this is not guaranteed).

For this role it is requirement to come into Reading office minimum once a week!

Please apply online for consideration.