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Group Accountant

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Accountant – Group Finance

At King, we bring moments of magic to hundreds of millions of people, every single day. We’re experimenting, learning and adapting continuously to shape the mobile games industry in ways yet to be imagined. We’re not afraid to have fun along the way, and King Finance is no exception.

Job Description:

We are seeking a part/newly- qualified Group Accountant to join our high profile Group Finance team. In this role you will provide accurate and insightful analysis to Finance Leadership, other Finance teams and Activision Blizzard (AB), our parent entity. Responsibilities include consolidation and analysis of the monthly and quarterly financial results, internal monthly reporting assistance and quarterly reporting to AB.

Your Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of consolidated monthly/quarterly P&L commentary
  • Preparation of consolidated monthly/quarterly Balance Sheet commentary
  • Partnering with other Finance teams to understand the consolidated financials and provide accurate and insightful variance analysis against prior period and forecast comparatives
  • Critical review and challenge of commentary received from other Finance teams
  • Assistance with preparing consolidated monthly reporting materials for Finance Leadership, including commercial and financial KPIs
  • Monthly journal postings and ownership of consolidation entity
  • Ownership of monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Management of Group month end financial systems processes and ad- hoc support for wider Finance
  • Preparation of quarterly reporting materials for AB
  • Supporting FP&A colleagues within Group Finance and wider Finance teams as required
  • Assist with Group audit queries at quarter and year end
  • Ownership of Group Finance SoX documentation
  • Ad- hoc tasks and projects as they arise

Skills to create thrills:

  • Part/newly qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA (or international equivalent)
  • Background in Group consolidation and/or audit
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Oracle and Hyperion Finance systems is preferred
  • Fluent and concise written and verbal communication skills, with experience presenting to a range of stakeholders
  • Strong analytical and problem- solving capabilities with a drive to continually seek opportunities for process improvement
  • Results focused and detail oriented, whilst able to identify links to the bigger picture when required
  • Agility to manage key deliverables and conflicting priorities within tight deadlines
  • Demonstrates ownership of assigned tasks and responsibilities and commitment to see these through to completion
  • Able to establish and maintain strong relationships within Finance and with colleagues across the business

About King

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the

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