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Senior Accountant

V4P FEB19 143



Job Description:

If you’re a Finance professional that dreams of ripping off that corporate attire and pulling on a pair of jeans, there’s an opportunity for you here.

We are seeking a highly motivated Senior Financial Accountant to report to the Senior Finance Manager of Financial Control.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Ownership of costs control and reporting across two functional areas (Facilities/HR).

  • Responsibility for completing the monthly and quarterly close processes

  • Monthly reporting to Group Finance team, including KPI and variance analysis and P&L / balance sheet commentaries

  • Timely completion of relevant balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis, including movement analysis and working with the business to clear unreconciled items

  • Proactive management of external and internal audit requests

  • Mitigate risks by ensuring all S- Ox requirements and controls are adhered to

  • Assist with ad- hoc projects as they arise.

  • Ownership and responsibility for statutory accounts and other company reporting obligations for an operational UK entity

Skills to create thrills

  • Newly qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent)

  • Proven experience in a similar position, including completing monthly close activities and preparing analysis and commentary reporting

  • Strong knowledge of financial control processes and S- Ox compliance

  • Stakeholder management experience including presenting to finance and non- finance teams

  • Good understanding of Forecasting and Planning processes

  • Intermediate to Advanced excel/ PowerPoint skills, experience in building robust financial models to provide analytics

  • Strong analytical and problem- solving skills, and drive to continually seek opportunities for process improvement

  • Able to handle change in a fast- paced environment

  • Strong work ethic and commitment to seeing tasks through to completion

  • Fluent communication skills in both written and spoken English

  • Experience using Oracle R12 and Hyperion (or similar systems)

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 255 million monthly active users as of Q2 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players – and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications needs to be in English.
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