Senior GL Accountant
Your role within our Kingdom
We are looking for a Senior General Ledger Accountant on a Fixed Term Contract until September 30th 2022
Reporting to the General Ledger manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and monitoring various GL balances, the preparation/review of journals, Balance sheet reconciliations and other accounting initiatives spanning several areas of accounting. This is a global role with global responsibility spanning King’s operations in UK, Malta, Germany, Spain, Sweden, Germany and the US.
You will be in- charge of various accounting areas, including the review & input of journal entries (monthly, adjusting and recurring) and balance sheet reconciliations.
The role also includes detailed review of our Lease Accounting at King, and monthly review of our payroll balance sheet with our payroll team in Barcelona.
Liaising closely with our Financial Reporting and Forecasting teams, Payroll and Internal Audit
Support of VAT and Tax compliance with local advisors
Ensure compliance to SOX and other audit and accounting principles
Assist with the audit reviews (both internal and external)
Preparation of GL monthly commentaries to submit to group consolidation team
Drive through improvement projects
Essential Skills & Experience
Accountant with extensive full time working experience
Completed a recognised accounting or finance qualification
Excellent communications skills in English
Can present confidently and concisely to management
Experience of process enhancements and maintenance of a strong control environment
Must be forward thinking with ability to bring ideas for improvements to the organisation
Possesses good management skills and be an active participant in driving change in the team
Experience in working in an international company over multiple locations
Excellent skills with Microsoft Excel and other MS packages
Prior experience working with Oracle R12 and Hyperion will be an advantage.
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 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 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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