Senior Statutory Accountant

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As the world’s leading provider of cloud-based software and technology solutions delivered by managed service providers (MSPs), Datto believes there is no limit to what small and medium businesses can achieve with the right technology. 

Collaboration, teamwork, open communication, and transparency are vital to our success. Datto motivates and empowers our employees to grow through professional development, training opportunities, and internal promotions. Whether it's on one of our sport teams, monthly happy hours, or other company functions; work hard play hard is not just a cliché here. Comprehensive health care packages and education reimbursement are just a few of our benefits. 

The Opportunity

Reporting into the EMEA Financial Controller, this role takes responsibility for the preparation of required statutory accounts for four European entities and provides expert technical accounting guidance, including for any changes in legislation. Responsibilities of this role include the implementation of applicable changes, new requirements, and improvements, ensuring that new accounting treatments are duly adopted. In addition, the ideal candidate has good accounting knowledge, internal controls, and experience working with external auditors. They are an analytical thinker with a data driven background that supports cross-functional work streams and are looking for an opportunity to learn, grow, and become a part of the Datto team.

Does this sound like you?

An ACA/ACCA qualified accountant with strong statutory reporting (in line with FRS102/IFRS),  and tax management skills. Deadline driven with excellent leadership qualities.

A look inside the job:

  • Preparation of annual statutory accounts in line with accounting standards, encompassing any new accounting frameworks and/or standards for various entities within the Datto Group and liaise with external auditors.
  • Understanding of statutory entity accounts at a detailed level to produce analytical review and reporting.
  • Monthly/Quarterly reconciliations of the financial statements for various entities with analysis of movements whilst querying any issues.
  • Assist with external audit requests during both the annual audit and quarterly reviews
  • Monthly postings into accounting system (Netsuite) to form a complete set of accounts for accounting of the entity.
  • To ensure month end reporting is completed in adequate time to produce returns to the regulator and perform quarterly reviews prior to the regulatory returns being completed.
  • Ensuring adequate information is received from third parties to meet the disclosure requirements of the entities and the consolidation of the Datto Group results.
  • Assist in month-end close process and other assigned department related tasks, as necessary
  • Ensure data integrity for assigned accounts including consistent compliance with internal controls over financial reporting
  • Investigate reporting discrepancies and communicate issues, effectively and in a timely manner
  • Assist in the development of SOX compliant documentation of internal control
  • Consistently evaluate areas for process improvement and automation
  • Partake in ad hoc accounting or finance projects and analysis, as assigned

Qualifications

  • Accounting or similar degree
  • ACCA or ACA qualified accountant
  • Experience with working in a complex ERP system; NetSuite is preferred
  • Excellent communication skills: proven ability to communicate effectively with internal and external business partners at various level in a clear and concise manner
  • Team player with a strong work ethic
  • Tech savvy and MS Excel super user (candidate must be comfortable working with and analyzing large datasets)
  • Ability to facilitate and resolve issues

Datto - A little more!

Datto offers Unified Continuity, Networking, and Business Management solutions and has created a one-of-a-kind ecosystem of MSP partners. Datto supports our partners 24/7/365. This commitment is a value at the core of every role in every office, always doing the right thing, and putting our customers first.

At Datto, we’re committed to cultivating a healthy, positive and growth enabling environment. We are proud of our wide ranging benefits package which is available to all full-time employees, including:

  • Virtual “Datto University” onboarding programme
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Headspace App
  • Bike2Work Scheme
  • Life Assurance and Income Protection
  • Charity match program
  • Education reimbursement
  • Opportunity to become a member of our Employee Resource Groups (Women in Tech, Datto Culture, LatinX & Datto Pride)

Datto is an equal opportunity employer. 

By submitting an application, you acknowledge we will process your data in order to consider you for the position you apply for and for other open positions within our company for which you may be suited.  We collect and store your data in accordance with our Recruiting Privacy Practices.

Bonus Points:

At Datto, we believe our employees are our greatest asset and offer all full-time employees a wide-ranging benefits package, including:

  • Free lunch every Friday
  • Flexible paid time off policy
  • Private Medical and Dental insurance (Remove for non-UK/roles)
  • Free food, drinks, and fresh organic fruit in all global offices
  • Charity match program
  • Education reimbursement
  • And more!

By submitting an application, you acknowledge we will process your data in order to consider you for the position you apply for and for other open positions within our company for which you may be suited.  We collect and store your data in accordance with our Recruiting Privacy Practices.

Datto is an equal opportunity employer.

Senior Statutory Accountant

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