Senior Management Accountant

Reading

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. Datto offers Unified Continuity, Networking, and Business Management solutions and has created a one-of-a-kind ecosystem of MSP partners. These partners provide Datto solutions to over one million businesses across the globe. Since its founding in 2007, Datto continues to win awards each year for its rapid growth, product excellence, superior technical support, and for fostering an outstanding workplace. With headquarters in Norwalk, Connecticut, Datto has global offices in the United Kingdom, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, Canada, Australia, China, and Singapore.

Our European finance team, based in Reading, UK, are looking for a Senior Management Accountant to provide support to the EMEA region and wider accounting function, specifically month-end close reporting. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is recently qualified and keen to learn, grow and to develop their career in a rapidly expanding technology business. The role will have access to accounting and finance leadership, use cutting-edge technology to automate and operate accounting processes, and be hands-on in the development and implementation of internal controls.

Does this sound like you? 

You're a self-starter and not afraid to own a problem - able to pick up new information quickly and thrive in a fast-paced environment where the customer's experience is as important as the technical solve. The ideal candidate is proficient in managing and analysing big data, and skilled in utilising software tools, such as Excel and Alteryx to maximize efficiency and effectiveness of processes. In addition, they will have good accounting knowledge (US GAAP), experience implementing internal controls, and is confident working with external auditors. They are an analytical thinker with a data driven background that supports cross-functional work.

A look inside the job:

Assist with month-end close process and other finance related tasks:

  • Ownership of balance sheets of EMEA entities (UK, Denmark, Germany and Netherlands) and monthly P&L variance analysis
  • Record monthly journal entries, including but not limited to cash transactions, payroll, expense accruals, inventory adjustments and intercompany
  • Prepare monthly balance sheet account reconciliations
  • Assist staff accountants with their assigned monthly journal entities, balance sheet account reconciliations and ad hoc queries, as required
  • Ensure data integrity for assigned accounts including compliance consistent with internal controls, by maintaining and reviewing activity
  • Investigate reporting discrepancies and communicate issues, effectively, and in a timely manner
  • Development of SOX compliant documentation for internal controls
  • Support business processes by partnering with other departments, such as FP&A, Accounts Payable, Engineering, Marketing, Business Development, Human Resources, and Supply Chain Operations
  • Consistently evaluate areas for process improvement and automation
  • Assist with external audit requests during both the annual audit and quarterly reviews
  • Partake in ad hoc accounting or finance projects and analysis, as assigned

About you:

  • Accounting or similar degree, or equivalent experience
  • Qualified ACCA, CIMA or ACA
  • Experience of 3 years + working in a commercial environment, preferably within the technology industry
  • Experience with working in a complex ERP system; NetSuite is preferred
  • Intermediate/Expert level Excel skills - comfortable working with and analyzing large datasets
  • In depth knowledge of Accounting theory and application of U.S. GAAP
  • Strong written and verbal communicator: proven ability to communicate effectively with internal and external business partners at various level in a clear and concise manner
  • Ability to facilitate and resolve issues
  • Motivated by learning new things
  • Strong organisational skills and an ability to prioritise workload

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

  • “Datto University” virtual on-boarding program complete with Datto Swag
  • Private health/dental insurance
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program) 
  • LifeWorks offering discounts at local retailers/restaurants 
  • Income protection
  • LinkedIn Learning
  • Datto Academy Learning Platform
  • Headspace App Subscription
  • Talent Development Team focussed on your career advancement
  • Free food, drinks, and fresh organic fruit in the office
  • Charity match program
  • Seasonal company events
  • Enhanced paid time off inclusive of family policies
  • Education reimbursement

Please reach out to your recruiter should you wish to know more!

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Datto is an equal opportunity employer.

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