Finance Manager

About the Employer

The Finance Manager is a key position in the EMEA finance team reporting into the Director of Accounting Operations (based in the US). The position will be responsible for ensuring the timeliness and quality of financial reporting, managing the local and group audit activities and working closely with 3rd party providers to ensure the timely filing of Financial Statements. We are in an exciting period of growth and this role will support and drive a number of key projects and we are looking for somebody who will be working with developing major process improvement within our financial systems. In order to be successful in this position, we look for more than just strong technical skills as you will need to thrive in a changing environment, have the ability to balance the responsibilities towards Unity at a global and local level and leverage the value of our global Finance community. We set our standards high and set KPIs on producing a timely and accurate close, ensuring key accounts are properly reconciled prior to close, accrual accuracy, accounting accuracy and we aim for no audit remarks. We have the resources to create groundbreaking creative technology and this position will contribute to some of the most critical financial decisions we have to take across EMEA.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee and manage the EMEA external audit process, follow-up and take corrective actions as required for internal and external auditing
  • Work alongside local stakeholders and the US Technical accounting team to develop accounting policy and practices that are consistent with local GAAP (EMEA) and aligned with US GAAP
  • Oversee and manage the preparation of statutory financial statements alongside our 3rd party providers
  • Work as the key EMEA Finance lead for finance systems and process change
  • Identify requirements for new accounting standards, assess the impact of each in conjunction with Group Accounting Policy and implement in conjunction with the global accounting team
  • Ensure effective processes and controls are in place and operating efficiently
  • Support the wider EMEA team to drive the Finance agenda

Requirements

  • You are an accounting expert with proven experience including advanced skills in IFRS / US GAAP / DK GAAP
  • All round ERP experience as well as a general understanding of VAT and other public accounting activities
  • You have a demonstrated ability to drive change and relish the opportunity to work in a fast pace and challenging global environment
  • Experience complying with statutory financial reporting requirements in a variety of countries across the globe is preferred
  • Experience working with large international, multiple entity organizations and/or a listed company either in a regional or corporate role

Bonus Points

  • Experience of operating under a US parent company, from within an EMEA based finance team
  • Experience with publicly traded companies
  • Experience working in the tech industry or a high growth environment
  • Post qualified experience in public accounting
  • Experience in the industry as a region or division Controller
  • Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant, Certified Auditor or equivalent qualification
  • Experience running multiple regional audits at the same time as well as designing, implementing and owning auditing processes

About Unity Technologies

Unity is the world’s leading platform for creating and operating real-time 3D (RT3D) content. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, filmmakers, and others, use Unity to make their imaginations come to life. Unity’s platform provides a comprehensive set of software solutions to create, run and monetize interactive, real-time 2D and 3D content for mobile phones, tablets, PCs, consoles, and augmented and virtual reality devices.

The company’s 1,400+ person research and development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Apps developed by Unity creators were downloaded more than three billion times per month in 2019 on more than two billion unique devices. For more information, please visit www.unity.com.

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