Senior Accountant

Recruiter
iRobot Corporation
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Jul 2018
Closes
18 Aug 2018
Sectors
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

The Senior Accountant will report to the International Controller located in London with exposure to the corporate headquarters accounting organization in the United States. He/she will be part of a high-performing team and will be expected to lead, take ownership of his/her areas of responsibility and ensure accurate and timely completion of company reporting requirements.

Essential Functions/ Job Duties

  • Responsible for month-end close process of UK operations including journal entry preparation, account reconciliations and intercompany activity with European offices
  • Maintain financial records that support both US GAAP and local statutory requirements
  • Ownership of inventory accounting including standards setting, perpetual reconciliations with third party logistics organizations, plan and execution of physical inventory counts, and establishment of appropriate excess & obsolete reserves
  • Ownership of intercompany accounting activities including billings, reconciliation and settlement
  • Ensuring local VAT and payroll tax compliance obligations are met and provide income tax support to Corporate Tax department
  • Work closely with cross functional teams to research and analyze variances vs. plan/forecast and action accordingly
  • Ensure compliance of key accounting controls for Sarbanes Oxley purposes
  • Critically review current accounting and reporting processes to identify ways to improve and automate
  • Support of quarterly reviews and annual audits by internal and external auditors
  • Key member of team responsible for financial systems implementation and maintenance

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting
  • At least 3 years public accounting experience or 5+ years in a similar accounting role
  • Understanding of US and UK GAAP
  • Experience with Oracle or similar ERP system and strong Excel skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment across various departments
  • Attention to detail as well as analytical and problem solving skills
  • Desire for continued career progression
  • Highly effective communication skills, both oral and written
  • Willingness to respond to changing business needs of a growing company
  • Working knowledge of Sarbanes Oxley desirable

About Us

We are the leading global consumer robot company, designing and building robots that empower people to do more, both inside and outside of the home. Founded in 1990 by Massachusetts Institute of Technology roboticists who had the vision of making practical robots a reality. To date, we have sold over 20 million robots and globally employ more than 600 of the robot industry's best and brightest. iRobot is committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT.

Our UK office is in the heart of London, walking distance from the Victoria underground station. iRobot is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts. We also have offices in California, Japan, China & Hong Kong. Imagine the future you could help us build as a fellow iRoboteer! Check out #LifeAtiRobot and follow us on

iRobot is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Description We are the leading global consumer robot company, designing and building robots that empower people to do more, both inside and outside of the home. Founded by MIT roboticists who had the vision of making practical robots a reality. To date, we have sold over 20 million robots and globally employ more than 900 of the robot industry's best and brightest. iRobot is committed to fostering invention, discovery and technological exploration in the pursuit of practical and valuable robot products for the home. iRobot stock trades on the NASDAQ stock market under the ticker symbol IRBT.

iRobot is headquartered in Bedford, Massachusetts, accessible by our corporate shuttle directly from Alewife Station. We also have offices in California, the United Kingdom, Japan, China & Hong Kong. Imagine the future you could help us build as a fellow iRoboteer! Check out #LifeAtiRobot and follow us on

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