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Senior Accountant2020-01-22T12:51:16-05:00<p class="p5"> </p> <p class="p1"><span class="s1">ThoughtWorks is synonymous with innovation. We’re a diverse community of bright and passionate individuals striving to have a positive impact on the world. We’re dedicated to the art of software delivery, by keeping it lightweight, agile and open-source. Our clients are organisations with ambitious missions, where we deliver complex enterprise systems to help them solve their toughest business problems.</span></p> <p class="p2"> </p> <p class="p3"><span class="s1">This role is based in either Madrid or Barcelona (since we have offices in both locations, you can live in either one of the cities). Also, the Head of Finance for Spain is part of a global finance team, so you’ll be working with and alongside talented and passionate people around the world. We are looking for a highly accountable, flexible individual, who is technically excellent, works hard, can nurture productive working relationships, and operate with a considerable degree of autonomy. A passion for technology is a must too.</span></p> <p class="p3"><span class="s1">In ThoughtWorks there are no big company politics and hierarchy; we are collaborators, which means you’ll require quick thinking skills as well as the ability to view the bigger picture, whilst, at the same time, being prepared to drill down into the details.</span></p> <p class="p4"><span class="s1"><strong>Here’s what you will bring: </strong></span></p> <ul> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Qualified accountant with significant post qualification experience</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">To be considered you will have worked in a financial management role with experience with financial modeling / planning / budgeting</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Excellent leadership qualities and technical skills are essential</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Experience using PeopleSoft Financials and Financial Force is a plus</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Advanced Microsoft Excel skills are a must</span></li> <li class="li3"><span class="s1">Experience in a globally distributed company is beneficial</span></li> </ul> <p class="p4"><span class="s1"><strong>Interpersonal Skills: </strong></span></p> <ul> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Excellent communication skills, ability to manage tight deadlines, and work under pressure - multitasking management is an essential skill for this role</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Ability to communicate and explain financial concepts to non-finance people and interpret the figures for strategic decision-making</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Willingness to share experiences and ideas with your colleagues; open to learning and trying new approaches in order to improve yourself and your team’s performance</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Ability to adapt to a flexible work environment and strong team work spirit</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Open to receiving direct feedback from your colleagues and team members</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s3"><em>The following words will describe you: proactive, problem solver, entrepreneur, detail oriented, excellent analytical skills. </em></span></li> <li class="li3"><span class="s1">You're the kind of person who just gets things done and that everyone likes working with.</span></li> </ul> <p class="p4"><span class="s1"><strong>Responsibilities: </strong></span></p> <ul> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">As part of the Spain Management team, you will be expected to have a sound financial management background to help the business evolve its business model in a profitable way, and utilize your expertise to support the mission and values of ThoughtWorks</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Support and influence key business leaders to drive the business forward by providing insights to achieve optimization and growth opportunities</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Provide robust plans and forecasts on a timely basis</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Provide quality reporting to support business decision making</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Nurture relationships with the commercial team to drive revenue, review commercial contracts and assist with negotiations, whenever necessary</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Develop and support new commercial models for new offerings</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Provide weekly/monthly management feedback to departmental leaders to assist with cost control and revenue generation</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Manage the working capital of the business, including the day to day cash management, through the preparation of Management Accounts</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Ensure annual audit deadlines and tax are met; Ensure compliance with tax and local legislations</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Develop investment appraisal processes such as ROI in various investments </span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Coordinate work priorities with the shared services team in Brazil</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Manage external vendors that give us support on finance-related activities (e.g. payroll)</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Willingness to be hands-on and work in a startup environment, while driving some of the operational work by yourself with help from external partners</span></li> <li class="li5"><span class="s1">Update and optimise policies and procedures as needed</span></li> </ul> <p class="p2"> </p> <p class="p6"><span class="s1">We offer amazing benefits from the day you start including meal vouchers, transportation voucher, travel insurance, personal development budget and a 23 days holiday.</span></p> <p class="p2"> </p> <p class="p6"><span class="s1">To apply please submit your CV and tell us why you want to join ThoughtWorks. One of our recruiters will be in touch.</span></p> <p class="p2"> </p> <p class="p6"><span class="s1">At ThoughtWorks we promote diversity in all its forms and reject discrimination and inequality. We proudly, passionately and actively strive to make both ThoughtWorks and our industry more reflective and inclusive of the society that we serve</span></p> <p class="p6"> </p> <p class="p6"><span class="s1">#LI-SS1</span></p>ThoughtworksBarcelonaSpain