Europe Finance Controller (m/f/d)

Europe Finance Controller (m/f/d)2021-08-10T03:09:55-04:00<p>&nbsp;</p> <table> <tbody> <tr> <td> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 600;"><strong>Europe Finance Controller (m/f/d)</strong></span></span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Thoughtworks is a Private Equity backed global technology and consultancy that builds customer software applications to help digitally transform businesses.&nbsp; We think disruptively to deliver technology to address our clients’ toughest challenges, all while seeking to revolutionize the IT industry and create positive social change.&nbsp; We work with a range of clients from media to banking to NGOs.&nbsp; With offices in 17 countries and 48 offices (at last count!), we’re passionate global citizens, aiming to have a huge impact on the world.</span><a href=""> <span style="font-weight: 400;"></span></a><strong>&nbsp;</strong></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">This is a new position and is a result of rapid growth at the organization and is an amazing opportunity to join our Global Controllership team. Thoughtworks is seeking a Controller for our Europe region (Germany, Romania &amp; Spain) to drive immediate impact with the monthly financial close process, technical accounting matters and rolling out internal controls.You will report to the Global Assistant Controller and work very closely with the Heads of Finance in Germany &amp; Spain. The Europe Controller will also work closely with and directly monitor the work of the Global Shared Services Team(s) in India, China &amp; Brazil.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 600;">As the Europe Finance Controller (m/f/d) at Thoughtworks, you will:&nbsp;</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Advise and lead research on complex technical accounting issues with an emphasis on revenue recognition</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Partner with the Heads of Finance on the management of month-end close for Germany, Romania, and Spain business units.&nbsp; Activities include but are not limited to: balance sheet account reconciliation review, regional income statement review, and evaluation of actual results to forecast &amp; plan</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Coordinate the European business units’ portion of the global annual audit and lead local statutory audits, including ensuring audit readiness and timely responses to audit requests</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Assist the Global Controllership team with the development and implementation of robust internal controls in the European business units by working cross-functionally across the business to prioritize business changes as necessary with an emphasis on revenue controls</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Own key SOX controls around financial reporting</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Collaborate with the Global Controllership team to create, implement and maintain accounting principles, practices and procedures that will ensure accurate and timely financial statements and audit(s)</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Review transfer pricing calculations and manage intercompany payables and receivables</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Monitor overdue receivables and days-sales-outstanding to ensure proper accounting</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Grow, educate, and provide direction to the Shared Services Team(s) </span></li> </ul> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p><span style="font-weight: 600;">Here's what you'll bring:</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">CPA or country equivalent</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Several years of accounting experience&nbsp;</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Working knowledge of ASC 606 Revenue Recognition and ASC 842 Lease Accounting</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience working in and/or auditing USGAAP companies</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Internal control knowledge and ability to identify fraud risk factors in the business</span></li> <li><span style="font-weight: 400;">Fluency in English (both written and spoken) is required</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Bonus: public company or SOX 404 compliance experience</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Bonus: familiar with PeopleSoft Financials and Financial Force</span></li> </ul> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p><strong>"Free to make your mark. Free to be yourself."<br></strong><span style="font-weight: 300;">You are always welcome here. </span><a href=";utm_medium=website&amp;utm_source=jobads"><span style="font-weight: 300;">Inclusivity</span></a><span style="font-weight: 300;"> is in our DNA. Far above any tech skills, we value respect, empathy, and open-mindedness. We have zero tolerance for intolerance.</span></p> <p><strong>What are you waiting for?<br></strong><span style="font-weight: 300;">So, you can see yourself at Thoughtworks? Then tell us who you are and let us know why you want to join by sending us your CV today!</span></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td> <p>&nbsp;<span style="font-weight: 600;">For more information about our office, see below:</span></p> <div> <div>&nbsp;<a href="" target="_blank"><img src="" width="180" height="95"></a><span style="font-weight: 600;">&nbsp;</span></div> </div> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table>ThoughtworksHamburgGermany