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Financial Accountant, London, England, United Kingdom.

London, England, United Kingdom

Full time



Skimlinks, a Connexity and Taboola company, drives e-commerce success for 50% of the Internet’s largest online retailers. We deliver $2B in annual sales by connecting retailers to shoppers on the most desirable retail content channels. As a pioneer in online advertising and campaign technology, Connexity is constantly iterating on products, solving problems for retailers, and building interest in new solutions.

We have recently been acquired by Taboola to make the first Open-Web Source for Publishers connecting editorial content to product recommendations, where readers can easily buy products related to stories they are reading.

We are seeking a Financial Accountant to join our UK Accounting and Finance team based in London. The Financial Accountant will primarily be focused on revenue but also have some responsibility for managing the UK day-to-day accounting operations, working closely with the Group Accounting team based in Los Angeles, CA. Our ideal candidate will have experience providing high-quality financial accounting services working within statutory and regulatory guidelines. Technology sector experience would be preferable.

We are a fast-paced and dynamic environment, so our people are most successful when they are flexible, detail-orientated, professional and due to the regular interaction this role has with internal departments and customers, a highly skilled communicator.

General Responsibilities:

Completion of revenue month-end close procedures, with responsibility for posting and analysing journals and system imports
Ability to analyse, interpret and report on P&L results confidently and accurately
Coordinate month end financial reporting into Group
Prepare and review monthly reconciliations of balance sheet accounts in a timely manner
Preparation and submission of quarterly VAT returns, and managing mid-quarter internal reviews / data audits
Identify process improvements across the finance function creating an environment of continuously striving for ‘best in class’
Support effective implementation of identified improvements
Assist with the preparation of statutory accounts and local Audit engagements
Lead SOX controls and liaise with external advisers on all revenue-based points
Supervise and train staff when necessary
Monitor emerging technology to determine ways to automate the accounting process without sacrificing accuracy and accountability
Keep informed on government regulations, in particular, regarding Tax and payroll
ACA / CIMA / ACCA qualified (or at final stage if significant (4+ years) Industry Experience)
2 years or more relevant Industry experience
Bachelor’s Degree (Accounting or Finance degree preferred)
Extensive knowledge of IFRS (US GAAP an advantage)
Possess excellent planning and problem-solving capabilities to drive a culture of continual improvement, continually striving to keep processes best in class
Advanced computer skills in MS Office, accounting software (Netsuite preferred), and databases
Additional experience in Audit and International accounting (preferred)
Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate complex ideas and information
Some out-of-hours working flexibility to coordinate operations with Group Accounting team in Los Angeles
Voted “Best Places to Work,” our culture is driven by self-starters, team players, and visionaries. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, the company operates sites and business services in the US, UK, and EU. We offer top benefits including Annual Leave Entitlement, paid holidays, competitive comp, team events and more!

Healthcare insurance & cash plans
Parental Leave Policies
Learning & Development Program (educational tool)
Flexible work schedules
Wellness Resources
We are committed to providing a culture at Connexity that supports the diversity, equity and inclusion of our most valuable asset, our people. We encourage individuality, and are driven to represent a workplace that celebrates our differences, and provides opportunities equally across gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, and all other demographics. Our actions across Education, Recruitment, Retention, and Volunteering reflect our core company values and remind us that we’re all in this together to drive positive change in our industry.

This position is hybrid (2-3 days / week) and based in our London office.