OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY
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The opportunity :
The Senior Financial Analyst (SFA) will have responsibilities for controllership functions for some of Open Text European entities.
The SFA will be an integral part of the accounting cycle, providing support to the Global Finance team, assisting in accounting and financial reporting activities as well as regional requirements for the particular legal entities in the DACH countries (Germany, Austria, Switzerland).
The SFA will be a key member of the European finance team, managing traditional controllership responsibilities, in addition to being a significant contributor to the consolidated US GAAP close.
You are great at :
Performing monthly analytic review of the US GAAP close
Performing analytical review of period end financial results.
Responding to monthly questions from management on the balance sheet and P&L review.
Reviewing account reconciliations and promoting best practices with Accounting Services to ensure proper accounting and controls are in place.
Assisting the tax group
Supporting the tax group in the preparation of the annual tax return
Providing support material for tax compliance requirements
Providing support for period end tax kits
Assisting with commodity and income tax audits
Preparation of local GAAP financial statements
Providing support during statutory audits as part of the year-end review process
Preparation of working schedules for the external auditors
Documenting local country GAAP adjustments
Providing local support to the business for matters pertaining to the DACH region
Assisting the business in addressing finance matters
Providing general support and information to the business as requested
What it takes :
Experience in a finance role, preferably in a technology company
Experience with general Controllership duties listed above
Advanced Excel skills
Capable of working independently, multi-tasking to establish priorities, and completing objectives without supervision in a fast-paced environment
Excellent oral and written English communication skills. German language skills are considered a major asset. Knowledge and application of European VAT regulation considered an asset.
Experience in SAP, Great Plains, Oracle and BPC is an asset.
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