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Accounting Manager (EMEA)

Company Description

Dynatrace provides software intelligence to simplify cloud complexity and accelerate digital transformation. With automatic and intelligent observability at scale, our all-in-one platform delivers precise answers about the performance and security of applications, the underlying infrastructure, and the experience of all users to enable organizations to innovate faster, collaborate more efficiently, and deliver more value with dramatically less effort. That’s why many of the world’s largest organizations trust Dynatrace®️ to modernize and automate cloud operations, release better software faster, and deliver unrivalled digital experiences.

 

 

 

Job Description

What’s the role?

Reporting to the Director of Accounting (EMEA), the Accounting Manager (EMEA) is ultimately responsible for the final Trial Balances for several European entities managed by the Maidenhead based EMEA Finance Shared Service Centre. This person, supported by a team of Financial Accountants, will be responsible for monthly management of accounts within the region, monthly reporting/tax compliance and yearly audits amongst other responsibilities. This role will require a leader who can develop and mentor their team, as well as having technical accounting expertise to ensure accounting records are compliant.

 

This role works closely with other EMEA Accounting Managers, Financial Accountants, Accounts Payable, Payroll and Tax to ensure Dynatrace’s books and records are accurate and compliant with both US and local GAAPs as necessary.

 

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Integral role in designing, improving & implementing Accounting policies and procedures

  • Train, develop and supervise the Accounting team lead to ensure deadlines are met

  • Maintain and improve upon control environment, ensuring SOX compliance.

  • Provide support to the team on high level query and issue resolution

  • Integral role in development, testing, and implementation of improvements on the processes that impact Finance, ensuring adequate controls are in place to meet audit and SOX requirements, efficiency is achieved, productivity is increased, and quality is not compromised

Monthly management accounts under US-GAAP:

  • Accruals/prepayments journals as necessary

  • Liaison with all members of the Shared Services Centre in the UK who will have input into those numbers to ensure accuracy and understanding

  • Management reporting to corporate deadlines incl. production of notes/commentaries

  • Full understanding and monthly reconciliation of all Balance Sheet accounts to ensure accurate recording incl. payroll related accounts (commission, bonus, shares, ESPP and associated taxes)

  • Ensure compliance with ASC842 Lease accounting standard incl. reconciliation to corporate model

  • Ensure compliance with ASC606 Revenue and Commissions accounting standard

Monthly local reporting/tax compliance

  • Ensure all VAT returns are prepared and submitted in a timely manner

  • Work with Tax Manager to ensure VAT compliance

  • Prepare and submit any additional local statistical filing

  • Yearly audit under US and local GAAP

  • Timely completion of annual audit and tax calculations working in conjunction with local advisors and corporate auditors

  • Ensuring legal compliance with respect to filings and statutory reports

  • Perform Sox controls e.g. reviewing and approving of monthly Payroll

  • Supplier payment review and sign-off

  • Production of monthly cash flow forecast

  • Assist with the production of the quarterly and yearly tax package

  • Assist Tax Manager co-ordinate & manage tax audits

Qualifications

What we’re looking for

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified with post qualification experience

  • Proven track record in leading and managing teams

  • Multi country, multi currency experience essential

  • US GAAP experience essential

  • Knowledge of SOX compliance would be advantageous

  • Technology industry and/or fast growth industry experience would be advantageous

  • Deadline driven with excellent attention to detail and a self-starter

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills required, must be comfortable connecting with and communicating with individuals at all levels in the organization

  • Excellent Excel skills

  • Must be a highly motivated individual with the ability to engage others

  • Deadline driven with excellent attention to detail and a self-starter

  • Experience of NetSuite ERP advantageous

  • Experience of Blackline reconciliation system advantageous

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.