Full Time Job

Senior Finance Accountant


London, United Kingdom 10-21-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Netflix is one of the world's leading entertainment services with 207 million paid memberships in over 190 countries enjoying TV series, documentaries and feature films across a wide variety of genres and languages. Members can watch as much as they want, anytime, anywhere, on any internet-connected screen.
Our business is growing rapidly and we continue to look for the best and brightest talent to scale with our growth opportunities. Read our culture and long-term view to learn more about the unique Netflix culture and the opportunity to be part of our team.

We're on the hunt for a passionate and talented finance and accounting professional to join the EMEA Finance Team in London. The Senior Accountant will work with various teams to optimize the UK finance operations and processes in terms of accounting, compliance and reporting. In addition, the person will be a business partner to the various cross-functional teams in our London office.

The Role

The ideal candidate has a strong fit with the Netflix values and culture, can collaborate well across the organization and has a hands-on mentality. We're looking for someone with an accounting background that can drive our reporting and financial statements compliance obligations for our UK and Canadian production entities, in the broadest sense of the word, including:

UK statutory accounts preparation

Understanding UK filing requirements

Leading statutory audits

Providing UK GAAP perspectives on (global) projects

Driving automation projects to optimize the overall finance operations and processes in terms of accounting and reporting

This role is positioned for growth as our business scales up. Relevant experience in the areas mentioned will be key when applying for the role.

We are looking for someone who is:
• A self-starter, who is able to work effectively, autonomously and work on projects and process improvements under tight time frames in a fast-paced environment
• A great communicator who can build strong working relationships with external advisors and internal teams
• Accustomed to multitasking, prioritizing and meeting multiple tight deadlines
• Proactive, hands-on and innovative
• Curious and enthusiastic, not afraid to ask questions and challenge the status quo
• Highly accurate and detail-oriented
• Flexible to collaborate with Netflix teams across multiple offices and timezones
• Willing to travel to our offices overseas once or twice per year (when COVID restrictions are released)

Education And Experience:
• 6+ years of relevant accounting and finance experience
• A combination of public accounting experience and in-house experience is preferred
• Bachelor / Academic degree in accounting or business economics and on track for completion (or already completed) post graduate degree RA/ACCA/CPA or equivalent
• Strong knowledge of UK GAAP and US GAAP
• Experience with UK (production) entities' accounting and preparation of financial statements and managing (first-year) statutory audits
• Experience in efficiently working in a multinational environment and working with service providers
• Demonstrate ability to innovate and optimise workflows and processes
• Advanced MS Excel and Google Sheets experience with the ability to navigate large data sets
• Experience with Workday Financials or other cloud based ERP systems is a plus
• Experience in the entertainment / tech industry is a plus

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjvxv2-54-158-251-104-42 in your application.