Posted on: 
March 23, 2024

Senior Accountant

Job Description

Location: Remote, Europe/UK


The Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) removes the complexities of cloud infrastructure management and optimizes development-to-production workflows, reducing the time it takes to build and deploy applications. Delivering efficiency, reliability, and security, giving development teams both control and peace of mind. Built for developers, by developers.

Adopted and loved by 16,000+ developers, 7,000 customers, and proven over the last 8 years — provides out-of-the-box capabilities that serve as the launchpad for creative development teams’ out-of-the-box thinking.

We provide 24x7 support, managed cloud infrastructure, and automated security and compliance with an all-in-one PaaS. We give our customers complete control over their data by keeping applications secure and available around the clock.

Platformers are a remote, global workforce, and we thrive in a multicultural team. We are committed to open source and an open, welcoming environment. Our team spans the globe and the experience spectrum. What's our commonality, our cultural fabric? A curious spirit and a thirst for knowledge; an eagerness for innovative ideas and cultures. We believe we can build anything together in an environment that frees you to do your best work.

Bring your expertise and enthusiasm to our growing, global organization. Your contributions, collaboration, and unique point of view are recognized and valued here.

Position Summary is seeking a driven General Accountant to join our global Accounting team, playing a pivotal role in our various subsidiaries and headquarters. Dive into dynamic responsibilities, overseeing vital month-end procedures, managing efficient billing and invoicing, leading financial reporting collaborations, and spearheading audit coordination. Join us at the forefront of innovation and seize exciting opportunities for career growth!

What you can expect

  • Oversee month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close procedures, for various subsidiaries of the Group, managing account reconciliations, roll-forward schedules, and journal entry preparation based on meticulous review.
  • Handle supplier billing, customer invoicing, and bank entries efficiently, ensuring accuracy.
  • Manage VAT declaration, various tax obligations, and General Ledger responsibilities including monthly Management reporting packages, accruals, and precise financial records maintenance.
  • Collaborate on comprehensive monthly balance sheet and income statement flux variance analyses for precise management reporting.
  • Facilitate smooth coordination with HR, local outsourcing firms for payroll management, and review of monthly payroll reports.
  • Lead the coordination of external annual audits, ensuring seamless compliance and workflow.
  • Provide robust support for project management initiatives, particularly IFRS implementation, consolidation, and contribute dynamically to ad-hoc projects, enhancing team and organizational success.

What you bring

  • Proven impactful progressive accounting experience, with a strong foundation in financial reporting, reconciliations, and auditing practices
  • Proficiency in NetSuite and an advanced understanding of accounting principles and standards
  • Knowledge of Salesforce is appreciated
  • Proficient understanding of IFRS and UK GAAP
  • Fluent in English, French is a plus
  • Strong communication skills to convey complex concepts effectively
  • Organizational skills adaptable to different audiences
  • Exceptional analytical and prioritization skills, attention to detail, and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, evolving environment
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field

This is a remote job. Work from the Europe/UK Region.

We’re a worldwide, distributed team looking for the best talent. Our remote model has been in practice and thriving since 2014. To us, remote work means flexibility and having truly diverse, global teams.

*To maximize team collaboration with the team, this role is preferred in Europe timezone.

Company perks and benefits

  • An innovative product you can believe in. We’re sustainably changing the way companies develop and manage their web applications
  • We’re voted as A Best Place to Work by 96% of our employees, Forbes Top 30 Companies for Remote Jobs, and in France Best Workplaces for Women
  • Hands on leadership that cares in a flexible, open work environment, where your voice is encouraged. We can always find ways to do better and look forward to hearing your ideas
  • A global team, rich with culture and diversity
  • Company-wide DE&I initiative that you can be a part of
  • Team gatherings
  • Fair PTO (standards based on location)
  • Inclusive parental leave (timeline based on location)
  • Healthcare, dental, and vision (US, CA, UK, and FR employees only)
  • Tandem – a pool of linguists from around the world willing to help each other work on learning new languages
  • Company shares (discretionary)
  • Unlimited accounts

How we hire

We know that a great hire won’t meet every requirement that we’ve outlined. If you can see yourself elevating the team, we want to hear your story. Few of us would be here had we not taken a chance.

You can expect 5 interviews on Google Meet to follow the order below. Should you successfully move through the entire process you will have the opportunity to meet with a variety of Platformers. Our goal is to ensure you can make the most informed decision on whether this role, and our culture aligns with what you’re looking for in your future working environment.

  1. 60 Minutes with Hiring Manager (Director, Finance)
  2. 45 Minutes with Talent Acquisition
  3. 60 Minutes with Team (Accounting Manager + Senior General Accountant)
  4. 60 Minutes with Cross Team (Director, FP&A)
  5. 45 Minutes with CFO

All roles require background checks.

Apply now

More job openings