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Accounting Manager UK & Dubai

Dataiku

Dataiku

Accounting & Finance
London, UK
Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2024

At Dataiku, we're not just adapting to the AI revolution, we're leading it. Since our beginning in Paris in 2013, we've been pioneering the future of AI with a platform that makes data actionable and accessible. With over 1,000 teammates across 25 countries and backed by a renowned set of investors, we're the architects of Everyday AI, enabling data experts and domain experts to work together to build AI into their daily operations, from advanced analytics to Generative AI.

Empathetic, intellectually curious, deeply humble, and energized by change. People don't always talk about accountants this way, but we do. This is how we hope to describe the Accounting Manager UK & Dubai, who will soon join Dataiku to help us build our finance and accounting teams in EMEA and globally.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for maintaining general ledgers in UK GAAP
  • Responsible for annual statutory accounts and the UK statutory filing process
  • Participate in monthly closing activities in US GAAP, including preparing and reviewing journal entries, account reconciliations, roll forwards, payroll checks, and analytical reviews.
  • Supervising the Senior accountant on the Dubai entity (monthly closing activities, Statutory audit, and filing)
  • Responsible for the monthly Flux analysis for the UK entity
  • Participate in the US audit process for the UK and Dubai entities
  • Supporting the Tax department in the preparation of the annual tax return and UK tax filing
  • Supporting the Tax department in the preparation of the VAT return
  • Ensure that the accounting is executed in compliant with internal policies and accounting regulations
  • Liaise with external professionals and government bodies on audit, tax, secretarial, and other issues to ensure statutory and regulatory compliance
  • Support the EMEA Accounting Manager with special project and workflow process improvement
  • Monitor and analyze team members’ work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy
  • Assist the FP&A/Treasury department with the preparation of operational and cash flow forecasts.
  • Support budget activities
  • Work with direct report to establish goals and objectives for each year and monitor/ advise on the progress to enhance the professional development of staff

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in accounting/finance and/or CPA
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience
  • Strong technical and comprehensive knowledge of UK GAAP
  • Statutory compliance (legal/tax/social UK requirements)
  • Experience in an audit firm, combined with experience in a company is a plus
  • Strong team player with excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Team lead/manager experience
  • Experience in US GAAP is a plus
  • Ability and willingness to learn and adapt in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
  • High-energy individual, proactive, cooperative and results-oriented
  • Familiarity with large ERP systems such as Netsuite
  • Comprehensive use of Excel
What are you waiting for!
At Dataiku, you'll be part of a journey to shape the ever-evolving world of AI. We're not just building a product; we're crafting the future of AI. If you're ready to make a significant impact in a company that values innovation, collaboration, and your personal growth, we can't wait to welcome you to Dataiku! And if you’d like to learn even more about working here, you can visit our Dataiku LinkedIn page.
Our practices are rooted in the idea that everyone should be treated with dignity, decency and fairness. Dataiku also believes that a diverse identity is a source of strength and allows us to optimize across the many dimensions that are needed for our success. Therefore, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment practices are based on business needs, without regard to race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, veteran status or any other aspect which makes an individual unique or protected by laws and regulations in the locations where we operate. This applies to all policies and procedures related to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, performance, promotion and termination and all other conditions and terms of employment. If you need assistance or an accommodation, please contact us at: reasonable-accommodations@dataiku.com