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Senior Financial Accountant

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Job Description

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant

Reporting To: Finance Manager

Department: Finance Operations

Location: London, UK

Your Mission

As a Senior Financial Accountant, you will be responsible for supporting the month end and quarterly close processes, preparing annual accounts, and assisting in ad-hoc requests and projects. This role will need to work closely and collaboratively with local teams as well as teams in other ABK offices including Tax, Payroll, Procure to Pay, Treasury, Corporate Accounting, Accounting Shared Services and Legal.


Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • End to end statutory financial controller for various entities within the group and proactive management of external and internal audit requests
  • Posting of monthly journals including accruals, prepayments, reclasses
  • Monthly reporting to Corporate including KPI and commentary analysis
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Partnering with the business to analyse costs within a number of functional areas
  • Continually seeking opportunities to drive process improvement and develop our key stakeholder relationships
  • Compliance with relevant SOX requirements and internal controls
  • Assist with special projects as they arise

Player Profile

  • Qualified accountant with working experience
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent time management, communication, and written skills
  • Can work autonomously
  • Eager to learn and expand the role
  • Able to establish and maintain strong relationships within Finance and with colleagues across the business
  • Prior experience working with Oracle R12 and Hyperion advantageous

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc., is one of the world’s largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovative worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ – we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Tagged as: Accounting, Accruals, Balance Sheet, Business, Communication, Compliance, corporate accounting, Emotional, finance, Internal Controls, Journals, legal, Management, Media, Microsoft Excel, Operations, Oracle, process improvement, Requisition, Statutory, Tax, Time Management, Treasury

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