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Manager - Global Accounting - Statutory and Tax Compliance
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Media Intelligence


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Job Description

We are looking for a Manager Global Accounting - Statutory Reporting and Tax Compliance to join our growing and diverse team in a centralised global accounting function in Amsterdam. We are seeking a self-motivated team player with strong financial reporting, operational and leadership skills.

You will be taking a lead role in a broad range of Statutory Reporting and Tax Compliance matters globally and; in particular EMEA and APAC regions.

Specifically, your duties will include –

  • Working collaboratively with both the group and local statutory auditors to ensure all group and local audit compliance needs and deadlines are met.
  • Ensuring that the filing deadlines of Annual Financial Statements are met.
  • Filing of regulatory reports and other documentation.
  • Maintaining and updating local statutory trial balance and managing local vendors.
  • Collaborate with the Group Tax team to ensure group and local statutory tax compliance needs are met.
  • Manage local statutory and tax advisors to ensure direct and indirect taxes are being managed appropriately.
  • Maintaining Statutory & Tax Compliance Returns calendar.
  • Support local tax audits for the accounting part and work closely with internal and external tax teams.
Skills & Requirements

About you:

  • 8+ years of experience in accounting, financial control, or a similar role.
  • Big 4 experience and a professional accounting certification, such as RA, CPA, ACA, ACCA, or similar, is preferred.
  • Experience with a Global company with significant presence in the Americas, EMEA, APAC, and the Nordics desired
  • Experience working with accounting & ERP systems, such as NetSuite, SAP, or Oracle.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong cross-functional relationships
  • Ability to share ideas, develop effective responses and influence management decisions
  • Must be able to exercise a high degree of professionalism and confidentiality
  • Self-motivated, detailed and deadline-oriented, with a proven track record to handle multiple tasks with varying priorities. Ability to remain organized in a fast-paced environment at a growing company.
  • A strong ‘growth’ and transformational mindset, comfortable navigating ambiguous situations, and an eagerness to drive long-term improvements and change.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and the ability to effectively communicate status, issues, risks, and opportunities with leaders, auditors, and business partners.
  • Fluent in and comfortable working in English.

What's on Offer.

  • A competitive compensation scheme, including annual cash bonus & equity
  • A cool company & office culture
  • Professional development and growth program
  • Work with a talented and diverse team
  • Office located in the heart of Amsterdam close to famous nine streets & the Dam
  • Growing with a high growth company
  • Hybrid working schedule, with approximately 50% remote work
About the company

About Meltwater

Increasing volumes of data affect the way in which companies organize and grow their businesses. Meltwater helps companies make better informed decisions by monitoring, analyzing and filtering online data that provide them with business-critical information. We call the use of external data for strategic decisions Outside Insight.

For over 20 years, Meltwater has been and still is the global leader in the media intelligence space. We have helped shape the industry and keep leading the way in this emerging software category.

Meltwater Culture

Meltwater has Norwegian origins, but our headquarter is based in Silicon Valley, San Francisco. At Meltwater, we offer an international, young, and dynamic working environment in which our core values are key to our culture: MORO, ENERE & RESPEKT. Which means having fun, a winning mentality & treating other with respect. We celebrate our victories, learn from our failures & strive for continuous improvement. You will work together with driven and talented colleagues, who believe in the power of potential and the strength of teamwork efforts.

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