EMEA GL Accountant (MAT Cover)

Michael Page
Reading, England, Berkshire
GBP55000 - GBP60000 per annum + Fixed term contract
17 Aug 2022
14 Sep 2022
JN -072022-5679864
Becca Thorley
Where will they be working?
Hybrid - mostly office
Full Time

An opportunity based in Reading, to manage day to day activities in relation to a portfolio of EMEA entities, whilst supporting non-financial business functions located within the EMEA region. Combined with ongoing assessment of Internal Control procedures and a chance to implement new processes.

Client Details

Our client is based in Reading, and is a multinational organisation that is looking for a like-minded candidate to join their committed, hardworking and passionate work environment. They believe in openness, teamwork and are looking for an experienced EMEA Accountant to join them.


This is a 9 month role, in a Reading based company. Looking for someone to be responsible for;

  • Ensure continuous management of a portfolio of EMEA entities.
  • Taking own initiative in financial controls and implementation throughout EMEA to improve standards or reporting.
  • Daily liaison with teams based in the UK & supporting business functions located within the EMEA region
  • Monthly, quarterly and annual financial close process.
  • Balance Sheet reconciliations, GL and completion of a month-end for EMEA entities.
  • Ensuring a high level of compliance with GAAP, SOX and local laws.


  • The successful candidate will be, a qualified accountant; with experience preferably with a US multinational company and with EMEA experience.
  • They will have experience of taking ownership of balance sheets, GL and working in a large finance team for a medium/large sized company, and an ability to communicate efficiently with different levels of staff.
  • The candidate should have a positive attitude, be a team player, and be able to work independently and within tight time lines.
  • Be flexible to work in the Reading based office 3 days per week, with 2 days from home.
  • Available to start working in September to complete a full handover.

Job Offer

  • Salary up to £60,000
  • Flexible working
  • Benefits
  • Exposure & Ownership across EMEA