Miniclip is looking for a Financial Accountant to manage the financial accounts of our companies in Switzerland. This is a full-time position based in Lisbon (PT), reporting to the Accounting & Compliance Manager. Please apply only if you have the right to work in Portugal.
The ideal candidate will be someone comfortable working without direct supervision with experience in working with teams based in different countries. The Financial Accountant will be required to take on all elements for the month and year-end processes with knowledge of local accounting and tax compliance.
Produce meaningful monthly management accounts for the companies in Switzerland.
Perform in, a timely manner, general accounting activities and close financial books accurately and efficiently.
Ensure compliance with internal guidelines and procedures and keep pace in external accounting regulations and standards.
Provide Balance Sheet reconciliations and valuable regular critical reviews of the P&L.
Apply judgement in optimizing intercompany processes.
Assist in local audit process and ensure findings are effectively addressed and resolved in a timely manner.
Produce inestimable year-end financial statements for Statutory Accounts to senior stakeholders.
Understands and adheres to all internal and external consolidation processes to develop financial statements.
Provide valuable variance analysis and reporting on CAPEX spending.
Assist in VAT, Income Tax and other tax and local obligations.
Prepare OPEX analysis by working with other functions.
Produce relevant ah doc analysis as and when required.
Continuously improve core accounting processes by root causing and generating improvement ideas to tackle process inefficiencies.
Experience / Skills
At least 5 years of experience in management accounting.
Studying for or completed Swiss local accounting qualifications is a plus.
Deep and broad understanding of Swiss GAAP to ensure organizational compliance.
Strong knowledge of internal controls and proficiency in financial reporting.
Experience in a share service environment (preferential).
Self-sufficient and capable of a high degree of autonomy.
Strong communication skills and collaborative mindset, comfortable in dealing with all levels of the organisation.
Critical thinking and problem solving, generates multiple options to solve a problem and identifies the most effective solution.
Demonstrates accountability for timely and high-quality service to the business.
Team player establishes strong relationships with remote colleagues and influences team thinking during virtual discussions.
Fluent in English, written and spoken (mandatory).
Solid MS Office knowledge (word, excel and outlook).
Experience with SAGE 300 and/or Microsoft Dynamics is a plus.
We have a fantastic benefits package, and you will be eligible to be covered under our medical program with Multicare. And if you decide to join one of the gyms we partner with, Miniclip will fund 50% of the premium. You will be working in our fashionable, open plan studio in Lisbon with enthusiasts and professionals from the games industry. We like to maintain a very friendly and relaxed atmosphere, with regular team building and social events.
We understand that being tied to a desk all day is not fun and that’s why there is a games area and fridge with complimentary drinks and fruit for all staff.
Miniclip is a global leader in digital games with a mission of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’. The Company develops, publishes, and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of over 250 million monthly active users across mobile, social and online platforms.
Founded in 2001, the Company has successfully grown a huge global audience in over 195 countries and across six continents. Miniclip has a unique understanding of the digital games space and has developed a strong portfolio of over 60 high-quality mobile games, extensive worldwide distribution, and an internationally recognised brand name. To date, Miniclip franchises including 8 Ball Pool™, Golf Battle™, Football Strike™ and Agar.io™ have generated more than 2 billion downloads. Miniclip has more than 50 million daily active players reaching people across the world in the pursuit of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’.
In February 2015, Miniclip was excited to receive a large majority investment from Tencent, one of the world’s largest technology companies and the world’s largest games publisher. This new chapter in Miniclip’s history strengthens the Company’s position, with Tencent recognising its achievements to date and future potential.
In the past two years, as part of their ambitious growth plans, Miniclip have been delighted to welcome the teams from Playsport (famous for Motorsport Manager), Yakuto (creators of Darts of Fury), Masomo (home of Head Ball 2), Ilyon (designers of Bubble Shooter), Eight Pixels Square (Sniper Strike) now operating as Miniclip Derby, Gamebasics (creators of OSM Online Soccer Manager), and most recently Green Horse Games (home of Football Rivals) to the Miniclip Group.