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Accounting Manager



Accounting & Finance, Sales & Business Development
London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024


This role is hybrid. You will come to our office in London at least once a week.

As the Technical Accounting Manager at Databricks, you will play a key role in refining our financial operations and ensuring adherence to accounting standards. Your responsibilities include both technical accounting and financial reporting, where you'll offer vital accounting advice and handle the preparation and review of financial statements. This supports our business expansion across multiple markets. You'll contribute to strategic financial decisions and solve the challenges of a dynamic financial landscape. You will report directly to the Director of International Accounting.

The impact you will have:

  • Monitor all accounting and regulatory policies to ensure compliance with all relevant accounting standards and regulations
  • Manage the U.S. GAAP to local GAAP differences for international subsidiaries on a monthly or quarterly basis
  • Work in partnership with other departments (tax, treasury, legal, M&A) to consider and advise on new or complex accounting scenarios
  • Provide information, support, and work with external auditors and advisors
  • Contribute to the preparation of financial statements for our international subsidiaries including the statements and notes structure, ensuring completeness of disclosures under the appropriate accounting standards and helping respond to audit queries
  • Compile literature and communicate changes to accounting policies and practice to relevant team members
  • Manage local statutory annual audit and financial statement reporting process and prepare necessary schedules, reconciliations, and analyses
  • Support business growth activities including expansion into new countries, due diligence reviews, and establishment of accounting policies for new entities

What we look for:

  • Professionally qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA/CIMA or equivalent) with 5+ years post-qualification experience
  • Experience in the preparation, review, or audit of financial statements under US GAAP, FRS 102, or IFRS.
  • In-depth understanding of regulatory/statutory requirements across multiple jurisdictions
  • Experience working across a global organization
  • Conduct complex data analysis, which may require in-depth evaluation of multiple factors
  • Experience and success in rapidly expanding settings, where flexibility and a drive for optimization are essential.
  • GSuite and Excel skills (maintaining complex spreadsheets and employing complex formulas)

About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 10,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, Grammarly, and over 50% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform to unify and democratize data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe and was founded by the original creators of Lakehouse, Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow. To learn more, follow Databricks on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At Databricks, we are committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone can excel. We take great care to ensure that our hiring practices are inclusive and meet equal employment opportunity standards. Individuals looking for employment at Databricks are considered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.


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