Head of International Accounting (Rover.com)

  • Finance
  • London, United Kingdom

Head of International Accounting (Rover.com)

Job description

Who we're looking for:

We're looking for a Head of International Accounting to join our Finance team. You'll primarily be responsible for our European accounting function, based in London. Reporting to the U.S. based VP, Accounting, you will manage the European accounting and reporting activities to ensure timely compliance with all internal, external and statutory reporting requirements for our companies in Europe.    


You'll succeed in this role if you are a forward looking, proactive leader with experience in complex businesses spanning multiple geographies. You must be an experienced, collaborative accounting professional with strong interpersonal and communication skills to enable a productive and consistent connection with the team based in Seattle.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Supervise the European accounting function across 8 countries and ensure accurate and timely delivery of monthly accounts for all entities to the US team
  • Manage internal and external accountants for consolidation of accounts, tax and regulatory filings
  • Own the European accounting, financial model, cash forecasting and budget
  • Manage relationship with external auditors and facilitate the completion of quarterly reviews and the year-end audit
  • Build, oversee and approve standardised accounting policies, compliance, and controls in accordance with US and IFRS GAAP

Your Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of progressive experience in Accounting or Audit, marketplace experience a plus
  • Qualified accountant in the UK
  • Previous experience with pan-European Groups requiring complex consolidations across geographies, currencies and languages
  • Experience with Accounting Software, preferably NetSuite
  • Experience handling regulatory and tax reporting locally
  • Exposure to and understanding of US reporting standards
  • Demonstrated ability to implement new concepts, ideas, integration of new businesses and systems as needed.

Your Bonus Skills:

  • Exposure to SEC requirements and practices would be a big plus

Benefits of Working at Rover.com:

  • Competitive salary/remuneration package
  • Stock options
  • Fast-paced/Execution-focused environment where everyone’s perspective counts and you have the ability to make a difference
  • Bring your dog to work (and unlimited puppy time)
  • Team breakfast every Monday
  • Bi-monthly team socials
  • Employee credits on the Rover platform to be used towards care of your pet