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EMEA General Ledger Accountant

Department: Finance

Location: Hilversum

Req#: 4526

The position of GL Accountant will focus on the accounting for Sonos EMEA entities, as well as preparation of P&L, monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts. This position will also be joining global and/or EMEA projects (e.g. ERP, SOX404, Accounting and Process improvements projects). The right person will have the experience, passion, and energy to successfully fulfill a wide variety GL tasks. This role will work with cross functional team members and be responsible for accounting of our various subsidiaries in the region. Experience with working in a US public company environment and with SOX404 requirements is a plus. 

About You

You're not like everyone else.

You bring a unique perspective to the table. Transparency tops your list of values. Your smarts and creativity are off the charts, matched only by your humility. You want to collaborate with a team of diverse talent. You proactively contribute to a culture of respect and inclusion.

You enjoy a challenge.

Inquisitive and focused, you see every challenge as an opportunity. You're ambitious and unafraid to make mistakes because you learn from them and bounce back quickly. You don't stop until you get it right. "Impossible" isn't in your vocabulary. You're more interested in creating the future than waiting for it.

You love to listen.

You start every interaction from a place of listening and seeking to understand. You're culturally connected. You remember your first concert. You can readily recommend a binge-worthy show on Netflix, Hulu or HBO. You can't sit in traffic without a great audiobook, podcast or album. You can make a killer playlist. Your idea of a good weekend includes watching a movie or playing a video game.

What You’ll Do
  • Own and drive monthly close activities for multiple areas/companies (US GAAP and local GAAP)
  • Enter monthly accounting journals, reconcile ledgers and other records detailing financial business transactions.
  • Reconcile balance sheet accounts and P&L (using Blackline as tool) and effectively execute processes that are SOX compliant.
  • Actively participate and bring value to cross functional meetings intended to improve or automate accounting and control processes.
  • Provide backup assistance for accruals process, accounts payable and accounts receivable operations.
  • Compile and analyze data. Prepare a variety of reports for internal, audit and external reporting.
  • Enter fixed asset additions in the subledger, depreciate and reconcile with general ledger.
  • Prepare data for local VAT returns and Intrastat reporting as well as statistical filings.
  • Recommend actions to resolve discrepancies and contribute with your expertise to various projects and ad hoc analyses.
Skills You’ll Need
  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or Business Economics
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the job typically acquired through 3 – 5 years of related experience in an international company, including experience with accounting systems.
  • Experienced with full General Ledger and US GAAP accounting and familiar with major European countries taxes.
  • Strong VAT knowledge in an international environment.  
  • Good written, verbal communication and collaborative skills in Dutch, and English. French and/or German is a plus.
  • Ability to research, compile, analyze and interpret data.
  • Proficiency in Excel and Microsoft Office products.
  • Strong organizational and communicational skills.
  • Consumer Electronics/Technology industry background preferred.
More About Sonos

In 2002, Sonos set out to reinvent the way people listen at home. The wireless home sound system we created makes it easier than ever to fill any and every room with music, podcasts, TV, and just about anything else you could ever want to hear-all with brilliant, immersive clarity. Since then millions of people in over 60 countries have made Sonos part of their lives.

Today we remain focused on innovation, thoughtfully designing products, inventing new technologies, expanding our software platform, crafting the best sound experience and making a positive social impact in the world.

We're empowering people to listen better because listening builds understanding and drives change. It even increases happiness and brings people together. Simply put, listening leads to a better life. (We've got the data to prove it.)

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