Studio Financial Accountant

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TheSoul Publishing is one of the largest online publishing companies in the world. Every day we create and publish hundreds of entertaining and informative articles and videos for our 1+ billion subscribers around the world. You've probably seen our projects on YouTube, Facebook and Instagram: 5-minute Crafts, Bright Side, 123GO!, Slick Slime Sam, etc. These and dozens of other projects are the work of our international creative team.


The Financial Accountant’s mission is to provide financial, payroll and compliance expertise for each studio and comply with group reporting requirements.


Location: Budapest, Hungary


Key Responsibilities:


  • Ensuring local management accounts are processed accurately and timely on a monthly basis and submitted within the agreed upon group reporting deadlines.

  • Processing of the local monthly payroll. This will involve data preparation, analysis, and reporting to the Global Payroll Administrator. The Financial Accountant will be responsible for the payment and submission of all local payroll taxes.

  • Entering purchase details (Vendor Information, Creation, Invoicing and Pricing) into our accounting system.

  • Coordinating with the Warehouse Manager (WM) on regular inventory audits and reporting on audit findings. Inventory checks must be performed both from system to inventory and vice versa.

  • Reviewing internal controls of the Group and recommending any improvements. The recommendations need to be communicated with other Global Studio Accountants for feedback and alignment to ensure consistency of group policies.

  • Communicating with the company's buyers and WM to ensure purchases do not exceed budget and recommending improvements to the process.

  • Preparing and/or reviewing inventory & fixed asset trend reports for Management.

  • Preparing monthly purchasing summary reporting on actual v budget variances.

  • Assisting with the preparation of the Quarterly and Annual Budget for the Studio by providing information gathered for more accurate insights of the expected forecast.

  • Working with HQ Accountants to assist with the monthly group financial close process.

  • Ensuring timely reporting of all monthly financial information which will increase the efficiency of Management Accounts being published 1-2 days based on the designated timetable circulated to the Leadership Team (LT).

  • Assisting with ad-hoc finance reports by maintaining a data oriented mindset to help the Company have more data points and lead to more accurate financial insights. This will help the company make more data-driven commercial decisions.


Requirements:


  • University degree (finance, accounting, economics preferred).

  • Ideally 5+ years relevant financial accounting / payroll experience.

  • ACA, ACCA qualification (preferred).

  • Excellent communications skills, resilient, critical thinker.

  • Driven, can demonstrate high effectiveness when working with other departments, proactive.

  • Must have attention to detail, however balance the requirements for processes to be effective and robust.


What we offer:


  • A competitive salary (we will discuss this individually) with performance-based bonuses.

  • A modern office studio.

  • Creative vibes and an international team: 90% of company employees are creators who work from 70+ countries and make awesome positive content for millions of followers worldwide.


Interested? Send your CV to larisa.ampatzidi@id.thesoul.io with the title of the role in the subject line.


We appreciate your interest in our roles and the company. Your CV will be reviewed carefully by our team, and if we are ready to move forward with your application, one of our recruiters will contact you and explain the next steps.


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