Accountant Job at Splunk in London

Job Description

Join us as we pursue our disruptive new vision to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. We are a company filled with people who are passionate about our product and seek to deliver the best experience for our customers. At Splunk, we’re committed to our work, customers, having fun and most importantly to each other’s success. Learn more about Splunk careers and how you can become a part of our journey!


This Accountant role will join a dynamic, fast-paced and high-growth company as a key, full-time member of the Accounting team. You will collaborate with various functions across the organization domestically and internationally to ensure efficient and timely operations of the accounting function. As an Accountant, you will report to an Accounting Manager and will work closely with accounting and finance teams at Splunk to support accounting-related monthly close, consolidation process and statutory financial reporting. You will assist in researching technical accounting guidance and conclude on accounting topics. In addition, you will have the opportunity to help develop efficient and scalable processes that will enable the accounting team to keep pace with Splunk’s tremendous growth as we strive to reach our goal of hitting $5 billion and beyond.

Location: This position is based out of the Paddington


Support accounting period close for areas of functional responsibility which may include preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations and variance analysis

You will execute existing accounting and reporting controls and procedures in the course of the monthly and quarterly close including: departmental close packages, financial reporting reconciliations, support of internal management and external reporting, analytics and efficiency targets

Support internal and external audit requirements related to specific assigned areas

You will assist in designing, implementing, maintaining and monitoring corporate accounting policies and procedures; and assist in internal control and process documentation

You will assist in preparing monthly balance sheet and income statement flux variance analyses for management reporting

You will manage assigned projects and collaborate with cross-functional team members in delivering high quality, decision-ready information to our business partners

You will actively assist in international compliance projects such as local statutory audits and filings

Perform special purpose or ad hoc analyses as required

Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance; CIMA/ACCA/ACA or any other relevant accounting qualification – part qualified or studying towards the qualification will be considered;

Previous professional experience is required; Big 4 experience is a plus; deep understanding of U.K. GAAP, IFRS and U.S. GAAP

Excellent analytical, creative problem solving, organizational and project management skills

Strong sense of ownership and curiosity to learn new skills

Takes initiative to implement changes that will simplify and improve processes

Willing to tackle challenges in a continuously changing environment

Excellent interpersonal skills to optimally interact with the team, management, peers, cross-functional groups and business partners

Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required (such as: vlookups & conditional statements, pivot tables, data analysis, data visualization, what-if-analysis)

Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously by prioritizing tasks

SAP or other ERP system experience is preferred

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

About Company

Company: Splunk

Company Location:  London

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