EU Accounting Manager at Zayo
Zayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo’s 133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo’s communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, and dedicated Internet access. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.
The EU Accounting Manager will be responsible for both leading the EU accounting function and continually improving the procedures, processes, and systems to enable Zayo Group to meet operational, reporting, and audit requirements as the company grows. This is a unique position offering greater breadth and career opportunity than traditional accounting roles. This position reports to the Senior Director of Accounting and has high visibility to the Controller & CFO. This high-energy, hands-on role financial leader will manage a team and ensure the company’s finance and accounting function can scale and support the company’s growth.
Ensure an accurate and timely monthly, quarterly and year-end close.
Oversee international compliance and manage accounting team in EU.
Ensure the monthly and quarterly account reconciliations are performed in a timely and accurate manner.
Ensure SOX compliance activities are performed timely.
Advise staff regarding the handling of non-routine transactions.
Develop and document global business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
Respond to inquiries from Accounting management, Controller, and other finance and company-wide managers regarding financial results, special reporting request.
Assist internal and external audits to ensure compliance.
A strong team player with a positive, service-oriented attitude who drives process improvements to increase effectiveness of the team and minimize room for errors.
A self-starter and high-achiever with a focus on doing a great job.
Partner with FP&A to improve system and processes for internal and external reporting.
Monitor and analyze department work to develop more efficient procedures and use of resources while maintaining a high level of accuracy.
Support Senior Director and Corporate Controller (and other departments as appropriate) on special projects and workflow process improvements.
Other ad hoc responsibilities as necessary.
BS in Accounting; MBA preferred.
CPA certification preferred.
Minimum 6 years of experience required.
Prior management experience preferred.
Experience partnering with FP&A to deliver insightful information.
Experience with Oracle R12, Salesforce a plus.
Experience working at a multinational organization.
Experience with Telecommunication company preferred.
A superior problem solver, possessing the initiative to look into the details and interpret the impact of key business drivers.
Base salary range: $92,395-$100,344
Full-time Zayo employees are also eligible for discretionary quarterly short-term and long-term incentive cash bonuses which are based on the performance of the Company, an employee’s business segment, and the individual employee
Excellent benefits including health, dental, vision, 401 (k), disability and life insurance
Fitness membership discounts
Generous paid time off policy including paid parental leave