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Senior Accountant

| Seattle

Who You Are

You are a technical accountant with international experience including foreign transactions and IFRS. You have a strong attention to detail and are naturally analytical. You are excited by the idea of working in a fast moving environment where you will be responsible for the preparation and are main point of contact of numerous foreign entity statutory audits conducted by external audit firms.  You enjoy working closely with other functional groups and external auditors and set the example for eliminating silos between teams by always promoting open and free communication. As the ideal candidate you have 2+ years’ experience in public accounting with audit experience, a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, and 2+ years’ experience in the private sector.  This position plays a key role in the Finance Team and the International function within the Accounting and Reporting Group.  This position reports to the Sr. Accounting Manager.

Your Next Challenge:

  • Works with a team which includes a senior accountant, a supervisor, and a senior manager within the Accounting and Reporting Group function responsible for EMEA and APAC statutory accounting; this includes preparing and delivering audit support to external audit firm.
  • Responsible for ensuring assigned foreign subsidiaries prepare and file their annual financial statements in compliance with local standards.
  • Prepares, analyzes, and presents annual financial statements including commentary of variances for financial amounts with multiple business relationships.
  • Prepares initial audit deliverables.
  • Addresses and provides support for audit queries.
  • Works closely with other functional groups including the general ledger month-end close team, technical accounting team, tax team, external accountants and auditors.

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • CPA preferred.
  • 3 to 5+ years accounting experience with progressively increased responsibility and complexity (preferably audit experience in public accounting).
  • Experience/understanding of foreign transactions, IFRS and/or foreign standards.
  • International experience is a plus, specifically in Europe and Asia.
  • Strong technical accounting skills. Ability to research accounting issues using appropriate guidance, recommend appropriate accounting in accordance with US GAAP, IFRS, and/or foreign GAAP.
  • Strong communication among various parties and across time zones.
  • Ability to work productively in a changing environment.
  • Proven ability to take ownership of assignments and be flexible in order to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, high-energy environment. Must be able to prioritize workload as necessary to meet the business needs.
  • Excellent relationship-building skills; effective interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate and influence for positive outcomes.
  • Ability to independently set direction and deliver results.
  • Experience of Oracle and Hyperion preferred, but not essential assuming experience of similar level financial systems.
  • Strong Microsoft Office Excel skills is essential to this role.
  • A combination of financial, operations, and/or analytical experiences that includes knowledge of automated financial systems.

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Who We Are:
 
Getty Images is one of the most trusted and esteemed sources of visual content in the world, with over 300 million assets including photosvideos, and music, available through its industry-leading sites www.gettyimages.com and www.istock.com. The Getty Images website serves creative, business and media customers in nearly every country in the world and is the first-place people turn to discover, purchase and share powerful visual content from the world’s best photographers and videographers. Getty Images works with over 250,000 contributors and hundreds of image partners to provide comprehensive coverage of more than 160,000 newssport and entertainment events each year, impactful creative imagery to communicate any commercial concept and the world’s deepest digital archive of historic photography.

Getty Images is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. Getty Images believes that diversity is critical to our success in moving the world with images and is committed to creating an inclusive, mutually respectful environment which celebrates diversity. We seek to hire on the basis of merit, competence, performance, and business needs.

 

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Location

Situated between the International District, Pioneer Square, Century Link + T-Mobile Park, there are endless options for lunch, happy hour and coffee.

What are Getty Images Perks + Benefits

Getty Images Benefits Overview

We offer:
-Work life balance + remote flexibility
-Team and office celebrations
-Transportation benefits
-Competitive retirement benefits and life insurance
-Great healthcare, including medical, dental and vision
-Donation + volunteer days
-Unlimited vacation

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Get 1 day per calendar year to volunteer with an organization of your choice.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Moral and Diversity and Inclusion Committees
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Unconscious bias training
Someone's primary function is managing the company's diversity and inclusion initiatives
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Getty employees can contribute up to $2700 annually to their FSA. We also contribute generously to employees FSA's and HSA's.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
New employees are invested 100% day one.
Performance Bonus
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 12 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 4 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Flexible work schedules and hours are dependent on teams and managers.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Adoption Assistance
We reimburse up to 10000 for eligible adoption expenses and 12 weeks of paid leave. We extend the same reimbursement for surrogacy.
Company sponsored family events
Getty Images hosts a family day each summer. Events have included Mariners games or trips to the Seattle Aquarium.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Salaried employees qualify for our Flexible Time Off and hourly employees are given up to 27 days per calendar year.
Paid Volunteer Time
More time can be used by flexible time off or PTO.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
We offer a free ORCA card or subsidized parking in our garage.
Company Outings
Getty Images has several events throughout the year including an annual golf tournament + family day.
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Fresh bread is delivered daily with fresh fruit, too.
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Parking
We offer subsidized parking in our garage.
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