Department: Finance
Location: Reading, UK

Job Title: ​International Staff Accountant
Department & Organization: ​Finance
Level: ​Professional
Location:​ Reading, UK

Acquia, is transforming the digital strategies of companies all over the world with our open cloud platform. We are passionate and relentlessly committed to helping our clients create digital experiences that are more relevant, personalized, and built for a fast-changing, always-connected, mobile-first world. Headquartered in the US, we have been named as one of North America’s fastest growing software companies as reported by Deloitte and Inc. Magazine, and have been rated a leader by the analyst community and named one of the Best Places to Work by the Boston Business Journal. We are Acquia. We are building for the future of the web, and we want you to be a part of it.


International Staff Accountant:

Provides financial and administrative support to the International Controller by ensuring general ledger transactions are recorded in an efficient, timely and accurate manner for our international, multi-entity Company.  Countries include Australia, Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, India and the UK.  This individual will be a key contributor to our small finance organization and should have a team-oriented and hands-on work style, willing to deal with tasks great or small, whatever it takes to get the job done.

Job Duties:

  • Compile and disperse all invoices for department approval prior to payment
  • Input all invoices into GL with proper accounts and department codes
  • Review and analyze VAT/GST on invoices & expense reports; file timely returns
  • Initiate wires for weekly AP payment run
  • Respond to supplier inquiries and reconcile statements; research and correct discrepancies
  • Administer the company travel & expense system to ensure compliance with global T&E policy and local compliance in each country
  • Work with HR to ensure all payroll-related transactions are processed accurately and timely
  • Prepare UK and Canada payrolls using online software providers and manage outsourced payroll companies for remainder of countries; reconcile all payrolls prior to submission and validate reports
  • Prepare wires for all international payrolls and tax payments
  • Record all payroll activity in the general ledger, book accruals as needed and reconcile all accounts monthly
  • Maintain PTO trackers in compliance with local laws
  • Facilitate all year-end tax reporting
  • Communicate payroll matters with employees
  • Ensure a timely close of the general ledger including the preparation of journal entries, account reconciliations, and analyses
  • Organize information for external accountants to complete the local stat accounts and respond to any requests for information/clarification
  • Assist with the annual audit of the parent Company’s financial statements
  • Ad hoc & project related tasks/analyses as required


  • Later stages/newly qualified ACCA/CIMA member or qualified by experience
  • 2-3 years’ relevant accounting experience.
  • Solid understanding of US and UK GAAP; other international experience a plus
  • Experience using general ledger and T&E systems, preferably Intacct & Concur
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Strong work ethic with professional demeanor and attitude
  • Detail oriented and well organized
  • Strong problem solving and data analysis skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently and with a team, in a fast-paced and high volume environment with emphasis on accuracy and timeliness

Acquia is an equal opportunity (EEO) employer. We hire without regard to age, color, disability, gender (including gender identity), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.