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Senior Financial Accountant - EMEA

Salute Mission Critical

Salute Mission Critical

Accounting & Finance
London, UK
Posted on Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Salute is a leading provider of cutting-edge Data Center Infrastructure Services, dedicated to serving data center clients globally. We excel in delivering sustainable solutions, unparalleled reliability, and outstanding customer service. As we expand, we're seeking an experienced and dynamic Senior Financial Accounted to join our team. This role is vital in enhancing our relationships with data center clients across EMEA, ensuring we continue to meet their evolving needs with agility and excellence.

As a Senior Financial Accountant, you will be an integral member of our small, high-performing EMEA finance team, offering valuable support to ensure the smooth financial operations of our rapidly growing international organization. Reporting directly to the Regional Finance Controller-EMEA, you will collaborate closely with the finance staff, handle transactional accounting processing, and provide essential assistance in various financial tasks.


  • Managing month-end close activities including processing journal entries/allocations
  • Responsible for the preparation of robust financial statements and month-end packs, substantiating account/general ledger balances and providing first level commentary.
  • Ensuring Balance Sheet reconciliations have been completed to an excellent standard, in a timely manner and have been subjected to a robust review process.
  • Maintaining intercompany matrix to ensure balances agree between entities.
  • Managing year end audit process and ensuring audit requests are dealt with swiftly.
  • Provision of accurate numbers for all disclosures in the annual report and statutory accounts
  • Closely working with the commercial team, ensuring the accuracy of projects revenue, costs and profitability
  • Reviews the WIP Report for accuracy, reporting, analysis and variance explanation for projects.
  • Support the global process for record to report processes by driving process efficiency, effectiveness and compliance.
  • Proactively identifying problems and opportunities to standardize, streamline/improve processes and analysis and improve accuracy.
  • Collaborate with other organizational departments to facilitate information flow and ensure financial accuracy.


  • University Degree
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified preferred but finalists/part qualified will be considered depending on experience.
  • Ideally experience at top 20 public accounting firm with a client list of multi-national companies
  • Multi-entity and multi-currency experience.
  • Ability to embrace change – open to new ways of working and changes to systems and processes.
  • Experience handling annual audits and working with an external audit function.
  • Knowledge of accounting, tax and reporting standards & principles
  • Ability to effectively plan, organize, and prioritize workload to meet deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with a focus on accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Competency in dealing with confidential data and exercising sound judgment.
  • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Office 365.
  • Experience using ERP accounting systems with the ability to adapt computer skills to new systems.
  • Proven ability to collaborate cross-functionally, driving shared goals and achieving business objectives.