Financial Accountant

Operations Derry~Londonderry

We're looking for a Financial Accountant to join our team, which collaborates remotely from around the world. Our members range from industry newcomers to experts with 25+ years of experience. Team members come from a diverse set of backgrounds, but share a common passion for building polished player-focused, community-powered games.

 

At Hypixel Studios we are looking for applicants that are demonstrably passionate about their hobbies, have the drive and commitment to deliver results with minimal supervision, have international-level professional competency in their skill sets, and can demonstrate involvement with other interesting projects throughout their lives.

 

The ideal candidate for our finance team will help with the smooth operation of the finance function within the Studio. The candidate will be responsible for a wide range of duties and help manage day-to-day finance tasks as part of the operations team.

 

The Financial Accountant will be involved in the preparation of our monthly management accounts, reporting into our parent company and be responsible for managing the AP / AR process and tax returns as well as assisting with budgeting, forecasting, cashflows, statutory audit requirements and much more.  

 

Who you are:

  • You are a qualified accountant who is either already industry experienced or is seeking your first move from practice
  • You’re a problem solver, willing to roll up your sleeves and help in a wide-ranging and varied role
  • You’re an excellent communicator and are passionate about working across disciplines to advocate for your craft

 

Some of your role:

  • Work with the Finance Manager on a wide range of tasks
  • Prepare monthly management accounts to a high standard
  • Maintain and create finance related process docs for use within the Studio 
  • Manage AP workflows
  • Assist in preparation of quarterly VAT returns 

 

Essential Traits: 

  • Minimum of 2 years PQE
  • Understanding of month end (and year end) close process
  • Experience of completion of annual audit
  • Excellent communication skills and the demonstrable ability to present and communicate finance concepts across game development teams
  • Excellent problem solving skills; you take complex problem spaces and break them down into functional and actionable solutions

 

Bonus Traits: 

  • Experience of preparing accounts to IFRS requirements
  • Experience of using accounting software (Oracle)
  • An advocate for, and experience in implementing, financial controls
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel / Google Sheets.

 

We can offer:

  • Salary from £46,000 (inclusive of benefits)*
  • Annual Performance Bonus 
  • Quality of Life increases
  • Flexible working
  • Comprehensive relocation packages both nationally (Mon’ Up) and internationally (Mon’ Home)
  • Christmas Closure
  • Gym membership
  • Free parking
  • Dog friendly offices
  • Lunch provisions
  • A chance to work on a new game project with an extremely motivated team
  • Opportunities to learn and grow personally and professionally
  • A stable and secure work environment

* Full salary detail to be outlined at offer stage

 

We’re looking for applicants who are self-driven, put players first, and that have a history of making cool stuff. In return, we can offer an environment that values and supports individual creativity and passion and believes in fostering new talent. We recognize the value of diversity in every sense and actively encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds to apply.

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