Accountant - CA Sofia

Aug 11, 2023
Sofia, Bulgaria
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work


Position at Creative Assembly

Are you looking to broaden your existing finance and accountant experience? Would you like to do this within a unique game development environment? You would like to support and be supported by an established and friendly Finance department? If so, just have a look at the rest.

We are now looking for a new part of our team and that’s why we have the need for a Junior Accountant. This wide-ranging role would suit someone that has already taken the first steps in an industry Accounting or Finance career and is looking to expand on this experience.

The role will primarily be supporting our transactional processing and purchasing functions but will also get involved in financial reporting and statutory accounting. A desire to learn and get involved would be a big plus for the right candidate.

You will have your own duties and responsibilities to manage day to day, but the role will also be ad hoc in nature at times, which means any two days will not be the same, and there will be plenty of opportunity to get involved in all types of finance work.

Key Responsibilities

As the Junior Accountant you will assist with book-keeping and processing of documents. Your focus will be to assists with monthly and annual financial closing and reporting, reconciling bank statements with the daily imported data and also supporting VAT and Intrastat reporting. You will support the Head of Finance and accounting with reports, forecasts and budget preparation.

You will also participate in yearly assets stock-taking process and provide coverage during absence of the Head of Finance and accounting, so a flexible but detail-oriented approach is needed.

Main Responsibilities

  • Daily posting and accounting of primary and secondary accounting documents in accordance with Bulgarian legislation and corporate requirements involved in month end close (close transaction, reconciliations incl. intercompany, analytics)
  • Ensure accuracy of daily accounting transactions
  • Supports the month-end and year-end closing process
  • Responsible for certain aspects of the month-end close process including journal entry preparations (e.g., accruals, prepaid and reclassification, etc.), balance sheet reconciliations, and analytics
  • Intercompany transactions and reconciliations
  • VAT declarations
  • Support the line manager in preparing statutory accounts, projects and prepare ad hoc analysis
  • Special projects as requested
  • Participate in the new ERP implementation
Knowledge, Skill and Experience

  • University degree in Accounting, Business or Economics
  • Relevant accounting experience
  • Fluency in English
  • Excellent advanced Excel skills, MS office
  • Analytical skills, detailed oriented
  • Ability for learn new skills
  • Ability to prioritise and multi-task whilst meeting deadlines
  • Knowledge of accounting systems
  • Previous experience in a tech industry environment, especially in a finance role
About Creative Assembly

It’s an exciting time to be a part of our craft-led studio as we push boundaries, creating deep and detailed experiences that last.

Our teams are diverse from across the world, from trainees to industry veterans who constantly challenge us and make sure we are striving for the best within our games and our studio life. We are united through our shared values of Quality, Focus, Teamwork, Respect and Trust and we win awards for our culture and our people-centric approach, having won a Best Place to Work Award for five consecutive years. We invest in our people, the studio, and our projects. We’ll give you the creative freedom, tools, support, and development to achieve your potential.

Flexible working at Creative Assembly includes hybrid, fully remote for eligible roles, and in-studio. We recognise that there is no one-size-fits-all approach and empower our teams to define the working patterns which work best for them, which may mean different things for different teams and roles and at different times.

Our studios are based in Horsham, UK and Sofia, Bulgaria, including several bespoke state-of-the-art audio suites and a dedicated motion capture facility.

We offer many benefits to support you and your family including:
  • Flexible working: hybrid, fully remote within the country of employment for eligible roles, and in-studio working
  • Work from Anywhere for a temporary period each year (restrictions apply such as VISAs)
  • Additional medical and dental health insurance for you, your partner and kids, life insurance, and free health care screening
  • Additional holiday allowance plus full studio closure over the Christmas and New Year period, as all Bulgarian Bank holidays
  • Annual discretionary studio bonus
  • Join our award-winning education and social responsibility programme; the Legacy Project, as an industry ambassador to mentor and educate others
  • Defined career development pathways and personalised training support including; SEGA Dev Day, internal masterclasses, prestigious creative workshops, on-site training with renowned specialists and global conference attendance
  • Opportunity to join our Diversity and Inclusion Network – an employee-led group
  • Wellbeing support with an employee assistance programme
  • Free games and merchandise plus access to our extensive games library
  • Free breakfast every day - toast, cereals, yoghurts, fresh fruit, soft drinks and more in our fully stocked kitchen
  • Office massages
  • Discounts for home technology and for gym membership cards, as well as Food and Utilities vouchers
  • Studio parties for you and your family; such as our Summer and Christmas parties, Children’s day party, wrap parties for game releases
Our studio sites have disabled access. We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.

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