Senior Payroll GL Accountant

May 08, 2024
Bengaluru, India
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

The opportunity

The Sr. Payroll GL Accountant will report to the Payroll Accounting Manager and will support all duties associated with the accurate recording of payroll and related financial close activities for a group of international locations (AMER, EMEA, and India). This role will work closely with Payroll, Corp Accounting, and our external 3rd party payroll vendors. This is an opportunity for a highly driven individual who is well-adapted, detail oriented, disciplined and sets a high-quality bar for themselves and their work product. This position offers ability to learn, develop and grow your career working for a dynamic and fast-growing public company.

Come grow with us!

At Unity, you’ll make a difference. In a collaborative, fast-growing environment, we’re redefining development, solving hard problems, and enabling the success of our community. Inclusion at Unity is driven by one overarching framework: Empathy, Respect, and Opportunity.

This is a hybrid role based in our Bangalore office. General working hours for this role will be 2pm-11pm IST during the weekdays.

What you'll be doing

  • Oversee the month-end close process, including the preparation of payroll and stock journal entries for AMER, EMEA, and India, and ensure the accuracy of related balance sheet reconciliations. Also, manage the period-end close process by ensuring the timely completion of all accounting entries and reconciliations
  • Adhere to the monthly close calendar and related checklists to ensure journal entries are prepared and reviewed promptly. Also, implement monthly accounting close procedures and deliverables in compliance with GAAP
  • Maintain strong internal controls and proper process/policy documentation. Partner with internal and external auditors to ensure continued compliance with SOX and manage audits as directed
  • Manage relationships with all stakeholders, including the payroll service provider for improvements, and foster strong collaboration with the payroll and Finance Team. Also, reconcile all payroll-related general ledger accounts on a monthly/quarterly basis
  • Review, analyze, and reconcile general ledger accounts to ensure accurate balances in financial documents. Prepare Balance Sheet account reconciliations and load them in Blackline. Also, bring a daily dedication to continuously improve the automation of the accounting and reporting process

What we're looking for

  • Possess accounting experience in payroll and general accounting, with knowledge of payroll-related requirements and regulations. Preferred experience with Workday, Blackline, and Floqast
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work independently on regular routine assignments, including managing time to meet critical deadlines
  • Maintain confidentiality in all assignments and in all information obtained, performing with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong work ethic and flexibility to work extended hours during critical periods such as quarter-end and year-end
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to interact at all levels of the organization both internally and externally. Good working knowledge of Microsoft business suite with strong Excel skills

Additional information

  • Relocation support is not available for this position
  • International relocation support is not available for this position
  • Work visa/immigration sponsorship is not available for this position

Life at Unity

Unity [NYSE: U] is the world's leading platform of tools for creators to build and grow real-time games, apps, and experiences across multiple platforms. Creators, ranging from game developers to artists, architects, automotive designers, infrastructure experts, filmmakers, and more, use Unity to bring their imaginations to life across multiple platforms, from mobile, PC, and console, to spatial computing.

As of the fourth quarter of 2023, more than 69% of the top 1,000 mobile games are made with Unity as derived from a blended number of the top 1,000 games in the Google Play Store and iOS App Store. In 2023, Made with Unity applications had an average of 3.7 billion downloads per month. For more information, please visit

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This position requires the incumbent to have a sufficient knowledge of English to have professional verbal and written exchanges in this language since the performance of the duties related to this position requires frequent and regular communication with colleagues and partners located worldwide and whose common language is English. Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this website or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity.

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