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Cloud Imperium Games

Accounts Assistant

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Cloud Imperium Games
🇬🇧 Wilmslow

At Cloud Imperium Games, our European Finance team is expanding this year and we are currently looking for an Finance / Accounts Assistant to join our Manchester studio. The European Finance team is primarily responsible for the accounting functions of the group’s European entities and provides broader support to the group’s global business.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the Accounts Assistant will be a detail-oriented individual who is confident with the day to day transactional tasks and will be a willing contributor to the exciting projects being managed by the European Finance team.

Founded in 2012, Cloud Imperium Games creates cutting-edge videogames that defy expectations. We’re currently developing Star Citizen, a record-breaking multiplayer online space sim, and Squadron 42, a cinematic single-player adventure set in the same universe. Join us as we break boundaries and make videogame history.

What does a Finance Assistant at CIG do?

  • Processing of transactions for our European operations including invoicing, banking and expenses
  • Balance sheet reconciliations and preparation of monthly management information for our German and other European operations
  • Assist with the production of operational business performance reporting for the core business disciplines
  • Manage accounts payable and perform weekly payment runs, dealing with payment queries and other ad-hoc analysis/projects
  • VAT return preparation, submission and communication with the authorities

What do we expect from an Finance Assistant?

  • Fluent in English and German
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Excellent attention to detail is key with high levels of accuracy
  • Adaptable, flexible and a strong team player
  • Good proficiency with Excel
  • Experience with Financial software (QuickBooks and Workday Financials desirable)
  • Payroll experience desirable

If you feel you have something to offer this role, even if you don’t think you qualify for all the above, you should still apply – we are an inclusive employer and if you have potential, talent and a great work ethic, we want to hear from you.

Diversity Statement CIG is a global company, staunchly committed to cultivating a culture and workplace that celebrates all backgrounds, lifestyles, and perspectives. Together, we are creating a space where authentic recognition, appreciation, and understanding of the importance of diversity is fostered by everyone. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to build a team that represents all walks of life, and we want every employee to bring all the things that make them unique to the work environment. The universe is as vast and varied as the people in it, and it’s our differences that make it special.

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If you suspect fraud, please report it to your local authorities, as well as reaching out to us at [email protected] with any information you may have.