We are a crowdfunded company and have a dedicated and enthusiastic community of backers who are helping us create the “Best Damn Space Sim Ever”. We want to build the best we can deliver and we believe wholeheartedly in the value of exceptional diverse talent.

At Cloud Imperium Games, our European Finance team is expanding and we are currently looking for an Accounts Assistant to work onsite at our state-of-the-art studio in Manchester. 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.

We are looking for a dedicated, bright, and detail-oriented individual to become an integral part of our Finance team. In this role you will be reporting into the Finance Manager and you will be supporting the growing needs of the finance department, processing all accounting information as well as ensuring all information is provided in a timely manner.

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. For more information about life at Cloud Imperium Games, check this out -

What does an Accounts Assistant at CIG do?

  • Processing high volume transactions for our European operations including invoices, corporate credit cards, multi-currency bank transactions and expenses.

  • Manage and respond to inbound finance related email enquiries each business day.

  • Perform treasury tasks including accounts payable, preparing weekly payment runs, dealing with payment queries and other ad-hoc analysis/projects.

  • Balance sheet reconciliations and preparation of monthly management information for our European operations.

  • Support Finance Managers with internal reporting, compliance and project work.

What do we expect from an Accounts Assistant?

  • Previous relevant accounts experience.

  • Excellent attention to detail is key with high levels of accuracy.

  • Adaptable, flexible and ability to multi-task.

  • Familiar with Excel.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

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.

Fraud Statement

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