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Belfast, Northern Ireland


Senior International Accountant

  • It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!

    We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.

    Corporate Overview

    Proofpoint is a leading cybersecurity company protecting organizations’ greatest assets and biggest risks: vulnerabilities in people. With an integrated suite of cloud-based solutions, Proofpoint helps companies around the world stop targeted threats, safeguard their data, and make their users more resilient against cyber attacks. Leading organizations of all sizes, including more than half of the Fortune 1000, rely on Proofpoint for people-centric security and compliance solutions mitigating their most critical risks across email, the cloud, social media, and the web.

    We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect their greatest assets and biggest security risk: their people. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity.

    Protection Starts with People.  Proofpoint

    The Role and the Team

    We are looking for a Senior International Accountant to join our fast-paced, high performing international accounting team in Belfast, Northern Ireland.  

    As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 18 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture.

    This individual will be an integral part of the international accounting team with focus in European countries.  This is a great opportunity that will allow for career growth as the Company continues to expand.

    • Responsible for month-end, quarter-end, and year-end close procedures, including account reconciliations and roll-forward schedules
    • Prepare journal entries based on review of supporting reconciliations and schedules
    • General Ledger responsibilities including, but not limited to monthly Management reporting packages, Accounting for International Subs, Accruals, and other areas
    • Assist in preparing monthly balance sheet and income statement flux variance analyses for management reporting
    • Coordinate with HR and local outsourcing firms to process international payroll, review monthly payroll reports
    • Support in the procure to pay process
    • Support in annual subs audits where applicable
    • Support team in finance SOX compliance activities
    • Assist in process improvement projects, including coordination with cross-functional teams
    • Deliver on any ad-hoc projects as necessary

    Job Requirements

    • Bachelor’s degree, emphasis in Accounting 
    • Experience in general accounting experience in industry and/or a public accounting firm as well as in international subs; experience in international payroll a plus
    • Demonstrates a strong working knowledge of US GAAP
    • Strong proficiency in Excel, ability to organize and communication effectively across various mediums with varying audiences
    • Detail-oriented with excellent analytical and prioritization skills
    • System ERP experience a plus, primarily D365

    Why Proofpoint

    Protecting people is at the heart of our award-winning lineup of cybersecurity solutions, and the people who work here are the key to our success.  We’re a customer-focused and a driven-to-win organization with leading-edge products. We are an inclusive, diverse, multinational company that believes in culture fit, but more importantly ‘culture-add’, and we strongly encourage people from all walks of life to apply. 

    We believe in hiring the best and the brightest to help cultivate our culture of collaboration and appreciation. Apply today and explore your future at Proofpoint! #LifeAtPFPT




    If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!

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