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Sr Accountant

Madrid, Spain

Job Description:

What makes Gartner a GREAT fit for you? When you join Gartner, you’ll be part of a fast-growing team that helps the world become smarter and more connected. We’re the world’s leading research and advisory company, achieving consistent double-digit growth by steering clients toward the right decisions with business and technology insights they can’t find anywhere else. Our associates enjoy a collaborative work environment, exceptional training and career development — as well as unlimited growth opportunities. If you like working with a curious, supportive, high-performing team, Gartner is the place for you.

Role Purpose

Perform one or multiple countries finance & accounting activities.  Prepare and support monthly/quarterly/YE closing process for Gartner Subsidiary/ies: Prepare and support Statutory Financials and assist Audit process. Assist Finance Manager to develop and manage compliance and controls within country local and global corporate requirements.  

Major Responsibilities/ Accountabilities

  • Prepare monthly / quarterly / year-end closing

  • Perform accounting activities and ensure accuracy and compliance 

  • Manage GL accounting, execute and/or record transactions and maintain necessary supporting documentation

  • Prepare monthly account reconciliations to the general ledger 

  • Prepare and control Intercompany Transactions

  • Prepare and File VAT declarations and other statutory reports 

  • Prepare Annual Financial Statements for review by auditors 

  • Assist Tax Team by preparing Annual Tax information for review 

  • Assist with preparation of the Statutory Financials audit process

  • Assist with any other Audit as required 

  • Assist with establishing internal controls and monitoring compliance with Global Policies

  • Drive and support continuous improvement by supporting management initiatives and developing & documenting new processes

  • Execute and/or support special projects

Impact of Role: Expected Results 

  • Accurate financials available, compliance with local and US GAAP accounting, Tax and law requirements

Relationships: Internal/External

  • Corporate Controllers Team members globally, Tax, Treasury, HR,  Facilities, Internal and external Auditors, Regional Business Leaders


  • University degree in Accounting – Finance

Professional Experience

  • 4-5 years’ operating experience within a senior Accounting finance function of a global multinational company is required 

  • Strong understanding of Local Accounting Standards (e.g. Spanish GAAP), good understanding of US GAAP, etc., and knowledge of Local VAT Tax Rules 

  • Good hands-on reporting-systems knowledge. Oracle Financials and Hyperion experience would be considered as a plus

  • Good working knowledge of intermediate to Advanced Excel 

Job Requisition ID:41087

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