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Sr. Accountant

Milan, Italy

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.

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. 

  • 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


  •  4-5 years’ operating experience within a senior finance function of a global multinational company is required
  • Strong understanding of Local Accounting Standards (e.g. Italian GAAP), good understanding of US GAAP, etc., and knowledge of country 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
  • Ability to prioritize and organize workload - Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong ability to collect information from many varied sources and ensure its accuracy 
  • Ability to work in team with various accounting, finance, treasury, tax people
  • Strong initiative and willingness to take on projects in a proactive manner
  • Ability to manage constantly shifting priorities and requirements
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills & Effective listening skills
  • Fluent English written and spoken

Job Requisition ID:41771

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