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Accountant

Description

What you’ll do

• Perform monthly and year end closing process for Gartner WW which consists of account

• Reconciliations, posting journal entries, reporting & analysis

• Maintain & prepare schedules tracking various costs, projects to support monthly journal entries and ensure accurate account balances each month

• Reconcile various worldwide Balance Sheet and P&L accounts

• Investigate anomalies identified to determine root causes and implement solutions to improve process

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

• Understand multiple internal areas including CFS process & system, accounts payable process, accounts receivable process, basic product structure and company initiatives in order to investigate and resolve issues raised or identified

• Review processes and identify opportunities to improve efficiency/accuracy and implement solutions

• Prepare analysis & reports for management, other Finance departments and BUs for use in making timely, fact-based business decision

• Complete special projects and other responsibilities as assigned          

• Keep management abreast of current activities within areas of responsibility

• International located:  Support other Finance & HR BUs by performing locally required functions     such as filings, office management, local collections, banking, corporate officer functions, HR functions, etc.

What you’ll need

• Bachelor’s in accounting or Finance

• 3-5 years accounting or finance experience

• Strong QuickBooks and Microsoft Excel skills

• Ability to prioritize and organize workload

• Strong ability to collect information from many varied sources and ensure its accuracy  

• Strong customer service skills 

• Ability to work independently

• Strong analytical skills

• Strong ability to understand business processes

• Strong initiative and willingness to take on projects in a proactive manner

• Flexibility

• Ability to manage constantly shifting priorities and requirements

• Excellent verbal & written communication skills & Effective listening skills

• Working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Standards

• Lead activities with support/service groups outside the project team to ensure successful project results

• Leverage personal expertise to develop and present rational conclusions, recommendations and direct implementation strategies/action plans

Who you are

Someone with determination and a focus on delivering results

An excellent manager of relationships and someone with the ability to influence without authority

Ability to work in tight deadlines and someone who can operate in a fast-paced environment

What we offer

In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including: 

• An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results and a no-limits mindset are central to our values

• Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company

• Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo

• Exposure to industry leading training and development

• Performance based recognition and rewards

Who are we?

Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s most critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally that support our 14,000+ clients in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a variety of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

The policy of Gartner is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Gartner is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling Human Resources at +1 (203) 964-0096 or by sending an email to  ApplicantAccommodations@gartner.com .

Job Requisition ID:74690

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