Urban Science Senior Accountant in Madrid, Spain

Responsible and accountable for financial statement and analysis for several offices. Monitor, record, compile, and analyze accounting data for use in maintaining accounting and statistical records. Create, prepare and analyze reports which summarize and forecast business activity. Keep & improve workflows for the finance department. Interact with auditor, bankers, tax consultants and other consulting professionals.


+ + Timely reconciliation of accounts and reconcile bank statements

  • Generate journal entries, reports, budgets, forecasts and financial statements

  • Work in an international project driven environment

  • Forecast revenues and expenses down to project, team, department, office profitability

  • Budget development for team, department, office

  • Analyze, review and advise management regarding processes and activities

  • Selects, trains, manages and motivates a team of direct reports

  • Ability to interact and support the European Finance Controller, the CFO as well as other internal upper management personnel and outside professionals

  • May be required to develop systems to continually improve processes and procedures


Responsible for all aspects of supervision of selected staff, to include: recruiting and selecting, assigning and prioritizing work activities, performance management, compensation management, developing employee skills and abilities, providing career guidance, and supporting company policies and processes.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function

+ + Solid knowledge of accounting terminology and ability to understand and interpret analysis

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Excel. Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Outlook

  • Strong management / supervisory skills

  • Good written and oral communication in English

  • Good time management and the ability to meet deadlines under pressure

  • Experience with reporting software


Must possess a combination of education and experience as follows:

  • Must hold a minimum of a Baccalaureate degree in business, finance or other related area

  • At least 5 years of working experience in accounting

  • At least 3 years of team management experience

  • MBA/Accounting Certificate are preferred

ID: 2017-3741

External Company Name: Urban Science Applications, Inc.

External Company URL: www.urbanscience.com