New ABFO Open Job Posting - Sr. Accountant - Zogenix

Sr. Accountant - EUROPE
115 Finance EU - Maidenhead, Berkshire


The Senior Accountant will provide day to day financial support for Zogenix International Ltd as well as other European entities across the region. The position will play a key role in the monthly and quarterly close process, preparation of audited statutory financial statements across multiple legal entities, ensuring the accuracy of the financial data. The Senior Accountant will collaborate closely with internal and external stakeholders and vendors in support of the EU and US finance teams.

Month End Close and Reporting

  • Prepare and post all monthly journals for the EU Head Office (ZIL) entity
  • Payroll, PTO and related personnel journals
  • All OPEX accruals and prepayments
  • Account reconciliations
  • Post EU Country GL transactions from RSM upload files into Great Plains (GP) to generate entity Trial Balance
  • Post sales journals from our third party logistics provider (3PL) daily/weekly/monthly as needed
  • Post transfer pricing/intercompany journals monthly & quarterly true ups
  • Review monthly transactional level detail and determine where journals may be required across all entities
  • Prepare UK and EU Country monthly management pack to assist with internal financial review
  • Run Transfer pricing reporting and generate true up journals for Finance Manager to review
  • Ensure all departmental spend is accurate and move any spend that is incorrect both within ZIL departments and intercompany with Global Headquarters (ZINC)
  • Work with departmental heads to determine if any accruals are required and/or why there are significant variances to forecast

Day-to-day Accounting

  • Manage the accounts receivable function for UK and EU in line with the implementation of the 3PL
  • Be the EU point of contact for accounts payable to provide further insight into outstanding payments where applicable (through in-depth knowledge of Great Plains)
  • Willing to step up and take on some ZIL accounts payable activities as this transitions from US
  • Ensure all invoices, payments and accruals have been accurately reflected within the EU entities and collaborate with outsourced accounting (RSM) where there are inconsistencies.

Other Main Areas of Responsibility

  • Review monthly/quarterly VAT returns for completeness in collaboration with external VAT consultants across UK and EU entities
  • Support EU Finance Team in generation of input templates for budget and forecast
  • Prepare support schedules and evidence for statutory accounts preparation, annual audit and corporation tax return for UK and EU entities
  • Become a subject matter expert in Great Plains and Host. Build reports for the finance team and Country teams
  • Support UK and EU team as needed with Coupa (Procure to Pay system) and open Purchase order reporting
  • Other ad hoc tasks as appropriate


  • ACA or ACCA qualified accountant with ability to prepare and post journals independently


  • Strong analytical skills; ability to design new reports for use by both finance and operations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with ability to work with non-finance staff
  • Flexibility to work in a fast paced and dynamic matrix environment
  • Advanced Excel skills required
  • PowerPoint skills required
  • Great Plains and Host analytics experience a plus


  • 10% EU travel as needed, plus occasional trip to US.
  • Maidenhead office based


Interested in this opportunity?

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