We are looking for an Assistant Accountant to join Opera’s Finance & Accounting team in our Dublin office!

The accounting and financial reporting team within Opera is responsible for preparing timely and accurate financial statements for the Opera Group and its subsidiaries. Ensuring effective and efficient internal controls over financial reporting is inherent in everything the team does. As the company is growing its operations and increasing the number of legal entities in the structure, Opera is searching for a new talented team member to fill the position of the group’s Assistant Accountant.

As our new Assistant Accountant, you will be part of the small and highly competent Dublin finance and accounting team consisting of the Senior Accounting Manager, Senior Manager Billing and Revenue, Accounts Receivable Specialist as well as the International AP Manager. You will be supporting your colleagues not only in Ireland, but also interacting with the headquarter in Oslo, Norway. In this position you will be challenged with different tasks and get a broad understanding of the finance operations across the Company.

Main responsibilities

  • Support Senior Accounting Manager
  • Assisting with preparation of management accounts
  • Assisting with local and group audit
  • Balance sheet reconciliation
  • Preparation of SOX documentation. (Opera is listed in the Nasdaq stock exchange and is a SOX compliant company.)
  • Preparing and filing VAT returns
  • Bank postings and reconciliations
  • Posting of accruals
  • Assisting with reconciliation and posting of trading account
  • Fixed asset book maintenance
  • Expense reconciliation
  • Cash calls
  • Employee expense processing
  • Assisting with office management tasks

You should have a desire to help improve Opera’s financial closing process and make it best in class. Your goal will be to close accurate books for the group within 3-5 days of every month end.

Qualifications

  • Third level finance related qualification (bachelor degree)/part qualified or another related discipline
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with group month-end close activities including internal controls
  • Knowledge of VAT handling and IFRS accounting standards
  • Extremely well organised with great attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, evolving environment
  • Ability to work on own initiative and independently
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and use discretion to multitask accordingly
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent in English, verbally and written
  • Experience with Workday, our cloud-based ERP system
  • Experience in a multinational environment
  • Experience in a listed company will be considered an advantage

Interested?

We will review candidates on a rolling basis, submit your application before December 3rd!

About Opera

Opera is a global web innovator with an engaged and growing base of hundreds of millions of monthly active users who seek a better internet experience. Building on over 25 years of innovation that started with browser products, Opera is now leveraging its brand and highly engaged user base in order to expand its business into new segments. Today, Opera offers users around the world a range of products and services that include PC and mobile browsers, the newsreader Opera News, and apps dedicated to gaming, fintech, e-commerce and classifieds.

Opera is headquartered in Oslo, Norway with major offices in Poland, China, Estonia, Scotland, and Sweden, as well as a presence in many additional countries. Opera is listed on the Nasdaq stock exchange under the “OPRA” ticker symbol.