General Ledger Staff Accountant

Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
09 May 2021
07 Jun 2021
Job role
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Cyber Security is a big deal. It's in the news, growing rapidly, a critical tool for every company, and our specialty.

Imperva is a cybersecurity leader that delivers best in class solutions to protect data and applications on-premises, in the cloud, and across hybrid environments.

Our customers include leading enterprises, government organizations, small businesses, and service providers.

Why Imperva? We have experienced the following growth and achievements:
  • We have over 970 of some of the cyber-security industry's finest minds and committed people
  • Acquired by Thoma Bravo for $2.1B in January 2019
  • We have over 6,500 enterprise customers, including the world's largest Financial Services institutions, Telecommunications providers and Governments
  • We have 500 partners in 100+ countries worldwide, with significant "Partner Sourced" business
  • Imperva has been in the Leader's Quadrant of the Gartner Magic Quadrant for 7 straight years, and a leader in the Forrester Wave for DDoS Services with the highest score in the "current offering" category

The Opportunity:

Imperva is seeking a GL Accountant to join our accounting operations located in Belfast, N Ireland. The GL Accountant will lead month-end close activities for the Company's subsidiaries, including the preparation and posting of journals US entities. The position will report to the Accounting Manager on the team and is located in Belfast. This role will require collaboration with the wider business team at our US headquarters. This role will require strong communication and organizational skills to ensure the company's consolidated financial statements are prepared timely and accurately.
  • Ensure proper and timely recording of financial transactions in the general ledger in accordance with US GAAP
  • Prepare and review month end balance sheet reconciliations and monthly/quarterly variance analysis
  • Close collaboration with AR and AP team with regards to bank reconciling for collections and payments
  • Working with bank representatives to ensure all transactions are recorded on a timely basis
  • Ensure that general ledger and sub-ledger are reconciled and reconciling items are resolved
  • Perform financial statement analysis and document meaningful explanations for fluctuations
  • Assist in other GL activities as required by team
  • Additional duties as required by manager
Essential Criteria:
  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Qualified through a recognized financial institution eg ACA, ACCA, CAI, CIMA
  • Minimum of 3 years professional experience working in an accountancy environment
  • Team player attitude, with the ability to work independently and willingness to take on challenges
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritize and multitask
  • High level of integrity, professionalism and discretion
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Meticulous organizational skills and extremely detail-oriented
  • Strong knowledge of Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Demonstrated ability to identify problems and propose paths to solution
Desirable Criteria:
  • Experience with US GAAP

Our Company:Imperva is an analyst-recognized, cybersecurity leader-championing the fight to secure data and applications wherever they reside. Once deployed, our solutions proactively identify, evaluate, and eliminate current and emerging threats, so you never have to choose between innovating for your customers and protecting what matters most. Imperva-Protect the pulse of your business. Learn more:, our blog, on Twitter.

Imperva offers a competitive compensation package that includes base salary, medical, flexible time off and more. It's an exciting time to work in the security space. Check out our products and services at and career opportunities at Notice:Imperva is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, protected veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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