Senior Accountant

Finance Galati, Romania


Position at Wind River

Senior Accountant

Location: Galati, Romania




Wind River is a global leader in delivering software for mission-critical intelligent systems. For more than four decades, the company has been an innovator and pioneer, powering billions of systems that require the highest levels of security, safety, and reliability.


Wind River helps customers across automotive, aerospace, defense, industrial, medical, and telecommunications industries solve complex technology challenges on their journey toward the new intelligent machine economy. The company’s software powers generation after generation of the safest, most secure systems in the world.  Examples include playing a key role in NASA space missions such as Artemis I, the James Webb Space Telescope, and multiple Mars rovers. We’ve achieved recent 5G milestones including the world’s first successful 5G data session with Verizon and  building one of the largest Open RAN networks in the world with Vodafone.


The company has received industry recognition for its technology innovation and leadership, and for its workplace culture, including global Great Place to Work certification and being named a “Top Workplace” for ten consecutive years. If you want to be part of a unique culture where the lived experience is based on our cultural attributes of growth mindset, customer-focus, and diversity, equity, inclusion & belonging, come join us and help advance the future software defined world.




We're looking for an energetic and talented individual to join our growing team as Senior  Accountant in our EMEA team. In this role, you will help drive the “engine” of finance and accounting including the close cadence, enhancements of systems and processes, and ensure effective policy and control. The ideal candidate will be a team player and have solid operational and technical accounting background and a “can do” attitude to drive results.


The role will be both demanding and rewarding where you can make a difference working in a cornerstone team of our organization, with exposure to senior leaders. You will report directly to the Accounting Manager based in Galati and work closely with our EMEA and global accounting teams, to drive process optimization through a lean mindset and leveraging of technology and be ready to tackle projects that they didn’t wake up thinking they needed to address.




  • Contribute to the financial statement close process (monthly/quarterly/annual) enabling accurate and timely close and accounting under US GAAP, including preparation of journal entries and account reconciliations.
  • Contribute to monthly Balance Sheet and Income Statement analyses.
  • Work closely with our teams of Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Payroll, and Accounting for accruals, taxes, inter-company transactions, and other key expense areas.
  • Assist with the preparation and review of annual financial statements, footnote disclosures, and management's discussion for each of our EMEA entities.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally with international teams to standardize and improve the International Accounting process design, including US GAAP requirements, local reporting requirements as well as SOX initiatives.
  • Identify areas of improvement in policies and procedures to provide assurance of the accuracy of financial reports. Work with others to identify, optimize and automate accounting processes driving efficient and streamlined close process.




  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in accounting and finance roles, with proven ability to collaborate with a range of stakeholders.
  • Fluent in English with exceptional proficiency in Business English, able to effectively communicate with all stakeholders.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or equivalent. Certified Public Accountant qualification (or equivalent) preferred, with a solid knowledge of USGAAP
  • An understanding of general ledger structure, financial statements, consolidation reporting and foreign currency translations and remeasurement.
  • Ability to establish priorities, meet deadlines, multi-task, and work independently, and execute objectives without supervision.
  • Modern process and tools thinking, specifically working to implement, integrate, and improve accounting and financial technology and processes. Advanced Excel and data management skills are critical.
  • Energetic, hands-on, and resourceful self-starter who can partner with all levels and functions of the company with a consultative and collaborative approach.
  • Ability to meet stringent deadlines in a fast-paced environment; demonstrates a sense of urgency and should be results-driven.
  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse accounting team in a dynamic environment.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written) to connect and collaborate effectively with a diverse set of peers and stakeholders; constructive and solution-oriented mindset.
  • Significant attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Oracle R12 experience preferred.




  • Health insurance and private medical cover
  • Additional vacation days
  • Flexible working
  • Meal vouchers
  • Extended annual leave – in.ex. birthday


Wind River is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. We prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.