Authorised Requestor (perm)

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
17 Jan 2022
17 Feb 2022
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. Together we create products and experiences people once couldn’t have imagined — and now can’t imagine living without. If you’re excited by the idea of making a real impact, a career with Apple might be your dream job… Just be prepared to dream big. Apple supports and promotes career development throughout the organisation, offering a long and exciting career with many opportunities to enable you to perfect your existing skills - and acquire new ones. The successful candidate will become a member of the wider Finance team at Apple, as well as being part of the Global Business Solutions function in EMEA.

Key Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to build effective business partnerships
  • Comfortable working with multiple business partners across multiple business functions
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and adapt to a global, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to problem solve and effectively prioritize one's workload
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detail oriented and strong organization skills
  • Must be able to exercise good judgment and discretion while applying Apple policy
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • Proficient with SAP
  • Other financial systems and tools experience a plus: eApproval, Tableau, Supplier Connect


  • Helps direct business partners on the correct way to make a purchase (e.g. PO, P-Card, AOU Portal, etc) and tools to use to self-service Support business partners and suppliers in Supplier set-up 
  • Ensure purchase requisitions are raised in a timely manner and accordance with negotiated contracts and Apple Policy requirements 
  • Have a good understanding of finance and accounting principles (e.g. recognizing expenses in the correct period; understanding assets vs expenses; etc)
  • Ensure invoices are approved in a timely manner and with the proper level of support, while using the appropriate level of judgement Manage POs, including closing POs that are no longer needed and raising change orders to add funds to existing POs when needed Works with FA and Business Partners to support the quarter end close process (e.g. provide open POs; identify invoices in process; provide insight on work performed; is aware of historical trends; etc) 
  • Is an expert on the P2P process and tools Has a good working relationship with business partners Strives to meet service level targets (e.g. Discount attainment, on-time payments, etc) 
  • Understands controls and complies with SOX requirements and can effectively communicate those controls and requirements to business partners 
  • Is highly efficient at processing PRs and Invoices, while maintaining the appropriate level of oversight Work with the business and/or suppliers to ensure they are aware of the best ways to invoice Apple to ensure invoices can be processed and paid in a timely and compliant manner

Education & Experience:

  • BS/BA in Accounting, Finance or equivalent experience

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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