Financial Accountant - Balance Sheet Reconciliations & Control

Location
Dublin, Ireland
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
05 Sep 2022
Closes
05 Oct 2022
Ref
92793BR
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Role: Financial Accountant – Balance Sheet Reconciliations & Controls

Purpose of role: Contribute to the continued development of techniques and the improvement of processes and workflow for the function, delivering a quality & timely service.

Reports to: Balance Sheet Reconciliations Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • Performing Balance Sheet Reconciliations across all Entities.
  • Contributes to risk assessments and drives actions to address the root causes that persistently lead to operational risk losses by challenging both historical and proposed practices.
  • Evaluates the current set of in-scope Reconciliations & Controls, recommending ways to optimize & further automate.
  • Deliver quality and timely Reconciliations.
  • Continuous review & evolvement of outputs, together with effective reconciliations, ensuring appropriateness of controls in line with business requirements
  • Assist in coordinating audits, examinations, and deliverable requirements from internal and external reviewers by supporting coordinating activities within the team.
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with internal & external customers and stakeholders through strong business partnering
  • Coach and develop junior team members
  • Break down information in a systematic and communicable manner
  • Escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.

Essential knowledge, skills and experience:

  • An experienced accounting professional (ACA/ACCA) 3 Years + who has worked in a rapidly growing environment and can bring experience of best practice gained including solid Accounting, Financial reporting and IFRS understanding.
  • Excellent technology knowledge and experience with balance sheet reconciliation processes & implementations.
  • In depth knowledge & experience in Oracle Financials & Excel
  • Teradata and integrated reconciliation process a strong advantage
  • Proven track record within shared service type environment and delivering improvement to operating processes and practices
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and influencing skills across all levels of the organisation
  • Pro-active about managing change and challenging existing procedures and processes to achieve best practice
Personal attributes
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills, ability to multi-task, plan and prioritise work schedule for self and team and work within agreed timescales
  • Pro-active and self-starting with proven ability lead and close activities in a structured manner to a high quality
  • Result-oriented, focusing on fulfilling management expectations
  • Excellent attention to detail and an ability to analyse and interrogate high volumes of data as well as demonstrating an ability to focus on higher level overview.
  • Be a collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal/communication skills, while demonstrating high levels of emotional intelligence.
  • Proven ability in developing effective working relationships across all levels of the organisation.
  • Operates with a high level of integrity, diplomacy, tact and professionalism.
  • Effective and persuasive presentation skills, including the ability to present complex information in an understandable manner to all areas of the business.
  • Ability to lead, influence and coach others
  • Sound judgement, unquestionable ethics and integrity with high degree of transparency and trust
  • Has the ability to operate with a limited level of direct supervision.

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