Authorised Requestor (10 Month Contract)

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
31 Oct 2022
30 Nov 2022
Approved employers
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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 build 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 the Global Business Solutions function in EMEA.

Key Qualifications

  • Proven 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. recognising 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 optimally communicate those controls and requirements to business partners
  • Is highly efficient at processing PRs and Invoices, while maintaining the right 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

  • S/BA in Accounting, Finance or equivalent experience

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