Record to Report Accountant (18 Month Contract)

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
22 Apr 2024
22 May 2024
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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 envisioned — 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 ideal job... Just be prepared to dream big!

Teamwork is important at Apple, and every day you will connect with and be supported by your peers and colleagues at one of the most diverse companies in the world. The successful candidate will become a member of the wider Finance team at Apple. Our Finance team supports all functions of Apple in EMEIA, including Sales, Manufacturing, Operations, Apple Music & Retail, as well as the Global Business Solutions (GBS) function.

In this role, you'll join the Record to Report team, which consists of over 70 individuals responsible for a wide range of areas including Fixed Assets, Treasury Accounting, Intercompany Accounting, Inventory Accounting, Revenue Accounting and a team of regional lead accountants.

We are primarily responsible for managing the accounting, US GAAP, local statutory & tax compliance functions for a number of legal entities in EMEIA. We are tasked with managing and providing support to the regional statutory and tax accountants, and we work closely with the other GBS accounting organisations in APAC, China, and AMR. You will also be responsible for regular project work.

Key Qualifications

  • SAP Experience.
  • Statutory financial statement and corporate income tax return compliance experience.
  • Strong business partnering skills and awareness of the big picture
  • Identify issues and drive to resolution on a timely basis.
  • Ability to build effective relationships.
  • Excellent leadership, negotiation, problem solving, project management, communication skills required.


  • Overall financial accounting responsibility for a number of EMEIA entities. 
  • Ensure monthly and quarterly close process for entities under your control is driven flawlessly and that the month end close timetable is followed by accounting functions supporting the regional close.
  • Responsibility for high quality statement prep, corporate income tax returns and other compliance filing for legal entities within the team.
  • Liaison with external advisors and statutory auditors for statutory and tax compliance cycles. 
  • Liaise with other teams and Accounting Managers in R2R to ensure that consistent processes are applied across all regions and that there is consistent treatment of corporate finance policies. 
  • Maintain data integrity of SAP to ensure US and local GAAP rules and local legal statutory and accounting reporting requirements are met.
  • Assist the R2R team in all external audits, including tax audits from governmental agencies. 
  • Responsible for ensuring processes satisfy Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) requirements
  • Ensure appropriate systems, processes, tools and business relationships exist to enable effective legal entity controllership and compliance.
  • Established a strong control environment to ensure we satisfy regulatory requirements Support GBS initiatives and ad-hoc projects as requested.

Education & Experience

  • Qualified Accountant
  •  5 Years + post qualification experience.

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