Accenture Ireland

Finance and Accounting Specialist

21 May 2019
29 May 2019
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Contract type
Full time

Job Title: Finance and Accounting Qualified

Level: 9 Specialist

Location: Dublin


The UKI Finance & Accounting specialist supervises the financial accounts of the UKI business and manages the monthly close process, reporting directly to the team manager and the financial controller.


  • Responsible for leading part-qualified accountant(s) and for the technical lead role in the finance and accounting team supporting the UKI business.
  • Manage the preparation of month-end accounts and reporting including monthly close, analytical review of Profit & Loss and Balance Sheet accounts, review of Balance Sheet reconciliations and ad-hoc reporting.
  • Analyse and report on revenue, interco, payroll and DNP for the various co codes and develop an in-depth understanding of the UKI Accenture business.
  • Prepare and review various types of journal entries on a monthly basis to ensure US GAAP compliance and work with other local finance teams to understand business events.
  • Prepare monthly reporting for the UKI Financial Controllers on a regular basis.
  • Review monthly internal controls in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley.
  • Pursue continuous improvement of accounting processes with a view to making them more efficient.
  • Maximise team performance through target management and motivation.
  • Ability to multi task and provide cross team support as required


  • Accounting background with strong analytical skills
  • Positive attitude and flexibility
  • Customer focused
  • Sense of responsibility, initiative and high quality work standard
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Pursuing Professional accountancy qualification, e.g. ACCA, CIMA, ACA, CPA
  • 3-5 years of progressive accounting experience
  • Supervisory experience an advantage
  • Exposure to US GAAP and previous experience with SAP an advantage
  • Proficient in Excel

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