Accenture Ireland

UKI F&A UKI Senior Specialist

14 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
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Job Title: UKI F&A UKI Senior Specialist

Level: 8 - Associate Manager

Location: Dublin

Job description:

The UKI Finance and Accounting Senior Specialist is responsible for the overall management of all aspects of the F&AD, GS Finance and US GAAP team.This incorporates control of the execution and delivery of all monthly, quarterly and annual reporting requirements under GS, F&AD and US GAAP.


  • Successfully lead, supervise and coach the Team
  • Manage the relationship with the Country Controller on a daily basis
  • Support Country Controller / Managers with ad hoc reporting and analysis
  • Month end review of journals to ensure US GAAP compliance
  • Responsible for all elements of fiscal year planning and forecasting
  • Review of balance sheet accounts ensuring quality commentary and that team are following up actions
  • Responsible for all management reporting covering GS, F&AD and US GAAP
  • Ensure that all reports issued are accurate, timely and supported by appropriate explanatory business commentary
  • Meet key reporting deadlines on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Responsible for the annual Activity Rate calculation
  • Responsible for Annual Price List and Fixed rate calculation
  • Ownership of the monthly statutory billing process for AEE Dublin
  • Work closely with geographic services finance leads to ensure monthly costs are correct and cost targets are being met.
  • Identify opportunities to drive efficiency and effectiveness through new tools, processes and approaches.
  • Develop an in depth knowledge of SAP and Business Reporting in support of Management Reporting and Accounting
  • Maximise team performance through target management and motivation.
  • Be perceptive to team morale and address any staff issues as they occur.
  • Provide cross team support as required
  • Become a point of contact for the UKI Finance community


Qualifications and Competencies:

  • Professional accountancy qualification - preferably ACCA, CIMA, ACA, CPA
  • 5+ years of progressive accounting experience with at least 2 years in a team lead position
  • Strong analytical, organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Influencing, persuasion & negotiation skills
  • Customer focused
  • Sense of responsibility, pro-active, self-driven and high quality work standard
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong Team worker skills with ability to coach and motivate team
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Positive attitude and flexibility
  • Exposure to UK & US GAAP
  • Excellent Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proficient in SAP and Business Reporting

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