Accenture Ireland

Qualified Accountant UKI F&A

Location
Dublin
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
14 Jun 2019
Closes
08 Jul 2019
Ref
00725840
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Job Description

Job Title: UK and Ireland Finance and Accounting - US GAAP Specialist

Level: 9 – Specialist

Location: Dublin

Job Summary:

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for leading a team and for the technical lead role in the UKI finance team.
  • Manage the preparation of the month end accounts and reporting including Monthly Close, Quarterly Reviews, BS Reconciliations and ad-hoc reporting.
  • Preparation and review of various types of journal entries on a monthly basis to ensure US GAAP compliant and working with local Client Financial Management among other teams to understand business events.
  • Review of monthly analytical review on P&L and Balance Sheet including variance analysis explanation.
  • Involved in the preparation of the monthly reporting for the UK and Ireland Finance Director on a monthly basis.
  • Responsible for co-ordination of balance sheet reporting deliverables including review meetings with the finance Country Controller.
  • Ensure that all reports issued are accurate and timely and supported by appropriate explanatory business commentary.
  • Manage the relationship with Country Financial Controller and manage the team to ensure the delivery of agreed service in accordance with SLA.
  • Review of monthly internal controls in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley
  • Quarter End reporting to Global Controllership
  • Preparation of supporting schedules and working papers for the UK and Ireland Statutory Audit.
  • Provide accounting support to the Manager including responses to ad hoc requests
  • Involvement in setting up and improving on accounting processes with a view to making them more efficient
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of tools and applications in support of General Ledger processing.
  • Develop in-depth knowledge of Accenture's business.
  • Meet key reporting deadlines on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Maximise team performance through target management and motivation.
  • Be perceptive to team morale and address any staff issues as they occur.
  • Ability to multi task and provide cross team support as required
  • Other ad hoc duties as required

Skills:

  • 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
  • Team worker with ability to coach and motivate team
  • Fluency in English

Qualifications

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Professional accountancy qualification, e.g. ACCA, CIMA, ACA, CPA
  • 3-5 years of progressive accounting experience
  • Large Company statutory accounts preparation experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Exposure to UK & US GAAP and previous experience with SAP an advantage
  • Proficient on Excel

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