BuySell Accounts Receivable Accountant: 15 month contract

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
02 Aug 2021
26 Aug 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Weekly Hours: 39

Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. Together we create 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!

Apple has been operating in Cork since 1980. We have grown to over 5000 employees, serving our customers through a wide range of critical business functions, which are key to Apple’s continued success.

Collaboration 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 and expansive companies in the world. We support and promote career development throughout the organisation, offering an exciting career with many opportunities to enable you perfect your existing skills - and acquire new ones.

The successful candidate will become a member of the wider Finance team at Apple. With over 300 employees from a multitude of backgrounds, the Finance department in Cork supports all functions of Apple in EMEIA, including Sales Fulfilment, Logistics, Manufacturing and Operations, Apple Music, and Apple Retail. We are also a key part of the broader Global Business Solutions (GBS) function. This is a 15-month role in a dynamic environment with the potential for the role to develop further with additional responsibilities in line with business requirements. As part of our BuySell Accounts Receivable team, this role has responsibility for receivables management and collection, preparation of reports, and analysis.

Key Qualifications

Excellent communication skillsStrong organizational and administration skills, with ability to anticipate business needs quicklyBe a self-starter who is motivated, innovative and ambitiousThrive working in a fast-paced environment and adapt to last minute changes with easeAdvanced Excel proficiency and the ability to analyse large volumes of dataPreferred Requirements:Experience of working in a fast paced finance department with tight deadlines;Previous experience in reporting and use of reporting software e.g. Tableau


Full responsibility for collections activities for OEM accounts. This involves ensuring all payments due are received and matched on receipt, resolving customer financial queries, and calling out/taking action where payment is not received; Preparation of customer account reconciliations and balance sheet reconciliations; Manage relationships with finance counterparts in original equipment manufacturers (OEM’s), to allow for successful account management; Proactive account management to prevent balances from falling overdue; Provide support and mentorship to business operations teams as issues arise that relate to Apple’s supply chain and business processes; Preparing and analysing data, including responsibility for preparation of financial close reports; Ongoing review of processes and controls to improve and innovate on a consistent basis. Preparation of balance sheet reqs for period close and manual journal entries on ad hoc basis as required; Management of Tooling Asset Disposals in collaboration with cross functional finance teams Prepare metrics and coordinate management reviews of key quarter-end deliverables including SOX controls

Education & Experience

  • Business Degree or pursuing an Accountancy qualification

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