Newly Qualified Accountant 12M FTC

Dublin, Ireland
11 Oct 2021
09 Nov 2021
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Reporting to: V&A Controllership Manager

Career Level – 9 - Specialist

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a fully qualified accountant to join our Ventures & Acquisitions team in Accenture. If you’re looking for a challenging career working in a vibrant environment with access to training and a global network of experts, this could be the role for you.You will be working with cutting-edge technologies and will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of new skills on the job.

Your benefits include:

  • Paid overtime
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Paid professional association fees and or external study support
  • Hybrid working model
  • Private health insurance
  • Company pension plan with matched contributions
  • 15% discount on shares


Contributing to the successful finance integration arising from Ventures and Acquisitions activity:

  • Responsible for providing Finance support globally across Countries impacted by V&A activity.
  • Help manage the transition to SAP through ensuring requirements of the business operating model are met and assisting with the affiliate accounting process through the post-close, pre-SAP cutover time period
  • Work closely with tax and controllership teams across Accenture to ensure efficient integration of back office operations of acquired entities into Accenture standard practices
  • Reconciliation of statutory financial statements to US GAAP opening balance sheet and affiliate accounting for acquired entities
  • Design and implement solutions to integrate accounting for non-SAP entities
  • Provide finance / controllership support to local legal teams on liquidation of acquired entities
  • Preparation of financial statements of acquired entities for independent audit
  • Create standardised process through working on existing and upcoming acquisitions.
  • Maintain documentation and learnings from prior acquisitions to further finance excellence
  • Ensure data retention compliance


  • Ability to work collaboratively across Finance organisation to achieve results
  • In-depth knowledge of General Ledger principles, policies and procedures
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge around acquisition accounting
  • Strong communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ownership mentality with initiative and high quality work standard
  • Strong problem solving skills with ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively - reliable with "can do" attitude
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access) and experience with financial management systems and office automation applications
  • Project management
  • SAP financials
  • Fluency in English

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Professional accountancy qualification, preferably ACCA, CIMA or ACA
  • 5+ years of progressive financial accounting experience
  • Acquisition accounting and finance integration experience
  • Statutory accounts preparation experience
  • Experience working with SAP Financials an advantage
  • Strong technical knowledge of US GAAP and experience of IFRS an advantage
  • Liquidation experience an advantage
  • Corporation Tax experience an advantage
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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