MA Integration Accountant - Record to Report (perm)

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
21 Oct 2021
29 Oct 2021
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


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

Teamwork 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 inclusive companies in the world. As an individual, you will have responsibility for contributing to our continued success and be a key player within your job function.

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.

In this role, you will become a member of the 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, Apple Retail as well as being part of the Global Business Solutions (GBS) function.

The successful candidate will join the Record to Report team, which consists of over 60 employees responsible for a wide range of areas including Fixed Assets, Treasury Accounting, Intercompany, Inventory Accounting, Revenue Accounting, M&A Integration and a team of regional lead accountants. This is a key role in a dynamic environment with the potential for the role to develop further with additional responsibilities in line with business requirements.

The role is primarily responsible for detailing and improving the processes for US GAAP, local statutory & tax compliance functions across a range of legal entities in EMEIA. This position is tasked with providing support to the GL teams, wider business teams and also works closely with the other GBS accounting organisations in APAC, China, and AMR. This function primarily supports M&A entities.

Key Qualifications

    Knowledge of SAP, Excel and Keynote. Experience in Business Intelligent Tools: Business Objects, advanced Excel (VBA, Macro), Tableau & SQL an advantage.Excellent relationship management and organisation skills, and a keen awareness of the big picture.Identify issues and drive to resolution on a timely basis.Excellent leadership, problem solving, project management and communication skills are required.Flexible when managing competing goals and timings.Self-starter who is motivated, innovative and ambitious.


  • Help improve processes and drive standardisation for the teams within the Record to Report (R2R) Team. Implement key process improvements within the R2R team.
  • Document key data and reporting processes for the GL team in R2R. Work directly with business partners to analyse requirements, develop a deep understanding of underlying process and propose/implement automated solutions that will help the business efficiently.
  • Ensure appropriate systems, processes, tools and business relationships exist to enable effective legal entity controllership and compliance.
  • Responsible for the post acquisition integration of M&A entities – including US GAAP accounting, Local GAAP statutory accounting and Tax Compliance. Manage relationships with key partners and reporting teams to propose solutions, and facilitate prioritisation of work.
  • Influence requirements for improvements to reporting tools with an eye for eliminating manual data extraction and processing.
  • Maintain data integrity of SAP to ensure US GAAP rules and local legal statutory and accounting reporting requirements are met.
  • Responsible for ensuring processes are aligned with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance requirements.
  • Support GBS initiatives and ad-hoc GL relevant projects as requested.

Education & Experience

  • Qualified Accountant.
  • 3 Years + post qualification experience.
  • Experience in a shared service centres is an advantage.

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