Newly Qualified Accountant

  • Location

    Dublin, Republic of Ireland

  • Sector:

    IT

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    John Finn

  • Contact email:

    financejobs@manpower.ie

  • Job ref:

    BBBH2377_1592067154

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-07-13

My client, a US Multinational based here in Dublin, has an opportunity for a newly qualified accountant to join their accounting & finance team for an 11-month contract. The position may be made permanent at the end of the contract.

Package: Please contact John Finn in Manpower Group for full details.

Location: Dublin

Personal Skills & Experience:
*Qualified Accountant (ACA / ACCA / CIMA/ ACA / CPA)
*Prior experience in a GL accounting month end close role preferred
*Experience of operating in a Shared Services environment as well as transition of work is preferred
*European/Asian languages are a significant advantage
*Good knowledge of VAT
*Excellent attention to detail and strong analytical skills
*Presentational and problem-solving skills
*Ability to adapt and thrive in an environment of high growth and continual change and a desire to take on ad hoc projects with an "all hands on deck" mentality
*Proficiency with Excel and data analysis skills
*Strong communication skills
*Strong understanding of both US GAAP and local statutory accounting principles

Job Description:
*Month End Accounting responsibility including preparation of journal entries and support documents
*Reporting and accounting of T&E, PO Accruals, Fixed Assets, Rent, VAT, Intercompany, Revenue, Treasury and cash applications support
*Preparation of Balance Sheet Reconciliations in line with Corporate policy
*Preparation of multi-currency bank reconciliations
*Calculation, posting and analysis of monthly accruals and prepayments, ensuring that all items are accurately captured Preparation of monthly financial reports, ensuring they are completed in a timely, accurate and efficient manner
*Support international revenue cycle including billing, cash collections, aged debt review, VAT compliance, revenue recognition.
*Follow month end close calendar tasks and a timely manner
*Assist in the automation of month end tasks including testing of new processes
*Process ownership - take ownership for assigned process across International organisation
*Regional ownership - take ownership for liaising with the business on countries within your remit, owning and analysing the related P&L and Balance Sheet
*Adherence to and appropriate documentation of SOX and Other internal controls
*Liaising with auditors and accounting firm on yearly audits
*Ability to liaise across different functions, including payroll and AP, ensuring service excellence across the team whether internal or outsourced.

If you are interested in this Accountant role please apply directly through this site or email John Finn directly at ManpowerGroup Ireland: john.finn@manpower.ie