Financial Accountant

12 Feb 2018
22 Feb 2018
Job role
We are looking for people with ambition, vision and a commitment to excellence in a dynamic business environment to achieve and sustain this growth on a long-term basis. In return we offer stimulating and rewarding careers from employee to management to leadership levels in a global food organisation. Reporting to the GL controller, you will be an integral part of the EMEA Financial Control team in Ireland, producing key financial information for the business in an accurate and timely manner. Key Responsibilities: Assist with the preparation of the monthly management accounts (Hyperion system), including analysis of accounts, journal postings, balance sheet reconciliations and other month end processing Support in the inprovement of processes and practices across company Work with AR/AP shared service centre to obtain comfort around balance sheet items in their control Post cross regional statutory accounting journals, working closely with tax team Perform detailed monthly margin reconciliations Work closely with other EMEA sites to aid clean month end close on key balances Assist with interim and year end audit, including preparation of year end audit file, liaising with audit team and preparation of year end group reporting Assist all company stakeholders with any technical queries which may arise Assist in the reporting of Projections/Budgets Assist in ad-hoc and project requirements Other Competencies Required: Assemble, gather and disseminate data from various sources and formulate into reports and analytics which will provide comfort over reporting and aid financial figures being continually available for use by the business Ability to add value by proactively identifying potential opportunities or issues and assist in the implementation of both process and performance improvement. Ability to take new processes and flows, identify key elements and develop and implement plans for managing and controlling. 1 year PQE experience in industry is an advantage Strong technical accounting skills with high level of attention to detail Experience working with various accounting standards a plus Strong analytical skills- ability to proactively identify and resolve issues Ability to work under pressure to ensure deadlines are met Good communication skills Available for business travel when required by project implementations Ability to work as part of a team. Advanced excel skills Knowledge of SAP and/or Hyperion preferable To apply for this position please click here