Accenture Ireland

Ventures and Acquisitions Accounting Specialist

Location
Dublin
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
07 May 2019
Ref
00700704
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time

Job Title: Ventures & Acquisitions (V&A) Controllership Specialist

Level: 9 - Consultant

Location: Dublin

Responsibilities:

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

  • Responsible for integration of acquired entities’ Balance Sheet and P&L into SAP with the overall goal of “business as usual” within a defined timeframe
  • Work collaboratively across various integration teams 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 (audit / due diligence of financial statements)
  • Provide finance / controllership support to local legal teams on liquidation of acquired entities
  • Assist with monitoring of the V&A pipeline and gathering required information on upcoming acquisitions to communicate to impacted service delivery teams
  • Create standardised process through working on existing and upcoming acquisitions and establish self as Acquisition Subject Matter Expert within the controllership group
  • Maintain documentation and learnings from prior acquisitions to further finance excellence
  • Ensure data retention compliance

Skills:

  • Ability to work collaboratively across the finance organisation to achieve results
  • 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)
  • Experience with SAP an advantage
  • Fluency in English

Basic qualifications

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
  • Strong technical knowledge of US GAAP and experience of IFRS an advantage
  • Legal entity liquidation experience an advantage
  • Corporation Tax experience an advantage

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