Accenture Ireland

Ventures and Acquisitions Accounting Specialist

16 Apr 2019
07 May 2019
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Job Title: Ventures & Acquisitions (V&A) Controllership Specialist

Level: 9 - Consultant

Location: Dublin


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


  • 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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