Kerry Group

Group Accountant

Kerry Group
Tralee, Kerry, Ireland
Competitive salary
03 Sep 2019
01 Oct 2019
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Group accountant
Contract type
Full time

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 25,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

Kerry Group is the global leader in Taste and Nutrition serving the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries, and a leading supplier of added value brands and customer branded foods to the Irish, UK and selected international markets. With 25,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, if you have the ambition to match ours, we’d like to hear from you!

What does the job involve?

An exciting opportunity for you to develop your network and start your journey within Kerry!

Working within the Group Financial Reporting Team giving you exposure to our global Financial Control teams and time with our Group Controller and CFO. There is a large level of touchpoints externally for e.g. Auditors.

You will be involved in projects as required to transition into and get exposure within the department including acquisition accounting, disposal accounting, intangible assets management, group reorganisations, statistical reporting, process improvement etc.

Support the interim and annual Group financial statements delivery ensuring:

delivery ensuring:
  • Accurate reporting of the Group financial statements.
  • Compliance with all relevant rules and regulations.
  • All deadlines are adhered to.

Co-ordinate the delivery of the local legal entity financial statements:

  • Liaising with relevant personnel across the Group to ensure that the local financial statements are filed on time.
  • Ensure that these local entity statements are per the consolidated accounts and are accurate before sign-off by Directors.

Review and consolidate year end files as part of the Group consolidation process:

  • Participate in the year end consolidation process taking responsibility for specific files.
  • Become an expert in the Group consolidation tool – Hyperion.
  • Liaise with the Group Auditors on any specific files / issues.

Research and resolve accounting issues including evaluation and implementation of new accounting pronouncements to ensure IFRS and Irish / UK GAAP compliance.

What does our ideal candidate look like?

You’ll be a qualified Accountant with 1+ year PQE. Of course, we need you to have the skills to do your job as well but we will support and encourage you to continue your personal and professional development during your career with us. For this role you’ll need strong technical knowledge of IFRS with the ability to interpret the implications of standards for practical situations. It goes without saying excellent attention to detail and accuracy essential with a natural focus on quality and continuous improvement will be needed. You should also be able to use Microsoft Office with general proficiently in IT systems.

Your reward? We'll further and have the opportunities for your career development too!

Please note: Must be eligible to work in Ireland

Candidates must hold an EU passport

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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