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Fixed Asset Analyst

Job Title: Fixed Asset Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Unknown
REF: 87240
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

Fixed Asset Accountant

Our client, a pharmaceutical company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a Fixed Assets Accountant for their site.

What Will I Be Doing

  • Assess if capitalisation forms submitted for entry have appropriate asset classes and useful lives
  • Ensure alignment with global policies and accounting laws
  • Clearly communicate to requestor, reason for not capitalising an asset
  • Able to work with project managers to ensure timely capitalisation of assets
  • Deliver training and support to Project Managers for assigned affiliates
  • Understand the capital investments for assigned affiliates (manufacturing, R&D, Sales)
  • Follow-up on late or inactive projects for assigned affiliates ensuring reasons for delays are appropriate
  • Coordinate the physical inventory counts with the affiliate partners
  • Ensure proper asset modification are updated in SAP (sales, write off, Master data modification)
  • Month End, Quarter end and Year end closing activities in respect of the timing and in accordance with global procedures
  • Prepare / Review account reconciliations in accordance with reconciliation methodology

What Do I Need
  • CPA, Chartered Accountant or equivalent
  • Capital finance and accounting knowledge
  • In-depth knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS technical accounting
  • Experience in and deep understanding of judgmental accounting transactions
  • Ability to apply strong accounting theory in reviewing Affiliate accounting activities for compliance with US GAAP/IFRS, policies, SOx and other requirements
  • Advanced proficiency in using Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong research and issues resolution skills
  • Knowledgeable of SAP
Additional Skills
  • Create, Promote and Maintain Operational Excellence
  • Build Strong Working Relationships with:
  • Project managers for assigned affiliates
  • Other GBS functions: GA, P2P, O2C, etc.
  • Various levels of personnel in the company's financial / affiliate organization
  • Third party service providers
  • External auditors
  • Accounting Quality Reviews
  • Perform quality reviews
  • Perform root cause analysis and resolve issues
  • Deliver training as needed

Other operational responsibilities:
  • Creation and presentation of training materials as deemed appropriate
  • Ability to understand and implement new/updated accounting rules and policies as required
  • Local and US GAAP audit support
  • SOX audit support
  • Internal and external reporting
  • Special project work as it is identified

  • Understand and follow all compliance policies, laws, regulations and The Red Book.
  • Ensure all operational controls are completed to level required and within agreed timeframe.
  • Integrate compliance into daily activities.
  • Comply with any corrective actions.
  • Cooperate with investigations, monitoring and audits.
  • Uphold a high quality of work which is efficient and effective while always maintaining a right first time approach.

For further information on this Fixed Assets Analyst role in Cork please contact Jenny Dore on 0860449371 /
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