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Finance Banking Insurance

General Accounting Analyst - FTC - Cork

Contract Type: Permanent
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Location: Cork
Date: 29/11/2018
Job Reference: 99438
Contact Name: Vanessa Lynch
Contact Email: team@hero.ie

Job Description

Contact: Vanessa Lynch
Email: recruit@hero.ie
Telephone: 0860462367

General Accounting Analyst - FTC
Our client, a pharmaceutical company in Cork is currently looking to recruit a General Accounting Analyst for their site.

Responsibilities:
  • The role of a GA Analyst is to ensure the accuracy and completeness of the month end closing & related General Accounting activities throughout the EMEA region.
  • This requires strict adherence to company policies while working closely with the European affiliates.
  • Be seen as a “go-to” information resource for all GA related queries with full ownership for the Cash in Transit, Prepaid, & Accruals on the Balance Sheet
  • Work closely with local affiliate finance organization to understand current activities at the affiliate & ensure these are properly reflected in the financial statements.
  • This includes preparing accounting entries as well as reviewing locally prepared accounting entries to ensure accuracy & completeness of entries as well as appropriateness of backup.
  • Develop and manage monthly trial balance package for small/medium/large size affiliates including fluctuation analysis
  • Ensure adherence to the standard month/quarter/year end timelines & coordinate the various contributing teams to facilitate this, e.g. BPO, affiliate finance, CFR
  • Ensure governance of, as well as support for, the external BPO team, regarding the quality and timeliness of accounting entries, clearing activities, ICO processing.
  • Prepare/Review/Approve account reconciliations in accordance with internal reconciliation methodology
  • Review key GA metrics & communicate to stakeholders to ensure KPIs are being met whilst identifying and implementing initiatives to improve.
  • Support global/regional GA projects
  • Support the overall GA team by demonstrating flexibility in providing cover for team members and training of new team members

Basic Qualifications:
  • 2 years’ experience in Finance function or public accounting practice, preferably with in-depth knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS technical accounting
  • Accounting / Finance degree (Undergraduate or Masters as required for certification)
  • CPA, CIMA, ACCA, Chartered Accountant or equivalent
  • Fluency in English

Additional Skills/Preferences:
  • Ability to handle complexity and utilize analytical skills, with attention to detail
  • Ability to proactively & effectively analyse & resolve problems
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and complete key tasks and deliverables whilst demonstrating full ownership and accountability
  • Ability to respond flexibly and empathetically to customer needs, managing their expectations effectively
  • Ability to work in global team environment & communicate effectively with internal business partners of all levels & disciplines, as well as external BPO team members
  • Experience with SAP GA Module, Business Warehouse or Business Objects

For further information on this General Accounting Analyst role in Cork please contact Vanessa Lynch on 086 0462367 / recruit@hero.ie
Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website – www.hero.ie
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