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French Speaking Accountant

Job Title: French Speaking Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
REF: 88598
Job Published: 12 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 0212066287

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

What will I be doing
  • Ensure Compliance to our Sox and Business Control environment
  • Monitor and Review Operations across EMEA on a daily basis
  • Develop an expert level of technical and business knowledge of Concur system
  • Respond to and address all Tier 1 iNext queries from customers
  • Post Pay Audit analysis and reporting
  • Credit Card Administration
  • Review and update process flows and SOPs as required
  • In depth knowledge of financial policies and procedures
  • Prepare & action monthly metrics
  • Liaise with affiliates re local travel policies and receipt retention
  • Initiate and deliver on proposals to management for process improvement solutions
  • Raise technical issues to appropriate IT teams and monitor same.
  • Create and present training materials to Affiliates on Concur system as deemed appropriate
  • Ability to understand, implement and review new/updated accounting rules, policies and allowances as required
  • Ensure compliance to Global Design and Best practice, unless deviations are necessary for legal or regulatory reasons. Escalate non-compliant issues.
  • Special project work as it is identified
  • Back up for other team members

What do I need
  • Qualified CPA, Chartered accountant or equivalent
  • French Language Preferable
  • Accounting/Finance degree
  • Strong finance experience with audit focus
  • Strong experience in 3rd party relationship building & monitoring
  • Strong working knowledge of a Sox environment and related controls
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
  • Advanced proficiency in using Microsoft Office software
  • Multi-task and prioritize responsibilities
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Excellent relationship skills as will deal with various levels of personnel in the company's financial organization, Affiliate organization, third party service providers, and external auditors
  • Knowledgeable of SAP detailed transactions as required for job
  • 2 years SSC - Financial experience
  • GAAP / IFRS accounting standards knowledge
  • Self-starter, high learning agility
  • Ability to influence at all levels without direct authority
  • Experience working in a high production, deadline driven environment
  • Presentation and training skills
  • Identify process improvement opportunities and experience with lean and Six Sigma

For further information on this French Speaking Accountant role in Cork please contact Jenny Dore on 0212066287 /
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