Financial Accountant - Global MNC 56k NQ ACA (Dub SW)

Updated 16/January/2020
Dublin West
Our Client is a Multinational plc with their shared service operation based in Dublin servicing multiple international entities.
This role is an ideal move into Industry for someone Newly Qualified and trained in practice and seeking a supportive MNC finance team.

Financial Accountant
The Financial Accountant t is responsible for facilitating the external and internal financial reporting needs including preparation of Local GAAP financial statements for our international entities, compilation of supporting materials for other regulatory reports, completing statutory audits, and consolidating monthly entity-level reporting.
The candidate will have working knowledge of US and Local GAAP requirements, understand the audit process, and provide customer support to local, district and regional finance teams in the EMEA Region.

This ACA will directly support the Statutory Accounting Supervisor and Manager by ensuring all supporting materials for the statutory reports are available in a timely manner, and providing the regional Finance teams with timely entity-level reporting that includes required financial information.

Job Duties (not restricted to):
● Financial Statement Responsibilities
o Responsible for preparation through to filing of statutory financial statements for multiple legal entities, including full financial statement preparation.
o Is the primary contact for our external auditors.
o Subject matter expert on local GAAP to US GAAP differences with responsibility for maintaining and updating related DLPs (Desk Level Procedures)
o Independently complete statutory filing quality checklists and reconciliation templates
o Prepare monthly, quarterly or annual local GAAP journal entries as required
• Prepare a director’s guidance document designed to provide an overview of the entity’s performance and key developments for the use of the signatories of the financial statements

● Other Financial Reporting Responsibilities
o Assist with the gathering/preparation of US Federal Income Tax reporting
o Completion of all locally required statistical reporting that relies on financial data
o Respond to information requests from the internal audit team
o Resolution of findings arising from all self-audits & internal audits through implementation and/or monitoring of CAPs (Corrective Action Plans)
o Preparation of local GAAP account reconciliations.
System-to-system reconciliations (e.g. Local G/L system to Oracle) where applicable

● Entity Level Reporting Responsibilities
o Complete income statement variance analysis and consolidate balance sheet variance analysis received from other workgroups
o Produce entity close packages for assigned entities. This should include variance analysis with commentary, risk and issues log and Balance Sheet Aged reconciling items.
• Serve as a partner to business owners of assigned entities and facilitate monthly pre/post month end close calls to review factors impacting on monthly results

● Niche Accounting
o Manage and oversee niche accounting areas such as Pension Accounting & Intangible Asset Accounting - including local GAAP compliance
o Approve journal entries and reconciliations for niche accounting activities

Knowledge and Skills required:
● Recently qualified ACA seeking a move from Practice
● Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in either finance or accounting
● Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US and international standards)
● Ability to communicate effectively and succinctly, both verbally and in writing
● Qualified ACA
● Excellent Microsoft Office Skills (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Benefits package available, Pension, DIS, 2% annual uplift, subs, CPD, Flex ben scheme.

Please contact Dave Riordan on 01 6377251 or

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