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Senior Financial Accountant-Nordics

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00592908


- Job description

Job Title: Senior Financial Accountant-Nordics

Level: 8 - Consultant

Location: Dublin



  • Team and technical lead in the Nordic Finance and Accounting Team
  • Supervise and participate in the General Ledger processes including: Reconciliation and analysis of accounts, Month End Review, Process & Reporting, Internal Controls (Sarbanes Oxley), Other ad hoc reporting
  • Assist in managing the relationship with Country Controllers and manage the team to ensure the delivery of agreed service in accordance with SLA.
  • Ensure that all reports issued are accurate and timely and supported by appropriate explanatory business commentary.
  • Manage the preparation of period end accounts and reporting including US GAAP Close, Quarterly Reviews, BS Reconciliations and ad-hoc reporting.
  • Ensure the integrity and US Gaap compliance of journal entries and support internal and external audit reviews.
  • Staff and day to day team management of sub- teams within the Nordics Finance and Accounting team
  • Audit preparation team lead and key contact for external and internal auditors
  • Preparation and supervision of entity tax pack preparation
  • Responsible for co-ordination of balance sheet reporting deliverables during quarter and year end.
  • Review of accounting entries to ensure compliance with US and local GAAP, ensuring correcting entries are raised as appropriate.
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement projects within AEE Dublin.
  • Develop an in-depth knowledge of local tools and applications in support of General Ledger processing.
  • Maintain a high service level with customer base and consistently satisfy customer in a ‘metrics focused organization.
  • Provide reporting to management on issues, statistics, metrics and projects.
  • Maximise team performance through target management and motivation.
  • Facilitate and provide cross team support as required.


  • Accounting background with strong analytical skills
  • Positive attitude and flexibility
  • Customer focused
  • Sense of responsibility, initiative and high quality work standard
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team worker with ability to coach and motivate team
  • Fluency in English
  • Good working knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Prior experience of SAP is an advantage.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Professional accountancy qualification  - ACCA / ACA / CIMA / CPA or other
  • 3-5 years of progressive accounting experience
  • Supervisory experience
  • Exposure to US GAAP 

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