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Financial Reporting Accountant

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00635687

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Job Title:   Financial Reporting Accountant
Level:         9 - Specialist
Location:   Dublin
 
Responsibilities
  • Involved in the preparation of the annual statutory financial statements for the UK and Ireland entities in line with filing deadlines
  • Assist Regulatory reporting team with preparation and review of financial statements
  • Preparation of supporting schedules and working papers for the annual Statutory Audit
  • Preparation of reconciliations between the UKI statutory and US GAAP Ledgers
  • Review and analysis of the Profit and Loss account and Balance Sheet
  • Ensure integrity and completeness of financial records
  • Drafting of accounting treatment memorandums
  • Liaising with auditors, answering queries and providing data as required
  • Perform internal controls in compliance with Sarbanes Oxley/SAO
  • Involved in the accounting for acquisitions and liquidations
  • Provide accounting support to the Team Lead/Manager including responses to ad hoc requests
  • Meet key reporting deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and provide cross team support as required
  • Participate in continuous quality improvement projects
  • Provide reporting to management on issues, statistics, metrics and projects
  • Assist preparation of the Tax provision calculation
  • Liaising with tax advisors answering queries & providing data as required
  • Provide reporting to management on issues, statistics, metrics and projects
  • Other ad hoc duties as required
Skills
  • Accounting background with strong analytical skills
  • Ability to manage time, meet deadlines and prioritise
  • Sense of responsibility, initiative and high quality work standards
  • Analytical and computer skills (MS Office – Excel, Word)
  • Communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Positive attitude and flexibility
  • Prior experience of SAP an advantage
  • Fluency in English is required
Qualifications/Experience
  • Professional accountancy qualification, e.g. ACCA, CIMA, ACA, CPA, AITI
  • Strong technical knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS
  • 3-5 years of progressive accounting experience, preferably in a practice environment
  • Strong technical knowledge

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Please note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

 

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.


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