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Ventures and Acquisitions Accounting Specialist

Job Location: Dublin

Regional Description: Ireland

Job Number: 00700704


- Job description

Job Title:          Ventures & Acquisitions (V&A) Controllership Specialist

Career Level:   9 - Consultant

Location:          Dublin



Contributing to the successful finance integration arising from Ventures and Acquisitions activity:


      Responsible for integration of acquired entities’ Balance Sheet and P&L into SAP with the overall goal of “business as usual” within a defined timeframe

      Work collaboratively across various integration teams to ensure efficient integration of back office operations of acquired entities into Accenture standard practices

      Reconciliation of statutory financial statements to US GAAP opening balance sheet and affiliate accounting for acquired entities (audit / due diligence of financial statements)

      Provide finance / controllership support to local legal teams on liquidation of acquired entities

      Assist with monitoring of the V&A pipeline and gathering required information on upcoming acquisitions to communicate to impacted service delivery teams

      Create standardised process through working on existing and upcoming acquisitions and establish self as Acquisition Subject Matter Expert within the controllership group

      Maintain documentation and learnings from prior acquisitions to further finance excellence

      Ensure data retention compliance


      Ability to work collaboratively across the finance organisation to achieve results

      Strong technical accounting knowledge around acquisition accounting

      Strong communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills

      Strong ownership mentality with initiative and high quality work standard

      Strong problem solving skills with ability to work autonomously as well as collaboratively - reliable with "can do" attitude

      Proficiency in Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

      Experience with SAP an advantage

      Fluency in English

Qualifications and Experience:

 Professional accountancy qualification, preferably ACCA, CIMA or ACA

      5+ years of progressive financial accounting experience

      Acquisition accounting and finance integration experience

      Statutory accounts preparation experience

      Strong technical knowledge of US GAAP and experience of IFRS an advantage

      Legal entity liquidation experience an advantage

      Corporation Tax experience an advantage



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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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