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Ventures & Acquisitions (V&A) Controllership Tower Associate Manager

Dublin Job No. r00199205 Full-time

Job Description

Role: Ventures & Acquisitions (V&A) Controllership Tower Associate Manager

Career Level: 8

Location: Dublin

The Accenture V&A Controllership Tower, based out of 6 hubs globally, is a geographically diverse, but closely aligned team of 40+ accounting professionals with responsibility for accounting for the consolidation and integration of all of Accenture’s acquisitions globally.

This role offers the possibility to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment, with focus not just on the core accounting element of the role, but also on developing relationships with the vast array of internal and external stakeholders that collaborate to contribute to the success of the acquisition integration process, mentoring / developing other team members, and contributing to many opportunities to drive process excellence.

No two days are the same on this team, offering a challenging but rewarding experience for the right candidate.

Your Responsibilities:

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

  • Global role with responsibility for accurate US GAAP and statutory reporting for acquired legal entities
  • Key POC between acquired finance team, finance transition team, and local country controllers
  • Manage the transition to SAP through ensuring requirements of the business operating model are met and driving the affiliate accounting process through the post-close, pre-SAP cutover time period
  • Reconciliation of statutory financial statements to US GAAP opening balance sheet and affiliate accounting for acquired entities
  • Design and implement solutions to integrate accounting for non-SAP entities
  • Provide finance / controllership support to local legal teams on merger liquidation of acquired entities
  • Create standardized process through working on existing and upcoming acquisitions.
  • Establish self as Acquisition Subject Matter Expert in Controllership
  • Maintain documentation and learnings from prior acquisitions to further finance excellence
  • Ensure data retention compliance

Qualifications

Skills:

  • Ability to work collaboratively across Finance organization to achieve results
  • In-depth knowledge of General Ledger principles, policies and procedures
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge around acquisition accounting
  • Strong communication, facilitation and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical and research skills and ability to identify the key messages to draw from data
  • Analytical and research skills and ability to identify the key messages to draw from data

Qualifications and experience:

  • 5+ years of progressive financial accounting experience including team leadership
  • Acquisition accounting and finance integration experience
  • Statutory accounts preparation experience
  • Strong technical knowledge of Local & US GAAP and experience of IFRS an advantage

Does this appeal to you? If so, we would love to hear from you!

Please advise if you have any particular requirements, so we can look into arranging reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process. You can contact us at accessIErecruitment@accenture.com.

What’s in for you:

At Accenture Ireland, in addition to a competitive base salary, you will also have an extensive benefits package which includes pension, private health insurance, discounts through our employee discount scheme, 20 days of holidays and 2 days’ leave per year for charitable work of your choice! Flexible working arrangements can be discussed depending on the position.

Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and encourages 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, or any other basis as protected by applicable law.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company that helps the world’s leading businesses, governments and other organizations build their digital core, optimize their operations, accelerate revenue growth and improve citizen services—creating tangible value at speed and scale. We are a talent and innovation led company with 732,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries. Technology is at the core of change today, and we are one of the world’s leaders in helping drive that change, with strong ecosystem relationships. We combine our strength in technology with unmatched industry experience, functional expertise and global delivery capability. We are uniquely able to deliver tangible outcomes because of our broad range of services, solutions and assets across Strategy & Consulting, Technology, Operations, Industry X and Accenture Song. These capabilities, together with our culture of shared success and commitment to creating 360° value, enable us to help our clients succeed and build trusted, lasting relationships. We measure our success by the 360° value we create for our clients, each other, our shareholders, partners and communities. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

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

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