General Ledger Accountant ( Part Qualified)

  • Contract
  • Remote
  • Cork
  • 41831344


  • Processing and analysis of financial data related to the General Accounting (GA) system. Key areas for assigned business units include:
  • Create and post GL journals as appropriate
  • Month-end US GAAP reporting
  • Preparation of relevant balance sheet account reconciliation’s
  • Review of P&L for reasonableness and accuracy / cost centre reporting.
  • Review bank reconciliation’s as appropriate
  • Work with large volumes of data and analyse same
  • Manage and generate manual recharges
  • Quarterly and ad hoc Corporate schedules
  • Fully responsible for BS accounts including all reconciliations and monitoring
  • Responsible for smooth running of hard-close and year-end US GAAP audit requirements for EMEA jurisdictions to ensure completion in a timely manner & maintenance of excellent professional relationship with external US GAAP auditors
  • Responsible in full for managing and producing local statutory audit files and statutory financial statements for EMEA jurisdictions including robust bridge reconciliations between US GAAP and Local GAAP & maintenance of excellent professional relationship with external statutory auditors
  • Ensure Internal Audits are completed in line with audit scope and all requirements completed in a timely manner
  • Understand and support execution of tax computations in line with ASC740
  • Responsible for the delivery of excellent  customer service through  partnership with key business unit finance staff and delivery of  high-quality service levels to both the business unit and division
  • Uphold professional internal relationships with various departments within the SSC, in order to fulfil the requirement of the role
  • Assume responsibility for Intercompany balances for EUSSC and resolution of all intercompany differences in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • Assume responsibility for ensuring all intercompany transactions are supported by agreements
  • Compliance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements and completion of cross-departmental testing where applicable
  • Contribute to the achievement of service level performance targets


  • Part Qualified Accountant, pursuing a professional Qualification



  • Part Qualified Accountant, pursuing a professional Qualification
  • US GAAP experience
  • ERP Experience
  • Proven track record in business partnership
  • High volume reconciliation experience
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Excellent knowledge of GA processes and procedures
  • Strong Analytical skills
  • Fully competent in Microsoft Excel
  • Good attendance and timekeeping record
  • Technically competent
  • Fluency in English


  • Statutory audit experience
  • Previous exposure to a culturally diverse working environment
  • Shared Service Centre exposure

 Interested candidates should submit an updated CV in word format, marked for the attention of Susan O’Meara or 00353 86 0101125


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