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Group Financial Reporting Accountant JOB

Job description

Description and Responsibilities

  • Review and consolidate year end files as part of the Group consolidation process.
  • Liaise with all relevant personnel across the Group to ensure that the local financial statements are filed on time.
  • Manage the interim and annual Group financial statements delivery
  • Deadlines are adhered to.
  • Accurate reporting of the Group financial statements.
  • Liaise with the Group Auditors on any specific files / issues
  • Compliance with all relevant rules and regulations.
  • Participate in the year end consolidation process taking responsibility for specific files.
  • Become an ‘expert’ in the Group consolidation tool – Hyperion.
  • Liaise with the Group Auditors on any specific files / issues.
  • Ensure that these local entity statements are per the consolidated accounts and are accurate before sign-off by Directors.
  • Involvement in projects/tasks as required within the Group Financial Reporting Department including acquisition accounting, disposal accounting, intangible assets management, group reorganisations, statistical reporting, process improvement etc.
  • Research and resolve accounting issues including evaluation and implementation of new accounting pronouncements to ensure IFRS and Irish / UK GAAP compliance.
  • Co-ordinate the delivery of the local legal entity financial statements.

Qualifications

  • The ideal candidate will be ACA qualified and have 1+ years post qualification experience in practice or similar role in Industry.
  • High standard of MS Office combined with general proficiency in IT systems.
  • Good analytical and problem-solving ability.
  • Strong technical knowledge of IFRS with the ability to interpret the implications of standards for practical situations.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy essential with a natural focus on quality and continuous improvement.
  • Excellent accounting & auditing skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organisational skills with a proven ability to manage work load.
  • International Opportunities within 12 to 18 months.