GA Analyst - Cork

Job description

GA Analyst - Cork


                •              Develop and manage monthly trial balance package for small-medium-large size affiliates

o             Work with local affiliate finance organization to understand activities happening in affiliate

o             Prepare trial balance package and investigate trial balance account fluctuations to understand and document drivers

o             Present trial balance package and fluctuation analysis to financial director/local controller for local sign off

o             Resolve issues identified and agreed upon during local review.

•              Manual Journal Voucher Processing

o             Ability to identify and prepare a journal voucher when needed.

o             Understands appropriate supporting documentation required for manual journal vouchers

o             Assess if journal voucher accounting and documentation submitted for entry is appropriate.

•              Prepare and Review Account Reconciliations:

o             Identify appropriate reconciliation methodology based on the type of account being reconciled

o             Understands appropriate reconciliation supporting documentation

o             Create/maintain account models (templates used to define reconciliation methodology and process steps)

o             Able to work with others to gather appropriate reconciliation supporting documentation

o             Utilize reconciliation repository tool to document account reconciliations and route for approval

•              Understand and follow all compliance policies, laws, regulations and the Red Book

•              Ensure all SOx and operational controls are completed to the required level and within the agreed timeframe.

•              Integrate compliance into daily activities and comply with any corrective actions required.

•              Cooperate with investigations, monitoring and audits


•              Accounting degree (Undergraduate or Masters as required for certification)

CPA, Chartered Accountant or equivalent.

Additional Skills/Preferences   

•              5+ year of public accounting experience

•              In-depth knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS technical accounting

o             Experience in and deep understanding of judgmental accounting transactions

o             Ability to apply strong accounting theory in reviewing affiliate accounting activities for compliance with US GAAP/IFRS, Lilly policies, SOx and other requirements

•              Knowledgeable of SAP

•              Advanced proficiency in using Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, etc.)

•              Multi-task and prioritize responsibilities

•              Demonstrate strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills

•              Strong analytical and issues resolution skills

•              Self-starter, high learning agility

•              Identify process improvement opportunities and experience with lean and Six Sigma

•              Ability to influence at all levels without direct authority

•              Experience of working in a high production, deadline driven environment