Job Reference 14128
Job type Permanent
Location Dublin West
Salary € 60,000+

The Role

Main Duties:

  • Support Corporate Development and Corporate Accounting on M&A activities including the financial due diligence process, review of historical financials and identification of focus areas;
  • Support the purchase price allocation process, technical accounting evaluation and recording of purchase price accounting activity in compliance with US GAAP/SEC requirements;
  • Assist the post-acquisition integration activities working with relevant stakeholders to ensure seamless integration of accounting systems, accounting & operational policies and internal control environments, working with internal/external audit as needed to support related SOX compliance;
  • Support the drive for efficiency improvements across the financial reporting close process, encompassing both processes and systems, and maintenance/development of ERP modules in use by the accounting group;
  • Support the Technical Accounting Group and the accounting organization research, developing guidance and policies in the application of existing and new US GAAP technical accounting topics/pronouncements/accounting standards updates;
  • Support the monthly consolidation process and assist in the preparation of SEC quarterly reporting as required;
  • Support the maintenance of internal controls processes, interim & year-end audit/SOX testing and liaison with external and internal auditors as required.

The Person

Desirable Skills/Experience

  • Big 4 trained background desirable with ACA/ACCA Professional Accounting Qualification;
  • Good understanding of financial models and valuation techniques;
  • A strong technical accounting competency with practical application knowledge in an M&A context;
  • Ability to work and adapt in a fast paced and changing environment, with capability to work and communicate effectively with different functions / regions / cultures / stakeholders with a customer service mindset;
  • Experience in delivering as part of a project team with solid knowledge of project management discipline, project management tools and analysis with good attention to detail, organization, and follow-through. Ability to assess and balance risk;
  • Flexibility to meet reporting deadlines and deal with urgent requests;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong reporting writing and presentation skills and comfortable presenting and reporting to senior management;
  • A systems-oriented mind-set with strong knowledge of IT systems; experience in Oracle and Hyperion an advantage;
  • US Multinational experience an advantage.

For more information contact Deirdre McCarthy on 045 988 500 

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