• Accounting Advisor (ACF700)

    Location IE-Cork
    Job ID
    2018-3831
    Category
    Finance
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    General Accountant - 12 month contract - Quest Software, Cork

     

    Job summary

     

    Reporting to the EMEA Accounting  Director, the Accountant will maintain the GL and prepare and review the Trial Balance for several entities to a level suitable for monthly reporting  as per agreed close cycle.. The Accountant will also work with external auditors and tax advisors to ensure the timely preparation and filing of statutory accounts and tax returns. The Accountant will also assist with local accounting and reporting.

    Responsibilities

    • Support standardization of close process and help drive efficiencies around monthly close cycle
    • monthly reporting in US GAAP as well as statutory reporting and compliance (accounts and direct/indirect tax returns)
    • Process required month end journals to support close of US GAAP accounts
    • Monitor and support closure of sub-ledgers for assigned entities
    • Perform monthly account reconciliations
    • Run programs required for month end (revaluations, allocations, translation etc)
    • Analytical review of data and answering queries arising from your local reporting manager and/or head office arising out of monthly reviews
    • Bank Reconciliations
    • Electronic Banking
    • Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register and closure of ledgers where necessary
    • Accruals & Prepayments accounting
    • Intercompany Accounting
    • Cash Flow Reporting
    • Assisting with the implementation of Budgetary Controls & Reporting
    • Periodic VAT and other direct and assist with tax returns compliance for assigned entities
    • Ensure compliance with Corporate policies and SOX and internal controls at all times
    • Local statutory compliance – US GAAP to local GAAP revision and preparation of statutory accounts for assigned entities
    • Engaging internal and external audit and managing the associated local tax reporting
    • Involved in ad hoc projects – acquisition accounting, entity incorporations, system set-up etc

    Qualifications

    Minimum Requirements

     

    • Must be, ACCA, ACA, CPA or CIMA qualified /part qualified
    • Understanding of US GAAP and US GAAP to local statutory accounting bridge experience
    • Experienced monthly reporting within a multinational multi-currency company, you will show a desire & the ability to continually review processes & systems in our continuing drive to improve efficiency. Specifically we are seeking someone with a demonstrable track record of taking ownership of work of a similar nature in a similar environment, i.e. software/high tech companies
    • You should have experience of Oracle Financials or a similar system & good Excel skills. You must have excellent communication skills in English and ideally one other European language
    • Ability to work within a team but also a self-starter
    • Flexibility to travel to EMEA locations may be required initially
    • Flexibility with regard to working hours during month-end, quarter-end and year-end
    • Ability to build strong relationships with internal and external key business partners
    • Local GAAP and US GAAP accounting knowledge an advantage; other European language an advantage

     

    We are an equal-opportunity employer and welcome all candidate applications who meet the minimum qualifications listed above.  Quest offers a relaxed, yet professional work environment with competitive salary and excellent/ flexible benefits that allow our employees to make choices that fit their individual lifestyle.  

     

     

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