Financial Analyst - AA Euro Group Ltd.

Financial Analyst


  • Permanent
  • Cork
  • Reference Code: 02250

AA Euro Recruitment Group

Euro Executive Recruitment are currently looking for an impressive GA Analyst to ensure the accuracy and completion of the month end closing & related General Accounting activities throughout the EMEA region for a leading Irish multinational. This requires strict adherence to company policies while working closely with the European affiliates. You will be seen as a go-to information resource for all GA related queries with full ownership for the Cash in Transit, Prepaid, & Accruals on the Balance Sheet
Role:

  • Work closely with local affiliate finance organization to understand current activities at the affiliate & ensure these are properly reflected in the financial statements. This includes preparing accounting entries as well as reviewing locally prepared accounting entries to ensure accuracy & completeness of entries as well as appropriateness of backup.
  • Develop and manage monthly trial balance package for small/medium/large size affiliates including fluctuation analysis
  • Ensure adherence to the standard month/quarter/year end timelines & coordinate the various contributing teams to facilitate this, e.g. BPO, affiliate finance, CFR
  • Ensure governance of, as well as support for, the external BPO team, regarding the quality and timeliness of accounting entries, clearing activities, ICO processing.
  • Prepare/Review/Approve account reconciliations in accordance with internal reconciliation methodology
  • Review key GA metrics & communicate to stakeholders to ensure KPIs are being met whilst identifying and implementing initiatives to improve.
  • Support global/regional GA projects
  • Support the overall GA team by demonstrating flexibility in providing cover for team members and training of new team members

Requirements:

  • 2 years experience in Finance function or public accounting practice, preferably with in-depth knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS technical accounting
  • Accounting / Finance degree (Undergraduate or Masters as required for certification)
  • CPA, CIMA, ACCA, Chartered Accountant or equivalent

Beneficial:

  • Ability to handle complexity and utilize analytical skills, with attention to detail
  • Ability to proactively & effectively analyse & resolve problems
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and complete key tasks and deliverables whilst demonstrating full ownership and accountability
  • Ability to respond flexibly and empathetically to customer needs, managing their expectations effectively
  • Ability to work in global team environment & communicate effectively with internal business partners of all levels & disciplines, as well as external BPO team members
  • Experience with SAP GA Module, Business Warehouse or Business Objects

Contact Beata Smith e: beata@aaeuro.com &lt t: 021 206 6078 m: 087 136 1780

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