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Finance - GL - Assistant Manager

Ref: 75860

  • 44,000-52,000
  • 13 Oct 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Finance - GL - Assistant Manager

About the Company

The company is a Big 4 firm based in Dublin city centre. 

About the Role

The GL Assistant Manager has overall responsibility for maintenance of the General Ledger and plays a key role in the effective management of the GL.

Key Responsibilities

Be part of a high performing team and manage workload efficiently across resources

Mentor, train and provide work direction to staff as needed

Coach/Problem solve with more junior members to help develop their skills through job shadowing, advising, informal training

Drive continuous improvement initiatives and proactively seek improvements

Responsible for a timely and accurate reporting for the period-end close, maintaining the integrity of the balance sheet accounts

Oversee the execution and completion of Balance sheet reconciliations

Responsible for Treasury and Bank compliance requirements

Review period end close reporting

Key contact for the business for on coding / journal requests and ledger analysis

Preparation of management accounts (including review of the variance analysis)

Act as a first level of escalation for resolution of reconciliation issues from the offshore GL team

Oversee payroll execution to record and distribute correct charges to the services lines and ensure accurate and timely billing to other EY member firms

Oversee the work of the offshore GL team to ensure high quality of service and compliance to accounting policies

Partnering with offshore teams and drive enhancement of existing controls to improve quality of service

Monitor compliance of Vendor set up and maintenance, ensuring fraud prevention controls are operating effectively

Run regulatory and management reports for ROI management as required

Provide guidance on local accounting and regulatory policy to the business


Accounting degree and minimum three years’ experience in a similar role in a fast-paced environment

Knowledge of Word and Excel

Knowledge of SAP would be an advantage

Used to working in a fast-paced environment with a strong work ethic

Desire to thrive in and adapt to a fast changing and high activity environment

Innovative, confident and creative thinker with ability to make quick decisions

The ability to think on your feet, use initiative and judgement to make informed decisions


For more information on this role or other accountancy roles, please contact Annita McGettigan on 01 5927854 or email me or apply via the link below

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