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Record to Report Global Lead

Ref: 9223335

  • Highly competitive package
  • 26 Jul 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Perm

Record to Report Global Lead – Centre of Excellence Hub Brightwater Executive has been retained exclusively for this Record to Report (R2R) Global Lead role. Joining a rapidly growing Centre of Excellence hub (COE), the R2R Lead will be instrumental in further building and leading out a best-in-class function. Reporting directly to the MD based in Ireland, you will be responsible for developing a best-in-class R2R team leading general accounting and statutory / financial reporting teams and be a key support and lead on a number of group wide led finance systems integrations.

This is an exceptionally exciting stage to join this growing team in Dublin. Our client is a leading multinational with a strong R&D ethos, combined with revenues of over €2.5 Billion.

They offer a hugely collegiate culture and are dedicated to making a positive impact on society with sustainable, cutting-edge, and value-adding products that are deep-seated in our everyday lives.

Key responsibilities:

• Manage and lead the daily timely accounting close and reporting operations in the COE ensuring compliance with US GAAP and internal accounting policies. • Review and understand material components of the monthly operating results and the Balance Sheet movements • Oversee and review U.S. GAAP accounting in SAP for non-recurring and/or complex transactions in conjunction with the Corporate Accounting group • Apply a controls-based culture on financial oversight, identify and remediate control deficiencies as required • Responsible for compliance with US GAAP and statutory requirements, VAT regulations and internal controls (SOX). • Lead/coordinate the team to support internal audit, statutory audits, and/or external US GAAP audits • Coordinate global work process creation, implementation, and review • Actively and independently manage team and personal workload and escalate solution-orientated concerns • Monitor capacity, pacing, resourcing issues and any other red flag issues needing leadership attention • Be a people leader for the R2R employees (inclusive of General Accounting, Fixed Assets, Intercompany, and indirect tax responsibilities) • Set clear team goals for individual functions, and for the R2R team as a whole • Monitor team and individual performance through various metrics and reporting techniques • Conduct business partnering activities across various finance and non-finance (i.e. P2P, O2C) functions, fostering global collaboration • Continuously identify process improvement opportunities and efficiencies • Participate in strategic continuous improvement initiatives in the organization, achieving identified goals (financial, process or talent)

The Ideal Candidate for this role:

• Qualified Accountant with 10+ years’ post qualified experience (ACA, ACCA, ACMA, CPA or similar) • Team Management experience, preferably in a Centre of Excellence or Shared Service Centre environment • Experience reporting under US GAAP or IFRS within a multinational or publicly listed business • Demonstrate the ability to build strong relationships and manage multiple stakeholders • Strong internal controls mindset • Proactively seeks to extend personal knowledge and looks for opportunities to share knowledge across the work group; cross functional and cross business • Additional language experience would be beneficial

For a confidential and discreet conversation to understand more about this role, please contact Warren Hilton on 01 592 7882 or email [email protected].