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Posted: Wednesday, 17 August 2016, 7:29

Contact No. 014321555

Responsible to: General Ledger Senior Accountant (Corporate Reporting & Analysis Group)

Job Purpose:

From an operational perspective, the General Ledger (GL) department has a number of corporate and statutory accounting responsibilities. The General Ledger Accountant in a corporate accounting role is responsible for an entity/entities, working with the local markets and internal GFS Europe departments to report to Corporate Headquarters on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis.

The corporate reporting is completed under US GAAP guidelines. As part of month end reporting, the Accountant is responsible for:

Trial Balance submissions associated with the entity/entities
All programs required to be run as part of month end (e.g. accruals, revaluation)
Detailed analytical review of data
Answering queries/analytical requests from Pfizer's headquarters or from the local Market
Accounting issues and tasks that arise from the monthly reporting
Performance of GL reconciliations; review of reconciliations prepared by other parties
Review and monitoring of activities performed by Pfizer's Business Process Outsource (BPO) provider
Compliance with internal controls
Preparation of audit deliverables for both internal and external audits
Responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual corporate reporting to US Headquarters.
Proactively identify, rectify and follow-up on errors and causes of errors while managing the quality and development of financial accounts, systems, processes and databases within given parameters.
Handle general ledger inquires from other GFS departments, NY Controllers and the Market.
Work with Corporate Audit and KPMG for all audit related issues under US GAAP; provide audit information on a timely basis.
Develop effective working relationships with key stakeholders in the Market and in GFS.
Perform/Review monthly reconciliations.
Contribute to team effort and assist co-workers as needed.
Identify opportunities for continuous process improvements and innovative solutions so the team can operate in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
Participate in projects that require creativity and analytical skills.
Education, Skills and Experience Required

University Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting
Qualified Accountant ( ACA, ACCA Or CIMA)
Strong accounting, interpersonal, analytical thinking and organisational skills
SAP and/or Oracle experience desirable
Proficiency in PC skills (particularly Word and Excel)
Experience in dealing with external auditors and involvement in the audit process
Experience in financial reporting in a similar shared service environment is also beneficial for this position.
Fluent German required
Knowledge of US GAAP
Familiarity with Sarbanes Oxley and internal controls
Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

• Location: Dublin

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