Senior Manager, Controller [FTC]

Dublin, Ireland
07 Jan 2021
06 Feb 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Job Description

Essential Function:

Manage the month-end and quarter-end US GAAP close. Maintain financial integrity of the Balance Sheet ensuring the correct recording of all financial data, Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, and adherence to corporate policies and procedures. Ensure compliance with statutory requirements.

Note; This is an initial 6 month fixed term contract

Key Accountabilities:
  • Overall responsibility for the day-to-day US GAAP accounting, general ledger and monthly close process (including reporting and review of account reconciliations and manual journal entries).
  • Maintenance of Closing Checklist and local Monthly Closing Calendar.
  • Assist with management reporting.
  • Manage the Intercompany process and ensure differences identified by Corporate Accounting are resolved on a timely basis.
  • Prepare quarterly review and audit schedules for external auditors.
  • Prepare and present quarterly Balance Sheet reviews.
  • Ensure and certify Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
  • Ensure compliance with US GAAP.
  • Prepare Statutory Accounts and lead process of income tax declaration (if applicable).
  • Perform/manage VAT, Sales Tax and Withholding Tax declaration (if applicable)
  • Review and sign payment batches (where applicable)
  • Ensure guidance for and regular communication with Local Finance Specialists and local accountants.
  • Support and lead special projects such as acquisitions and systems implementations.
  • Undertake the full range of duties relevant to the leadership, management and development of the team to ensure their performance meets and or exceeds both the business and their own personal goals/objectives.
  • Maintain a positive, results orientated work environment, building partnerships and modeling teamwork, communicating to the team in an open, balanced and objective manner.
  • Participate in formal staff review processes e.g. performance and salary reviews to corporate standards and timescales.
  • Qualifications

    Minimum Work Experience
  • Significant and relevant experience with increased level of responsibility.
  • Diverse computer competency with high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel. Knowledge of Oracle financials is a plus.
  • Experience in an international environment is desirable.

  • Education
  • Solid educational background in accounting (preferably University level)
  • ACA, ACCA, MBA, CPA and /or local certification desirable.
  • Why Work at Parexel

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