Accenture AGS Finance & Accounting Analyst in Dublin, Ireland

Job Title: AGS Finance & Accounting Analyst

Level: 11- Analyst

Location: Dublin

Job description:

Background

Accenture Global Solutions Limited (Solutions) owns, develops and manages the Intellectual Assets used by Accenture to sell and deliver consulting, technology and outsourcing services. Solutions owns all of Accenture’s Assets whether internally developed or acquired and aggregates them into a single global portfolio (the Accenture Portfolio) that consists of:

The Accenture name, brand and related publications

Intellectual Assets used to sell and deliver services effectively and efficiently

Patents, copyrights, trade secrets and trademarks

The responsibilities of the Analyst will be

  • Balance Sheet account reconciliations and investigation of reconciling items

  • Month/Quarter/Year End Process & Reporting

  • Preparation of monthly analytical review on P&L and Balance Sheet including variance explanation.

  • Intercompany billing across Accenture entities (Royalty charge)

  • Forecast of intercompany billing

  • Profitability analysis (Minimum Routine Profit)

  • Application of Withholding Taxes

  • Maintaining acquired intellectual property register and liaising monthly with V&A team on transfers

  • Performing of monthly internal controls.

  • Preparation of supporting schedules and working papers for Statutory Audit

  • Liaise with Global Tax Group, Intercompany Group, Local Controllerships and maintain relationship

  • Cross team support within Finance & Accounting

  • Develop in-depth knowledge of tools and applications in support of Intercompany, Withholding Taxes and General Ledger processing.

  • Develop knowledge and understanding of performance metrics and strive to meet and exceed them.

  • Other ad hoc duties as required

Skills

  • Knowledge of Accounting Principles

  • Analytical and computer skills preferably MS Office

  • Competent with Excel and Access

  • Communication and interpersonal skills

  • Positive attitude and flexibility

  • Customer focused

  • Sense of responsibility, initiative and high quality work standards

  • Strong team working skills

  • Prior experience of SAP an advantage

  • Fluency in English is required

Qualifications/Experience

  • Degree in Business, Finance or equivalent qualification would be preferable.

  • Min. 1+ years’ experience in an accounting environment

  • Undertaking professional examinations, e.g. ACCA, CIMA.

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. 459,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.

Please note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.