30+ days ago




Job summary

The Red Hat Finance team is looking for a General Ledger Accountant to join our Accounting team in Cork, Ireland. In this role, you will prepare, review, and manage the general ledger to meet month and quarter-end reporting deadlines for entities across the Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) region. You will also be responsible for the end-to-end statutory accounting process. As a General Ledger Accountant, you’ll need to have solid reconciliation and analytical experience and the ability to work under strict deadlines.This is a 12-month contract role and you will report directly to the EMEA general ledger accounting manager.

Primary job responsibilities

+ Manage U.S. GAAP reporting responsibilities

+ Communicate with external accounting providers who prepare monthly accounting packages for review

+ Book journals on Oracle with appropriate supporting documentation

+ Provide commentary on unexpected costs and variances in trends

+ Coordinate with internal team members and functional group members at various levels to provide explanations and resolve issues related to accounting entries

+ Complete monthly reconciliation, journals, and controls

+ Prepare and maintain local statutory financial statements

+ Serve as a point of contact for testing of technical system enhancements and improvements in your areas of responsibility

+ Continuously review processes to identify areas for improvement

+ Communicate with internal and external auditors as required for U.S. GAAP, the Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) Act, and statutory compliance audits

+ Serve as a point of contact for intercompany and consolidation accounting processes and related issues, including supervising the intercompany and consolidation processes

+ Support and implement new continuous improvement initiatives related to intercompany and consolidations processes to optimize the close

+ Support the development and implementation of solid internal controls in the intercompany and consolidations accounting processes

+ Investigate and reconcile differences between intergroups

+ Produce ad hoc reports for management on request

Required skills

+ Bachelor's degree in a relevant field like accounting or finance

+ Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Association of Chartered Accountants (ACA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), or Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) qualification

+ 3+ years of post-qualification experience in a multinational environment

+ Experience with intercompany reconciliation

+ Experience with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and SOX regulations and local GAAP reporting experience

+ Experience working under strict deadlines and ensuring compliance with company policies

+ Highly organized with great attention to detail

About Red Hat

Red Hat ( is the world’s leading provider of enterpriseopen source ( software solutions, using a community-powered approach to deliver reliable and high-performing Linux, hybrid cloud, container, and Kubernetes technologies. Red Hat helps customers integrate new and existing IT applications, develop cloud-native applications, standardize on our industry-leading operating system, and automate, secure, and manage complex environments. Award-winning support, training, and consulting services make Red Hat a trusted adviser to the Fortune 500. As a strategic partner to cloud providers, system integrators, application vendors, customers, and open source communities, Red Hat can help organizations prepare for the digital future.

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Location _Cork_

Posting date _2 months ago_ _(6/15/2021 10:39 AM)_

_Job ID_ _87353_

_Category_ _Finance_
Source: RedHat