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Financial Accountant

Craigavon, NIR, GB

 

About the Position

Job Title: Financial Accountant, Global Business Services

Job ID: 4361

Job Type: Full Time Permanent

Reports to: Accounting Manager

 

Position Overview

The GBS Accountant is responsible for general accounting and internal control including journal entry preparation, intercompany reconciliations, month-end closing activities, account reconciliations, and financial reporting. This team member is a key position in the GBS Accounting group. The position calls for exceptional accounting knowledge, sound judgment, good communication skills, and a drive for standardization. Partnering with the business units and functional leaders is crucial to the overall success of this role and of Terex.

 

Key Characteristics

  • Customer service focused.
  • Problem solving / resolution.
  • Continuous process improvement

 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Accounting activity including journal entries, account reconciliation, and financial analysis.
  • Complete monthly general ledger accounts, fixed assets, and bank reconciliations along with resolving open items.
  • Month-end closing responsibilities ensuring accurate financial results are reported on a timely basis as per corporate closing calendar.
  • Intercompany accounting and reconciliation support: A/R, A/P, Intercompany Loan Statement
  • Forecasting - cash and FX forecasting processes.
  • Customer service: provide timely responses to internal and external inquiries.
  • Assist in procedure development and recommend / implement process improvements.
  • Compliance with SOX, standardized procedures and internal controls.
  • Prepare government reports / census forms.
  • Provide support when required on maintenance of master-data records for AP & AR.
  • From time to time, you will be required to undertake other responsibilities / activities of a similar nature that fall within your capabilities.

 

 

Required Education & Experience

  • Chartered Accountant, with 3+ years of related professional experience within a manufacturing and/or shared services environment.
  • Experience in accounting and financial systems (Oracle experience preferred but not essential).
  • Experience of preparing UK statutory accounts, ideally converting from US GAAP numbers.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.

 

Skills & Competencies

  • Functional knowledge of general accounting processes and US GAAP.
  • Strong understanding of UK GAAP and ability to prepare UK statutory accounts.
  • Understanding of internal control elements.
  • Flexible to new ideas and ways of accomplishing tasks.
  • Ability to use initiative.
  • Strong problem solving and resolution abilities.
  • Clear and effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Highly organized.
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent customer service skills and attitude.
  • Unquestionable ethics and integrity with high degree of transparency and trust.

 

Must be a team player able to demonstrate strong customer focus with the energy, drive and commitment to successfully work through any and all issues and objectives related to this role and that of the overall team.

 

All applicants must demonstrate through their application form, how they meet the criteria for the position applied for.

 

 

 

 

The successful candidate must also be a team player and be able to demonstrate strong customer focus with the energy, drive and commitment to successfully work through any and all issues and objectives related to this role and that of the overall team.

All applicants must demonstrate through their application form how they meet the criteria for the position applied for. We reserve the right to enhance our selection criteria at the short listing stage, if required.

Closing date for receipt of all applications will be 12 noon on 26th of August 2019

This above description is non-exhaustive and there may be additional duties in accordance with the role.

 

Terex is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sides of the community.

 

 

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