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Financial Accountant

Craigavon, NIR, GB

About the Position

Job Title:                           Financial Accountant

Reports to:                        Accounting Manager

Job Type:                          Fulltime

Hours:                                37.75 per week

Location:                           GBS Lurgan


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



  • Accounting activity including journal entries, account reconciliations, and financial analysis.
  • Complete monthly general ledger accounts, inventory accounting, 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: AR, AP, Intercompany Loan Statement
  • Forecasting - cash and FX forecasting processes.
  • Customer service: provide timely responses to internal and external inquiries.
  • Process improvement
  • Assist in procedure development and recommend / implement process improvements.
  • Compliance with SOX, standardized procedures and internal controls.
  • Prepare government reports / census forms.
  • 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

  • Qualified Accountant, with 3+ years of related professional experience
  • 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. We reserve the right to enhance our selection criteria at the short-listing stage, if required.


The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including Team Member Bonus, Life Assurance, Pension Contributions, Healthcare and Team member recognition.


Closing date of the receipt of completed application forms will be 28th January 2022 at 4.30pm


Terex is an equal opportunity employer and appointments are based on merit. We value diversity and welcome applications from all sections of our community.