Symantec Sr Accountant 12 month Fixed Term contract in Blanchardstown, Ireland

Symantec Corporation (NASDAQ:SYMC), the world’s leading cyber security company, helps organizations, governments and people secure their most important data wherever it lives. Organizations across the world look to Symantec for strategic, integrated solutions to defend against sophisticated attacks across endpoints, cloud and infrastructure. Likewise, a global community of more than 50 million people and families rely on Symantec’s Norton suite of products for protection at home and across all of their devices. Symantec operates one of the world’s largest civilian cyber intelligence networks, allowing it to see and protect against the most advanced threats. For additional information, please visit www.symantec.com

We are hiring a General Accountant based in Ballycoolin, Dublin 15 - this is a 12 month fixed term contract to include all company benefits

1) Overall -The Statutory reporting team are responsible for delivering timely, complete & accurate external statutory reporting for 60+ subsidiaries in Europe & Asia across 46 jurisdictions. This role will be responsible for managing the external audit process for a number of Symantec Companies in Europe/Asia. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who will use their problem solving skills and communication skills to resolve issues as they arise.

Main Duties include the following:

• Prepare audit files for all Companies under job responsibility.

• Prepare and analyze financial statements in advance of audit commencing.

• Prepare journals as required adjusting US GAAP management accounts to local GAAP statutory accounts.

• Communicate with relevant internal groups and ensure all audit Prepared By Client requirements are met to the agreed timelines.

• Work with other internal teams within Symantec in order to ensure successful audit completion including Legal, Tax etc

• Act as a single point of contact during the statutory audit and address auditor questions during audit.

• Prepare reconciliation pack between US GAAP & Local GAAP for management review, respond to review questions etc.

• Manage compliance reporting while ensuring timely filing of all statutory accounts for area of responsibility.

80%

2) General Accounting Duties:

• Prepare analytical reviews for Income Statement and Balance Sheet for all entities under area of responsibility.

• Ensure that statutory timing differences are addressed appropriately from US GAAP perspective & that no permanent differences arise.

• Research significant transactions in year under review to ensure understand business driver & ensure local accounting treatment is correct.

• Participate in feedback loop to other Finance functional teams if consistent issues occur across entities or if significant error transaction is identified.

• Ensure that statutory timing differences are addressed appropriately from US GAAP perspective & that no permanent differences arise.

• Monitor, assess and interpret technical accounting developments within each jurisdiction and work with technical manager with respect to addressing potential impacts to relevant financials.

• Identify potential areas of process improvement and working with peers and management effectively implement. Update process documentation annually for changes.

20%

3) Special Projects:

• Be participant in any projects that impact area of responsibility.

4) Educational Requirements:

• Accounting degree and professional accounting qualification essential (i.e. ACCA/ACA)

• Audit practice experience essential preferably with Big4 Company.

• Three to four years post qualification experience essential.

• Experience of IFRS desirable.

5) Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Success Factors:

• Strong analytical skills.

• Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities.

• The individual must be able to effectively communicate with all levels within the company, must have good listening ability.

• Individual must be pro-active in engaging with auditors & stakeholders.

• Individual must have the ability to both build relationships and to influence stakeholders in the process.

• Professional and proactive approach to work.

• Strong organisational skills and planning skills, concern for quality & accuracy and working to strict deadlines.

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