Shire Treasury Accountant in Dublin, Ireland

Support the Senior Treasury Accountant to manage the day to day Treasury Back Office operations for Shire's Baxalta subsidiaries. This includes checking and approving Treasury Front Office activity at month end and running the JDE to Quantum interface. The role will also involve banking administration including granting access to, setting up and training new users on various Shire banking platforms. Finally the ole will also involve planning and execution of transition for Baxalta subsidiary legacy Quantum / JDE system to Shire’s CFM / SAP system.

Accounting for treasury transactions

  • Baxalta Treasury Accounting, including the administration and operation of the Quantum Treasury system

  • The Baxalta month end treasury processes, ensuring reviews and reporting are completed to a high standard

  • The integration of the Baxalta legal entities into Shire from a Treasury perspective

  • The transition of identified Baxalta activity, currently performed by the Front Office, to the Back Office

  • Investments, inter-company loans, bonds and other financial instruments are correctly documented and accurately accounted

Administration of banking systems

  • Developing suitable controls and processes for assigned banking systems.

  • Modifying user accesses when required, ensuring proper approval and back-up.

  • Performing periodic access control reviews.

  • Training users on the online banking systems.

  • Assisting in the implementation of any new online banking systems as required.

  • Opening, closing and renaming of legal entity bank accounts.

Providing support and coverage to all aspects of the Treasury back office, through

  • Supporting and covering for other team members.

  • Maintaining process documentation..

  • Delivering process improvements in order to increase efficiency while maintaining a high level of service and control.

  • Ad-hoc items as required (such as assisting with banking tenders, payment statistics, training of new personnel, etc)


  • Qualified Accountant

  • Treasury Back Office experience – 2 plus years

  • Experience of accounting for complex Treasury instruments and multi company step plans

  • ERP experience – Knowledge of Treasury modules or other TMS

  • Familiar with the reporting of consolidated accounts with respect to FX and interest figures

  • Audit / SOX / process controls experience

  • Advanced Excel


  • SAP Experience

  • Relevant familiarity of banking systems.

  • In depth knowledge of SAP Treasury transactions and functionalities

Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.