UPS General Ledger Accountant - Turkish or German speaking - Levels 1,2,3. in Dublin, Ireland
General Ledger Accountant
Responsible for the preparation and accuracy of full US GAAP & Local GAAP balance sheet and profit & loss accounts. Including monitoring the work of more junior team members where that feeds into the ledger of their responsibility.
Preparation of variance analysis templates for review during month end to validate accuracy in reporting.
Preparation of the monthly balance sheet reconciliations in accordance with Enterprise Wide Accounting Policies & Procedures Manual requirements for areas of responsibility.
Review of black-line reconciliations prepared by more junior team members to the standard required by Enterprise Wide Accounting Policies & Procedures Manual.
Taking the initiative to prepare action plans / documenting issues of concern for areas of responsibility and working collaboratively with management to bring them to conclusion.
Acting as lead staff accountant on transition activities, including, travelling with GAC management to the local country to review & assess the work for transition including documenting related procedures in order to support the transition of knowledge to other team members in the GAC.
Significant involvement in supporting statutory audit preparation. For example:
Ability to prepare a draft of financial statements with limited supervision & support
Ability to manage a complete audit requirement listing for US GAAP & Local ledger(s) of responsibility, ensuring all items on the listing are prepared on time & to the required standard for the purposes of the external audit. Escalating for support as required
Ability to support others in the completion of their audit procedures/preparation in order to meet required deadlines.
Active involvement in completing STAR (Statutory Accounting & Reporting) requirements.
Completion of quarterly one source tax provisions (‘OTP’) calculations within the OTP system & return to provision submissions within the OTP system.
Actively support GAC initiatives such as training through presenting on specified topics to GAC teams or cross training within own team.
Support team management in completing specific administrative & operational tasks.
Ability to evaluate ledger compliance with US GAAP & Local GAAP methods including assessing unusual issues or complex matters.
Undergraduate degree/diploma in accounting
2-4 years work experience in a general ledger or related accounting function
Qualified in a professional accounting qualification (ACA/ACCA/CPA/CIMA – MASTERS LEVEL Professional Qualifications).
US GAAP experience/shared service environment preferred
Strong communication skills including excellent written communication
Company: UNITED PARCEL SERVICE
Category: Finance, Accounting, and Tax
Requisition Number: 042114