UPS General Ledger Accountant - Turkish or German speaking - Levels 1,2,3. in Dublin, Ireland

General Ledger Accountant

Responsibilities include:

  • 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.

Qualifications/Work Experience:

  • 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


Category: Finance, Accounting, and Tax

Requisition Number: 042114

Location: Dublin,Ireland