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Sales, Full Time    Cork, Ireland    Posted: Wednesday, June 19, 2019
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Senior Accountant Cork, Ireland (15 month Maternity Leave cover)



Become part of the Finance team at Pivotal as a Senior Accountant specializing in US GAAP reporting. You will be responsible for the monthly US GAAP accounting & related compliance reporting including quarterly financial results update. There will also be a strong focus on supporting key finance projects in collaboration with the wider finance team which includes Tax, FP&A, Internal Audit, IT & Functional Finance groups. This position will report directly to the Accounting Manager & will involve interactions with Senior Management in both Ireland & US. This role requires the ability to work under pressure & with urgency, while also demonstrating the ability to work independently & with several team members.


  • Responsibility for the month-end US GAAP Close process in compliance with the Corporate month-end calendar

  • Record monthly & quarterly journal entries to ensure the integrity of the General Ledger

  • Monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations in adherence with Company policy

  • Ensure all SOX & internal controls are adhered

  • Support the US GAAP audit process

  • Assist in the preparation of management reporting including quarterly financial results update

  • Ensuring intercompany charges are processed accurately & are in line with intercompany agreements

  • Responsibility for maintaining relationship with external service providers

  • Interaction with wider Accounting team during the month & also with the Tax & Functional Finance groups

  • Provide support for on-going Corporate projects


  • Knowledge of US GAAP accounting principles

  • Experience with Workday financials, or similar accounting ERP software is desirable

  • Ability to liaise with multiple organizations & departments (both internal & external)

  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products

  • Ability to work both independently & in a team environment

  • Analytical ability

  • Problem solving skills

  • Cross-functional skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to multitask while demonstrating a sense of urgency

  • Proactive

  • Motivated self-starter


  • Bachelors degree in Accounting / Finance

  • Hold a recognized professional accounting qualification (ACA, ACCA or equivalent)

  • Strong written & verbal communication skills

  • 4-8 years accounting experience

  • Proficient with MS Office applications, in particular Microsoft Excel

"We are an equal opportunity employer & all qualified applicants will receive consideration for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected

veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

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