GL Accountant – senior level – EMEA PAYMENTS

GL Accountant – senior level – EMEA PAYMENTS

A global e-commerce payments company has a 3 month opportunity for an experienced GL Accountant.


Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the GL accounting for the EMEA Regions payroll
  • Coordinating with the Payroll Team to release monthly salary, 3rd party and exceptional manual payments
  • Working with an outsourced group of accountants overseas to ensure all monthly journals and open items are processed in time
  • Working closely with Finance Managers/BU Controllers
  • Ensuring compliance of  accounting transactions, processes and policies at all times
  • Liaising with other teams (Payroll, Controlling, HR) on a regular basis to ensure smooth running of the entire accounting function
  • Providing support to External Auditors for EMEA annual audits
  • Providing support to internal / external taxation teams for tax audits
  • Posting of the accounts for overseas assignments handled by the various EMEA entities.
  • Various other ad-hoc duties


Essential Requirements:

  • Proven senior level accounting experience within a multinational company – in particular, experience in managing general ledger, payroll accounting and reporting function
  • Fully qualified accountant
  • Degree in Accounting, Economics or Finance or equivalent experience
  • BIG 4 background or strong US GAAP/IFRS/other European GAAP experience
  • SAP Financial System experience, or other ERP PLUS MS Excel, Access, PowerPoint
  • Strong communications skills – Fluent in English, another EU language would also be an advantage
  • Ability to prioritize and deliver in a fast-paced, ever-changing and dynamic environment


Location:        Dublin West

Salary:           Up to €60k approx. (pro rata) D.O.E

Type:              3 month contract initially


NB:                 Due to the urgent requirement of this role, we can only accept applications from candidates with little or no notice periods.


Please apply with an up-to-date CV clearly outlining your relevant experience for immediate consideration.   

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Anna Douglas

Anna Douglas