finance business partner associate in dublin

11 July 2019
randstad financial & professional, randstad financial services
job type
£ 177.11 - £ 225.80 per day
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dublin, international
accountancy & finance
sub specialism
job type
working hours
£ 177.11 - £ 225.80 per day
2 years pqe plus
reference number
randstad financial & professional, randstad financial services

job description

Primary Role

* This role will provide support to Regional Finance Business Partner Manager for Employee Long Term Incentive accounting / co-ordination across Europe.
* This role will also support GL Operations Lead in any other tasks that might be required.


* Partner closely with our European stakeholders and ensure requests including monthly accruals are complete in a timely and accurate manor
* Evaluate, develop and work with business partners and finance leads to ensure accounting processes are efficient, effective, well communicated and understood.
* Support the monthly and quarterly close cycle ensuring key processes are adhered to.
* The creation and distribution of monthly financial reports to key stakeholders
* Reconcile payroll reports and escalate any variances to stakeholders on a monthly basis
* Interact with the consolidations team and payroll, in order to provide accurate monthly journal postings.
* Extracting information from existing reports (multiple systems, formats) and aggregate the data to deliver meaningful outputs relevant for key stakeholders.
* Maintain and reconcile balance sheet accounts on a monthly basis for review and approval by Financial Controller.
* Support both internal and external audit.
* Active participation in developing a strong Finance Business Partnering ethos
* Develop SOP/Work instructions to support the RTR core processes
* Ad-hoc analysis and project involvement.

Education and Experience


* A bachelor`s degree in accounting or finance.

* Part-qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) or qualified by experience (minimum 2 year of relevant experience).
* Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritise workload with attention to detail
* Strong experience with Excel and other Microsoft applications
* Developing highly effective working relationships


* Understanding of financial systems and processes - SAP ERP experience advantageous.
* Effective knowledge of all accounting standards, including IFRS, US GAAP and Sarbanes-Oxley
* Experience of working in a Shared Service Center or large Multinational Company environment.
* Experience with financial performance systems (e.g., Hyperion)

Key Skills

* Build partnerships with stakeholders and be able to demonstrate to think and act both strategically and commercially to support the business.
* Open and communicative - able to interact effectively at all levels of the organization.
* Ability to prioritise workload effectively to ensure objectives are met successfully and on time
* Must be organized and have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
* Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently or in a team environment
* Strong customer service focus - understand customer needs and possess the desire and ability to meet and exceed those expectations, demonstrating a high commitment to quality delivery.

Randstad Financial & Professional encourage applications from individuals of all ages & backgrounds. Appointment will be made on merit alone but candidates must be able to demonstrate their ability to work in the UK. Randstad Financial & Professional acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment & an employment business for temporary recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Business Regulations 2003

educational requirements