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French GL Accountant

CareerZone Limited

  • Dublin
  • 50000 - 60000
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 19/02/2018
  • Carlos Belard
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French GL Accountant


French-speaking General Ledger Accountant


Our client a leading Multinational with their HQ based in South Dublin, they are currently seeking an experienced French speaking GL Accountant for their Finance team. 

You will be joining the Financial Division reporting to the Director of the General Accounting for the Finance Service Centre. Your role is to act as general ledger owner for various entities of the Group, ensuring that the accounts are accurate and complete on a monthly basis. 

The GL Accountant, your key responsibilities include:

Ensure a timely and accurate processing of Journal entries and period-end (including master data)
Ensure that all entries have an adequate back up and can be well understood by the various stakeholders
Ensure that all reconciliations are completed each month (as well as signed off checklists)
Ensures the "general ledger owner" rules are met:
Perform month end analytical reviews of the accounts, explaining fluctuations to key stakeholders and ensuring that the balance sheet and profit and loss accounts are coherent
Liaise with internal and external audit aswell as fiscal inspectors and providing them with all information required to ensure their work is efficient & effective as possible
Recommend and implement internal controls and implement audit recommendations 
Perform manual and automatic Journal entries
Process period-end routines 
Monitor master data in the internal ERP databases ensuring that it is complete and accurate


Fluency in French and English 

2-3 years plus of experience working as a GL Accountant in a Multinational environment

Good understanding of IFRS and/or US GAAP

An accounting degree/qualification

Experience with SAP, JDE, Oracle or similar ERP system 

Detailed understanding of internal controls, SOX etc 

You are a proficient user of the MS Office suite, especially advanced excel and are generally systems literate, and want to learn and try new functionality

Strong analytical and communication skills 

Ability to meet deadline and work on own initiative

Ref: CMB1803-01
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