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General Accountant - Finance


  • Dublin
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 21/12/2012
  • Human Resources
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General Accountant Finance function. Yahoo! Dublin. Certified / Chartered / CIMA Qualified Accountant (PQE Preferable 3-4 years


Job Description 
General Accountant - Finance Function

Job Number:  1249141 

Primary Location : Ireland-Ireland-Dublin   

Yahoo! is the No. 1 internet brand and the most trafficked internet destination in the world. We are the leading provider of comprehensive online products and services to consumers and businesses globally. What’s exciting is where we are headed. Yahoo! is well-positioned with innovative ideas, growing revenues and new opportunities every day. Yahoo!s vision is to be the most essential internet service for consumers and businesses. The way we will do this is directly influenced by our core values - Excellence, Innovation, Customer Fixation, Teamwork, Community and Fun. These values set the principles that guide interactions with fellow Yahoos, that direct how we service our customers, and that drive what we do and how we do it. The Yahoo! way of life.
The Role:
This position reports to the Senior Manager of Reporting and General Accounting EMEA. This position is based at the Yahoo! Dublin, Ireland.

Main responsibilities will include: 
-  preparation of multiple sets of management accounts under US GAAP and their monthly review
- US GAAP Revenue Recognition
- Business Partnering  and relationship building
- Vendor Management for external providers and customers
- Review of detailed Variance Analysis for all EMEA Entity Trial Balances
- Detailed Analytical review of monthly, quarterly accounts
- Compliance testing program for all processes 
- Recording and presenting Metrics program
- Query escalation and resolution
- Preparation of a monthly European reporting pack and presentation of this to senior management within the finance function. 
- Coordinate External Audit Quarterly and at Year End
- Active involvement with the Extended management team at Global Level
-  Working with internal audit were appropriate 
-   Project involvement as new system tools are rolled out 
 Continuous Process improvement 
-  Ensuring SOX compliance 
-  Ensure adherence with all corporate policies. 
-  Meet scheduled deadlines for completion of work, presentation of reports, and any other time sensitive responsibilities.
– Certified / Chartered / CIMA Qualified Accountant (PQE Preferabe 1-3 years) 
– Excellent Analytical skills required. 
– 2 – 4 years general accounting experience within a multinational environment preferabe 
– Experience in implementing new procedures and re-engineering processes, desirable but not 
– Experience in dealing with senior management 
– Experience in working to tight deadlines 
– Experience in working in a service driven, customer focused environment 
– US GAAP experience preferable
– Accurate and timely data entry skills essential 
– Excellent communication skills both written and in person 
– Ability to own responsibilities and processes 
– Ability to work to tight deadlines 
– Ability to prioritise work 
– Ability to contribute to a shared goal together with others 
– Ability to deliver agreed goals and results within the agreed timelines 
– Ability to adapt to changing circumstances 
– Computer literate
Knowledge of Oracle Financials or similar accounting package, preferable 
Knowledge of MS Office products, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint, Excel skills a necessity. 
Knowledge of Hyperion preferred but not essential 
English is the language of the company so fluency in English essential

Ref: 1249141
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