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R2R GL Accountant

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    Up to €57000 per annum

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    Jessica Lane

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    19 days ago

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R2R GL Accountant

Phoenix are working with a US Multinational in the Pharmaceutical space who are looking for an ambitious R2R GL Accountant to join the team.

Job Purpose:

From an operational perspective, the R2R department has a number of

corporate accounting responsibilities.

The R2R Accountant is responsible for an entity/entities, working with the local

markets and internal departments.

The corporate reporting is completed under US GAAP guidelines.

As part of month end reporting, the Accountant is responsible for:

● Trial Balance submissions associated with the entity/entities

● All programs required to be run as part of month end (e.g. accruals,


● Detailed analytical review of data

● Answering queries/analytical requests from headquarters or

from the local Market

● Accounting issues and tasks that arise from the monthly reporting

● Performance of Balance Sheet Reconciliations; review of reconciliations

prepared by other parties

● Compliance with internal controls

● Preparation of audit deliverables for both internal and external audits

The R2R Accountant will also be responsible for identifying inefficiencies with

a view to developing and implementing more robust processes within the


There are additional operational areas where the R2R Accountant could

become involved.

These include:

● Acquisitions/Divestitures

● Distributions

● Other adhoc responsibilities as required

Job Description:

● Responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual corporate reporting to US


● Proactively identify, rectify and follow-up on errors and causes of errors

while managing the quality and development of financial accounts,

systems, processes and databases within given parameters.

● Handle general ledger inquiries from other GBS departments, NY

Controllers and the Market.

● Work with Corporate Audit for all audit related issues under US GAAP; provide audit information on a timely basis.

● Develop effective working relationships with key stakeholders in the Market and in GBS.

● Perform/Review monthly reconciliations.

● Contribute to team effort and assist co-workers as needed.

● Identify opportunities for continuous process improvements and

innovative solutions so the team can operate in an efficient and

cost-effective manner.

● Participate in projects that require creativity and analytical skills.

Education, Skills and Experience Required


● University Degree in Business, Finance, or Accounting

● Accounting Qualification

Skills & Experience:

● Minimum of three years of related accounting experience required

● Ability to work independently

● Ability to work under pressure and to handle several projects at once

● Strong accounting, interpersonal, analytical thinking and organisational


● SAP and/or E1 experience desirable

● Ability to apply innovative solutions to continuous process improvement opportunities

● Proficiency in PC skills (particularly Word and Excel)

● Experience in dealing with external auditors and involvement in the

audit process

● Experience in financial reporting in a similar shared service environment

is also beneficial for this position.

● Language skills are preferable though not essential


● Strong technical accounting skills i.e. good knowledge of accounting


● Strong analytical skills

● Knowledge of US GAAP

● Familiarity with Sarbanes Oxley and internal controls

● Important Organisational Relationships

If you are interested in the above, please give me a call.