The GCO Tax AFC reports directly to the Financial Controller, and is responsible for actively managing all accounting aspects required from GCO within the tax area including tax audits
Co-ordinating of accounting tax audit requirements within the GCO controller’s team while acting as a fiduciary to manage risk to the enterprise. The AFC will
Liaise directly with the different tax directors to discuss and clearly understand the requisitions assigned
Understand the impact of the deadlines and highlight potential conflict on deliverables to senior members of the team
Anticipate potential risks or issues before they arise and work with senior member of the team to create solutions or alternative workarounds
Leverage knowledge and synergies of past audits to accomplish current requests in a timely and efficient manner
Delegate request to GCO controller/accountant while providing clear instructions and guidance
Ensure GCO buy-in and support to align their resources and efforts based on the risk prioritisation
Continuously look for best practices and standardisation of request across EMEA
Liaising with internal finance teams in Dublin and those globally to obtain accounting financial and supporting data for tax audits for Oracle and acquired companies
Co-ordinating the collection of information required for preparation of tax provisions and Transfer Pricing Documentation within the SFS preparation
Tax initiative- Identify, Evaluate and Analyse ideas coming from the GCO Controllers and Tax team, which will contribute towards operational excellence and continuous improvement
Improve operational excellence by building partnerships with Oracle Global Finance Organisations & Global Tax Organizations
Ideal Candidate Profile
Professional Accounting Qualification with minimum 3+ years post qualified relevant experience
Professional Tax Qualification would be preferred but it is not required
Large PLC/Multinational/Big-4 audit experience and US GAAP reporting
Exposure to Oracle Financials and/or other ERP solutions is an advantage
Fluency in English essential (additional languages an advantage)
The candidate should demonstrate professionalism and accountability, as well as the following competencies that are of particular importance for this role:
A proactive self-starter with a desire to learn, innovative inquisitive mindset & ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
Able to work in a global high performing, collaborative, diverse & agile environment
Good listening, written and verbal communications skills are required to articulate complex concepts and ideas in a persuasive and easy way
Able to demonstrate problem-solving and analytical skills in complex and ambiguous situations
Detailed Description and Job RequirementsMaintain general accounting systems, policies, and procedures to ensure that proper information is reported in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles.
As a member of the finance division, you will assist in accounting functions which may include general ledger, accounts payable, accounts receivable, fixed assets, and inter-company transactions. Maintain the general ledger to include the preparation of journal entries, analysis, reconciliation and reporting. Maintain and implement general accounting systems. Conduct account reconciliation periodically, ledger close activities, and provide accurate financial data to support management in decision making. Develop and prepare financial reports including profit and loss, income and balance sheet statements. Review and analyze inter-company transactions. Ensure all journal entries comply with internal and external audit specifications. Participate in the ongoing development and maintenance of internal procedures and processes. May participate in special projects.
Job duties are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. May have project lead role. Strong analytical, prioritization and communication skills in partnering with other internal groups and management. Familiarity with Excel spreadsheets is essential. Familiarity with Oracle Financials is essential. 5 years accounting experience and BA/BS degree in Accounting or equivalent. Some positions need you to be bilingual in English and Spanish or Portuguese.
As part of Oracle's employment process candidates will be required to successfully complete a pre-employment screening process. This will involve identity and employment verification, professional references, education verification and professional qualifications and memberships (if applicable).