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Accountant with Fluent French

Req #: 180000KB_en
Location: Dublin, L IE
Job Category: Finance
Date Posted: 2/1/2018 10:49:36 AM
Baxter International


About Baxter
Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-centre dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company’s global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter’s employees worldwide are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.
A Career That Matters
Baxter’s employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.
The Role
In your role as an Accountant with French you will be working within the Finance Department of Baxter’s European Shared Services Centre. Currently the ESSC is in the process of expanding its operations and increasing the services its provides. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in a dynamic environment as the ESSC expands its scope and diversifies its activities.
  • Responsible for general ledger and subledger closing.
  • Performing trial balance reviews and balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Maintaining and controlling the finance ERP automatic processes to support accounting and reporting.
  • Perform monthly, quarterly and annual accounting activities.
  • Supporting data integrity and preparation of financial information ensuring that it is available in an accurate, timely and accessible fashion.
  • Collaborating with Centres of Excellence and Service Delivery Partners in execution of end to end finance processes.
  • Actively participate in projects/initiatives with the aim of improving processes and practices.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting and qualified ACCA, CIMA or equivalent body.
  • Experience with operational responsibility in finance/accounting environment.
  • Demonstrated capability to understand accounting outcomes.
  • Strong IT skills including knowledge of an ERP system, e.g. Oracle-JDE.
  • Ability to communicate in a clear and concise manner.
  • Fluent in English and French


Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.


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