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Junior Accountant X 2

Req #: 170009CE_en
Location: Dublin, L IE
Job Category: Finance and Accounting
Date Posted: 10/26/2017 11:03:45 AM
Baxter International
Junior Accountant
Our employees around the world are connected by an enduring commitment to save and sustain lives. This higher purpose binds us as a company in doing work that matters.
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At Baxter, we are building a best-in-class accounting organization. We are implementing a transformative program which will streamline and standardize processes, strengthen control over the company’s financial statements and provide best-in-class accounting expertise to business partners, as well as enhancing opportunities for personal skill-building and professional growth.
The Job: 
Purpose of the role
This position will be part of the Finance Department within the eSSC. The eSSC is in the process of transforming and expanding its operations and increasing the scope of services it provides. The role will support the EMEA region providing a variety of accounting and finance services.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • 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
  • Supporting data integrity and preparation of financial information ensuring completeness, accuracy, timeliness and accessibility of financial information (US GAAP, statutory and tax accounting)
  • Collaborate with Centers of Expertise and Service Delivery Partners in the execution of end to end finance processes
  • As an individual contributor and team member; develop and deliver process documentation and training content
  • Actively participate in projects/initiatives to achieve continuous process improvement
Who you are
  • 1-3 years of of relevant professional experience
  • Experience of operational responsibility in finance/accounting environment
  • Proficiency in general accounting and double-entry.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of ERP Systems
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work in a team orientated cross-functional environment
  • Degree / Diploma in Finance/Accounting
Additional requirements
  • Ability and willingness to travel both domestically and internationally as required
  • Demands of the role may require additional hours at critical times and Public Holidays (e.g. month end) may be required.
  • In process of or planning to undertake accountancy exams is desirable
  • Fluency in 2nd European language desirable
  • Experience in JD Edwards is an advantage
What we offer
  • It is a challenging opportunity for you and also a chance to work in a diverse team with a great mix of people. Joining Baxter means joining a team from which you can truly learn from !
  • We encourage our employees to develop their skills to meet the demands of an ever-changing work environment, providing them with opportunities to achieve personal and professional goals that will make them valued contributors throughout their careers. If you have an interest in this great opportunity and think you can make a difference then this could well be the role for you.
    If you want to learn more about career opportunities go to http://www.baxter.com/careers.page
Who we are
  • Baxter touches millions of lives every day. Our products and services are essential building blocks of healthcare. You’ll find Baxter’s products and therapies on nearly every floor, in almost every hospital worldwide. You’ll find us in clinics and in the home. Patients and providers rely on Baxter for lifesaving renal and medical products.
  • Our mission to save and sustain lives inspires our work and our commitment to expanding access to care, providing cost-effective healthcare solutions, delivering quality products and advancing innovations for the world.
  • Our SSC was set up in 2000 and is based in Deansgrange, Co Dublin. We support several Baxter’s European businesses. Operations include; procure to pay, accounts receivable; intercompany accounting; general ledger; fixed assets; inventory accounting and treasury accounting. Ours is a multilingual and multicultural environment and we take pride in delivering exceptional service to our customers.  We can offer a great benefits package including professional examination support and an excellent career path; we are a Platinum approved ACCA employer and CIMA approved.
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