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CoE Senior Accountant, UK & Ireland

Req # JR - 054934 Location Dublin, Leinster, Ireland Job Category Finance Date posted 12/01/2021

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.

This is a permanent role

Summary:

This position is part of Accounting Centre of Expertise (CoE). The role of the Accounting CoE is to ensure accuracy and integrity of US GAAP and statutory financial statements for entities across EMEA region, provide expertise in complex accounting matters and decisions, manage corporate income tax compliance and local tax compliance and build strong partnership with Shared Service Centre, local country finance, commercial and other functional organizations to support financial and accounting processes in compliance with US GAAP and statutory requirements and company’s policies and procedures.   

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Controller and the team in executing US GAAP, statutory and tax accounting and reporting as well as tax compliance for the entities in scope; ensure completeness, accuracy and timeliness of the reporting.
  • Ensure adherence of processes to company's policies and procedures, internal and external audit requirements and local rules and regulations; support strengthening of financial processes and controls.
  • Work closely with Shared Service Centres and Service Delivery partners in execution of end to end finance processes.
  • Support resolution of complex accounting and tax issues.
  • Support local, regional and global projects, as required; provide financial support in such projects.
  • Be an advocate of finance function.
  • Maintain focus on continuous process improvement.

Qualifications, Key Skills and Experience:

  • 5-8 years of relevant professional experience.
  • Proven experience in a multinational environment and/or audit.
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and tax matters.
  • Knowledge of local GAAPs for the countries in scope.
  • Excellent communication skills, diplomatic, flexible and “can do” mind-set.
  • Strong reporting tools and MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance/Accounting or part qualified /qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent

Additional requirements:

  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally as required.
  • Experience in JDE and Pega Tools an advantage.
  • Additional hours at critical times (e.g. month-end) may be required. Also, and on an exceptional basis, the role may require Public Holiday.
  • Fluency in 2nd European language 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 that 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.

We can offer a great benefits package including professional examination support and an excellent career path; we are a Platinum approved ACCA employer

If you want to learn more about career opportunities go to: http://www.baxter.com/careers.page

Reasonable Accommodations:

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

Career That Matters:

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.

Do you want to know why it is so wonderful to work for Baxter? Go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OY89yj_zSIo

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 company’s financial statements and provide best-in-class accounting expertise to business partners, as well as enhance opportunities for personal skill-building and professional growth.

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Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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