Who are we looking for?
You! Are you looking to expand your career in Financial Reporting in Ireland. Perhaps thinking of moving from an audit background or currently working in a financial reporting environment. Well State Street Ireland is the place for you. State Street is the largest financial administrator in Ireland with the ability for career development in a variety of different areas in the Irish funds industry.
As part of our current expansion of operations in Ireland, we are expanding our financial reporting team in Kilkenny city, located in the beautiful South East of Ireland.
What we can offer you?
2-year visa sponsorship of a suitable candidate if a non-EU national.
An excellent benefits package, strong personal and career development programmes to support your ongoing career journey and much more.
Keep reading to find out more.
Why this role is important to us
As a core member of our Financial Reporting team, you will be working with a team of dedicated financial reporting professionals to deliver high quality financial statements for complex fund structures that our clients can depend upon. The role will give exposure and the opportunity to build strong relationships across functions internally and directly with clients, auditors and regulators.
What you will be responsible for
- Relationship Building – Manage and develop relationships with clients, counterparties and other external parties. You will act as a State Street representative to our clients.
- Client focus – Ability to manage client’s expectations and deal with their queries. Lead and participate in the ongoing transformational change in Financial Reporting across Ireland and broader regions.
- Manage the financial reporting process for your assigned clients from planning, financial statement oversight and review, audit management & oversight, financial statement comment review and processing, board approval and filing.
- Preparation of the audited annual and interim financial statements with the outsourced service provider in accordance with standard operating procedure, relevant working guides, in compliance with relevant accounting standards and the relevant regulatory disclosure requirements.
- Review and update department Operational processes, to ensure controls remain effective and account for dynamic changes in client requirements, mitigating operational risk wherever possible.
What we value
These skills will help you succeed in this role:
- Strong analytical skills, accuracy and careful attention to detail are essential.
- Team skills – demonstrated ability to work with people at different levels both internal and external.
- Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.
- Strong organizational skills with the ability to multitask and effectively prioritise.
- Proactive approach and willingness to continuously strive to learn and develop
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a dynamic team environment.
Education & Preferred Qualifications
- A qualified accountant (eg. Chartered ACA , ACCA, CPA, or international equivalent) having Minimum 3+ years in an audit / financial reporting.
- Sound knowledge of accounting standards (IFRS, Irish GAAP in particular).