Senior Financial Analyst DACH
OpenText Corp
Cork, Ireland
29d ago


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The opportunity :

The Senior Financial Analyst (SFA) will have responsibilities for controllership functions for some of Open Text European entities.

The SFA will be an integral part of the accounting cycle, providing support to the Global Finance team, assisting in accounting and financial reporting activities as well as regional requirements for the particular legal entities in the DACH countries (Germany, Austria, Switzerland).

The SFA will be a key member of the European finance team, managing traditional controllership responsibilities, in addition to being a significant contributor to the consolidated US GAAP close.

You are great at :

Performing monthly analytic review of the US GAAP close

Performing analytical review of period end financial results.

Responding to monthly questions from management on the balance sheet and P&L review.

Reviewing account reconciliations and promoting best practices with Accounting Services to ensure proper accounting and controls are in place.

Assisting the tax group

Supporting the tax group in the preparation of the annual tax return

Providing support material for tax compliance requirements

Providing support for period end tax kits

Assisting with commodity and income tax audits

Preparation of local GAAP financial statements

Providing support during statutory audits as part of the year-end review process

Preparation of working schedules for the external auditors

Documenting local country GAAP adjustments

Providing local support to the business for matters pertaining to the DACH region

Assisting the business in addressing finance matters

Providing general support and information to the business as requested

What it takes :

Experience in a finance role, preferably in a technology company

Experience with general Controllership duties listed above

Advanced Excel skills

Capable of working independently, multi-tasking to establish priorities, and completing objectives without supervision in a fast-paced environment

Excellent oral and written English communication skills. German language skills are considered a major asset. Knowledge and application of European VAT regulation considered an asset.

Experience in SAP, Great Plains, Oracle and BPC is an asset.

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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