Statutory Accountant FTC

Finance Santry, Dublin


Position at J2 Cloud Services

Statutory Accountant (6 months FTC)

This is an exciting time to join J2 Global, we are looking for a strong Statutory Accountant (6 months FTC) who is adaptable to a changing and fast paced working environment and comfortable with remote working conditions given the current restrictions in place.  

This role will be focused on supporting the year-end audit including preparation of the local statutory accounts, therefore prior experience of working in the area of statutory preparation would be an advantage. The role will expose the correct candidate to GAAP in various countries and collaborate with our teams in many different regions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensuring that all our financial reporting deadlines are met in a timely and accurate manner in line with statutory obligations.
  • Responsibility for the statutory accounts for our European entities, completing the audit, reviewing monthly reporting under US GAAP, and other ad-hoc analysis and duties as requested.
  • Project manage the statutory audit process.
  • Maintaining strong relations with our external and internal audit partners.
  • Ensuring the accurate reconciliation of the accounts for assigned companies between the US and Local GAAP ledgers and ensuring all differences are recorded correctly.
  • Liaising closely with both the US and Ireland finance teams.
  • Ability to work independently but with the guidance and support of the finance teams
  • Reconciliation of balance sheet accounts
  • Prepare a variety of journal entries in multiple currencies.

Key Requirements and Experience: 

  • Fully Qualified Accountant with 3+ years PQ experience
  • Strong technical & reporting knowledge (US GAAP, IFRS & Local)
  • Technical proficiency in accounting matters
  • A team player and ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Experience of international accounting in a US multinational would be advantageous
  • Good business acumen and an ability to work across boundaries and cultures.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills both written and verbal are essential to this position.
  • Experience with Oracle Fusion or similar accounting system would be advantageous
  • Experience in the preparation of year end statutory accounts
  • Knowledge of US GAAP (preferred but not essential)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with international accounting, strong month-end closing and proven track record of strong analytical skills
  • Self-starter able to work on own initiative and part of a team with a strong ability to adapt to remote working environment.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet strict deadlines, within a fast moving environment
  • Excellent excel skills

About us:

J2 Global is a leading Internet information and services company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Humble Bundle, Speedtest, PCMag,, Everyday Health and What To Expect in its Digital Media business and eFax, eVoice, iContact, VIPRE, KeepItSafe, IPVanish and LiveDrive in its Cloud Services business. J2 reaches over 180 million people per month across its brands.

Why work with us:

  • At j2 Global®, we work in a culture of collaboration and welcome those who desire to join our growing global community. We seek enthusiastic individuals with an entrepreneurial spirit looking for and environment that rewards your best work.
  • J2 Global offers competitive salaries, health benefits, and company-sponsored events. If you are seeking a dynamic work environment where you can see the direct impact of your performance, then j2 is the place for you. We offer a fun and friendly working environment where individuals are given the opportunity to learn, grown and build on their skills.
  • J2 Global is a technology-driven company built on entrepreneurial spirit, hard work and collaboration. We hire the best and brightest because we know it takes great people to make a great company. Through offerings from robust cloud-based brands, our technology and media content provides services and information that allows millions of people to stay connected, informed and empowered around the world.