Financial Accountant

Accounting Santry, Dublin


Position at J2 Cloud Services

Financial Accountant – J2 Global

Who are we?

J2 Global, we are a leading information and service company consisting of a portfolio of brands including IGN, Mashable, Speedtest, eFax, eVoice, Vipre, KeepItSafe and Livedrive across Digital Media & Cloud services. Here at J2 we have a culture of collaboration and we welcome those who have the desire to grow in a global community.

About the role

We are seeking a high-performing, innovative and results-oriented Financial Accountant to join our global team here in Dublin. You will assist with the accounting for J2 in Europe, including the timely completion of month end, quarterly accounting reviews and the submission of annual statutory reporting for a number of legal entities. In addition J2 has an active acquisition strategy in the region, so there is always an exciting opportunity to get involved when the need arises.

You will assist with building and developing the Shared Service Centre concept for J2 Global’s cloud services in the EMEA region.

The day to day

  • Ownership for revenue assurance and revenue reporting
  • Maintain balance sheet reconciliations and prepare monthly management accounts under strict deadlines
  • Record financial transactions in accordance with GAAP policies/ procedures and internal control standards
  • You will assist and support our annual audit process
  • Achieve corporate and department objective
  • Opportunity to work on Merger, Acquisition & Integration support post acquisition when they arise

About you

  • Qualified/ Part Qualified Accountant with 3+ years’ experience
  • Passionate about Microsoft Excel and strong knowledge with financial reporting, technical accounting and analytics
  • Responsible individual who takes ownership, makes recommendations and takes the lead on delivering efficiencies whilst brining improvements
  • You have experience using Oracle or a similar accounting system
  • Adaptable to a changing/fast paced working environment and comfortable with meeting tight monthly/quarterly deadlines
  • Good business acumen and an ability to work across boundaries and cultures

The Desirables

  • International Accounting in a US multinational would be advantageous
  • Exposure with US & Local GAAP policies and procedure
  • Experience with accounting integration of acquisitions
  • Fluency in Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch, Spanish, French, German, Italian would be a plus
  • Experience with online and/or subscription service business models

Why work with us

We operate a shared service center here in Santry, Dublin 17, so we have Finance, Legal, HR & IT just to name a few. We offer a fun and friendly working environment where individuals are given the opportunity to learn, grown and build on their skills. 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 have a host of benefits that go alongside an excellent salary and 25 days annual leave, such as top plans for VHI and Dental this will be for you and any dependents. We have a pension scheme, maternity and paternity paid leave, transport schemes like the tax saver travel ticket and the bike to work scheme. We have also recently introduced an employee stock purchase program which you can avail of, and to top it all off we have a fully stocked kitchen here in the office so breakfast and lunch is sorted alongside unlimited tea and coffee and sweet treats.

If you are interested but not ready to apply don’t hesitate to reach out on LinkedIn for a quick chat and to discuss the role further. We look forward to welcoming you into our massive J2 family.