GL Accountant

Finance Santry, Dublin


Position at J2 Cloud Services

The Role:

This is an exciting time to join J2 Global, we are looking for a strong technical accountant 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 preparation of the monthly management accounts, supporting the year-end audits and will expose our new team member to GAAP in various countries. This position will also work various teams in different countries, collaboration on projects and give a great insight to J2 Global as a company.   

The day to day:

  • Ensure proper & timely recording of financial transactions in the general ledger in accordance with GAAP policies & procedures, and internal control standards
  • Responsible for month end close of assigned subsidiaries of J2 Global to strict deadlines
  • Responsible for revenue recognition including deferred revenue
  • Reconciliation of all Balance Sheet accounts
  • Posting and reconciliation of payroll postings from payroll reports
  • Prepare a variety of journal entries in multiple currencies.
  • Prepare detailed monthly analytics for P&L and Balance Sheet
  • Manage intercompany accounts and associated reconciliations
  • Main point of contact for local statutory audits for assigned companies
  • Preparing VAT reports for inclusion in the group VAT returns
  • Provide accounting support for management in financial analysis, budgeting and other reporting

About you:

  • Fully Qualified Accountant with 3+ years PQ experience
  • Strong technical & reporting knowledge (US GAAP, IFRS & Local)
  • Technical proficiency in accounting matters
  • A team player with a strong ability to work under pressure, to tight deadlines in a fast paced working environment
  • 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, month-end closing and analytic skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication 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.