General Ledger Accountant

Finance Group Cork, Ireland


Position at Logitech

The Role:

General Ledger Accountant


Your Contribution:

Be Yourself. Be Open. Stay Hungry and Humble. Collaborate. Challenge. Decide and just Do. These are the behaviors you’ll need for success at Logitech.


This is an exciting opportunity for a qualified accountant to join the fast paced, dynamic Controllership function of a highly successful Tech company in Cork. The GL Accountant role will work with a team supporting all key general ledger functions and close processes for European and North America entities.

General responsibilities include:

  • Prepare and reconcile GL transactions for assigned entities' balance sheet and income statement per the Controllership Fiscal Calendar.
  • Own month-end/quarter end close process, including preparation of journal entries, balance sheet reconciliations and Corporate Schedules in accordance with US GAAP.
  • Effectively collaborate with FP&A, Corporate Controllership and other cross-functional teams to ensure completeness/ accuracy in transactions and close process.
  • Co-ordination of audits with external audit partners, ensuring queries are addressed in a timely manner so that all filing deadlines are achieved.
  • Assist in the execution of specific internal controls within accounting processes and other general accounting activities.
  • Preparation of local statutory financial statements including conversion files from US GAAP to local GAAP.
  • Ownership of lease accounting for several entities ensuring compliance with ASC 842 in conjunction with the Facilities and Corporate Accounting teams.
  • Support USGAAP Audit: preparing client assistance, audit data requests and resolving queries
  • Key partner with Global Finance Transformation team in participating in project work/user acceptance testing as required.
  • Support culture of continuous improvement through regular review of accounting processes to identify areas for improvement/ risk mitigation.
  • Perform ad hoc tasks/ assignments as required.

Key Qualifications:
For consideration, you must bring the following minimum skills and behaviours to our team:

  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • A minimum of 3+ years’ experience in financial accounting, financial analysis or related business experience.
  • Accounting Qualification: ACA, CPA, ACCA or equivalent.
  • Financial statement preparation experience is a plus.
  • Ability to build strong partnerships and to influence internal and external business partners.
  • Ability to hit the ground running in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills: the ability to present data appropriately to different levels within the business and externally.
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment with good analytical and problem-solving skills around accounting analytics and processes.
  • Detail oriented: ability to manipulate data or process transactions accurately and completely.
  • High proficiency in Excel skills (VLOOKUP’s, pivot tables) etc.
  • Ability to be an innovative problem solver, anticipate risks and opportunities, and autonomously strive for continuous improvements is required.
  • Oracle/ ERP experience is a plus.

    Small Company. Big Products.

    Logitech is the sweet spot for people who are passionate about products, making a mark, and having fun doing it. As a company, we’re small and flexible enough for every person to take initiative and make things happen. But we’re big enough in our portfolio, and reach, for those actions to have a global impact. That’s a pretty sweet spot to be in and we’re always striving to keep it that way.