Senior Accountant (REQ-519)

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HID Global
Galway Europe, Middle East and AfricaIrelandGalway

Senior Accountant (REQ-519)



Location: Galway


HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 3,500 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit


Working at HID:

HID Global is an innovative fast-paced organisation, with many possibilities to make a difference and add value. HID is recognised for the great care we take with clients and employees alike.

We value diversity and endorse an open-minded collaborative working environment.



Job brief

We are seeking an operationally focused Senior Financial Accountant to join our HID Global Finance team. Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager, the successful candidate will ensure our financial reporting is effective and aligns with business objectives. This business is poised for rapid global growth, both organically and inorganically. You will therefore also be involved in providing financial support for global acquisitions.


Duties and Responsibilities include the following (Other duties may be assigned)

  • Reporting
  • Lead, prepare and review monthly financial statements in accordance with IFRS
  • Assist in the preparation of related financial analytics on quarterly basis
  • Support ad hoc reporting requests as required


  • Statutory
  • Assist in preparation of Statutory Accounts in accordance with local GAAP
  • Work with external auditors in completion of corporate and statutory audit
  • Processing the necessary adjustments between IFRS and Local GAAP in agreed format


  • Taxes
  • Preparation of required data for Tax Advisor, review and approval of Corporation tax and deferred tax asset/liability.
  • Ensure VAT returns are made on a timely basis
  • Presentation of final accounts to Company Directors for approval and signature
  • Assistance in the preparation and filing of statistical returns.


  • Team
  • Supervise and review General Ledger accountants’ work
  • Mentor junior accountants to ensure growth and development in line with company values
  • Process & Systems
  • Working with corporate finance team, assist in the review design and implementation of financial processes in compliance with Corporate policies and controls
  • Proactively collaborate across multifunctional teams to create an environment that strives for global consistency of best practices
  • Assist with the integration of acquisitions



Education and/or Experience          

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • Recognised professional qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA
  • 4+ years of experience gained in an international company/multi-cultural environment
  • ‘Big 4’ experience an advantage


Language Skills                   

  • Ability to effectively communicate in the English language, both verbally and in writing


Computer Skills     

  • Highly proficient with MS Office applications with good understanding and experience of ERP systems - Oracle an advantage
  • A working understanding of standard BI tools - Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) an advantage


Customer Expectations

  • A proven track record of setting priorities, managing expectations and delivering on commitments
  • Strong team player who thrives in working both cross functionally and globally
  • Energetic and analytical with a positive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to translate data into actionable information
  • Aptitude for adapting and performing in a constantly changing environment
  • Strong presentation skills including previous experience presenting to senior executives                                    


   Work Requirements

  • Compliance to all relevant HID Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security, Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems
  • Travel and fieldwork, including international travel may be required
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Ireland



Final Application Date: 5th February 2020

HID Global is an equal opportunities employer