Consumer Receivables Accountant - 12 month contract
Cork, County Cork, Ireland
Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. Together we create products and experiences people once couldn’t have imagined — and now can’t imagine living without. If you’re excited by the idea of making a real impact, a career with Apple might be your dream job… Just be prepared to dream big. Apple has been operating in Cork since 1980. We have grown to over 5,000 employees, serving our customers through a wide range of critical business functions, which are key to Apple’s continued success and growth in Ireland. Teamwork is important at Apple, and every day you will connect with and be supported by your peers and colleagues at one of the most diverse and inclusive companies in the world. As an individual, you will have responsibility for contributing to our continued success and be a key player within your job function. You will become a member of the wider finance team at Apple. With over 300 employees from a multitude of backgrounds, the Finance department in Cork supports all functions of Apple in EMEIA, including Sales Fulfillment, Logistics, Manufacturing and Operations, Apple Music and Apple Retail as well as being part of the Global Business Solutions (GBS) function. This is a key role in a dynamic environment with the potential for the role to further develop with additional responsibilities in line with business requirements. Order to Cash is a team that supports Apple’s revenue generation and related cash collection across its varied lines of business – iTunes, Retail, Online Store & B2B. We are a team of 70 people within GBS that supports these functions for the business. The EMEIA Order to Cash team has counterparts in three other GBS locations Austin, Singapore & Shanghai. This role is part of our O2C Consumer Receivables team. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing assigned reconciliation activity relating to Consumer activity - ensuring all receivables due are received on time and matched correctly on receipt, liaising with customer facing teams in resolving end customer financial queries, document and action accordingly where variances are identified received. The Consumer Receivables team measures and reports its success on a monthly basis by reference to meeting the tight financial close schedule. This role will involve close interaction with external business partners, Order Management and divisional statutory accountants.
- Excellent communication, organizational & interpersonal skills
- Be a self-starter who is motivated, innovative and ambitious
- Thrive working in a fast-paced environment and show flexibility in dealing with evolving situations.
- Strong business partnering and customer service focus
- Previous experience in reporting and the use of reporting software similar to Tableau
Management of assigned reconciliation activity in line with internal SLA’s and corporate close schedule. Ensure high standards and practices across all areas of responsibility including timely actioning of fallout, issue escalation and analytical review Participation in various project activity relating to Consumer Receivables expansion including the design and implementation of financial reconciliation processes Review of current processes, seeking out opportunities for efficiencies and driving continual improvement through effective business partnering Excellent customer services to both external & internal customers
Education & Experience
Qualified Accountant / Part Qualified (with relevant experience)