CommScope, Inc. Accountant II in Bray, Ireland

CommScope pushes the boundaries of communications technology with game-changing ideas and ground-breaking discoveries that spark profound human achievement.

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion.

Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers—we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure a business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity.

General Summary:

This new position, reporting to the Finance Shared Service Manager will play an important role in supporting our 2 South African Companies within the CommScope group.

The content of the role will include general accounting, planning, analytical and presentation work which will require an ability to work independently as well as part of a wider finance team.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Journals entries, calculation of prepayments and accruals.

  • Inventory analysis and reserve calculations.

  • Balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Accounts Payable and Accounts receivable oversight and management.

  • Income statement trend and expense analysis.

  • Fixed Asset accounting and control.

  • Completion and submission of Bi-monthly VAT Returns & quarterly VAT returns.

  • SOX controls.

  • Foreign Exchange impact analysis on expense reporting.

  • Audit support and work with the Compliance Accountant in the Statutory audits of both South African entities.

  • Global project work and process improvement initiatives.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Degree qualified.

  • Candidates should ideally be a part qualified accountant with proven technical ability – ACCA, CIMA, CAI ,

  • SAP FI knowledge is desirable.

  • Excellent MS Office skills, Excel, Word and PowerPoint are essential.

  • A minimum of 3-5 years relevant experience is required.

  • Strong organisational skills and/or project management skills are also desirable.

  • Ability to take ownership and be proactive to achieve desired results.

  • Candidates should display good interpersonal and communication skills, and be able to work well as part of a team and interact at all levels in the business.

  • The ability to work efficiently under pressure and to tight deadlines is also required.

  • International accounting experience would be an advantage but not essential.

  • Experience of working in a manufacturing and/or technology company would be highly advantageous, but not essential.

Personal Traits:

  • Highly analytical. inquisitive and a problem solver.

  • Enthusiastic, passionate and with the ability to build strong relationships.

  • Dedication and persistence.

  • Eagerness to learn, develop and grow with the business.

  • Drive, ambition and goal focussed.

It is the policy of CommScope to provide Equal Employment Opportunities to all individuals based on merit, qualifications and abilities. CommScope does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, colour, religion, gender (including pregnancy), national origin, age or any other characteristics as protected by law.