Financial Controller

    • Dublin, Ireland

Facebook's mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we're building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we're creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities - we're just getting started.

Facebook is looking for a Financial Controller to join a fast-growing team, expanding to meet rapid organic growth of the organisation. This is a full-time permanent position based in Dublin where your focus will be ownership of EMEA wide entities rather than team leadership. This a great role for anyone looking to accelerate learning, build new things, work across cultures & enjoy the Facebook culture. You will demonstrate exceptional communication and partnership skills along with recognising how to balance getting the details right while still moving fast. You will be a highly driven, energetic, focused individual that can work well with internal and external partners at all levels. In this position you will be given the opportunity to problem solve, drive process improvements and exercise good business judgment while performing your function.

  • Responsible for managing multiple EMEA entities from a US GAAP reporting and local compliance point of view
  • Identity and drive process improvement and automation as we scale
  • Review the work of our outsourced partners
  • Driving projects and making an impact. This role is more about adding value rather than operational accountant duties
  • Manage processes related to month-end and quarter-end close, including P&L, Balance Sheet and variance analysis
  • Contribute to quarterly management reporting
  • Manage processes for the preparation of Corporation tax and VAT returns
  • Manage processes for the preparation of Statutory Financial Statements
  • Assist with the preparation and co-ordination of Statutory Audits
  • Create strong business partnerships and manager service levels with third party service providers
  • Participate and add value to ad-hoc projects such as acquisition integration
  • Support the Finance team in design, testing and roll-out of financial reporting systems/tools/processes
  • Excellent team player who is very comfortable working as part of a larger team located in different locations
  • Recognised accounting qualification (ACA, CIMA,ACCA)
  • 15+ years relevant industry PQE with large, fast-growing, multi-national company
  • Solid knowledge of US GAAP, IFRS and local GAAP
  • Strong computer and analytical skills, including proficiency in Excel (experience with Oracle ERP or similar package is very desirable)
  • Excellent planning, analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Organised and thorough with desire for continuous improvement
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills


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