Senior Financial Accountant

Regular Full-Time

The Company

Location:  Globoforce, 19 Beckett Way, Parkwest Business Park, D. 12. Our ultra-modern offices are easily accessible by Car, Rail (6 minutes from Park West & Cherry Orchard station), Bus, LUAS and close to shops, restaurant, Gym.  


About Globoforce:

Globoforce is a leading provider of social recognition solutions, helping companies build stronger, more human cultures through the power of thanks. Named one of the Best Workplaces by the Great Place To Work® Institute, Globoforce is trusted by some of the most admired companies in the world to inspire and energize employees and create best places to work.


Our award-winning SaaS technology and proven methodologies empower HR and business leaders to take a modern, more strategic approach to recognition programs. Our best practices and technology are at the heart of the world’s most successful worldwide recognition programs.


Recently named Great Place to Work 2016, Digital Technology Company of the Year (Irish Software Association, 2015), as well as named one of the Top Places to Work in Massachusetts (Boston Globe, 2015), Globoforce continues to impact and transform the fundamental nature of organization’s cultures around the globe. Visit  to learn more

The Job

Overview of the role:

  • We are excited to welcome a new Senior Financial Accountant to our Finance Team. The finance team are responsible for production of the financial statements for all entities under the Globoforce umbrella. We work closely with key business stakeholders, supporting the delivery of top quality financial information to Globoforce, globally.

Systems Used:

  • Epicor, Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word. Various internal communication tools such as Slack, Skype, MS Outlook etc.

About your role:

Globoforce are initiating a program of change, to help us scale for further growth and success. This is a great opportunity to work with a highly supportive Financial Accounting Team Lead. The successful candidate will be a goal-oriented, service-minded individual with a desire to coach a team of Financial Accountants to ensure best in class service is delivered to all stakeholders.

Responsibilities, Skills & Qualifications

Main duties & responsibilities:

  • Preparation and review of US GAAP accounts for Globoforce Ltd
  • Preparation and review of Statutory accounts under FRS102 for Globoforce Ltd
  • Ownership of Balance Sheet Account Reconciliations for Globoforce Ltd
  • Assist with US GAAP and Statutory audits
  • Preparation of detailed variance analysis reporting against forecast and prior periods
  • Ownership of inventory accounting for Globoforce Ltd
  • Cash flow forecasting and reporting
  • Detailed analysis of Cost of sales
  • Coaching and mentoring of junior members of Finance Team
  • Monthly analytical review of Balance Sheet and Income Statements
  • Document accounting policies and procedures
  • Driving continuous improvement in process and controls and implementing best practices
  • Driving key inputs to financial forecasts
  • Delivery of monthly and quarterly financial reports
  • Support accounts payable function
  • Ad hoc projects and reports as required
  • Support ERP system development and maintenance
  • Coordinate with stakeholders to ensure the Financial Accounting function continues to meet the demands of an ever changing and dynamic business.


 Required Skills and experience

  • 5+ years PQE
  • Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA)
  • Knowledge of US GAAP
  • Strong understanding of financial systems, processes and controls
  • Ability to report to tight deadlines
  • History of solving multiple and complex operational and accounting matters
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to work as a team player
  • Excellent attention to detail


The Ideal person will demonstrate the following behaviours:


  • You’re a hard worker and you love getting the job done. Naturally methodical and logical, you have that sense of urgency needed to get things done.
  • You take pride and ownership in a job well done, and you always make sure your work is correct and you question data and doublecheck it, before your Manager approves it.
  • You have initiative and ideas. You’re not afraid to speak up, respecting other views, yet sharing with us, how we can improve our systems or processes.
  • You’re resilient and persistent, making sure things get done.



  • Globoforce also offer a whole host of perks. Come learn more here
  • Your success in this role really matters to us. If you perform well, we will support your career progression all the way. You will be offered regular coaching and 1-1’ sessions, quarterly training plans, access to our Global online learning tools, and much more, to help you succeed in the role, and in your accounts career.


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