Accounting Advisory, Senior Analyst

Dublin, D, IE, D16 KH51


Country: Ireland 
City: Dublin
Req ID: 495947


About CRH

We are CRH, and we are committed to contributing to a more resilient and sustainable built environment. We understand the wider impact our businesses can make in supporting human activity. We continue to do this through the delivery of unique, superior building materials and products for use in road and critical utility infrastructure, commercial building projects and outdoor living solutions.


CRH (NYSE: CRH, LSE: CRH) is the leading provider of building materials solutions that build, connect and improve our world. Employing c.78,500 people at c.3,390 operating locations in 29 countries, CRH has market leadership positions in both North America and Europe. As the essential partner for transportation and critical utility infrastructure projects, complex non-residential construction and outdoor living solutions, CRH’s unique offering of materials, products and value-added services helps to deliver a more resilient and sustainable built environment. The company is ranked among sector leaders by Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) rating agencies. A Fortune 500 company, CRH’s shares are listed on the NYSE and LSE.


Without you noticing our products, we are everywhere you live, work, and relax.


Our project portfolio includes some of the most sustainable and cutting-edge building projects around the world. Think of the asphalt on the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit, the Paris Metro Rail project, but also the Louis Vuitton Museum in Paris, parts of the Burj Khalifa, and the Kennedy Space Centre.


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Position Overview
This is an excellent opportunity to be part of a highly respected team within the Group Finance function at a particularly important time for CRH as the Group has recently transitioned its primary listing to the New York Stock Exchange (‘NYSE’).  The Accounting Advisory team is the Group’s US GAAP & IFRS accounting function, partnering with senior stakeholders across a range of teams in CRH Group, CRH divisional offices and the operations to provide practical solutions to accounting complexities.
The Accounting Advisory Team forms part of the External Reporting function at CRH and is a high performing team with a diverse range of backgrounds, skills, and experience.
The work of the Accounting Advisory Team provides exciting opportunities to build a wide network of relationships across CRH functions and locations; access to a wide variety of challenging and interesting work adding value for key senior stakeholders across the Group; to develop project management and decision-making skills; to refine judgement capabilities and continual learning. 
The team is a valued business partner that supports the business development and tax teams to determine the optimal structures for deals; supports local finance teams in preparing opening balance sheets for newly acquired businesses; presents at internal conferences and delivers training; and which will respond to ad-hoc IFRS and US GAAP queries across the Group as they arise. Project-based work includes preparing the Group for changes in accounting policies and developing / maintaining the Group accounting manual in conjunction with key stakeholders. 


Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Involved in developing the Group accounting manual under US GAAP/IFRS.
  • Contributing to the team’s quarterly external reporting tasks.
  • Resolving US GAAP/IFRS accounting queries with colleagues, including the internal / monthly reporting, internal audit, tax, and treasury teams, along with divisional and operational and finance teams.
  • Involved in presenting accounting matters to a range of teams across the Group, Divisional and operating companies.
  • Involved in assessing the US GAAP/IFRS accounting implications of potential transactions and providing practical solutions to accounting issues.
  • Acting as a business partner to different functions across the Group including Strategy & Development, divisional and operational finance teams, sustainability, innovation & venturing, procurement, technical services etc.
  • Assist in supporting newly acquired businesses to align with US GAAP, IFRS and CRH’s accounting policies.


Key Functional Competencies
For this role you should be/have:

  • Good knowledge of IFRS and/or US GAAP;
  • Focus on adding value to CRH by meeting customers’ needs and being flexible in doing so;
  • Ability to apply a practical solutions-based approach to complex accounting issues;
  • Flexibility and ability to multi-task within tight deadlines while maintaining exceptional attention to detail at all times; and
  • Ability to engage multiple stakeholders with varying objectives and build strong relationships

Individual Competencies
For this role you should be/have:

  • Good financial, accounting, and analytical skills;
  • Team player who brings enthusiasm with excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Good interpersonal, organisational, and influencing skills and the ability to liaise with more senior management;
  • Organisational skills to manage multiple deliverables and use decision-making capabilities and judgement to prioritise; and
  • Enjoy building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives

Experience / Education
You are/have:

  • Minimum 3 years PQE;
  • Qualified accountant with a strong financial accounting background essential; and
  • Experience in consolidation, business combinations and divestment accounting is advantageous

What CRH Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive salary package

  • Comprehensive secondary benefits

  • Significant contribution to your pension plan

  • Health and wellness programs, including an on-site gym and fitness classes

  • Excellent opportunities to develop and progress with a global organization

Connect your future to CRH

We are curious to learn more about you. At CRH, we believe our mutual differences contribute to the healthy, productive, and enjoyable workspace we create. Please introduce yourself and send us your application.


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CRH is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.


Benefits/perks listed above may vary depending on the nature of the employment with CRH and the country where you work.


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We do not accept candidate introductions for this position from recruitment agencies, unless you have been instructed to do so by our recruitment team.


Date:  11 May 2024

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