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Job Title: Finance & Tax TraineeLocation: Dublin, Ireland.Role DescriptionThis is your time to shine!Salesforce is looking for a Graduate to support its GBO team in EMEA. The successful candidate will become part of a 3 year graduate program with a 12 month rotation in each of: Finance and Strategy, M&A accounting and Tax.You will work closely with Senior Analysts and Directors to support all steps of our business planning, develop in-depth analyses and build reporting tools to track the performance of the business, generate actionable insights for our sales leaders and assist on a number of transformational initiatives.If you have a strong analytical and consultative mindset, this is a great start for your career. With such quick turnaround, we don’t want our trainees to sit on the sidelines and enjoy the view - we want you to change the way our customers connect their business to the world!You will be based in Dublin with the view to a permanent position within Salesforce after that time, upon evaluation of your performance and contribution to the GBO team.Job Summary:Your role and responsibilities will include:Finance & Strategy
+ Support the Annual Planning process for the functional groups (i.e. Sales and Marketing)
+ Participate in the Quarterly Rolling Forecast Process (Outlook)
+ Assist with “In-Quarter” review sessions to identify budget surpluses/deficits
+ Prepare monthly and quarterly management reporting; analyzing financial results, identifying trends
+ Assist with ad-hoc requests from business partners and support decision-making
Accounting (the candidate will rotate during the 12 months assignment period between the Corporate Accounting and Country Statutory Compliance teams)
+ Assist with the preparation of statutory filings and supporting commentary for EMEA Entities.
+ Support statutory external audit for entities in scope, coordinating local, central and 3rd party response.
+ Help identifying and implementing process and systems improvements to enhance efficiency, controls and scalability of operations.
+ Manage select key close closing processes (US GAAP group reporting), preparing, documenting entries and preparing related balance sheet accounts reconciliations
+ Support the integration of newly acquired companies into the Salesforce accounting structure
+ Actuals variances analysis and explanation, (month over month, Quarter over Quarter and Year over Year) for select areas of the P&L and Balance Sheet.
+ Answer promptly to questions from business partners and support business with ad-hoc analysis upon request
+ Monitor compliance with Corporate Accounting Instructions and applicable Financial Policies
+ Maintain operational procedures as per SOX defined controls
+ Liaise with external and internal auditors preparing and providing required documentation and explanation as par of the group integrated audit.
+ Support monthly direct and indirect tax payments for EMEA subsidiaries
+ Support monthly applications for certificate of tax residency for customers of EMEA subsidiaries
+ Assist EMEA tax team with ad hoc tax projects
+ Review withholding tax credit memo cases under Org62
+ Assist the broader tax team in preparing and reviewing CIT return workpapers and tax returns.
+ Preparation and review of monthly withholding tax returns and annual local returns
Keys skills and experience required include:
+ Graduate/ soon to be graduate student looking for 36 month placement
+ Degree an analytical discipline such as engineering, computer science, business administration, commerce, economics, finance, etc.
+ Fluency in English is required, ability to conduct business in another European language is beneficial but not required.
+ Relevant experience beneficial
+ Entrepreneurial drive and a “getting things done” attitude to achieve goals in a fast-paced environment.
+ Ability to demonstrate strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills.
+ Interest in Finance/Tax and how this impacts the business
+ Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. Experience with Business Intelligence tools would be a plus.
+ An outgoing, open personality with a desire to learn and develop
+ Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a deadline driven, dynamic environment
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