Terex Corporation Financial Accountant in Craigavon, United Kingdom

Job ID: 2064

About the Position

Job Title: Financial Accountant, Global Business Services

Job Type: Permanent

Reports to: Accounting Manager

Location: Lurgan

Hours: 37.75 per week

Position Overview

The GBS Accountant is responsible for general accounting and internal control including journal entry preparation, intercompany reconciliations, month-end closing activities, account reconciliations, and financial reporting. This team member is a key position in the GBS Accounting group. The position calls for exceptional accounting knowledge, sound judgment, good communication skills, and a drive for standardization. Partnering with the business units and functional leaders is crucial to the overall success of this role and of Terex.

Key Characteristics

  • Customer service focused.

  • Problem solving / resolution.

  • Continuous process improvement


  • Accounting activity including journal entries, account reconciliation, and financial analysis.

  • Complete monthly general ledger accounts, fixed assets, and bank reconciliations along with resolving open items.

  • Month-end closing responsibilities ensuring accurate financial results are reported on a timely basis as per corporate closing calendar.

  • Intercompany accounting and reconciliation support: A/R, A/P, Intercompany Loan Statement

  • Forecasting - cash and FX forecasting processes.

  • Customer service: provide timely responses to internal and external inquiries.

  • Assist in procedure development and recommend / implement process improvements.

  • Compliance with SOX, standardized procedures and internal controls.

  • Prepare government reports / census forms.

  • Provide support when required on maintenance of master-data records for AP & AR.

  • From time to time, you will be required to undertake other responsibilities / activities of a similar nature that fall within your capabilities.

Required Education & Experience

  • Chartered Accountant, with 3+ years of related professional experience within a manufacturing and/or shared services environment.

  • Experience in accounting and financial systems (Oracle experience preferred but not essential).

  • Experience of preparing UK statutory accounts, ideally converting from US GAAP numbers.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.

Skills & Competencies

  • Functional knowledge of general accounting processes and US GAAP.

  • Strong understanding of UK GAAP and ability to prepare UK statutory accounts.

  • Understanding of internal control elements.

  • Flexible to new ideas and ways of accomplishing tasks.

  • Ability to use initiative.

  • Strong problem solving and resolution abilities.

  • Clear and effective written and oral communication skills.

  • Highly organized.

  • Ability to meet strict deadlines.

  • Excellent customer service skills and attitude.

  • Unquestionable ethics and integrity with high degree of transparency and trust.

Must be a team player able to demonstrate strong customer focus with the energy, drive and commitment to successfully work through any and all issues and objectives related to this role and that of the overall team.

All applicants must demonstrate through their application form, how they meet the criteria for the position applied for.

Additional Information

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world. Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community. Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship. It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University. Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector. Terex is a place where you can work and grow.

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non-work related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age , disability or veteran status.

The company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k0, medical, dental and vison.

Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and affirmative Action Employer m/F/D/V.

We reserve the right to enhance our selection criteria at the short listing stage, if required.

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V It is the policy of Terex to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal and external candidates based on work-related factors and to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Terex will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Terex will provide reasonable accommodations when requested to enable completion of the on-line employment inquiry form, or, if desired, an alternative method of inquiry. If you need reasonable accommodation, please email GlobalTalentAcquisitions@terex.com for assistance.