Accounting Supervisor

Cadence Design Systems

About the job

At Cadence, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to make an impact on the world of technology.

Cadence is a pivotal leader in electronic design, building upon more than 30 years of computational software expertise. The company applies its underlying Intelligent System Design strategy to deliver software, hardware and IP that turn design concepts into reality.

Cadence customers are the world’s most innovative companies, delivering extraordinary electronic products from chips to boards to systems for the most dynamic market applications including consumer, hyperscale computing, 5G communications, automotive, aerospace industrial and health.

At Cadence, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to make an impact on the world of technology.

Job Title: Accounting Supervisor

Term of Contract: 1 year

Location: Dublin 3

Reports to: Finance Director, Dublin

Job Overview

Country Financial Controller as a member of the EMEA Controller Team, working in a shared services environment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Financial accounting
  • Monthly, Quarterly and Year end close
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ownership of balance sheet & profit and loss
  • Quarter end reporting
  • Fixed asset accounting for the entities
  • US GAAP lease accounting for the entities
  • Statutory audit and reporting
  • US GAAP year-end audit clearance
  • Corporate income tax returns
  • Tax audits and enquiries from tax authorities
  • Tax compliance
  • VAT compliance and reporting
  • Cash flow and balance sheet forecasting
  • Cash management
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Sarbanes-Oxley compliance for the entities
  • M&A integration support
  • Ensure financial processes are in accordance with and adhere to corporate policies
  • Key role as part of Finance team with key interfaces with other internal customers and European controllers, A/P, A/R, Payroll, Cadence US treasury, US Corporate accounting, US Tax and local tax advisers.
  • Ad hoc projects

Job Qualifications

  • Fully qualified accountant – ACA/ACCA
  • 3-5 years PQE preferable
  • Fluent English
  • Considerable experience of Financial statement preparation
  • People Management experience – either direct or indirect
  • Good working knowledge of GAAP


Additional Skills/Preferences:

  • SAP experience
  • US GAAP/MNC experience
  • European language skills – not required but a bonus
  • Ability to deliver to immovable deadlines with a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong sense of responsibility for completion of deliverables to meet own objectives
  • Ability to work within a matrix business structure with internal customers in multicultural environment with multiple locations and time zones

Behavioral Competencies




  • Both Supports others and asks for and receives help from others
  • Understands and contributes to team objectives
  • Constructively resolves conflicts with team members
  • Gives opinions and listens to other member’s ideas during team meetings

Customer Focus

  • Understand and acts on customer needs (including internal customers)
  • Approaches work from the perspective of “what customer problems will I solve” by doing this?
  • Works with “suppliers” to make sure that customer needs can be met


  • Is self-accountable for situations, attitudes, and behaviors
  • Recognizes true intent of situations and owns their role in outcome whether positive or negative
  • Self-examines and learns from outcomes
  • Demonstrates willingness to renew attitudes and behaviors to achieve desired outcomes


  • Communicates ideas, opinions, status, and suggestions to individuals & groups
  • Written and verbal communications convey ideas and information in a concise, understandable, and grammatically correct manner, using appropriate style and tone


  • Takes responsibility for strategic action and initiatives
  • Finds innovative solutions to Cadence problems (in business, people, and technology areas)
  • Assesses alternative courses of action and seeks information needed to make timely decisions
  • Makes effective and efficient decisions and aligns actions with values
  • Participates in cross-group initiatives

Additional Information

Cadence is committed to equal employment opportunity and employment equity throughout all levels of the organization. We strive to attract a qualified and diverse candidate pool and encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

Travel: <5%

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