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Financial Accountant

Galway, Ireland
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Dee Curley
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Financial Accountant
Our leading medical device client in Galway are looking to expand their team. Reporting to the Financial Controller, this is a permanent full-time role:

Duties & Responsibilities:
The main duties and responsibilities of the Financial Accountant are outlined as follows:

  • Preparation of various monthly management reporting packs, including all entries to ensure compliance with corporate reporting deadlines
  • Responsible for all elements of the Balance Sheet including Fixed Asset Register maintenance
  • All aspects of Inventory Control; Physical Counts, Variance Investigations & Analysis, Database Inventory Reporting
  • Submission of Monthly P30 & VAT Returns
  • Preparation of Audit file for year end
  • Management of the R&D Tax Credit Claims Process
  • Responsible for preparation & submission of Grant Claims
  • Ownership of the Standard Costing Process
  • Driving Cost Reduction Efforts
  • Maintenance of reporting procedures for the finance function.
  • Assist in annual budget preparation, rolling forecasts, & working capital management
  • Preparation of monthly KPI’s
  • Management of the Accounts Assistant role, ensuring appropriate coaching & mentoring is provided.
  • Ad hoc support to the Financial Controller & other department managers in supporting the business.
  • Proactively review and monitor your own work schedule and ability to work on your own initiative is essential.

Requirements: The main knowledge, skills, and experience required of the Financial Accountant are outlined as follows:

  • Fully qualified accountant with recognized accountancy qualification
  • Minimum of 2-3 years post qualification work experience in a similar role
  • An ability to work well under pressure, prioritise, and work to tight deadlines
  • Highly motivated self-starter with excellent interpersonal skills, and an ability to communicate at all levels within the organization
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a challenging environment
  • Ability to identify problems & offer solutions
  • Strong analytical skills with an attention to detail
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills & an excellent working knowledge of PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of Sage 50, Micropay, & Microsoft Access desirable
  • Performance driven with excellent analytical, numerical, and problem-solving skills.

For more information on Accountant role, please contact Dee Curley at or 086-7902191.

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