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Job Title: Accountant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Galway
REF: 86658
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description


Who is the client
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit an Accountant for their site on a 9 month contract.

What Will I Be Doing
  • Support month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting close for a number of European Sales Entities.
  • Prepares journal entries and account reconciliations for bank, fixed assets, payroll, accruals etc.
  • Prepare payroll and reconcile on a monthly basis for European employees.
  • Prepare VAT returns and intrastate returns for European Sales Entities.
  • Liaise with European Accounting firms on tax issues and statutory reporting.
  • Advise and assist European Regional Director in any finance related issues or needs.
  • Sales Reporting and Analysis up to 20 different regions.
  • Ability to prepare and analyse data and create reports for management.
  • Ensures accurate and timely compilation of accounting information, analysis and reporting.
  • Provide support for internal and external audits.
  • Proposal and development of continuous improvements using lean tools to existing processes and procedures where appropriate.
  • Ensure SOX 404 compliance for functional area of responsibility.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and provide input for KPIs.
  • Responsible for ensuring accounting files and archives are maintained.
  • Assist in special financial analysis reporting and projects, as required
  • Performs a variety of other related accounting tasks as required.

What Do I Need
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified and 3 years+ relevant accounting experience.
  • A broad knowledge of accounting and financial control principles and their business applications.
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent Excel reporting skills and ability to analyse a high volume of data.
  • Previous experience of working in a Finance Shared Service environment and experience of Oracle financials is desirable

For further information on this Accountant role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 0860449371
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