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Accountant II

Job Title: Accountant II
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Galway
REF: 85441
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description


Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit an Accountant for their site.

  • Support month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting close for a number of European Sales Entities.
  • Prepare 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.
  • Prepare and analyse data and create reports for management.
  • Compilation of accurate and timely accounting information, analysis and reporting.
  • Provide support for internal and external audits.
  • Contribute to the development and continuous improvement, of 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.
  • Ensure accounting files and archives are maintained.
  • Assist in special financial analysis, reporting and projects, as required
  • Perform a variety of other related accounting tasks, as required.

Education/ Qualifications
  • Education and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting. Accounting Qualifications (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) preferred with a minimum of three years relevant accounting experience.
  • A broad knowledge of accounting and financial control principles and their business applications.
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail in performing accounting tasks.
  • 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.
  • Excellent computer and analytical skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Previous experience of working in a Finance Shared Service environment is advantageous.
  • Knowledge and experience of Oracle financials highly desirable but not essential

For further information on this Accountant role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 0212066287 /
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