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Assistant Accountant

Job Title: Assistant Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 92740
Job Published: 8 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 086 0449371

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

What will I be doing
  • The successful candidate will be a member of the EMEA Accounting Team and this role supports the completion of accountancy training and examination requirements and offers potential career progression opportunities following qualification.
  • Assistance with the preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Support month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting close
  • Sales Reporting and Analysis.
  • Balance Sheet Reconciliations
  • Assist in preparation and reconciliation of European VAT returns
  • Assistance with Statutory Accounts preparation and reconciliation
  • Assistance with external audits * Assistance with Treasury related matters
  • Preparation of payroll files for external payroll provider and monthly payroll reports
  • Assists other senior Finance team members in month end closing by running reports, compiling data, reconciling accounts and processing journal entries.
  • Assists Controller in preparing, documenting and testing requirements for SOX audit and regular financial audit.
  • Works with other employees to assist them in completing projects and tasks within the department.
  • Performs other related clerical and accounting tasks, as assigned.

What do I need
  • Accounting/Business qualification and 2+ years experience in similar position. Studying to be a qualified Accountant either ACA/ACCA/IATI/CIMA.
  • Broad understanding of Accounting and Financial Control Principles & Practices
  • Oracle Experience Preferable
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint and Word to the extent that one can design and run reports on Excel using formulae and tools such as pivot tables, V-Lookup etc. Prepare Power-point presentations
  • Ability to work with a minimum of supervision in performing a variety of moderately difficult accounting tasks.
  • Ability to communicate courteously and effectively with others.
  • Ability to read and understand accounting related information and to prepare and summarize basic financial reports.

For further information on this Assistant Accountant role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /
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