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Financial Accountant - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 16/08/2017
Job Reference: 87679

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 021 2066287

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

Finance Accountant

Why this role

  • Join a growing eading medical device company

  • Fun place to work with a great social life

  • Work life balance

  • Competitve salary and benefits

  • Company who demonstrates global business acumen and sets strategic direction

  • Excellent location

What will I be doing

  • Preparing accounting statements for internal and external parties involving liaising with external agencies & corporate finance on all transfer pricing , tax and audit issues, managing intercompany relationships with a significant number of entities including cash settlements and management of cash pooling balances.

  • Lead the planning and organisation of the external audit including preparation of financial statements

  • Complete reconciliations and maintenance for a number of key balance sheet accounts.

  • Manage all intercompany payable accounts, including approval and coding of invoices and confirmation of all intercompany balances.

  • You will provide financial data to transfer pricing group to assist compilation of Cost Share Agreement adjustments and Transfer Price Adjustments.

  • You will prepare the corporation tax calculation and be the primary contact for liaising with the tax consultants and corporate tax to ensure the group derives maximum benefit from the Irish operations.

  • You will prepare the return to provision calculations and 9-month tax provisions for corporate tax group in Tax Stream.

  • You will maintain high internal controls around delegation of authority and balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Responsible for maintaining the internal Galway procedure.

  • You will be the primary contact with Corporate Finance in preparing reports such as monthly & quarterly flux requests, transfer price adjustment templates, Annual Intercompany Transaction matrix etc.

  • You will be the main finance contact for non-inventory purchase order requisition review and approval.

  • You will act as back-up to weekly and monthly payroll.

  • You will be responsible for preparing and posting monthly journal vouchers to General Ledger.

  • You will provide assistance in preparation of the Annual Operating Plan and monthly forecast submissions.

  • You will support internal audits as required.

  • You will participate in cross functional teams.

  • You will liaise with various departments with regard to queries and providing guidance with regard to procedures and tools.

  • You will generate and explain financial reports and analysis to management.

What Do I need

  • Qualified accountant with 2-3 years post qualification experience

  • You are a team player and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.

  • Technically strong and willing to come up to speed quickly.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and Microsoft Office

  • Oracle JD Edwards & ERP LX system knowledge are desirable.

  • Good communicator

For further information on this Finance Accountant role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 021 2066287 /

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