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Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Industry:
REF: 87300
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

Accountant


Who are the client


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



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.
  • 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
  • Qualified Accountant with a minimum of three years
  • 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 021 2066287 / jenny@hero.ie

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