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Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Westmeath
REF: 97081
Job Published: about 2 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 086 0449371

Financial Accountant

Our client, a medical device company in Westmeath is currently looking to recruit a Financial Accountant for their site.

Main Roles & Responsibilities:
Monthly Financials
  • Preparation and entering of accruals and journals to the nominal ledger.
  • Present monthly overhead expenditure levels, comparing to budget/forecast and highlighting any variance and required actions.
  • Complete Balance sheet reconciliations of relevant accounts.
  • Ensure accurate and timely submission of accounts to Hyperion.
  • Submission of variance schedules to corporate Finance.

  • Ensure all financials are in compliance with US & Irish GAAP.
  • Revenue compliance – responsible for VAT, VIES, Intrastats, etc – Return and compliance.
  • Define and implement internal controls in order to maintain compliance with financial requirements and SOX.
  • Deal with external and internal auditors to ensure compliance of audits and statutory requirements.

General business task
  • Supplier payments and on-site treasury contact.
  • Active member of Business unit (BU) – Finance lead for any issues within chosen manufacturing area
  • Input into annual budget and quarterly forecast, detailing volumes, headcount, overhead etc. for BU
  • Update budget/forecast to Financial database
  • R&D grant claims

  • Dealing with queries from staff at all levels.
  • Identify and drive process/system improvements.
  • Miscellaneous projects as required.
  • Supplier payments and on-site treasury contact.
  • Will abide to Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Policies and any relevant other EHS documentation.
  • Will comply with all relevant training required and adhere to relevant associated documentation.
  • Follow strict adherence to the requirements of cGMP.
  • Actively contribute to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility.

  • Candidates must be a qualified accountant with proven technical ability and computer literacy.
  • Five (5) years experience in financial accounting in a manufacturing background.

  • Ability to take ownership, be proactive and achieve desired results is key.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Self-starter with ability to work on own initiative & work to tight deadlines
  • Strong process performance skills
  • Working experience of computerized accounts package (Oracle)
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proficient in MS office applications.

For further information on this Financial Accountant role in Westmeath please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /

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