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General Financial Accountant

Job Title: General Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
REF: 89560
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 0860449371

General Financial Accountant
Our client, a pharmaceutical company in Cork are currently looking to recruit a General Accounting Analyst for their site.

Why this role
  • Join a global pharmacutical
  • Fun social events
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Fast career progression

What will I be doing
  • Be seen as a "go-to" information resource for all General Accounting related queries with full ownership for the Cash in Transit, Prepaid, & Accruals on the Balance Sheet
  • Work closely with local affiliate finance organization to understand current activities at the affiliate & ensure these are properly reflected in the financial statements. This includes preparing accounting entries as well as reviewing locally prepared accounting entries to ensure accuracy & completeness of entries as well as appropriateness of backup.
  • Develop and manage monthly trial balance package for small/medium/large size affiliates including fluctuation analysis
  • Ensure adherence to the standard month/quarter/year end timelines & coordinate the various contributing teams to facilitate this
  • Ensure governance of, as well as support for, the external BPO team, regarding the quality and timeliness of accounting entries, clearing activities, ICO processing.
  • Prepare/Review/Approve account reconciliations in accordance with internal reconciliation methodology
  • Review key General Accounting metrics & communicate to stakeholders to ensure KPIs are being met whilst identifying and implementing initiatives to improve.
  • Support global/regional General Accounting projects
  • Support the overall team by demonstrating flexibility in providing cover for team members

What do I need
  • 2 years' experience in Finance function with in-depth knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS technical accounting
  • CPA, CIMA, ACCA, Chartered Accountant or equivalent
  • Ability to handle complexity and utilize analytical skills, with attention to detail
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and complete key tasks and deliverables whilst demonstrating full ownership and accountability
  • Ability to respond flexibly and empathetically to customer needs, managing their expectations effectively
  • Ability to work in global team environment & communicate effectively with internal business partners of all levels & disciplines, as well as external BPO team members
  • Experience with SAP GA Module, Business Warehouse or Business Objects
  • MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint

For further information on this General Accountant role in Cork please contact Jenny Dore on 0860449371 /
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