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General Ledger Accountant

Job Title: General Ledger Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Galway
Industry:
REF: 86758
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

General Ledger Accountant


Who are the client
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a General Ledger Accountant for their site.


What will I be doing
  • Assist in the preparation of Monthly Financial Reports, Annual Financial Statements and any other internal or external reports required, ensuring that they are completed in a timely, accurate and efficient manner.
  • Assist in transition of GL functions both into and out of the SSC.
  • Develop new and streamline existing processes and systems as required to ensure more efficient delivery of value add information to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Be an effective team player who will drive efficiency and continuous improvement throughout the department
  • Preparation of monthly financial reports, ensuring they are completed in a timely, accurate and efficient manner
  • Preparation, analysis and posting of journals at month end;
  • Preparation and analysis of balance sheet reconciliations at month end;
  • Calculation, posting and analysis of monthly accruals and prepayments, ensuring that all items are accurately captured;
  • Review and reconciliation of inter-company accounts, involving communication with other business locations worldwide;
  • Preparation of multi-currency bank reconciliations;
  • Preparation of variance analysis and standard cost updates as required;
  • Provide cost information to management and other departments as required.
  • Support in transition of functions to other locations into the SSC.
  • Collaboration with external audit staff for periodic year-end review procedures and local statutory audits as required.
  • Provision of input on local finance policies and procedures ensuring ongoing compliance for all accounting and finance operations.
  • Participation in ongoing policy and control environment development to ensure compliance with applicable internal control regulations.
  • Enhancement of existing processes and development of new ones to ensure the most efficient completion of duties.


What do I need
  • Third Level Degree or equivalent and ACA, ACCA or CIMA Qualified
  • 5 years relevant experience preferably with Shared Service Centre
  • SAP/Oracle or other major ERP Systems experience is desirable
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Able to work alone to understand and summarise financial data into high quality, accurate and usable summaries
  • Strong computer skills especially MS Office
  • Fluency in a European language an advantage

For further information on this General Ledger Accountant role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 0212066287 / jenny@hero.ie
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