General Ledger Accountant – (Qualified Account) Galway
Our client, a medical device company in Galway is currently looking to recruit an General Ledger Accountant for their site. Reports To: Finance Manager
Responsibilities and Duties:
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.
Accounting Qualification – ACA, ACCA, CIMA
Third Level Degree or equivalent
Minimum 2 years relevant experience – preferably with Shared Service Centre and multinational corporation background
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
Occasional travel may be required during the implementation phase
For further information on this General Ledger Accountant role in Galway please contact Vanessa Lynch on 086 0462367 / firstname.lastname@example.org Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website – www.hero.ie
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