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Project Accountant

Job Title: Project Accountant
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 91658
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 086 0449371

Project Accountant
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Project Accountant for their site.

What will I be doing
  • Prepare and submit Capital Expenditure requests, track spend on projects, provide updates & forecasts on capital spend, close out projects in a timely manner & work closely with Engineering/R&D/Sustaining departments on Capital related issues.
  • Co-ordinate the process of claiming Research & Development (R&D) Tax credits by liaising with our accounting partners and onsite engineers to pull submissions together.
  • Grant application co-ordination including managing the drawdown process & ensure process is ' audit ready' at all stages.
  • Manage fixed assets onsite including initial tagging of assets (onsite and at vendors) & organization and & co-ordination of regular physical fixed asset counts.
  • Ensure construction in progress (CIP) ageing is kept current.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting for the Research & Development/Sustaining Department.
  • Tracking expenditure on R&D projects.
  • Supporting & promoting a good internal controls environment
  • Sales Invoicing and Inter co recharges & reconciliations.
  • Preparation of Central Statistics Office returns as required
  • Balance sheet reconciliations of Key Capital & Fixed asset accounts.
  • Perform ad hoc exercises as required.
  • Ability to manage workload effectively and efficiently.
  • Committed to ongoing professional development.

What do I need
  • We are looking for a part qualified or recently qualified accountant wishing to move into a complex, fast moving and constantly changing multinational manufacturing environment.
  • You are a dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.
  • You are experienced with effectively interacting with various levels and functions within the organization, must be technically strong and willing to come up to speed quickly.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) are a requirement.
  • Oracle JD Edwards & ERP LX system knowledge are desirable.
  • You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking.

For further information on this Project Accountant role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /
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