Financial Accountant – Galway – Finance Talent

Financial Accountant – Galway

Financial Accountant – Galway

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Our client is seeking an operationally focused Financial Accountant to join their Global Finance team located at their EMEA Centre ofExcellence, Galway.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the successful candidate will ensure their financial reporting aligns with business objectives. This business is poised for rapid global growth, both organically and by acquisition.
Duties and Responsibilities include the following
• Support of the monthly and quarterly financial reporting cycle, ensuring it is completed
in a timely, accurate and efficient manner in accordance with IFRS including
• Preparation, analysis and posting of journals
• Calculation, posting and analysis of monthly accruals and prepayments
• Preparation and analysis of balance sheet reconciliations at month end
• Review and reconciliation of inter-company accounts, involving communication with
other Global business
• Preparation of multi-currency bank reconciliations
• Preparation of related variance analysis
• Assist with or lead other ad hoc projects as required
• Assist with the integration of new acquisitions
• Support external audit for periodic year-end review procedures and local statutory
• 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
• Input to and deployment of new and existing processes and systems to ensure
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
Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
• Recognised professional qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA
• 1-3 years of experience gained in an international company/multi-cultural
• Experience of statutory accounting and VAT in other European countries an
Language Skills
• Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
• Fluency in a European language an advantage
Computer Skills
• Highly proficient with MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint).
Customer Expectations
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills
• Team player who thrives in working both cross functionally and globally
• Naturally curious and inquisitive
• Energetic and analytical with a positive approach to problem solving
• High level of personal and professional integrity and confidentiality
Work Requirements
• Compliance to all relevant Global policies and procedures related to Quality, Security,
Safety, Business Continuity, and Environmental systems
• Occasional international travel and fieldwork may be required
• Must be legally eligible to work in Irelan

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