Financial Accountant – Permanent – Galway – Finance Talent

Financial Accountant – Permanent – Galway

Financial Accountant – Permanent – Galway

  • Full Time
  • Galway

Job brief

As part of their ongoing development, our client is seeking an operationally focused General Ledger Accountant to join their Finance team. Reporting to the Senior Finance Manager, the successful candidate will ensure their work and 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 audits
    • 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          Qualifications
    • Education and Experience        
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • Recognised professional qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA
  • 2-3 years post qualfiicaiton experience in an international company/multi-cultural environment
  • Experience in a Finance Shared Services environment preferred





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). Experience of ERP systems – Oracle an advantage
  • 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

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