Senior Financial Accountant

Role Description

Responsibilities:

The Accountant will be a member of the Accounting operations team within the Finance Department which is responsible for the preparation of the monthly management accounts, key management information, financial analysis etc.

Key focus areas for the role will be:

  • Assisting in the preparation of accurate monthly management accounts (including Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash flow statement and analysis) to tight deadlines.
  • Assist in preparation of annual and quarterly financial accounts in accordance with US GAAP and preparation of supporting schedules.
  • Assist in providing key management information to a high standard and perform financial analysis with meaningful insights as required.
  • Support local accounting requirements as necessary.

Essential Job Functions:
Job Responsibility

  • Maintain general ledger and preparation/ of trial balance.
  • Preparation of bank reconciliations.
  • Provide assistance to the accounts payable team to ensure the smooth processing, coding and payment of invoices.
  • Maintain proper and accurate books of accounts including as appropriate Revenue Recognition, Fixed Asset Management, accruals and prepayments, balance sheet reconciliations, intercompany transactions, payroll and all other records required to comply with Irish and US GAAP.
  • Assist with annual statutory audit and preparation of statutory accounts
  • Liaise with external auditors as appropriate.
  • Maintain appropriate SOX process and control documentation, ensuring the proper design and execution of internal controls and assists in the coordination of SOX control

Qualifications and Experience Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance or Accounting, and ACA/ACCA qualification a must, with minimum 2 years post qualification experience
  • Strong knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS
  • Big 4 experiences and pharmaceutical experience and advantage
  • Experience of accounting software packages, in particular Microsoft AX 2012, an advantage

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