Senior Accountant

Job description

Our client, a major multinational based in Galway City, requires a Senior Accountant to join the team on a 10-month fixed-term contract.

You will play a lead role in preparing statutory financial statements including US GAAP to local GAAP reconciliations for acquired legal entities within the entity structure.   


Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead all compliance aspects of a legal entity (i.e. manage the annual statutory audit and financial statement preparation etc) 
  • Complete tax packs and tax questionnaires for income tax provision and tax return preparation for legal entities.  Liaise with Tax dept and external advisors in this regard. 
  • Review legal documents in relation to integration steps for acquired entities and ensure correctly reflected for local statutory purposes 
  • Collaborate with internal departments and with external consultants to ensure accounts of acquired entities are prepared/reviewed and filed within the required timeframe 
  • Maintain records of accounts preparation in an organised and secure manner 
  • Communicate relevant issues, status, updates, proposals etc to senior management 
  • Prepare documentation so that purchase orders can be set up for services and deal with any supplier queries on payment status etc 
  • Creation/maintenance of trackers of acquired entities to monitor the accounts preparation of acquired entities 
  • Participate in EMEA and Global Strategic Initiatives and Projects. 


Key Requirements:

  • Fully Qualified Certified/Chartered/CIMA Accountant.
  • Knowledge of Tax would be useful.
  • Language skills would be useful though not essential.
  • Strong inter-personal skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
  • Excellent logical and analytical skills.
  • Must be able to work on own initiative but also as part of a team.
  • Ability to communicate with colleagues throughout all levels of an organisation.
  • Ability to multi task.

To apply for this position or for more information you can contact me in the strictest confidence: Ciara Mc Ginn, Recruitment Consultant – 091 455309-