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Accountant

Job description

Role: Accountant

Contract: Permanent

Industry: Medical Device

Location: Galway

Key Responsibilities

  • Support month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting close for a number of European Entities.
  • Prepares journal entries and account reconciliations for bank, fixed assets, payroll, accruals etc.
  • Prepare payroll and reconcile on a monthly basis for European employees.
  • Prepare VAT returns and intrastate returns for European Sales Entities.
  • Liaise with European Accounting firms on tax issues and statutory reporting.
  • Advise and assist European Regional Director in any finance related issues or needs.
  • Sales Reporting and Analysis.
  • Ability to prepare and analyse data and create reports for management.
  • Ensures accurate and timely compilation of accounting information, analysis and reporting.
  • Provide support for internal and external audits.
  • Proposal and development of continuous improvements using lean tools to existing processes and procedures where appropriate.
  • Ensure SOX 404 compliance for functional area of responsibility.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and provide input for KPIs.
  • Responsible for ensuring accounting files and archives are maintained.
  • Assist in special financial analysis reporting and projects, as required.
  • Performs a variety of other related accounting tasks, as required.

Key Requirements

  • Education and/or experience equivalent to a bachelor’s degree in Accounting.
  • Qualified Accountant with a minimum of three years relevant PQE.
  • A broad knowledge of accounting and financial control principles and their business applications.
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail in performing accounting tasks.
  • Excellent Excel reporting skills and ability to analyse a high volume of data.
  • Excellent computer and analytical skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Previous experience of working in a Finance Shared Service environment is advantageous.

To apply for this position please send your CV in confidence to Ciara Darcy, Principal Recruitment Consultant – cdarcy@sigmar.ie Please note; your CV will not be forwarded to a third party prior to the role being discussed in full with you.

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