Part-Qualified Accountant - Perm

Job description

Role: Part-Qualified Accountant - Perm

Location: Galway City

Contract: Permanent

This role is for a Part Qualified Accountant for EMEA Centralised Accounting Function. This is a permanent role which will allow a part qualified accountant to develop, learn new skills and take on responsibility in financial accounting.

What you will do 

  • Responsible for the timely and accurate posting, management and review of month end close and accounting transactions; P&L and balance sheet account analysis, review, reconciliation & resolution
  • The development of strong relationships with direct and indirect stakeholders
  • Act as a champion for the Shared Services philosophy and architecture for Finance
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - the ability to work effectively across multiple functions and different cultures
  • Contribution to the definition of service standards and continuous management of service level agreements (SLA)
  • Contribution to the establishment of a continuous improvement culture, and assisting with change management with direct and indirect stakeholders
  • Mentoring junior staff members and ensuring development plans are supported, emphasising the importance of accuracy and completeness
  • Maintains ledger integrity and ensures financial compliance with the Worldwide Controller’s manual and to all applicable laws and regulations
  • Ensure financial records are in compliance with GAAP. Consistently maintains appropriate internal controls and upholds company policies & procedures including Worldwide Controller’s manual
  • Interacts successfully with internal and external auditors and supports audits by providing timely & accurate data and communication
  • Evaluates processes and recommends & implements process improvements

 Who we are looking for:

  • Qualified Part Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA or CPA) or finance background
  • 2 to 3 years recent experience working within a multinational environment preferably with Shared Service Centre
  • Strong knowledge of SAP or equivalent is essential. Proficiency with Microsoft tools (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word) required.
  • Handle complexity: Able to handle the ambiguity that arises from time to time in a global organization in a multi-country environment.
  • Fluency in a second European Language is beneficial

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

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