General Ledger Accountant - 11 Month Contract

Job description

A new position has been created to work for a leading Pharmaceutical company based in central Dublin. Reporting into the GL Senior Accountant, based in Dublin. You will work in the GL department and corporate and/or statutory accounting responsibilities. 

This opportunity would suit someone who is in a small-medium / top 10 practice firm working in audit, who wants to gain industry exposure and further their career experience. 

What will you will be doing: 

  • Trial Balance submissions associated with the entity/entities
  • All programs required to be run as part of month end (e.g. accruals, revaluation)
  • Detailed analytical review of data
  • Accounting issues and tasks that arise from the monthly reporting
  • Performance of GL reconciliations; review of reconciliations prepared by other parties
  • Compliance with internal controls
  • Preparation of audit deliverables for both internal and external audits

What is required for this position:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Minimum of three years of related accounting experience required
  • Strong working knowledge of US GAAP
  • Ability to work under pressure and to handle several projects at once
  • Strong accounting, interpersonal, analytical thinking and organisational skills
  • SAP and/or Oracle experience desirable
  • Proficiency in PC skills (particularly Word and Excel)
  • Experience in dealing with external auditors and involvement in the audit process
  • Experience in financial reporting in a similar shared service environment is also beneficial for this position.
  • Language skills are preferable though not essential

If interested in this position please send a copy of your CV direct to:

Many thanks,


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