GL Accountant

Job Overview

Our client is currently seeking to hire a strong GL Accountant to join their team on a permanent basis in Galway. This is a busy role within a large department and you will enjoy working as part of a team.

A background in Manufacturing would be highly beneficial.

General duties within the role:
Preparation of monthly financial reports, ensuring they are completed in a timely, accurate and efficient manner
Preparation, analysis and posting of journals at month-end
Preparation and analysis of balance sheet reconciliations at month-end
Calculation, posting and analysis of monthly accruals and prepayments, ensuring that all items are accurately captured
Assist in the preparation of Monthly Financial Reports, Annual Financial Statements and any other internal or external reports required.
Assist in transition of GL functions both into and out of the SSC.
Develop new and streamline existing processes and systems as required to ensure more efficient delivery of value add information to both internal and external stakeholders.
Be an effective team player who will drive efficiency and continuous improvement throughout the department
Review and reconciliation of inter-company accounts, involving communication with other business locations worldwide
Preparation of multi-currency bank reconciliations
Preparation of variance analysis and standard cost updates as required
Provide cost information to management and other departments as required.

Qualifications and Skills

  • ACA, ACCA or CIMA and a Third Level Degree
  • Minimum 2 years experience - preferably with Shared Service Centre
  • SAP/Oracle or other major ERP Systems experience is desirable
  • Occasional travel may be required during the implementation phase

If you are a skills financial accountant with experience within a manufacturing organisation - please apply with your most recent CV to Bernadette Sisson for immediate consideration.

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