Financal Analyst / General Accountant

Posted on: 09/02/2018
Ref: VAC-16315
  • Country: Ireland
  • Location: Cork
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  • Employment Type: Contract
  • Duration: 78 weeks+


Job Description

Financal Analyst / General Accountant is required by a leading Global Pharmaceutical company based in Cork. The Cork campus has produced small molecule API for over 30 years and has built a new Biotechnology facility which will deliver the next generation of products to the global market. For over three decades the site has succeeded in fostering a working environment where team members take pride in both the excellence of their personal and collective contributions and the positive benefits they provide to patients around the world. This is an opportunity to work for a household name and to grow your career.

In this role the new Financal Analyst / General Accountant will:
o Ensure accuracy of financial accounting entries in manufacturing entities under US GAAP accounting rules.
o Preparation of statutory financial accounts under local GAAP for share scheme, pension and manufacturing entities. Co-ordination with auditors re audit and submission of same.
o Work with cost/management accountants to ensure all manufacturing accounts are accurately stated at monthly (& quarterly/year-end) close
o Monitor accounting processes carried out by Irish Financial Shared Service Centre and Outsourced Accounting partner. Liaise with those teams on weekly basis to agree work-plan & advise on accounting postings where necessary
o Prepare monthly account reconciliations for all assigned accounts on the general ledger using online reconciliation system.
o Ensure Intercompany accounting processes are adhered to, and all intercompany accounting instructions followed and acted upon in a timely manner.
o Local management reporting – perform review of OPEX (Operating Expense) results v’s budget for all material categories of expense, highlighting trends and forecasting projected future OPEX variances.
o Carry out ongoing review of spend on significant outsourced contracts and measure costs against agreed contract terms. Highlight areas of concern and suggest areas for improvement.

The Financal Analyst / General Accountant requires:
o Qualified Accountant ACA/ CIMA/CPA/ACCA with 1-2 years PQE
o Excellent knowledge and experience in preparing financial statements under IFRS and local GAAP
o Strong organisational and documentation skills
o Knowledge of US GAAP desirable
o Experience with SAP. desirable

If this role is of interest, please call Mairead at LSC on 021 4777 329 or apply directly through this advert.

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