Senior Accountant – The Midlands | Collins McNicholas

Senior Accountant – The Midlands

  • Reference: AJ43329N
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Laois, Offaly, Westmeath
  • Category: Accountancy & Finance

The Senior Accountant will be responsible for the management and integrity of international reporting functions, overall oversight of accounting activities, financial reporting, statutory reporting and internal control environment.  


  • Managing the monthly financial close process including preparation of monthly financial statements for the UK and Ireland entities according to financial reporting standards.
  • Analysis and reconciliations of balance sheet accounts, intercompany transactions and elimination entries.
  • Lead the preparation of the annual budget and quarterly re-forecasts (P&L and cash flow) and KPIs in partnership with key stakeholders and leadership team in Ireland, UK and the US.
  • Provide analytical and strategic support to shape and drive commercial opportunities and corporate activities.
  • Ensuring appropriate accounting controls are implemented and adhered to.
  • Reviewing and preparing VAT and supporting the preparation of corporation tax returns.
  • Supervising and serving as global liaison for the statutory audit of financial statements.
  • Working closely with management and employees of our UK and Ireland offices.
  • Assisting (as needed) in identifying opportunities for process efficiencies and implementing enhancements to improve overall efficiency.


  • Bachelors in Finance, Accounting, or equivalent degree required
  • MBA, CPA, or Chartered Accountant preferred
  • 8-10 plus years’ experience in a similar position for a multinational company
  • Knowledge of local tax and other legal issues as necessary
  • Microsoft Office software (Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel) expertise a must.
  • Hands-on approach with both tactical and strategic mind-set.
  • Tenacious self-starter and excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to collaborate with internal/external teams/vendors
  • An affinity for a strong company culture with smart teammates who care about making a huge impact.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Nicola Egan on 090 64 78104 or email

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