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Assistant Accountant Athlone Hybrid

  • Location: County Westmeath
  • Job Type:Permanent

This Assistant Accountant position is a permanent role with a US multinational based in Athlone. The position is responsible for general ledger-related reporting duties for North American entities.

This is a great opportunity for a part-qualified accountant/assistant accountant to join a well-established finance team, get the opportunity to work with a global finance team and on exciting projects that they are working on.

They offer a hybrid working model and will support the assistant accountant as they pursue their accounting qualification.


·        Assist US GL Team members in preparation of US GAAP accounts and month-end close

·        Posting of key journals in accordance with month-end checklist

·        Completion of Balance sheet reconciliations in line with Corporate deadlines

·        Facilitate preparation of month-end reporting packs and supplementary reports

·        Preparation of Intercompany reconciliations

·        Interaction with the Transaction Processing group in Athlone and North Carolina

·        Provide information requested by internal and external auditors

Essential Skills/Experience

·        Must be part a Qualified Accountant (pursuing qualification with ACA, ACCA, CIMA)

·        Must have a Business Degree or Diploma including Accounting

·        Previous Experience in a multinational/shared services environment is desired but not essential

·        Experience using SAP is desirable but not essential.

·        Excellent IT skills with a working knowledge of Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

·        Strong attention to detail with good time management skills

·        The ability to work effectively under pressure and to strict deadlines and in a fast-paced environment

For a confidential discussion and more information on this Assistant Accountant role please contact Niamh Cregg