Financial Accountant

  • Reference: 46871
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Longford, Offaly, Westmeath
  • Category: Accountancy & Finance

My client, a leading Medical Devices company based in Co. Westmeath are looking to hire a Financial Accountant to join their team on an initial 18 month contract. This is an excellent opportunity to join a company with a stellar reputation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation and entering of accruals and journals to the nominal ledger.
  • Present monthly overhead expenditure levels, comparing to budget/forecast and highlighting any variance and required actions.
  • Complete Balance sheet reconciliations of relevant accounts.
  • Ensure accurate and timely submission of accounts to Hyperion.
  • Submission of variance schedules to corporate Finance.
  • Ensure all financials are in compliance with US & Irish GAAP.  Preparation of the Statutory Accounts.
  • Revenue compliance – responsible for VAT, VIES, Intrastats, etc – Return and compliance.
  • Deal with external and internal auditors to ensure compliance of audits and statutory requirements.
  • Input into annual budget and quarterly forecast, detailing volumes, headcount, overhead etc. for BU
  • Update budget/forecast to Financial database.

Required Experience:

  • Candidates must be a qualified accountant with proven technical ability and computer literacy
  • Five years experience in financial accounting in a manufacturing background
  • Ability to take ownership, be proactive and achieve desired results is key.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Self starter with ability to work on own initiative & work to tight deadlines
  • Strong process performance skills
  • Working experience of computerized accounts package (Oracle)
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Proficient in MS office applications.

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

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