Collins McNicholas

Qualified Accountant required with 3 years post qualification experience.   Galway city.


  • Support month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting close for a number of European Entities.
  •  Prepares journal entries and account reconciliations for bank, fixed assets, payroll, accruals etc.
  •  Prepare payroll and reconcile on a monthly basis for European employees.
  •  Prepare VAT returns and intrastate returns for European Sales Entities.
  •  Liaise with European Accounting firms on tax issues and statutory reporting.
  •  Advise and assist European Regional Director in any finance related issues or needs.
  •  Sales Reporting and Analysis.
  •  Ability to prepare and analyse data and create reports for management.
  •  Ensures accurate and timely compilation of accounting information, analysis and reporting.
  •  Provide support for internal and external audits.
  •  Proposal and development of continuous improvements using lean tools to existing processes and procedures where appropriate.
  •  Ensure SOX 404 compliance for functional area of responsibility.
  •  Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and provide input for KPIs.
  •  Responsible for ensuring accounting files and archives are maintained.
  •  Assist in special financial analysis reporting and projects, as required.
  •  Performs a variety of other related accounting tasks, as required.



  •  Education and/or experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.
  •  Qualified Accountant with a minimum of three years relevant PQE.
  •  Excellent Excel reporting skills and ability to analyse a high volume of data.
  •  Excellent computer and analytical skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  •  Previous experience of working in a Finance Shared Service environment is advantageous.
  •  Knowledge and experience of Oracle financials highly desirable but not essential.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Noeleen Stewart on 091706712 or email


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