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My client, a leading Midlands Multi-National are seeking to recruit a Financial Reporting Accountant to join their team on a 15 month FTC contract. Reporting to the Senior US GL Accountant, this position is responsible for general ledger related reporting dutied for North American entities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist in preparation of US GAAP accounts and month end close
  • Completion of Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Ensure the presentation to corporate of financial data on a timely and accurate basis.
  • Supporting the preparation of forecasts and annual plans.
  • Preparation of detailed Cost Centre analysis
  • Maintenance of Fixed Asset registers
  • Preparation of Intercompany reconciliations
  • Posting of Payroll Journals
  • Interaction with the Transaction Processing group 
  • Ensure the integrity and SOX compliance of financial, administrative and legal controls in accordance with corporate policy and procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with local tax and fiscal requirements
  • Prepare the information requested by internal and external auditors
  • Ad hoc tasks as required to support Finance Function
  • Back up for other colleagues where necessary

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Qualified or part qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Business Degree or Diploma including Accounting
  • Previous Experience in a Shared Service Centre is desirable
  • SAP user level experience
  • Strong sense of discretion and confidentiality.
  • 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.

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

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