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GL Accountant

General Ledger Accountant required with 5 years experience in a multinational environment. Galway city. 


  • Preparation of monthly financial reports, ensuring they are completed in a timely, accurate and efficient manner:

  • Preparation, analysis and posting of journals at month end.

  • Preparation and analysis of balance sheet reconciliations at month end.

  • Calculation, posting and analysis of monthly accruals and prepayments, ensuring that all items are accurately captured.

  • Review and reconciliation of inter-company accounts, involving communication with other business locations worldwide.

  • Preparation of multi-currency bank reconciliations.

  • Preparation of variance analysis and standard cost updates as required.

  • Provide cost information to management and other departments as required.

  • Support in transition of functions to other locations.

  • Collaboration with external audit staff for periodic year end review procedures and local statutory audits as required.

  • Provision of input on local finance policies and procedures ensuring ongoing compliance for all accounting and finance operations.


  • Accounting qualification – ACA, ACCA, CIMA.

  • Third Level Degree or equivalent.

  • 2-5 years relevant experience in multinational environment.

  • SAP/Oracle or other major ERP Systems experience is desirable.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.

  • Able to work alone to understand and summarise financial data into high quality, accurate and usable summaries.

  • Strong computer skills especially MS Office.

  • Fluency in a European language an advantage.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Noeleen Stewart.