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GL Accountant - Contract

General Ledger Accountant (GL) required with 5 years experience in a multinational environment. Long term contract. Hybrid (4 days on site). 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.