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Senior Accountant

Senior Accountant required for Mayo based company with experience ideally in a manufacturing or multinational environment. Permanent.


  • Financial Lead and primary finance point of contact for one of the manufacturing business units.

  • Providing financial support and guidance on all issues within the business unit

  • Month end close activities – production process order reconciliations, absorption analysis, overhead spend breakdown, headcount assessment, variance analysis and narrative etc.

  • Financial planning and analysis for the business unit – including monthly LBE’s, annual Plan and LRP

  • Monitoring, reviewing and reporting of all key financial metrics within the business unit.

  • Monitor and report on operations performance with monthly / weekly KPI’s to Senior Management Team and cross functional departments.  

  • Ensure all accounting and reporting procedures comply with SOX and internal control guidelines.

  • Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations

  • Drive process improvement initiatives to deliver on business objectives

  • Deliver full compliance with all regulatory requirements, including the support of external and internal audits.

  • Variance Analysis – monthly management accounts must be reviewed for accuracy and reasonableness to identify any deviations from Plan and LBE thereby enabling corrective action to be taken if necessary

  • Collaborate and maintain stakeholder relationships with cross functional departments – Supply Chain, Quality, Manufacturing, Operational Excellence etc. 


  • Qualified Accountant and completed Professional Accounting Exams with one of the Recognised Accountancy Bodies.

  • Third level qualification in business/accounting.

  • Proven experience working with a fast and dynamic Finance Team.

  • Experience within a manufacturing environment or multinational preferred.

  • SAP experience is preferred.

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