General Ledger Accountant

Location: Galway, Republic of Ireland
Salary: No information
Job Type: Permanent
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As a General Ledger Accountant you will be responsible for,

  • Assisting in the preparation of Monthly Financial Reports, Annual Financial Statements and any other internal or external reports required, ensuring that they are completed in a timely, accurate and efficient manner;
  • Assist in transition of GL functions both into and out of the Shared service centre;
  • Developing new and streamlining existing processes and systems as required to ensure more efficient delivery of value added information to both internal and external stakeholders.

Essential Functions:

  • Preparation, analysis and posting of journals at month end;
  • Calculation, posting and analysis of monthly accruals and prepayments, ensuring that all items are accurately captured;
  • Participation in ongoing policy and control environment development to ensure compliance with applicable internal control regulations;
  • Collaboration with external audit staff for periodic year-end review procedures and local statutory audits as required;
  • Preparation of multi-currency bank reconciliations;
  • Preparation of variance analysis and standard cost updates as required;
  • Provision of input on local finance policies and procedures ensuring ongoing compliance for all accounting and finance operations.

Requirements & Experience:

  • 2-4 years relevant experience (ideally with Shared Service Centre and multinational corporation background);
  • Professional Accounting Qualification - ACA, ACCA, CIMA;
  • SAP/Oracle or other major ERP Systems experience is desirable;
  • Strong computer skills especially Microsoft office;
  • Fluency in a European language an advantage.

SThree UK and Ireland is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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