Financial Accountant


Basic Summary:

This is a very broad role offering a fantastic opportunity for a newly qualified accountant to join the finance team. The role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to join an award winning fast growing Irish pharmaceutical company focused on both human and animal health products. The role will report functionally to the Senior Financial Accountant but with a dotted line to the Head of Finance and Director of Finance. The role is a very fluid role and is best suited to a dynamic individual looking to make their first move into industry from practice with a great can do attitude that is flexible, adaptable and willing to take on a challenge. The role has a great work life balance in general with month end overtime kept to a minimum


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The role will offer exposure to all aspects of the finance function including


Management Reporting

  • Assist in preparing and posting transactions
  • Conducting analytical reviews
  • Highlighting areas of focus
  • Providing feedback to cost owners on the monthly variance

Stock Management

    • Attending cycle counts
    • Following up on variance resolutions

Fixed Assets

    • Tracking additions on a monthly basis
    • Preparing Capex spend report on a monthly basis
    • Tracking Capex approvals and commitments
  • Calculating rebates due to/from the company
  • Adhoc management analysis
  • Preparation and automation of specific management reports
  • Ensuring intercompany balances are settled, processed and eliminated
  • Assisting with preparation of statistical and statutory returns
  • Assist in the annual budget process including
    • Preparing templates
    • Consolidating responses
    • Preparing analysis

Person Specification:

  • Must be a qualified Accountant (ACCA/CA)
  • Big 4 background would be preferable but not essential
  • Would suit newly qualified candidate
  • Good Interpersonal & Communication Skills essential
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Excel require.
  • Ensure accuracy in a quick paced environment
  • Ability to close out on actions & meet deadlines
  • Strong organisational skills & attention to detail is essential


Financial Accountant