Senior Financial Accountant – Newly qualified accountant

FP&A Senior Finance and Executive Search
Employment Type
€50,000 - €60,000 per annum
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The opportunities in this Senior Financial Accountant job:

This Senior Financial Accountant job in Galway offers you a chance to work with high calibre Finance Managers and Accountants in the shared service centre (SSC) of a leading multinational company. The company has a very large footprint in Ireland, with a global centre of excellence for finance that supports Commercial and Operational VP’s and businesses across the globe with “value add” finance expertise, thus offering excellent career development opportunities to ambitious, career focused Accountants in Galway.

Your New Job:

Initially offered as a 14 month contract, this busy team might have longer term opportunities. If you become permanent, you can expect to enjoy a rapid career development path as this company progress their Accountants to the next level on a 3 year cycle. 

Part of the EMEA Accounting team, your broad and diverse job will include assisting in the monthly close process, preparation and reporting of monthly financial reports, annual financial statements under IFRS and any other internal or external reports required, ensuring that they are completed in a timely, accurate and efficient manner. You will also assist in the co-ordination of the daily workflow of the accounting team including the completion of detailed account analysis and reconciliation of all general ledger accounts. And you will develop new and streamline existing processes and systems as required to ensure more efficient delivery of value add information to both internal and external stakeholders. 

As a Senior Accountant, you will also oversee the outsourced AP function, by managing, monitoring & reviewing the performance of he 3rd party AP service provider, as acting as subject matter expert for AP in the organisation, dealing with and resolving any escalated & business-complex queries.

Is this job for you?

If you are a recently Qualified Accountant (CIMA, ACCA, ACA) with an audit background, and 0 – 5 years’ experience in financial accounting or GL activities for an international organisation (either through your multinational client base in practice or directly from industry) we would like to talk to you. Exposure to Shared Service Centre environment and working knowledge of a major ERP System (SAP, Oracle, etc.) is desirable but not necessary. Newly qualified accountants from Big 4 or Top 10 practice will be highly regarded for this job.

Your reward:
You will develop your career in a supportive, rapidly growing, global organisation, and be rewarded with a strong career path through annual career reviews, and a competitive package worth €55,000-€60,000. Excellent benefits are on offer with this top employer including hybrid/working from home, 32 days annual leave, performance related bonus, healthcare insurance, pension and a competitive base salary.

What to do next:
To be considered for this progressive job, please apply now with your CV or contact Edel Vahey, Director, Finance Recruitment, for a confidential discussion on the office number provided.