Financial Accountant

Job Title: Financial Accountant
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Midlands
REF: 123242
Contact Name: Laurentina Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 4 years ago

Job Description

Financial Accountant
The Financial Accountant will report to the local Financial Controller and along with the Finance team will be responsible for ensuring data is processed on a timely basis and recorded accurately.

The Financial Accountant will report to the Financial Controller


Monthly Financials
Preparation and entering of accruals and journals to the nominal ledger.
Present monthly overhead expenditure levels, comparing to budget/forecast and highlighting any variance and required actions.
Complete Balance sheet reconciliations of relevant accounts.
Ensure accurate and timely submission of accounts to Hyperion.
Submission of variance schedules to Corporate Finance.

Ensure all financials are following US & Irish GAAP.
Revenue compliance - responsible for VAT, VIES, Intrastats, etc. - Return and compliance.
Define and implement internal controls to maintain compliance with financial requirements and SOX.
Deal with external and internal auditors to ensure compliance of audits and statutory requirements.

General business task
Supplier payments and on-site treasury contact.
An active member of the Business Unit (BU) - Finance lead for any issues within the chosen manufacturing area
Input into annual budget and quarterly forecast, detailing volumes, headcount, overhead etc. for BU
Update budget/forecast to Financial database
R&D grant claims
Dealing with queries from the staff at all levels.
Identify and drive process/system improvements.
Miscellaneous projects as required.
Supplier payments and on-site treasury contact.
Will abide by Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) Policies and any relevant other EHS documentation.
Will comply with all relevant training required and adhere to relevant associated documentation.
Follow strict adherence to the requirements of cGMP.
Actively contribute to the enhancement of compliance initiatives for areas of responsibility.

Education & Experience:
Candidates must be a qualified accountant with a proven technical ability and computer literacy.
5 years' experience in financial accounting in a manufacturing background.

For further information on this Financial Accountant position please contact Laurentina Kennedy at The RFT Group on 01 2302400 / Check out all our open jobs on our Recruitment website:
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Keywords: Finance, Accountant, Monthly Financials, Revenue compliance, compliance with financial requirements and SOX Financial audits
The RFT Group is an Irish recruitment agency specialising exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and medical device sectors across Ireland, Europe and Rest of World.