Financial Accountant (9 Months)

Job Title: Financial Accountant (9 Months)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Midlands
REF: 123409
Contact Name: Laurentina Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 3 years ago

Job Description

Financial Accountant (9 Months)
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.

Reports to: 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.
Month end close and ensuring deliverables completed within 2-day month end close cycle
Submission of variance schedules to corporate Finance.

Ensure all financials are in compliance with US & Irish GAAP.
Revenue compliance – responsible for VAT, VIES, Intrastats, etc – Return and compliance.
Define and implement internal controls in order 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.
Active member of Business unit (BU) – Finance lead for any issues within 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 claim
Dealing with queries from staff at all levels.
Identify and drive process/system improvements.
Miscellaneous projects as required.
Supplier payments and on-site treasury contact.
Will abide to 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.
Candidates must be a qualified accountant with proven technical ability and computer literacy.
Five (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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