Finance Graduate Placement - Accountant

Galway, Ireland.
Competitive salary.
22 Jun 2022
22 Jul 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time

Finance Graduate


This 3 month placement role is for a recent graduate / part qualified accountant with an interest in pursuing a career in Finance. The individual will support a growing Finance Team within a large IT Multinational. This is a contractor position which will allow a Graduate to develop and learn new skills and take on responsibility in financial accounting/reporting. This is an excellent opportunity to gain practical work experience in a dynamic Finance department and gain exposure to multiple areas of the business.


The role includes:

  • Responsible for preparation of accounting entries in line with US GAAP.
  • General ledger/month end close process.
  • Financial reporting – working closely with various teams to ensure accuracy and completeness of financial statements.
  • Support Management reporting with analysis/reconciliation of large volumes of data.
  • Internal and External Audit support.
  • SOX compliance/maintaining appropriate documentation.
  • Ensuring all monthly general ledger reconciliations are completed.
  • Assist with Process Improvements.

Experience and Requirements:

  • Part Qualified accountant (CIMA, ACCA or CPA).
  • Strong experience in Excel required.
  • Comfortable in dealing with large volumes of data/strong Data Analytical skills.
  • Comfortable within a changing environment, enthusiastic and energetic.
  • Fluency in a second Language is beneficial.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to work on critical items with a sense of urgency.
  • Willingness to work closely within growing Finance team and with cross-functional stakeholders.

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