Senior Accountant

Dublin, Ireland
Competitive salary + flexible benefits
19 Feb 2024
19 Mar 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Audit
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About Abbott

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

Abbott in Ireland

In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 3,000 people across 10 sites. Abbott has six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third-party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. It has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin. Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals. Abbott has been operating in Ireland since 1946.

Finance Shared Services Centre (FSSC)

Abbott Ireland support a number of Abbott’s European businesses and are in the process of setting up a Finance SSC in Ireland to maximize the scope of services. You will be working as part of a dynamic and diverse organisation alongside outstanding people who are forward thinking, collaborative and recognised leaders in their areas. We can offer an excellent benefits package including a clear career development path. We invest in our people’s ongoing learning and professional development.

We are looking for a Senior Accountant to join our team in Finance Shared Services Centre

The Senior Accountant will work within the finance RTR team. The successful candidate will join its growing team and will be based in the finance hub Cherrywood Business Park

Minimum Experience

  • 3+ years of Accounting experience
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Work
  • Ability to work independently, under pressure and multiple tasks at one
  • Strong Accounting, analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills

Preferred Experience

  • Able to work effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent analytical skills, disciplined initiative & follow-up approach
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Highly organized
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Inventory Experience


  • Responsibility for the monthly general ledger close activities for both US GAAP & Local Statutory purposes
  • Review of monthly reconciliations & journals to ensure high quality compliance with US GAAP and local GAAP standards
  • Maintain and develop relationships with key stakeholders
  • Ensure timely completion of audits and audit reports
  • Proactively maintain quality and manage errors of accounts
  • Perform analytics to ensure accuracy of financial information
  • Identify opportunities for improvement of processes to reduce costs
  • Provide input on an ad hoc basis for key stakeholders


  • Transport: Bus, Luas located outside building
  • Off-site Parking available
  • Onsite canteen

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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