Leasing Accountant

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


Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices and nutritional products. In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 4,000 people across nine sites.

We have six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third-party manufacturing management operation in Sligo.Abbott has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin and Galway. We have been operating in Ireland since 1946.

The successful candidate will join the Shared Services Centre based in Cherrywood Business Park, Loughlinstown, Co Dublin.

Based on the new FASB publication on the treatment of leases (ASC 842), the HUB has an opening for a Senior Financial Accountant. This individual will help support the implementation of FASB’s new lease accounting standard across EMEA. The role will execute project plans to ensure timely completion of the project. For the project design, build and roll out, this role will serve as the primary link between the Corporate Project Team on Lease Accounting and the various EMEA assigned leads in the HUB, CFS and Division FP&A.

This role will be responsible for the ongoing support of the lease accounting process which will be centrally managed by the HUB in each region.


  • Serve as lead for Center Of Excellence (COE) in lease accounting for EMEA region and to ensure accurate and timely posting of lease accounting entries in accordance with the new standard.
  • As part of COE , coordinate technical questions on complex contracts through corporate accounting and share across regional HUBs.
  • Ensure proper implementation of accounting changes and establish required journal entries
  • Drive process standardization initiatives to ensure consistency in data inputs, tracking and reporting.
  • Monitor the newly implemented lease software and serve as primary regional liaison with various divisions / entities.
  • Primarily responsible for the coordination of tax and audit requests related to the lease accounting tool.
  • Provide ad hoc data analysis to support decision making.​

Minimum Requirements

  • Accounting Qualification preferred – ACA, ACCA, CIMA
  • 2-3 years relevant experience – preferably with Shared Service Centre and multinational corporation background
  • Leasing experience preferred
  • SAP or other major ERP Systems experience is desirable
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Able to work alone to understand and summarise financial data into high quality, accurate and usable summaries
  • Ability to manage multiple deadlines.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Strong Team Player.
  • Ability to manage multiple stakeholders.
  • Strong computer skills especially MS Office
  • Ability to challenge the status quo and have a positive, proactive attitude


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