Senior Accountant

Recruiter
Abbott
Location
Dublin, Ireland
Salary
Competitive salary + flexible benefits
Posted
22 Feb 2024
Closes
04 Mar 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

ABOUT ABBOTT

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritional and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of healthcare products including diagnostics, medical devices and nutritional products. In Ireland, Abbott employs over 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.

ABBOTT IRELAND

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.

We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Accountant who will work within the RTR team, looking after the European markets with our outsourced partners.

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

Job Description

Reporting to the team Lead, this position will be responsible for the financial accounting for one or more entities within the EMEA Abbott.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsibility for daily and monthly financial activity under US GAAP
  • Preparation and review of annual financial statements in accordance FRS102
  • Manage and ensure timely completion of Internal and External audits
  • Perform analytics to ensure accuracy of financial information
  • Ongoing work with internal teams to identify project needs arising from new accounting and industry developments or process gaps
  • Co-ordination with other internal parties meet various reporting deadline
  • Review UK and Irish VAT, CSO and intrastate return
  • Preparation and review UK corporate tax return
  • Complete SOX controls in line with control matrix
  • Maintain and develop relationships with key stakeholders
  • Oversight of outsourced business partner

KEY REQUIREMENTS:

  • A professional accounting qualification from a recognised body – ACA, ACCA, CPA, CIMA; preference for a big four trained accountant
  • 2-3 years business experience – preferably with Shared Service Centre or multinational corporation background
  • SAP or other major ERP Systems experience is desirable
  • Experience in preparation of Financial Statements preferred
  • 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
  • Strong computer skills especially MS Office

OTHER:

  • 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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