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Senior Group Accountant

REF J43382
Location: Dublin City
Employment Type: Permanent
Salary: Negotiable

My client, a pharma company based in the City Centre is seeking a Senior Group Accountant for a permanent role.
This person will be integral within the Group finance team and will have exposure to Group tax, treasury, debt and equity financing and acquisitions along with all areas of accounting. This is a fast-paced company in the growth stage, it is an exciting place to work with a committed team. There is a small team in Dublin where both the CEO and the CFO are located, it is a great opportunity to work closely with senior members in the company.
Job Description:
• Assist with the monthly consolidation process and prepare the consolidated accounts package, along with first pass analytical reviews
• Support the finance manage with transfer pricing and royalty projects
• Assist with Irish company tax returns and liaise with advisors. Maintain quarterly tax reconciliations for the Group
• Preparation of statutory accounts for all non US entities prepared under IFRS
• Preparation of statutory Group accounts prepared under US GAAP
• Be the lead contact for the audit field work for all non US entities and work closely with the team on all aspects of the Group audit
• Complete the inventory reconciliation and work closely with Supply Chain to understand all inventory movements. Take all steps to improve the reconciliation process where possible, including maintenance of a standard cost master data file
• Prepare monthly group reconciliations as needed, and ensure all ties back to the reporting package
• Maintenance of local system driven reporting, to include managing the Budget upload process in BI360 and being the first point of contact for all local systems issues
• Document the current controls in place and amend where necessary
• Assist the Group Director of Finance on all matters relating to the Group insurance policies. Maintain files as appropriate and manage the group monthly bookings
• Support the team on all corporate, taxation and other financial compliance matters relating to all non US entities
• Prepare the cash report issued on a fortnightly basis to key stakeholders, and understand the movements in the period
• Ad-hoc projects with financial and non-financial management in the US and Ireland as is necessary for the growth of our business

• Qualified Accountant ideally from a Big 4 practice
• 2-3 years industry experience (depending on the type of experience) in pharmaceuticals or related industry
• Hands on, self-learner and self-motivated, capable of working and adding value with limited supervision
• Demonstrated ability to lead projects and improve processes
• Strong analytical skills in particular the ability to use excel to undertake complex/detailed financial analysis
• System oriented person with the ability to learn-as-you-go
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Desire and ability to work in a smaller, entrepreneurial company. Comfortable with rapid change and the absence of “big company” support functions surrounding the role

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