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FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT is required by CareerWise Recruitment for our Cork based client. A leading Multi-National is partnering with CareerWise Recruitment in hiring a Qualified Accountant to join their Global Finance team based in Cork. Great opportunity for Top 10 qualified accountant to move into Industry or a person who wishes to gain more exposure and learning in a global finance environment.

Role of this position

  • Responsible for monthly, quarterly and annual corporate reporting to US including account analysis & reconciliation and preparing inputs to month end reports including financial analysis & commentary
  • Prepare balance sheet account reconciliations and follow up & resolve reconciling items in a timely manner
  • Liaise with local statutory and tax accountants as required
  • Preparation of statutory accounts in accordance with various GAAP requirements
  • Reconciliation between US GAAP and local GAAP accounting
  • Ensure internal procedures and policies are followed
  • Work closely with Finance colleagues both locally and globally, adhering to global deadlines
  • Ensure the accurate compilation, analysis and reporting of accounting data
  • Ensure accounting compliance with US GAAP and local GAAP accounting principles
  • Participate in the global and/or regional transformation projects as required
  • Review entity profitability on a monthly basis to understand deviations and support Global Transfer Pricing team as required
  • Support Senior Manager Accounting on ad hoc projects
  • Prepare Board Reporting packs as required for quarterly meetings
  • Support with SOX related activities
  • Assist with ad hoc financial analysis and queries
  • Engage in continuous improvement initiatives to drive system and process improvements for the month end closing cycle

Type of Person:
  • Motivated self-starter who is detailed, results and process oriented with a focus on effective and efficient improvements
  • Organized individual with the ability to manage multiple priorities while maintaining high performance standards
  • Superior problem solving and analytical skills and ability to work in a highly visible, deadline oriented position and environment
  • Strong communication and people skills, comfortable working with a cross functional and collaborative team and effectively able to deal with all levels of personnel


  • Practice Trained or strong Industry experience
  • 4+ years in Financial Planning or Management Accounting
  • Experience in ERP systems such as SAP, JDE or Oracle is a distinct advantage
  • Strong communication and presentation skills

Please call Carmel Holmes today for further information on 021-2019459 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Accounting & Finance

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900