Financial Accountant, Pharmaceutical, GALWAY

Under 35,000
31 Jul 2017
30 Aug 2017
Anne Quinn
Contract Type

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Galway office of a global pharmaceutical organisation. Working with the Financial Controller you will be responsible for a number of projects and act as a Financial Analyst for Sales functions. A Commercial type role, you will have exposure across the business and will be reporting to the global senior management team. 


  • Support European Sales teams on month-end, quarter-end and year-end accounting
  • Reporting and Analysis of Sales functions, comparing actual versus budget, variances and KPIs
  • Advise and assist European Regional Director in any finance related issues or needs.
  • Ability to prepare and analyse data and create reports for management.
  • Ensures accurate and timely compilation of accounting information, analysis and reporting. 
  • Provide support for internal and external audits.
  • Proposal and development of continuous improvements using lean tools to existing processes and                             procedures where appropriate.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies and procedures and provide input for KPIs.
  • Assist in special financial analysis reporting and projects, as required.

Education/ Qualification

  • Qualified Accountant with a minimum of 2 years relevant PQE.
  • A broad knowledge of accounting and financial control principles and their business applications.
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail in performing accounting tasks.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
  • Excellent Excel reporting skills and ability to analyse a high volume of data.
  • Excellent computer and analytical skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Knowledge and experience of Oracle financials highly desirable but not essential.

A very attractive remuneration and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate.

If you meet these requirements and are interested in joining a growing organisation, please send an updated CV to or call Anne on 01-6797990 .


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