Financial Reporting Manager (Pharma)

Republic of Ireland, Cork, Cork City
01 Sep 2017
27 Sep 2017
Edward Heffernan
Contract Type
Level of qualification

Working closely with one of the top Finance Directors in Ireland you will take responsibility for leading a team of 4-5 qualified accountants supporting key financial reporting activities across a wide number of jurisdictions.

About the role

  • Oversee Monthly, Quarterly, and Annual Financial Reports across a large number of key entities in Europe (US GAAP consolidation and local entity standalone financial statements)
  • Lead/build a large team of high calibre qualified accountants and be fully responsible for their professional development and advancement in the company.
  • Exercise full responsibility over local entity External Auditors, and the completeness and accuracy of financial records as part of the Group audit.
  • Establish financial policies, procedures, controls, and reporting systems related to the company's bookkeeping operations.
  • Guide and update the Company's Finance Division on local entity procedures and accounting standards.
  • Provide financial and accounting support to the business partners' finance representatives as well as those responsible for internal audits.
  • Ensure that the finance infrastructure of the Company (consolidation and subsidiaries LE) meets legislative requirements.
  • Ensure that operations are within approved budget guidelines.
  • Analyze financial results to ensure correctness and relevant provisions were booked.
  • Monitor the profitability of the legal entity and ensures that the relevant corporate units are updated.
  • Provide ongoing support and maintains the financial infrastructure to ensure smooth business operations.
  • Ensure compliance with US GAAP / local accounting standards and GAAP reporting requirements.

"We only promote the best in our business - to join this team as a leader you will need to have been a stand out performer in your past companies and have the proven ability to inspire some of the very best accountants in Ireland." - Finance Director.,

About the person

  • Qualified accountant with circa 4-6 years PQE in a complex, multi-jurisdictional accounting environment
  • Leadership experience is key - you will have lead teams of qualified accountants in the past
  • US GAAP and similar technical exposure, while important, is secondary to people skills and other relevant experience.

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