GL & Project Accountant

  • €50000 - €60000
  • Full Time
  • Dublin 2
  • Posted 19 hours ago

Job Title:          GL & Project Accountant

Location:          Dublin city centre


A leading multinational company is seeking an experienced GL Project Accountant for their Irish hub based in Dublin city centre.


Reporting to the International Finance Director, primary responsibilities will be:

  • Month End Accounting responsibility including journal entry creation and entry
  • Process ownership – take ownership for assigned process across International organisation
  • Regional ownership – take ownership for liaising with the business on countries within your remit, owning and analysing the related P&L and Balance Sheet
  • Preparation of Balance Sheet Reconciliations in line with Corporate policy
  • Adherence to and appropriate documentation of SOX and Other internal controls
  • Liaising with auditors and accounting firm on yearly audits
  • Participation in key projects:
    • System rollouts for Travel & Expense
    • Migration of finance work from external providers
  • Ability to liaise across different functions, including payroll and AP, ensuring service excellence across the team whether internal or outsourced. Will be required to lead/partner in cross-functional projects as necessary


Essential Qualifications:

  • Accounting Qualification necessary – CIMA/ACCA/ACA
  • 3+ years in a GL accounting role
  • Strong understanding of both US GAAP and local statutory accounting principles
  • Experience of operating in a Shared Services environment as well as transition of work is essential
  • Experience of using Netsuite is an advantage
  • European/Asian languages are a significant advantage as is a good knowledge of VAT
  • Ability to adapt and thrive in an environment of high growth and continual change and a desire to take on ad-hoc projects with an “all hands on deck” mentality
  • Proficiency with Excel and data analysis skills
  • Strong communication skills


Salary: Up to €60k approx.

Type:     6 month contract initially with a view to permanency

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Anna Douglas

Anna Douglas