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Senior Financial Accountant (Group Reporting)

Ref: 79384

  • 70,000-80,000
  • 24 May 2023
  • Dublin (South)
  • Permanent

Senior Financial Accountant (Group Reporting)

About the Company

My client, based in South Dublin, is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. They are one of the most successful Irish companies trading on the US stock exchange and have gone from strength to strength in the last 4-5 years. Now employing over 40,000 people across 70 countries, they have created a new role within the finance division and looking to hire a Group Reporting Senior Financial Accountant

About the Position

The Senior Financial Accountant will play a key role in the monthly consolidation process, quarterly and annual filings and has an on-going role in supporting the wider finance teams in ensuring preparation and appropriate review of accounting standard updates, accounting for once-off transactions and working with legal, co sec, taxation, treasury, commercial finance and other cross functional teams.
This individual should ideally have experience with US GAAP, IFRS, SOX and PCAOB requirements.  This individual should have strong accounting technical skills and experience, good report writing and presentation skills and strong project management skills. Should also have experience working with a multinational corporate group and an understanding of what it takes to prepare accurate consolidated results in a timely fashion.

Key Responsibilities

  • This individual plays a key role in the Corporate Reporting Team in the monthly and quarterly preparation of the consolidated group numbers.
  • They will work as part of a cohesive team of global finance professionals and will need to be able to support the achievement of the team’s goals while managing individual responsibilities.
  • They will provide supporting analysis with the monthly and quarterly consolidated numbers which accurately depict financial performance of the group.
  • The individual will have a key and exciting role in supporting the acquisition completion and integration activities of the large transformative acquisition recently completed.
  • They will be responsible for specific corporate holding and investment entities within the Group and will be charged with keeping high quality financial control over those entities.
  • They will support the Group’s SOX and PCAOB preparedness through the completion and documentation of monthly/quarterly financial controls over their responsible areas.
  • This individual will be proficient and comfortable in accounting technical research and interpretation across US GAAP and IFRS.
  • The individual should be a self-starter, a strong communicator and a proven project manager.
  • They should have good report writing and presentation skills.
  • They will be involved in regularly communications with the Group’s external auditors and accounting advisors and should be comfortable in leading conversations on accounting matters.
  • Foster close working relationship within the Corporate Reporting Team and other group teams (general ledger finance, finance business partners, taxation, treasury and legal teams) in identifying, analyzing and communicating accounting issues from new transactions or other activities.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders to develop & continually improve processes & systems for both financial and statutory reporting.


  • PQE ACA/ACCA with experience of working with group consolidations.
  • “Big 4” experience preferred but not essential.
  • Advanced Excel knowledge.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as experience being a team player.
  • A drive to deliver successful projects and seek promotional opportunities

Remuneration Package

  • €70,000-€80,000
  • Hybrid working
  • 23 days holidays
  • Pension
  • Health care
  • Bonus
  • On site gym
  • Subsidised Canteen
  • Free parking
For more information on this role or any other Accountancy roles contact Conal O'Connor on 01 5927858, or e-mail or click on the apply button below
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