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General Ledger Accountant

Collins McNicholas Recruitment & HR Services Group

  • Westmeath / Clare / Galway city
  • Negotiable
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 23/08/2012
  • Ms Noeleen Stewart
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General Ledger Accountants with 2 - 5 years experience in a multinational environment. Galway City.


General Ledger Accountants with 2 - 5 years experience in a multinational environment.  Galway City.


  • Assist in the preparation of Monthly Financial Reports, Annual Financial Statements and any other internal or external reports required, ensuring that they are completed in a timely, accurate and efficient manner.
  • Develop new and streamline existing processes and systems as required to ensure more efficient delivery of value add information to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Be an effective team player who will drive efficiency and continuous improvement throughout the department
  • Preparation of monthly financial reports, ensuring they are completed in a timely, accurate and efficient manner:
  • Preparation, analysis and posting of journals at month end;
  • Preparation and analysis of balance sheet reconciliations at month end;
  • Calculation, posting and analysis of monthly accruals and prepayments, ensuring that all items are accurately captured
  • Review and reconciliation of inter-company accounts, involving communication with other company business locations worldwide
  • Preparation of multi-currency bank reconciliations
  • Preparation of variance analysis and standard cost updates as required
  • Provide cost information to management and other departments as required.


  • Must have at 2 - 5 years relevant experience – preferably with multinational corporation background
  • ACA, ACCA, CIMA Qualified.
  • Third Level Degree or equivalent
  • SAP/Oracle or other major ERP Systems experience is essential
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential with European language a distinct advantage
  • Able to work alone to understand and summarise financial data into high quality, accurate and usable summaries
  • Strong computer skills especially MS Office
  • Fluency in a European language an advantage.
  • Availability to travel to other European countries would be essential.

For further information please contact Noeleen Stewart at Collins McNicholas Galway on 091 706712 or email

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