• Accountant Jobs in Ireland - 25720062

  • Abbott India Ltd
  • Ireland

Job Description:

About Abbott

At Abbott, were committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health For more than 125 years, weve brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life Today, 94,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve

Abbott in Ireland

In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 3,000 people across 11 sites Abbott has six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third party manufacturing management operation in Sligo It has commercial and support operations in Dublin and shared services in Dublin and Westport Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals Abbott has been operating in Ireland since 1946

Abbott Ireland Diagnostic Division Sligo
Abbott Diagnostics is a global leader of in vitro diagnostics with approximately 70,000 institutional customers in more than 100 countries Our diagnostic products offer a broad range of innovative instrument systems and tests for hospitals, reference labs, blood banks, physician offices and clinics

Abbotts diagnostic products offer customers automation, convenience, cost effectiveness and flexibility Abbott has helped transform the practice of medical diagnosis from an art to a science, helping to create the modern diagnostics industry through the companys commitment to improving patient care and lowering overall costs The history of Abbott Diagnostics is filled with examples of first-of-a-kind products and significant technological advancements

We currently have a vacancy for a Accountant and this role will involve the following

Primary Function / Goals / Objectives The Accountant is responsible for consulting any SOPs for any job task he/she may carry out and ensure they fully understand and adhere to the SOP
Ensure month end reporting is carried out efficiently and in line with agreed timetable
Ensure accounting practices are in compliance with Abbott Policy and regulatory policies
Completion of quarterly LBE for submission to Corporate
Completion of annual consolidated entity planning pack
Critically review departmental overheads as designated by Controller Liaise with relevant department managers to ensure that plan and update submission are accurate and cost savings and negative trends are highlighted
Liaise with local management and Corporate Planning departments
Provide cost information to management and other departments as required
Insurance Review
Prepare and submit Revenue/Regulatory returns as required
Review and reconciliation of inter-company accounts, involving communication with other business locations worldwide
Monthly financial accounting to include preparation and analysis of journals at month end, analysis of month end accounts
Preparation and analysis of balance sheet reconciliations at month end
Completion of ad hoc business surveys
Projects and continued process improvement initiatives
Cover for tax / VAT to include calculation and reconciliation of monthly current tax / deferred tax, preparation and filing of corporate tax returns, completion of quarterly and annual corporate tax packs as required
Cover Treasury to include Cash Forecasting, FX Management and reporting, as required
Preparation of the Annual Statutory Accounts for Abbott Ireland to involve liaising with all sites to ensure that all statutory adjustments are identified and processed completely and accurately and notes to the accounts are complete and accurate
Working with the External Audit team to complete the audit of the Abbott Ireland entity
Working with the External Audit team to complete the audit of other Abbott entities as required

Supervisory/Management Responsibilities

No supervisory duties are associated with this position

Education Required Professional qualification in accountancy

Interpersonal Skills

This position reports to Tax Planning & Compliance Manager,

High level of contact with all employees in AIMO, therefore he/she needs to be an effective communicator
High level of contact with external agencies
Ability to deal with all personnel within the plant, across Abbott Ireland plants and with the US
This position should require very little supervision, as the incumbent should be highly self-sufficient Has a high degree of freedom to achieve the objectives
Must have good interpersonal skills, which is essential given the diversity of problems/people this position must deal with Ability to

Work with all levels of management
Resolve conflict constructively
Seek feedback


Excellent communication & interpersonal skills with a flexible and innovative approach to work
Self-starter with proven ability to work on own initiative
5 years experience in industry desirable
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills required
Strong computer skills especially MS Office
Strong attention to detail
Strong working knowledge of manufacturing accounting systems an advantage
SAP experience is desirable
Tax Qualification is desirable but not essential
Project Management skills desirable

Accountability / Scope

Accuracy and timeliness of reporting Follow up on weaknesses and opportunities as identified Flexibility is required as scope of responsibilities could change to meet changing business needs

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Healthcare, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Accounting/Tax/Company Secretary/Audit
Role : Cost Accounting/ ICWA
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 22nd Jul 2020

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