Senior Commercial Accountant

Dublin West Permanent €60,000 - €65,000
  • Exciting and challenging position
  • Great career growth and opportunity

About Our Client

Our client is a leading service provider within the pharmaceutical and healthcare sector.

Job Description

Profit & Loss

  • Review of Gross Margin and sales by Principals and month end accounts preparation and reporting
  • Work closely with the Commercial Team to ensure that all commercial agreements are correctly applied and deals are reclaimed accordingly
  • Supporting Commercial/Business Support team on all Master data related issues (e.g. price changes, product set-up)
  • Provide support to Commercial team on linking AP & AR queries to ensure information passed to the commercial team is correct
  • Continuous Process Improvement and review of existing controls and processes
  • Support Budgeting, Financial Planning process
  • On-going review and assessment of controls , working with Process Integration/IT to implement or enhance internal controls

Balance Sheet (B/S)

  • Prepare and review of monthly B/S reconciliations for Pre-Wholesale and implement B/S by Profit Centre
  • Work with the relevant business partners (including AP, AR, Commercial, IT) to ensure resolution of reconciling items in a timely fashion
  • Ensure that B/S accounts and valuations reflect the true value to the business, aligned to the Group Companies' policies
  • Work with the Finance team to resolve outstanding issues on monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • First point of contact for external auditors for the annual audit of balance sheet accounts
  • Responsible for reconciliation of Consignment Stock Accrual and improvement on controls and processes around Consignment stock
  • Liaise with the Accounts Payable team to resolve issues encountered when posting invoices and assist in resolving GR/IR issues
  • Liaise with the Accounts Receivable and Principal Reclaims Accountant to resolve issues associated with Principal Debt/ Recharges
  • Effectively manage Accounts Assistants to ensure they are adequately trained, monitored and developed

The Successful Applicant

  • Qualified Accountant with 2/3 years accounts experience (SAP experience preferable) and strong commercial acumen
  • Demonstrated and proven ability to work within a team to achieve common goals
  • Significant experience in the area of Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Ability to work with significant volumes of data to investigate and arrive at a point which allows an information based decision to be made
  • Ability to work on their own to deliver results within a short period of time
  • Dealing with 3rd parties where necessary to resolve issues identified in reconciliations.
  • Ability to analyse information and prepare key performance data.
  • Ability to work effectively under time and delivery pressures
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Decision making, problem solving, organising and planning ability

What's on Offer

An exciting opportunity to join a growing business with excellent benefits and remuneration as well as strong ethos on career development and opportunity creation.

Jessica McGeehan
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Job summary

Job function
Commercial & Analysis
Healthcare / Pharmaceutical
Dublin West
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Consultant name
Jessica McGeehan
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