(A2R) Accounting to Reporting Senior Specialist

Posted 21 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameShane Mulcahy

Job description

Orion Group Sciences are currently recruiting an Accounting to Reporting Senior Specialist on behalf of our Multinational Pharmaceutical client based just outside Clonmel in Co. Tipperary on a 11-month contract (with potential to extend).

Onsite presence is required 1-2 days per week.

The role forms part of an All-Ireland Accounting to Report (ATR) team, supporting several entities across Ireland in company divisions. There are 5 Manufacturing entities within the scope of this team.


Core Accounting

  • Take a leadership role in ensuring accurate and timely entity accounting across various financial entities in Ireland
  • Liaise with the Global / Regional ATR teams to support transactional activities (e.g., cash & investments, intercompany, fixed asset, sales accounting, pension accounting), while ensuring compliance with all quality / control requirements
  • Provide a link between the business and support groups such as Source to Settle and Order to Cash. Identify and bring to resolution issues and drive a continuous improvement process mindset

Audit & Control Environment

  • Coordinate Internal and External audit visits covering Sox, GAAP/Group, Statutory and Business Integrity audits across in-scope entities
  • For the activities and entities in scope ensure that the control framework accurately reflects the control objectives and outcomes. This is currently managed through an Internal Control repository called Archer that's certified annually

Process Improvement & Issue Resolution

  • Partner with ATR process owners to support and enable change efforts to drive continuous improvement
  • Support Finance Leadership with process improvement, policy development, and / or strategic initiatives (e.g., business systems, processes, and / or policies)

Knowledge, Skills, Experience:

  • A university degree or equivalent
  • An accounting qualification with ACA / ACCA / CIMA preferable
  • Proven experience in General Accounting, Statutory Reporting and Month End Close Processes
  • Experience working in Finance teams in the areas of accounting and controlling in a multinational/group environment
  • Experience working with large SAP accounting systems in a MNC environment is essential
  • Hands-on knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft applications
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and problem solving
  • Capable of driving change management efforts and projects as laid out by Global Process Org
  • Work with virtual teams as well as the ability to influence and work with Shared Services

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.