Senior Accountant

Posted 24 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
DisciplineLife Science Recruitment
Contact NameBeatriz Olmedo

Job description

Orion Group are sourcing a Senior Accountant on behalf of our Multinational Biopharmaceutical Client on an initial 18-month contract located in Cork.

We are a research-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. You will be joining the operations finance team with the following sub-teams:

  1. Global Inventory Centre of Excellence (COE);
  2. Financial Planning and Analysis; and
  3. Controllership.

This role would provide an excellent opportunity for suitable candidate to gain varied experience in both inventory accounting and FP&A. The role has potential to be tailored to the successful candidate's skills, abilities, and development requirements. Your responsibilities and achievements will evolve as you enhance your career with us.

Job Description:

  • Opportunity to participate in the implementation of SAP S/4 HANA (latest SAP version)
  • Exposure to all areas of work order accounting and variance accounting including manufacturing and purchase price variance analysis, review and reconciliation of inventory balances and General Ledger account reconciliations.
  • Involvement in global inventory reconciliation and global inventory reserve process.
  • Preparation and distribution of monthly management reporting including monthly financials, shipments, headcount, capital and functional expense reporting.
  • Business partnering with site department heads ensure they are aware of their spending versus budget and latest LE expectation.
  • Involvement in annual budget and forecast cycles, meeting all local and corporate deadlines and deliverables.

    Knowledge & Skills:
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact effectively across multi-function and multi-site projects and processes.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, good analytical reasoning and excellent attention to detail.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Microsoft tools (PowerPoint, Outlook, Word & Teams).

    Preferred Experience:
  • Qualified Accountant with 3 years of strong relevant post qualification experience.
  • Experience in inventory and cost accounting an advantage.
  • Experience of a manufacturing multinational environment would be a major advantage.
  • Experience in biotech or pharmaceuticals industry a plus.
  • SAP experience an advantage.

For more information on this role, call Beatriz Olmedo on +353 21 235 2900 or email for a completely confidential chat about this role and other opportunities.

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.