1+ months

Accountant

Abbott
Dublin, Dublin D01
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About Abbott

At Abbott, we're committed to helping you live your best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've 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 10 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, support operations and shared services in Dublin. 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.

Finance Shared Services Centre (FSSC)
Abbott Ireland support a number of Abbott’s European businesses and are in the process of setting up a Finance SSC in Ireland to maximize the scope of services. You will be working as part of a dynamic and diverse organisation alongside outstanding people who are forward thinking, collaborative and recognised leaders in their areas. We can offer an excellent benefits package including a clear career development path. We invest in our people’s ongoing learning and professional development.

We are looking for an Accountant to join our team in Finance Shared Services Centre on a permanent basis.

The Accountant is accountable to deliver accurate and timely financial information from the point of transaction through to financial close and periodic external reporting (monthly, quarterly, and annually).  

This individual will support all accounting processes, through effective, efficient and regulatory (SOX) compliant finance processes, and in accordance with local and consolidated GAAP/IFRS.

Responsibilities include:

  • Deliver guidance, insight, and technical expertise as it relates to general accounting.
  • Support the completion of the close process
  • Support of the day to day capture of performance metrics at the functional, team and individual level
     

    The Accountant will support divisions, legal entities and countries as assigned to gain, over time, a deep understanding of the various Abbott divisions, and the unique attributes of the legal entity, regulatory, and in-country requirements associated with the region.

    Essential Functions:

    • Responsible for delivery of the general accounting processes and activities of the Shared Service organisation including individual, shared service and outsourced activities.
    • As an individual contributor and team member; develop and deliver process documentation, training content, and super user support for more complex accounting activities, as requested.
    • Coach and mentor peers, 3rd party outsource service provider staff, and less experienced team members to perform effectively in their role
    • Participate in process improvement reviews across retained finance, captive shared service and outsourced teams as a part of ongoing exception management and continuous improvement activities
    • Support data integrity and preparation of financial information to ensure completeness, accuracy, timeliness and accessibility of financial information.
    • Understand, participate, and comply with standard demand management and service management processes. 
    • Perform ad hoc and special projects assignments, as required.

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Posted: 2019-07-19 Expires: 2019-11-20

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