Offers “Abbott”

Expires soon Abbott


  • Dublin, IRELAND
  • Accounting / Management control

Job description



Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices and nutritional products. In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 4,000 people across nine sites. 

We have six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third-party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. Abbott has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin and Galway. We have been operating in Ireland since 1946. 

We are looking for a Accountant to join our team in Finance Shared Services Centre based in our Cherrywood Hub.

Job Purpose

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.

Minimum Requirements

·  Bachelor’s Degree in finance or accounting, desirable
·  Part or fully qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA
·  preferably with Shared Service Centre and multinational corporation background
·  Audit experience would be an advantage
·  SAP or other major ERP Systems experience is desirable
·  Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential
·  Able to work alone to understand and summarise financial data into high quality, accurate and usable summaries
·  Strong computer skills especially MS Office
·  Ability to challenge the status quo and have a positive, proactive attitude

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.


The base pay for this position is

In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.



Accounting & Reporting



IFO International Finance



Ireland > Dublin : Block G, Cherrywood, Cherrywood Business Park





Ie - Cw 37.5C (Ireland)









Not Applicable

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