Senior Accountant at Abbott India Ltd

Posted 6 months ago
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Senior Accountant

Abbott India Ltd

Job description about abbott abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries. abbott serves the irish market with a diverse range of healthcare products including diagnostics, medical devices and nutritional products. in ireland, abbott employs over 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. abbott galway is now recruiting the position of senior accountant to support our rapid diagnostics business. key… responsibilities ensure adherence of processes to company’s policies and procedures, internal and external audit requirements and local rules and regulations; support strengthening of financial processes and controls and continuous process improvement. interpret accounting guidelines and deliver guidance, insight, and technical expertise on how it relates to general accounting scenarios. support resolution of complex accounting and tax issues. lead the transition of gl functions both into and out of the shared service centre. provide financial support to local, regional and global projects, as required. perform ad hoc and special projects assignments, as required. participate in process improvement reviews across current finance structure, identify areas requiring change and lead the change process. lead & take ownership for delivery of functional projects across gl team as required. review and correction of journal entries and balance reconciliations at month end and identify corrective actions. collaboration with external audit staff for periodic year-end review procedures and local statutory audits as required. education & experience accounting qualification aca, acca, cima third level degree or equivalent 3-5 years relevant experience preferably with shared service centre and multinational corporation background sap/oracle 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 fluency in a european language an advantage occasional travel may be required