Senior Manager – EMEA Accounting

Our client, a multinational world leader in innovative biopharmaceutical products are seeking a Senior Accounting Manager responsible for the Europe, Middle East and Africa. Based in Dublin City Centre, this role is with a rapidly growing and hugely successful organisation. The team are high performing and have a collaborative approach to their work. The Senior Manager will be responsible for working closely with several cross functional teams and stakeholders across the wider business.

The Role

The main purpose of the role is to lead and motivate the EMEA Accounting team along with strategically planning the way and by whom the work is carried out within the team. You will also be required to introduce process improvements to ensure the team are approaching their work in a structured manner. The Senior Manager will also be responsible for providing quarterly disclosure reviews for the region to the US Head office therefore confident presentation skills are essential.


  • Defining roles, responsibilities and priorities within the team and delegating workload as appropriate
  • Setting goals and objectives for the team and monitoring against those goals
  • Establishing and measuring against metrics and KPI’s
  • Leading the monthly, quarterly and annual Financial Close process under US GAAP
  • Reviewing and providing oversight on all EMEA based financial entities
  • Demonstrating competency in complex accounting issues
  • Initiating and applying a controls-based culture on financial oversight
  • Liaising with US Corporate Accounting Team on best practices
  • Identifying and implementing process improvements
  • Supporting EMEA and global projects – providing leadership on local projects as required
  • Working with tax to ensure inter company agreements are reflected in monthly accounting
  • Managing the compilation of financial statements for EMEA legal entities and branches in accordance with Local GAAP
  • Liaising with the Reporting, Audit and Compliance Manager in providing required information to external and internal auditors

The Person

To be considered for this role, you will be ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified with minimum 7 years’ post qualified experience. You will have extensive exposure of working with a large multinational organisation with responsibility for a large region.

You will also have:

  • Corporate accounting experience and multinational experience in a complex environment
  • Experience in managing a diverse group of people with set objectives
  • The ability to present concepts to senior leaders
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Knowledge of the financial workings of a manufacturing environment including inventory and transfer pricing
  • Strong data analytic skills

The Benefits

Salary: up to €120,000 basic + Bonus + Pension + Health + 25 days annual leave

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Clair Schindler on +353 1 6321881 for a confidential discussion.

Salary: €95000 - €120000 Location: Dublin City Centre