Financial Accountant


Dublin, IE


Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.


As a result of the expansion of the Irish finance team, Emergent is looking to recruit a highly motivated Financial Accountant who enjoys developing strong accounting processes and cross-functional relationships to join the finance team. The successful candidate will work closely with colleagues located in Ireland and in the U.S., which may require some international travel. The Financial Accountant will have a broad range of responsibilities.


Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

•    Prepare account reconciliations
•    Perform variance and performance analysis
•    Validate pharmaceutical sales rebates and chargebacks
•    Assist in U.S. pharmaceutical gross to net analysis
•    Assist in monthly management accounts preparation
•    Prepare submission of financial information to Emergent’s Group Finance function
•    Ensure compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (“SOX”) requirements
•    Implement new financial processes and controls
•    Prepare components of the statutory financial statements
•    Assist in the audit process
•    Support the finance team as required to support the business
•    Build strong relationships with key stakeholders across the business unit
The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management’s assignment of essential functions. 


•    Qualified accountant, from industry or practice, 1 year PQE 
•    Strong analytical ability and excellent numerical skills
•    Good written and verbal communication skills 
•    Strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
•    Advanced Excel and modeling skills an advantage
•    SAP / One Stream experience an advantage
•    Willing to work on a broad range of tasks from routine and administrative to complex 



As part of our team, you'll join talented and inspiring colleagues whose sense of purpose complements your own. We offer highly diverse career opportunities, a supportive culture, competitive salaries, flexible work arrangements and an extensive benefits package. Information submitted will be used by Emergent BioSolutions for activities related to your prospective employment. Emergent BioSolutions respects your privacy and any use of the information submitted will be subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy.


Protecting and Enhancing 1 billion lives by 2030 focuses our energy to improve the quality of life for individuals around the world, giving them the opportunity to experience the fullness of life.

Our drive towards this vision informs all of our actions—whether it is our approach to product development, manufacturing, encouraging employee health and wellness or giving back to the community—we strive every day to achieve this shared goal.


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