Sr. 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.

Emergent is looking to recruit a highly motivated Senior Financial Accountant to join our finance team on a fixed term contract (one year) for maternity leave cover. The successful candidate will work closely with colleagues located in Ireland and in the U.S. and will have a broad range of responsibilities. Experience in preparation of items for month-end procedures is key and proficiency in the use of SAP is preferred. 
Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-    Prepare account reconciliations
-    Perform variance and performance 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
-    Prepare components of the statutory financial statements
-    Assist in the audit process
-    Support the finance team as required to support the business
-    Ability to work as part of a team while also having initiative to complete tasks in a self sufficient manner

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, 2 year PQE
-    Proficient in using SAP
-    Strong analytical and excellent numerical skills
-    Good written and verbal communication skills
-    Strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
-    Experience in completing month-end tasks
-    Willing to work on a broad range of tasks from routine and administrative to complex

There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. This information is available upon request from the candidate.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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