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Operation Accountant (Contract)

Tralee, Ireland


We are presently recruiting for an Operations Accountant for a Maternity Contract position in County Kerry.  A desire to know the intricacies of business operates and be able to build excellent relationships with stakeholders is important as well as having 3 years  post qualification experience is essential.

The Role: 

  • Calculation of prime costs through SAP and settlement of production process orders
  • Calculation of monthly cost of sales and tie back to the general ledger
  • Analysis of material usage, yield and wastage and seeking explanations on variances where required
  • Complete General Ledger - Journal posting, Balance Sheet Reconciliations & Accounts review and finalisation
  • Inventory Control, Reconciliation & Valuation - Financial Control, Perform & review period end stock reconciliation
  • Oversight of the weekly Forward Projection report, providing regional management with a real-time assessment of current month business performance 
  • Business Performance Reporting and Analysis- Operational performance review of statistical reporting.
  • Budgeting and forecasting - Providing support around Sku prime costs, overheads, factory yields & labour
  • Year End Audit & Statutory Accounts - On site physical stock / Asset audit

Your Profile: 

  • Qualified Accountant
  • 3+ years PQE
  • 3rd Level qualification Relevant Degree (Business or Finance related)
  • Experience working within a Manufacturing environment
  • SAP experience is an advantage
  • Experience of preparing and providing management accounts & Financial accounts
  • Competent in all Microsoft packages especially Excel
  • Great team player
  • Ability to work with a number of different teams within the org
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and to deadlines
  • Excellent communication and Interpersonal skills


Salary is in the region of €40 -42,000 depending on qualifications and experiences. If this position is of interest, please forward your CV for further information.


Adrien King


Red Chair Recruitment,

Tel: +353 (0) 64 66 22 007

Mob: +353 (0)86 468 1212


€40 -€42,000

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