Senior Finance Specialist (Remote)

  • Contract
  • Dublin

Website TPM05522

We are seeking a Senior Finance Specialist for a biopharmaceutical company in South Dublin. This is a remote position, with the candidate required to attend the site occasionally, approximately once per quarter.


  • Primary contact for VAT and Corporate tax.
  • Manages preparation of budgets, forecasts and Long Range Scenarios.
  • Provides consultancy and financial decision support analysis to various functions, teams and departments.
  • Actively contributes to finance business processes and resolution of issues, representing site specific topics/issues.
  • Liaise with Accounting, Tax, Ops Consolidation FP&A, Site FP&A team and business functions.
  • Manages month-end close and quarterly budget/planning activities.
  • Manages accounting and tax activities, including corporate tax, VAT
  • Withholding Tax, CSO filing, monthly tracking and reporting of variances.
  • Implements and tracks productivity metrics to support management reporting and partner with the business to drive efficiency.
  • Communicates and provides direction to Function heads about financial trends and their business implications.
  • Provides support for internal and external audits.
  • Adhoc duties as required.
  • Provides business analysis and decision-making support, including financial analyses and modelling of “what if” scenarios.
  • Leads or supports local and corporate projects, ie streamline VAT and operation processes and reporting.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance or Business Administration.
  • At least 5 years’ experience in similar position(s) preferably in an international environment.
  • MBA and/or CPA highly desirable.
  • Biotechnology or Pharmaceutical experience preferred.
  • Experience in cost accounting, budgeting and planning, VAT within and outside EU.
  • Demonstrated strong technical knowledge of accountancy (local country accounting principles), relevant laws, local taxes and accounting systems/processes.
  • Experience with SAP, EDW, Hyperion planning and reporting.

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