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Entity Controlling Manager – Dublin – Contract until end of June ‘18

Nicholas Howard Limited are delighted to be recruiting for a new and exciting role as an Entity Controlling Manager.

Based in Dublin, this is a key coordination and operational accounting role within the Corporate Services Record to Report (R2R) team, having responsibility for overseeing the General Ledger (GL) accounting services provided to the in-country finance teams in Europe, while also executing the close accounting for a number of entities. In addition to technical accounting skills, an ability to understand and interpret the underlying business drivers impacting the financial results is required.

The role works closely with colleagues in Corporate Services and also the in-country operations accounting managers to ensure the preparation and delivery of high quality, accurate and timely financial results for monthly group reporting under USGAAP, in a Sarbanes Oxley compliant environment.

The role acts as a primary point of contact for the local in-country operations accounting managers, and is expected to work closely with them to support the local statutory accounts and audit process, and to proactively drive continuous improvement in controls and processes.

Education & Experience:


  • Degree or equivalent.
  • Accounting professional – 3 Years PQE.
  • Experience of an ERP system.
  • Microsoft Office experience, particularly Excel.
  • Experience of shared services or large multi-national company environment


  • SAP experience.
  • A relevant European language (any of IT/ES/FR) in addition to fluent English.
  • Hyperion experience.
  • US GAAP knowledge.
  • Knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry.

To be considered for this position please apply below.