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Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant
Hours:
40 hours per week
Salary: Competitive
Ref No: HRJOB5054
Location: Craigavon
Open To: Internal and External Applicants

The Company

Galen is a highly successful specialty pharmaceutical company which works in partnership with healthcare professionals and patients to deliver long-term value through the development and marketing of prescription medicines. We are a privately owned organization that has grown organically over 50 years. Galen is part of the Almac Group of Companies which now employs in excess of 5,000 highly skilled personnel worldwide. Our Global headquarters is located in Craigavon, Northern Ireland, with additional businesses operating in Europe and the US, together with an international network of commercial partners.
Our drive and passion for the values championed by our Founder, and enshrined in the ethos of Galen, ensures a unique culture delivering exceptional results – this is our way of life.
Delivering exceptional results requires exceptional people – your talent, experience and passion will be the perfect match.  Together we will make an exceptional difference to the health of countless patients all over the world…and this is just the beginning. 

Let’s be exceptional together

The Role

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the finance team within Galen due to ongoing expansion in Europe and USA. This role will be based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for assisting in the preparation of information required for the company accounts, processing transactions, maintaining appropriate financial controls and other Finance related tasks as appropriate.  This is an excellent varied role which will develop your accountancy career.
Working as part of the Accountancy team based in our global headquarters in Craigavon, you will be responsible for assisting in the preparation of information required for the company accounts, processing transactions, maintaining appropriate financial controls and other Finance tasks as appropriate.

Essential Criteria

  • Good educational results particularly in numerical disciplines
  • 5 GCSE’s or equivalent including Maths and English
  • Part Qualified Accounting Technician or studying towards a professional accounting qualification
  • Good understanding of accounting processes

Desirable Criteria

(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)

  • Fully Qualified Accounting Technician or Accountant with a recognized body (IATI, ACCA, CIMA, etc.)
  • Experience of Accounts Payable, supplier invoices, supplier queries, VAT
  • Working knowledge of producing accounts to trial balance stage
  • Use of ERP systems e.g. Oracle Financials

Reward

Competitive salary
Family friendly flexible working
Learning and development opportunities and support
Health promotions
Enhanced pension contribution
Long service awards
34 days annual leave allowance
Marriage leave
Free car parking
Moving house leave
Subsidized restaurant
Paid medical appointments
Bereavement Leave
Occupational sick pay
Enhanced maternity pay
On site physiotherapist
Critical illness policy
Perks discount scheme
Death in service benefit
Westfield healthcare benefit

(Full detail including eligibility criteria is outlined in the company handbook)

To Apply: Apply online at  https://almac.getgotjobs.co.uk/home

Closing Date: 15th September 2019 at 2200 hours
 

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