Senior Manager, Financial Accounting


Executive / senior industry position


Jazz Pharmaceuticals is an international biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients’ lives by identifying, developing and commercializing meaningful products that address unmet medical needs. We are continuing to expand our commercial product portfolio and our research and development pipeline in therapeutic areas that can leverage our unique expertise.


Our therapeutic areas of focus include sleep and hematology/oncology – areas in which we have a deep understanding of the patient journey and a suite of products and product candidates to address critical needs.


We are looking for the best and brightest talent to join our team.  If you’re looking to be a part of a company with an unwavering commitment to improving patients’ lives and being a great place to work, we hope you’ll explore our career openings and get to know Jazz Pharmaceuticals. 


Position Profile

The Senior Manager, Financial Accounting plays a key role in the Dublin Finance Team which is primarily responsible for the preparation of monthly management accounts, provision of key management information and financial analysis and preparation of statutory financial statements.


Key focus areas for the role will be:

Preparation of monthly management accounts on a timely basis in accordance with US GAAP

Preparation of accurate management information and performing financial analysis with meaningful insights as required

Supporting key financial reporting systems (AX 2012)

Support local accounting requirements as necessary.

Major Duties/Responsibilities:

Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations in accordance with Group policies and Corporate deadlines and disposition of reconciling items arising from account reconciliations.

Working individually and as part of a team to prepare monthly reporting packs and other management information (e.g. quarterly supplemental pack) in accordance with Group policies and Corporate deadlines

Liaising with external and internal auditors, assisting with the annual statutory audit and interim reviews and preparation of statutory financial statements

Liaising with the IT team in supporting AX 2012 and driving efficiencies in our processes using our systems to their full potential

Maintaining appropriate SOX process and control documentation, ensuring the proper design and execution of internal controls and assisting in the coordination of SOX control

Assisting other team members and coaching junior team members as needed

Other ad hoc duties/projects as may arise



Big 4 accounting firm training and ACA qualification required

5-6 years of post-qualification relevant work experience

US multi-national environment experience an advantage

Strong technical knowledge of US GAAP, SOX and financial reporting

Experience in the pharmaceuticals industry would be an advantage

Fluent English is required

Excellent written and verbal skills

Strong analytical and communication skills

Excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills

Self-motivated and ability to work independently

Work as part of a team and liaison with other functions

Ability to organize work effectively to meet deadlines

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Executive / senior industry position


Dublin , Ireland