Financial Accountant


An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Financial Accountant!! 

Location: Galway, Ireland

Job ID: 23572


As part of our ongoing development, we are seeking an operationally focused Financial Accountant to join our HID Global Finance team located at our EMEA Centre of Excellence, Galway. Reporting to the Finance Manager, the successful candidate will ensure our and aligns with business objectives. This business is poised for rapid global growth, both organically and by acquisition.


Who are we? 


HID powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places, and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely.

We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,000 worldwide employees. Check us out here: and 


As our Financial Accountant, you’ll support HID’s success by: 


  • Supporting the monthly and quarterly financial reporting cycle, ensuring it is completed in a timely, accurate and efficient manner in accordance with IFRS including.
  • Preparing, analyzing and posting journals.
  • Calculating, posting, and analyzing monthly accruals and prepayments.
  • Preparing and analyzing balance sheet reconciliations at month end.
  • Reviewing and reconciling of inter-company accounts, involving communication with other HID Global business.
  • Preparing multi-currency bank reconciliations.
  • Preparing related variance analysis.
  • Assisting with or leading other ad hoc projects as required.
  • Assisting with the integration of new acquisitions.
  • Supporting external audit for periodic year-end review procedures and local statutory audits.
  • Providing input on local finance policies and procedures ensuring ongoing compliance for all accounting and finance operations.
  • Participating in ongoing policy and control environment development to ensure compliance with applicable internal control regulations.
  • Inputting and deployment of new and existing processes and systems to ensure efficient delivery of value-add information to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Being an effective team player who will drive efficiency and continuous improvement throughout the department.


What we will love about your background: 


  • Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Fluency in a European language an advantage.
  • Highly proficient with MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Experience of ERP systems - Oracle an advantage.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Team player who thrives in working both cross functionally and globally.
  • Naturally curious and inquisitive.
  • Energetic and analytical with a positive approach to problem solving.
  • High level of personal and professional integrity and confidentiality.


Your Experience and Education include:      


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • Recognised professional qualification e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA.
  • 1-3 years of experience gained in an international company/multi-cultural environment.
  • Experience of statutory accounting and VAT in other European countries an advantage.


Why apply? 


  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise. We welcome an opportunity to meet you and learn about your unique talents, skills, and experiences. You don’t need to check all the boxes. If you have most of the skills and experience, we want you to apply.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive change. We are open to ideas, including flexible work arrangements, job sharing or part-time job seekers.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly. We want all our employees to be themselves, to feel appreciated and accepted.


We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 52,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences.


Galway, IE, H91A4T2

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