Careers at Galen

Management Accountant

Department: Finance
Location: Craigavon, UK
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Management Accountant

Department: Finance
Location: Craigavon, UK

Management Accountant

Hours: 40 hours per week
Salary: Competitive
Ref No:   HRJOB5684
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 organisation that has grown organically over 50 years.

We are a global company selling medicines worldwide in the areas of pain management, dermatology and gastroenterology, and partners with like-minded companies. We actively seek new markets and new opportunities, toward fulfilling our vision of creating a truly international pharmaceutical company from our base in Northern Ireland.

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.
The role

We are pleased to offer the opportunity for a Management Accountant to join our Finance team.  This role will be responsible for the preparation of information required for the company accounts, management reports, maintaining appropriate financial controls, as well as other Finance tasks and projects as appropriate.

Please note this is a fixed term contract 9-12 months maternity cover

Essential Criteria

  • Fully qualified accountant from a recognised professional body (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, or equivalent body)
  • GCSE Grade A-C (or equivalent level qualification) in Maths and English
  • Previous experience in accounts preparation ideally in a retail or pharmaceutical environment
  • Previous experience in numerical analysis
  • Previous experience in Budget and Costing
  • Knowledge of Finance processes, including ordering, invoicing, and reporting
Desirable Criteria
(The following criteria may be applied if a large pool of applicants exist)
  • Degree level qualification
  • Previous experience purchasing and controlling stock.
  • Good understanding of Sales and Marketing
Additional essential and desirable criteria are outlined in the person specification attached to the online job posting


For the successful candidate, we offer an attractive benefits package which will include a competitive salary and employer pension contributions, 34 days paid annual leave, healthcare benefits and much more.

To Apply
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Closing Date:
15 July 2020 at 17.00


Would you like to discuss how Galen can help you?

If you would like to explore how Galen’s expertise could add value to your product, or for an initial discussion about partnering with us, please contact our team.