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Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritional’s and branded generic medicines. Our 107,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.


Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices and nutritional products. In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 4,000 people across nine sites. We have been operating in Ireland since 1946.

We have six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third-party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. Abbott has commercial, support operations and shared services centres in Dublin and Galway.

The successful candidate for the role of Accountant (Tax Compliance)

will be based in the CFS Sligo office in Carbury Point, Sligo with hybrid office/work from home flexibility and will report to the Tax Planning and Compliance Manager at Abbott Ireland.

Purpose of Role

The Accountant (Tax Compliance) is responsible for coordinating and implementing Co-Operative Compliance Framework compliance across Abbott in Ireland for all tax heads.


  • Review / implement policies, systems and procedures from a tax compliance perspective
  • Responsibility for maintaining and testing for adherence to internal tax controls and ensuring all tax policies and procedures are up to date
  • Tax Risk Registers completed for key tax heads/ businesses
  • Self-Assessment completed on high-risk areas
  • Prompt response to Revenue queries and requested actions
  • Determining tax compliance implications associated with various business initiatives/proposals
  • Reviewing current tax legislation relating to business requirements and analysing the impact of and implementing change arising from new tax legislation
  • Identify, create and facilitate process improvement techniques for various tax reporting.
  • Review of VAT invoice requirements, reverse-charge mechanism and place of supply rules for goods and services
  • Review of VAT rates for items sold
  • Assistance with any ad-hoc projects and other tasks when required from a tax perspective


  • Qualified Accountant – Member of ACA, ACCA, CIMA
  • Tax Qualification – AITI or equivalent desirable
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance desirable
  • Relevant experience in a complex global environment – preferably within a multi-currency, US GAAP based financial close
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • SAP or other major ERP Systems experience is desirable
  • Hands-on and self-starter mentality
  • Able to manage responsibilities independently
  • Results driven
  • Excellent financial analysis skills with ability to summarise data into high quality summaries.
  • Strong computer skills especially MS Office & PowerBI.

Minimum language skills

  • Fluent in English essential

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