Management Accountant

  • Full-time
  • Department: Finance

Company Description

LGC Clinical Diagnostics develops and manufactures a comprehensive portfolio of catalogue and custom-developed diagnostic quality solutions and component materials for the extended life sciences industry. We partner with IVD assay developers, and pharmaceutical, CRO and academic institutions in commercialization activities across the entire diagnostic pipeline. Laboratorians and diagnostic professionals across disciplines of clinical chemistry, immunochemistry, serology, molecular diagnostics, and clinical genomics rely on LGC’s products to support accurate and reliable diagnostic results.

Our operating entities include Maine Standards Company, SeraCare Life Sciences, and Technopath Clinical Diagnostics, which are in vitro diagnostics (IVD) manufacturers of quality measurement tools (calibrators, controls, linearity, EQA/PT, biological materials), the Native Antigen Company, which is a manufacturer and supplier of viral antigens and LGC Proficiency Testing a global leader in PT schemes. We operate FDA-registered and ISO 13485-accredited facilities in Maine (USA), Massachusetts (USA), Maryland (USA), Tipperary (Ireland), ISO 9001-accredited facility in Oxford, UK, and Traverse City, Michigan US.

Each day, our world-class staff, scientific expertise, operational efficiency, and superior quality systems are ready to support the range of advanced technologies that collectively improve patient outcomes - from the widely adopted and established through to cutting-edge NGS and precision diagnostics.

Job Description

Join Our Team as a Management Accountant at LGC Clinical Diagnostics

Are you a qualified accountant with a passion for management accounting and a strong background in manufacturing? If so, we want you At LGC Clinical Diagnostics, we are seeking a highly motivated and skilled Management Accountant to join our team. Embrace our hybrid approach, dividing your time between home and our innovative facility in Ballina, County Tipperary.

About Us:

LGC Clinical Diagnostics is a leader in healthcare innovation, dedicated to delivering high-quality services to our clients. Our team is committed to pushing the boundaries of what's possible in the healthcare industry, making a tangible impact on people's lives every day.


Enjoy the flexibility of our hybrid work model, allowing to work remotely from home while also having the opportunity to collaborate in person at our vibrant facility in Ballina, County Tipperary.


  • Prepare month-end management accounts accurately and timely, focusing on inventory and sales reporting.
  • Manage the Standard Costing system and refine standard labor times & costs.
  • Understand and report on key drivers of sales, gross profit, and cost performance, ensuring meaningful insights.
  • Analyze overhead expenditure monthly, comparing against budget and forecast.
  • Assist in drafting the annual budget and quarterly forecasts.
  • Collaborate with Operations and Commercial teams to develop improvements reducing exposure to excess and obsolete inventory.


To excel in this position, you should be a qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA) with management accounting experience, ideally in manufacturing. Should have proven expertise in managing product costing systems and possess in-depth knowledge of manufacturing variances and inventory management. Experience in ERP implementation and continuous improvement/Lean methodologies is also desired.

At LGC Clinical Diagnostics, we value excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a customer-focused approach. Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, is essential for success in this role. Develop and implement systems to improve organization and follow-up of administrative tasks. Be a great teammate, supporting colleagues to meet work deadlines while treating others with respect. Adaptability, flexibility, and a positive, professional attitude are crucial qualities for success in our team

Ready to embark on an exciting journey with us? If you're passionate about management accounting and eager to contribute to a dynamic team, we encourage to apply! Grow your career with us and make a difference in the healthcare industry. Apply now and be a part of something outstanding!

Additional Information


LGC is a leading, global life science tools company, providing mission-critical components and solutions into high-growth application areas across the human healthcare and applied market segments. Its high-quality product portfolio is comprised of mission-critical tools for genomic analysis and for quality assurance applications, which are typically embedded and recurring within our customers’ products and workflows and are valued for their performance, quality, and range. 




LGC strongly believes that every job applicant and employee should be valued for their individual talents regardless of age, disability, race, color, ethnic or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion, or belief. Short listing, interviewing and selection will always be carried out without regard to gender, sexual orientation, marital status, color, race, nationality, ethnic or national origins, religion or belief, age, or trade union membership.

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