Financial Accountant (12 Month Contract).

Job Overview

On behalf of our client in North Dublin we are recruiting for a Financial Accountant (12 Month Contract).

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced accountant with 2-3 years post qualified experience.

Experience working in a financial accountant role in retail or a similar commercial environment advantageous.

The primary purpose of this role is to provide timely, accurate and insightful financial & management reporting and analysis for the International business.

Your area of responsibility will include:

  • Ownership of the preparation of the consolidated Group monthly management accounts.
  • Collation, preparation and on time delivery of the Group monthly management reporting packs including KPI reports and business unit operational reports.
  • Participate in and contribute to the interim and year end external audit process to ensure that the process runs smoothly and in accordance with the planning timetable and audit requirements.
  • Review costs and assist with budgeting & forecasting with head office cost centre owners.
  • Support the preparation of the Group consolidated year end audit file and liaising with Group Finance and external auditors in the preparation of Group financial statements and annual tax computations.
  • Liaise with Group Finance, Shared Services Centre and business units in respect of inter-company charges, treasury, tax and other accounting issues.
  • Work closely with Shared Services Centre to ensure delivery of efficient transactional support, including obtaining invoice approvals and ensuring GL coding is correct.
  • Support the maintenance of proper systems of financial control, e.g. responsible for preparing monthly balance sheet account reconciliations.
  • Responsible for maintaining oversight of bank accounts and set up online payments for approval as required.
  • Assist in improving BI and Oracle reporting.
  • Co-ordinate and prepare annual audit pack for head office companies for external auditors.
  • Technical accounting analysis and provide advice on new / significant transactions and accounting standards.

What you will bring:

  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with at least 2-3 years PQE.
  • Post qualified experience working in group reporting or audit.
  • Strong IT skills - Excel (Advanced), PowerPoint, Oracle, GL Wand, ERP systems.
  • Ability to work and communicate effectively with different functions / regions / cultures / stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to work on own initiative.
  • Comfortable presenting and reporting to senior management.
  • Strong commercial acumen.
  • A third level qualification in Business Studies or Accountancy.

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