Financial Accountant / Company Accountant

Job Overview

This sought-after role seeks a talented individual who thrives in high-pressure environments and can expertly juggle competing priorities. The Finance Director may offer additional duties to enhance the varied responsibilities of this position. With a comprehensive company pension and healthcare plan, an employee referral bonus program, and an employee assistance program, the benefits package is top-notch. Plus, enjoy the convenience of free parking and a barista-style coffee machine for a perk-filled workday.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overall responsibility for accuracy of financial accounting numbers for the Group on a daily, monthly and annual basis

  • Ensure timely and accurate monthly accounts are reported in accordance with business deadlines

  • Monthly contract analysis by job to report gross margin and assist with driving margin improvement

  • Responsible for the Cashflow management and reporting of the business and driving improvements for same

  • Being commercially aware in the business to identify cost savings or margin improvements

  • Drive on-going improvements in reporting processes for the business

  • Ensure accuracy and take ownership of the General Ledger for the business

  • Support the FD in budgeting and re-forecasting process for Group revenues and costs and cost centres to ensure deadlines are achieved,

  • Assist FD to ensure information is submitted for Group Reporting in a timely manner to ensure consolidation deadlines are achieved,

  • On-going liaison and interaction with other areas of the business to improve the inputs to, and outputs from the Finance dept.

  • Liaise with external auditors.

  • Posting monthly journals as appropriate

  • Preparing UK and Irish Vat returns

  • Provide cover for Weekly and monthly payroll

  • Ad hoc projects as required by Finance Director

Experience and Requirements:

  • Qualified ACA / ACCA / CIMA or similar.

  • Minimum 3 years' experience in a similar role.

  • Practice-trained is an advantage.

  • Experience of working in a Small to Medium size business is desirable.

  • Experience of working with ERP systems. SAP Business One experience an advantage.

  • Resilient and flexible, with the ability to thrive in a changing and fast-paced manufacturing environment.

  • Experience in managing a team, and ability to build effective relationships across the business.

  • Personal drive for self-development and growth.

Key skills:

  • Excellent knowledge and use of MS Office suite packages, particularly Excel

  • Must possess an attention to detail

  • Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and organisational skills

  • Commercially focused and results-orientated

  • Can-do attitude and strong work ethic

  • Strong team player with ability to interact with clients and colleagues at all levels.

  • Flexible with a positive attitude to change

  • Organisational and commercial awareness - Understands linkages affecting all areas.

  • Communication skills - Listens responsively and can give information effectively, is open and receptive to others.


Additional Information:

Prospective applicants interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity are encouraged to reach out to Pairic Ryan for further information. Alternatively, individuals can take the first step towards their career aspirations by applying for the role today.

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