Financial Accountant


Our client, a leading accountancy firm, is seeking an experienced Financial Accountant based in Kilkenny.  The successful candidate will be able to work remotely a number of days per week. This role gives an excellent opportunity to join and help grow a high performing Finance team with input into the management, financial and statutory reporting for several group entities. Opportunity to grow and develop within the role and the firm.

Kilkenny

Permanent

DOE

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RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with the finance manager
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Responsibility for the general ledgers including reviewing postings, period-end controls and reconciliation of intercompany accounts
  • Preparation of annual financial statements in accordance with Irish GAAP
  • Prepare and submit all regulatory, tax and statistical returns on a timely basis
  • Liaise with budget holders and assist the Finance Manager in the preparation of annual budgets
  • Assist in the implementation and maintenance of strong financial controls, ensuring a strong financial control environment exists at all times
  • Assist in IT system developments
  • Review, improve, automate and implement standardised processes on a continuous rolling basis
  • Contribute to Finance team initiatives
  • Maintaining process and procedure manuals
  • Ad hoc reporting as required

REQUIREMENTS

  • Qualified Accountant with industry experience
  • 3-5 years’ experience of working in a busy Finance department in a similar role
  • Strong IT, Outlook and Excel skills
  • Excellent attention to detail with excellent analytical skills
  • Payroll experience is an advantage
  • Strong variance analysis and reconciliation skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and problem solve
  • Ability to multi-task and work within strict deadlines
  • Full clean driving licence required as some travel required to another office location

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