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.






  • 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


  • 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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