FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT - PERM  & CONTRACT 


My client a leading financial services provider which operates in a number of different sectors is currently seeking a Financial Accountant with good financial reporting and accounting experience ideally with a banking background.

The clients preference is for someone to join on a permanent basis but is also open to someone joining on a short term rolling contract to assist within their year end reports.


Responsibilities:

  • Assist in managing the day-to-day finance function, overseeing and assisting with daily tasks being completed by other members of the finance team - this includes acting as cover for these team members in the event of their absence

  • Financial Management and reporting - deliver monthly/quarterly and annual management reporting, ensuring accurate financial data is submitted

  • Ownership of balance sheet controls and reconciliations

  • Participate in statutory filings (Statutory Accounts, VAT, Statistics returns)

  • Participate in group consolidation process

  • Ensure proper financial controls maintained across the businesses

  • Work with team to drive process improvement initiatives.

  • Maintaining Finance process notes

  • Liaising with external parties including tax advisers, external audit and internal audit

  • Liaising with external auditors as part of the annual audit process

  • Ad-hoc activities as identified by management


Requirements:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA) with Post Qualification Experience in Financial Services (ideally banking)

  • Strong attention to detail is crucial

  • Strong Excel skills and experience using an ERP system

  • Strong time-management and organisational skills are essential

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to work on own initiative and towards shared team goals

  • Thorough knowledge of the end-to-end accounting procedures

  • In depth technical accounting skills (IFRS)

  • Experience using Blackline preferable.


Salary: €50,000 - €60,000