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.
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
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