Bank of Ireland

Financial Accountant, UK Financial Control

Location
Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
25 Jan 2022
Closes
08 Feb 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Division Description:

The Finance & Accounting Division is made up of a number of core finance teams both at business unit and Group level. We perform a key management and control function in ensuring all Group financial and management reporting processes are appropriately governed. The Finance Division has overall responsibility for driving the Group budgeting and forecasting process, developing Group-focused financial insight and analysis and delivering the Group's statutory, regulatory and external reporting. We do this through collaborative business partnering in each of the Divisions and with centralised Finance shared / specialist services.

Description of business unit

The Retail UK Financial Control team takes lead responsibility in ensuring that financial information is delivered on a timely basis and to high standards of accuracy. It involves working closely with the Finance Business Partner team to provide commercially insightful analysis of financial performance for senior stakeholders within the Group.

Purpose of the Role

TheUK FC teamis responsible for successful delivery of the monthly GL close, financial control and reporting for the UK business. Therefore the role will give an individual a variety of experience working as a financial accountant in a vibrant and growing environment.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support the Financial Controller in ensuring the accuracy of the General Ledger for your business unit and the delivery of high quality financial and management reporting.
  • Preparation of Statutory and Finrep disclosure notes on a quarterly basis ensuring that underlying processes and controls have been completed in accordance with best practice
  • Preparation of Balance sheet reconciliation and substantiation, ensuring each individual Balance sheet account is substantiated with appropriate back up and reconciling items have been resolved in a timely manner
  • Prepare journals on a monthly basis ensuring the journals are accurate and complete with appropriate back up provided to allow efficient review.
  • Supporting the reporting requirements for the Group and UK plc.
  • Support the team in any adhoc requirements as they arise

What is the opportunity

TheUK FC teamis responsible for successful delivery of the monthly GL close, financial control and reporting for the UK business. Therefore the role will give an individual a variety of experience working as a financial accountant in a vibrant and growing environment.

Working at Bank of Ireland doesn't have to mean working in an office to have an impact. Our commitment to enabling colleagues to thrive means that depending on role type you can have choice and flexibility in where you work and live, subject to your role, customer needs and our requirements. We have a hybrid working model, with home, agile hub and office based options available. We will always list a primary location which can be where you go for in person collaboration, and a location where you can best perform your role.

Please note you must live in the jurisdiction for the business to which you are contracted.

This job can be done anywhere in the ROI with the primary office location as Dublin to which travel will be required for in person collaboration. Exact frequency to be agreed with manager.

Essential Qualifications

  • To perform this role an individual must be at least a part qualified Accountant with strong academic and technical ability.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Strong business acumen with a questioning, open incisive intellect.
  • A self-starter with the ability to plan, co-ordinate and deliver results in a reliable manner with minimum fuss.
  • Demonstrated experience of delivery to tight reporting deadlines and managing competing priorities.
  • Excellent communication skills.

Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Sound knowledge of accounting and banking sector.
  • Knowledge of BCS and SAP R/3

Key Competencies

  • Champion Transformation - Self
  • Accountable - Self
  • Agile - Self
  • Manage Risk - Self
  • One Group, one team - Self

Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Bank of Ireland by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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