Primark Ireland

Finance Manager - Bank Reconciliations

Dublin, Ireland
18 Jun 2024
09 Jul 2024
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Finance Accountant Manager

Finance Accountant Manager – Bank Reconciliations Team

Our Finance teams are right at the heart of what we do. Surrounded by some of the best Accountants in the industry, you’ll bring your own ideas to the business - helping to shape the experience of our customers as part of a forward-thinking team.

As a Financial Manager, you will manage the Bank reconciliation process across all our markets and support a qualified team. You will also contribute to the continued development of techniques and the improvement of processes and workflow for the function, delivering a quality and timely service.

What You’ll Get

The world is changing and it’s important we support our colleagues. People are at the heart of what we do at Primark so it’s essential we provide the right environment for you to perform at your best. That’s why we offer benefits that put you first.

Some of our benefits are:

  • 27 days of leave, plus bank holidays and if you want, you can buy 5 more.
  • Flexible Working, opportunity for an early Friday finish, and a subsidised cafeteria.
  • Primark Perks – Discounts with some local partner business to our offices

What You’ll Do:

In your role, you’ll collaborate with different people across a range of skillsets. Here’s a flavour of your day-to-day:

  • Overall responsibility for Bank Reconciliations Process across 17 markets & growing.
  • Responsible for Reporting on Cash Flow activity reflected on Bank Statements across 17 markets & growing.
  • Provide subject matter expertise to business-focused initiatives, internal partners, leadership, or projects related to operations as necessary.
  • Contribute to risk assessments and take action to address the root causes that continually lead to operational risk losses by challenging both historical and proposed practices.
  • Evaluate the current set of in-scope Reconciliations & Controls, recommending ways to optimize & further automate.
  • Ensure the effectiveness of the team and other closely related teams with quality and timeliness of service provided.
  • Continuous review & evolvement of outputs, together with effective reconciliations, ensure the appropriateness of controls in line with business requirements.
  • Coordinates audits, examinations, and deliverable requirements from internal and external reviewers by supporting coordinating activities within the team.
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with internal & external customers and stakeholders through strong business partnering.
  • Develop the team responsible for Bank Reconciliations, coach and develop individual team members.

What You’ll Bring

Here at Primark, we want everyone to feel valued – so please bring your authentic self to work, of course with some other key experience and abilities for this role in particular:

  • You have professional qualifications in accounting (ACCA, ACA, CPA or equivalent).
  • Previous Experience in a similar role 4 + working in a rapidly growing environment and can bring experience of best practice gained.
  • Experience with team management, deploying team resources as appropriate to meet business goals and goals, and improving operating processes and practices.
  • Ability to guide, develop and motivate high-performance people & team, an individual that can confidently influence and coach others.
  • Good communication, interpersonal and influencing skills across all levels of the organisation.
  • Pro-active about supporting change and changing existing procedures and processes to best practice.

Ready? Good - because we can’t wait to see what you can offer. You’ll be joining a team of diverse, passionate, and talented individuals where you’ll truly belong, collaborating on projects that will shape the future of our industry. If you’re excited about this role but don’t meet all the criteria, we encourage you to apply. You may be the right candidate for this role or another one, and our recruitment team Can determine where your skills may fit in at Primark.

Apply to be part of our future, and we’ll help you develop yours.

If you need any reasonable adjustments or have an accessibility request, during your recruitment journey, such as extended time or breaks between online assessments, a sign language interpreter, mobility access, or assistive technology please contact your talent acquisition specialist.

All offers of employment are subject to background checks, including right to work, reference education and for some roles criminal, and financial checks. If you have any concerns, please reach out to our talent acquisition team to discuss.

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

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