Financial Accountant

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Location
Dublin City Centre
Salary
Competitive
Posted
14 Sep 2018
Closes
15 Oct 2018
Job role
Accountant
My client, an Irish PLC based in Dublin 2 is seeking a Financial Accountant for a 9-12 month maternity leave contract. Job Description: ·         Support the manager in the preparation, review and communication of financial accounting information for the consolidated financial reporting statements in order to provide management ·         Preparation of journals, financial schedules and balance sheet reconciliations ·         Managing the monthly accounts close process and ensuring that appropriate controls are in place ·         Working with other members of the financial control team to ensure compliance with the accounting and disclosure requirements ·         Preparation of all reports to meet business and group requirements ·         Producing management P&Ls for business units ·         Liaise with Finance Business Partners to deliver value-creating information to the business ·         Measuring and analysing performance against budget, prior years, target and/or forecast ·         Assisting in a variety of projects to identify, improve, automate and develop the financial reporting process ·         Provide analytical and financial support for monthly forecast updates, annual budgets and Corporate Plan updates ·         Liaising with auditors as required ·         Establish and maintain strong working relationships with management and liaise with senior personnel on reporting requirements from all areas of the business ·         Ad hoc projects as required Requirements: ·         Qualified accountant ACA, ACCA, CIMA ·         2 - 4 years PQE ·         Strong technical accounting background, with a keen attention to detail ·         Demonstrate initiative, be self-motivating with strong organisational skills and track record of delivering results ·         Good analytical skills and problem-solving ability ·         A strong level of verbal and written communication skills including an ability to communicate well with senior management ·         Excellent IT skills, in particular advanced Excel.  Oracle skills an advantage but not essential Salary: 55-67K D.O.E

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