Finance Accountant

Dublin City Centre
12 Oct 2018
12 Nov 2018
Job role
Join this young, vibrant company who have the backing of a large established Group in Italy as a Finance Accountant. At the cutting edge of IT security this company is growing and every step is full of discovery and advancement. Basic Job Function: Manage all the Accounting activities of Wersec to ensure achievement of operational, administrative and financial targets. Management support: Analyse business performance and generate recommendations for improvement Stay informed of market trends and competitor activity and make recommendations for improvement Preparation of ad hoc business plans, analyses and reports as required Design and generate additional routine reports that give insights into financial and operational performance   Budgeting Assist the Finance Director with the compilation of the annual operating budget, quarterly forecasts and long term plan Reporting and controls: Assist in the completion of monthly accounts in line with the internal accounting calendar Ensure the maintenance of an up to date trial balance and balance sheet, ensuring all reconciliations are complete and accurate Assist in the preparation of annual statutory accounts Monitor internal control processes to ensure adherence to best practice Reconcile payroll reports back to templates submitted Production of Daily and Weekly Analysis in the areas of Revenue, Gross Profit and payroll analysis   Cash Management/Sales: Manage all cash handling processes within the outlets and ensure all cash is reconciled daily Bank and credit card transactions reconciliation      Purchasing / Stocks: Enter all purchases to ensure appropriate controls are in place with regard to PO's and invoices Ensure invoices are authorised for payment Purchase Ledger Reconciliation Overseeing monthly stock takes Sales: Sales invoicing as required Managing Debtors ledger         Sales ledger reconciliation Payroll: Assist with fortnightly payroll for submission to payroll provider Skills & Qualifications required: Relevant qualification in finance / accounting.  Minimum 2 years' experience working in a similar environment (café, hotel, retail) Balance sheets, P&L, cash flow - must have very strong grounding in fundamentals Preparation of budgets and forecasts Cost control Internal control procedures Cash flow management and analysis Advanced Excel skills Experience in Accounts IQ package an advantage Person Specification: Good interpersonal skills / the ability to build strong relationships Dynamic "can do" attitude Ability to work on own initiative Ability to multi-task Results driven and target focused Excellent organizational skills and analytical skills Ability to react positively under pressure Ability to implement procedures in a positive manner Impeccable attention to detail Takes initiative to achieve process improvements within scope of responsibility Ability to learn quickly and take ownership of issues.