Financial Accountant

The Connacht Hotel
Galway, Ireland
Competitive salary
11 Sep 2020
01 Nov 2020
Experience level
Part qualified
The Company Accountant role will include responsibility for the finance function of a company in Connacht Hospitality Group.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, this role will include responsibility for the finance function of a company in the Group.

Key deliverables and responsibilities:
  • Responsible for internal controls for the business and strengthening controls where necessary.
  • Preparation of weekly cashflow forecasts and bank reconciliations.
  • Preparation of a range of other financial reports to assist management in decision making and understanding performance.
  • Attendance at and actively participating in weekly HOD meetings.
  • Production of monthly management accounts and Balance Sheet reconciliations to strict deadlines.
  • Managing costs and identifying possible savings.
  • Oversee achievement of budgeted F & B margins and working with external stock takers on variances and improvement measures.
  • Review weekly labour forecasts and recommend savings where applicable.
  • Review labour performance for the property after end of week and report on variances.
  • Be an active member of the management team for the Property.
  • Attend monthly senior management meetings and present a summary of the financial performance for the month.
  • Create Supplier bank payments for processing.
  • Oversee accounts payable function to ensure all accounts are being reconciled monthly.
  • Ad hoc queries.
  • Managing group credit card spend analysis
  • Daily Sales reconciliations.
  • Statutory Returns including monthly PAYE & bimonthly VAT returns

Core competencies
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to operate effectively as part of a team
  • Strong Attention to detail and ability to multitask.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to work to set deadlines
  • Have strong Microsoft Office skills.

Professional requirements and experience:
  • Qualified / Part Qualified Accountant
  • A minimum of 3 years work experience either in a busy commercial finance function or practice


Accounts, Payroll, Finance

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