Financial Accountant - Stock

Location
Dublin, Ireland
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
02 Feb 2021
Closes
02 Mar 2021
Ref
69578BR
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Contract
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Location: Dublin Head Office

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

  • Preparation of periodic financial and management accounts.
  • Preparation of statutory accounts for a number of international legal entities.
  • Liaise with audit teams and other advisors ensuring timely and accurate completion of all statutory obligations for a number of legal entities.
  • Assist in the submission of periodic reporting packs to ABF (Associated British Foods).
  • Involvement in technical financial accounting advice, researching the impact of accounting policy decisions on the business and advising of relevant changes.
  • Support projects such as transition to Oracle Retail this may involve testing or covering period close activities if others in the team are completing testing

Other

  • Significant cross-functional working across Finance, Oracle Project team and Planning & Space
  • Comfortable working and taking responsibility in a dynamic environment

Education and Training

  • Accounting qualification (ACCA, ACA, CPA or equivalent)

Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • 1+ years’ post qualification experience (preferably in a retail environment)
  • Experience in stock and intercompany accounting an advantage
  • Self-motivated with excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) - need to communicate to all levels within the business
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills, ability to multi-task, plan and prioritise work schedule and work within agreed timescales
  • Ability to work under pressure in a demanding environment
  • Excellent attention to detail and an ability to analyse and interrogate high volumes of data as well as demonstrating an ability to focus on higher level overview
  • Commercial awareness with ability to demonstrate a sound knowledge of wider business factors
  • Have strong financial and analytical acumen as well as excellent Project Management and communication skills
  • English is essential and other European language would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrated initiative with strong work ethic

Computer Skills

  • MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Strong Excel skills are required
  • Oracle Financials, Excel4apps and Cognos would be an advantage

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