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Financial Accountant

  • Location:

    County Meath

  • Sector:

    Building / Architectural Products

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Clodagh Smithers

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  • Published:

    17 days ago

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Position: Financial Accountant

Location: Meath/ North Dublin

Salary: Neg DOE

Job Specification:

This is a broad hands-on role where your experience and value add skills should make a strong contribution to the Finance team. The role will focus on their distribution businesses and will include the monthly close process, detailed cost analysis including margin analysis, review of payroll data and helping to drive timely and accurate data, processes and controls.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts using Intact software.
  • Margin and cost analysis and variance explanation.
  • Ensure balance sheet reconciliations are prepared and reconciled accurately and on a timely basis.
  • Help implement and maintain a robust control environment across the companies with regard to areas such as AR / AP, intercompany balances, control account reconciliations and stock
  • Maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Review of monthly payroll
  • Continually evaluate and optimise monthly close and other finance processes, striving to deliver best practice in process automation, efficiencies and improved accuracy
  • Help enhance the control environment to ensure efficient/effective controls are operated.
  • To help manage VAT return workings and submission.
  • Assist with the annual audit process for various legal entities; this will include the preparation of individual management and statutory accounts.
  • Manage the preparation, review and submission of tax forms and Ixbrl returns for relevant entities.
  • Assist with the annual budgeting process
  • Assist with, or assume responsibility for, other duties and ad hoc projects as assigned.


  • Be a part/Qualified accountant with +2 years' experience ideally in a similar role.
  • Be results driven and have a proactive "can do" attitude.
  • Be able to deal with a large volume of transactions and tight deadlines.
  • Thrive in a busy, challenging and demanding environment.
  • Ability to find a positive solution while balancing different stakeholder needs.
  • Be open to challenge the status quo (i.e. the current way that things are done)
  • Have strong attention to detail to ensure completeness and accuracy of information.
  • Have strong computer and analytical skills; this to include a high level of proficiency in excel.
  • Be used to working on their own initiative.

Due to the urgency of this vacancy, it is not possible for our client at this time to consider anyone without the appropriate work permits, visas or sponsorship's already in place. Therefore, we are unable to consider candidates who do not have full authorisation to work in the Ireland. Applications submitted without the necessary visa in place will not be considered.

If the position above is of interest to you and you would like to know more, please call Clodagh today on 0860405288 in complete confidence.