Financial Accountant – Dublin 11- Hybrid – GREAT BENEFITS - Osborne
Job Summary
  • Dublin
  • Permanent
  • 27th July 2023
  • €60,000
  • Ref ID: #37944

Job Description

  • Location: Dublin 11, Dublin
  • Type: Permanent
  • Job #37944
  • Salary: NON 60,000.00

Financial Accountant – Dublin 11- Hybrid – GREAT BENEFITS

Our client is large organisation who is looking for a qualified finance accountant to join their team in a new position!
You will be a part of a large finance team of 25, who are all supporting 10 entities in the group.

This position will be Reporting to the Financial Controller, the successful candidate will work as part of the Finance Team.
The primary purpose of the role will be the delivery of accurate month end financial reports to tight deadlines in a PLC environment, support the preparation of annual statutory accounts, liaising with the group’s external auditors and internal auditors to conclude such audits in a timely manner, liaise with tax consultants to conclude on corporation tax returns or other tax issues and to support the head of finance/financial controller with the budgeting and revision cycles.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary 60-70k per annum
  • 10% Bonus
  • 5% Pension
  • 22 days leave
  • 9-5.30 pm
  • Hybrid
  • 3 days onsite, 2 days WFH

Main Responsibilities:

  • Process all close journals in accordance with close calendar and journal policy.
  • Deliver accurate, timely and value-add monthly reporting packs to the head of finance/financial controller, local management, and the group.
  • Provide high quality analytics and populate required supporting schedules (as key input to reporting pack).
  • Deliver accurate and timely monthly, four monthly and annual reporting packs to the head of finance.
  • Discuss monthly performance face to face with local management on deviations from budget.
  • Discuss risks and opportunities to budget achievement with local management and head of finance/financial controller.
  • Ensure full understanding of business drivers to credibly partner local management.
  • Analyse KPI performance on a monthly basis to surface trends and inform budgets and revisions.
  • Respond to the Head of Finance/financial controller, local business and wider finance team queries in a timely manner.
  • Provide financial support and challenge on investment decisions and related business cases e.g. NPV.
  • Ensure that all balance sheet reconciliations are performed, reviewed and approved on time.
  • Drive any reconciling items to closure and escalate any open items to the head of finance/financial controller.
  • Ensure all tax related returns are completed on time in full (Corp. Tax, VAT, PAYE/PRSI, Intrastat & Vies).
  • Expert point of contact on all local and statutory reporting matters.
  • Provide required supporting evidence for statutory accounts and internal controls reviews.
  • Work with internal auditors to develop new processes and procedures when required and ensure adherence with all finance team policies at all times.
  • Works closely with the business throughout the forecasting and revision process.
  • Translate business plan into a financial plan and take ownership to deliver the detailed financial budget.
  • Plan workload effectively to ensure that month end is delivered accurately and in full.
  • Fully contribute to reporting team and full finance team meetings.
  • Drive own development in conjunction with the financial controller and ensure adherence to appraisal process.
  • Provide advice/guidance to accounts assistants as and when required.
  • Team orientated and sociable nature that adds to a large finance function.
  • Continually strive to simplify and standardize accounting and reporting processes.
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives. Strive towards “best-in-class” in line with company objectives.
  • Active engagement as new systems & accounting tools are rolled out e.g. cubes
  • Represent finance department on key business projects e.g. cash pooling, working capital optimisation.
  • Drive continuous improvement in all business facing financial processes e.g. budgeting, cube development, updates to IFRS, up-stream discipline for divisional reporting, PLC reporting requirements etc.

Background, Experience & Skills:

  • Certified / Chartered / CIMA Qualified Accountant
  • 1+ years PQE preferably obtained in industry.
  • Proven ability in working to and consistently meeting tight deadlines.
  • Experience in working in a service driven, customer focused environment.
  • Excellent analytical skills with demonstrated ability to spot trends and anomalies in financial data.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral.
  • Proven ability to develop and sustain effective business relationships.
  • Strong organisation skills with an ability to prioritise and meet competing demands to satisfaction of all.
  • Proactive individual that identifies, resolves, or escalates issues as required.
  • Constant curiosity asks “why” and eager to understand.
  • Open and accessible – eager to listen, willing to make time, easy to find.
  • Adhere to and model the company’s values, behaviours, and competencies at all times.
  • Knowledge of an ERP package (Navision is an advantage)
  • Knowledge of MS Office products, including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Excellent excel skills essential.

For more information, please apply through the link provided for the attention of David McCoy or call Osborne Recruitment on 01-5984334.
If you are interested in finding out more about the above role and would like to be considered for this or other suitable roles that we may have available for your skill set – please attach your CV via the link provided. Please submit your updated CV in Word Format
If you are living in Ireland and hold a VALID WORK PERMIT, we would love to hear from you, if however, you do not hold a valid work permit unfortunately we will not be in a position to assist you with your job search.
Osborne are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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    Job Summary
    • Dublin
    • Permanent
    • Nov 17, 2022
    • Competitive
    • Ref ID: 123456