Financial Accountant

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Publish Date: 
25/03/2021 - 00:00 to 24/04/2021 - 01:00
Contract Type: 
Temporary Full Time
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An exciting opportunity for a Financial Accountant on a 12-month FTC, has arisen with a well-established global company based in Shannon, Co. Clare.  Initially, this position will be on a remote WFH basis.

Reporting to the Finance Director, the Financial Accountant will be responsible for managing the day-to-day financial activities of the organisation; control of financial resources and ensuring that all systems and procedures comply with applicable regulations, accounting principles and standards.

Main Responsibilities will include:

Monthly financial accounts preparation for all foreign subsidiaries including:
o Preparation of month-end journal entries
o Profit & Loss 
o Balance Sheet
o Analytical reviews
o Resolving any issues that arise

Completion of monthly reports, for example margin analysis and shipping cost analysis.
Liaising with both internal and external Auditors and preparation of audit files.
Responsible for ensuring internal controls and procedures are operating effectively and continue to be compliant with agreed practices.
Maintenance of the International Fixed Asset register
Intercompany reconciliations
Marketing and Program development fund ownership
Accounts payable – review of invoice posting.
Supplier Payment runs
Supplier reconciliations
Review of peers’ work
Revenue review with 3rd party logistic company
Ad-Hoc projects

Qualifications & Skills:

The ideal person will be a recently qualified accountant (preferably with Big 4 experience).
Will have knowledge and some exposure to Irish and US GAAP.
Previous exposure to internal controls.
Working knowledge of Great Plains or similar accounting packages.
Experience of working to tight deadlines and managing key finance deliverables.
Strong organisational skills and attention to detail required.
Business focused with good technical knowledge.
Proficient in the Microsoft Suite with very strong Excel skills.

To apply for this position please email your CV to or to discuss the role in the strictest confidence please call Angelina on 086 0205506.

This position is now closed