Financial Accountant

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Publish Date: 
15/10/2021 - 01:00 to 14/11/2021 - 00:00
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Temporary Full Time
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Financial Accountant

Are you a qualified Financial Accountant interested in working within the Aviation Industry?  If so, our Shannon based Client, a long-established aviation company, have the perfect opportunity for a Financial Accountant on a 12-month contract.

Reporting to the Vice President of Finance – Europe & Asia, this high-profile role will entail providing strong Financial Controllership and Leadership to the organisation.

Main Duties will include:                    

  • Prepare and provide monthly, quarterly & annual Executive updates on company performance
  • Oversight of Europe and Asia month end financial reporting
  • Ownership of preparation and publication of Global Consolidated Financials and Finance Pack
  • External Audit oversight for all Europe and Asia Entities, along with oversight for Global entity
  • Internal Controls oversight, reviewing the controls environment, ensuring effective and robust policies, procedures and controls are in place
  • Board Of Directors Meetings – Financial ownership of Board Pack
  • Strategic Business Case involvement (e.g., Expansion, M&A, Investment, etc.)
  • Responsibility for continually assessing our current Finance and related IT applications to ensure all tools are working efficiently. Identify any risks or concerns and develop a risk mitigation plan to address
  • Attend/Chair relevant cross-functional calls requiring Finance Support
  • Ad hoc project engagement

Candidates will require:

  • Accounting qualification (ACCA, CPA, CIMA etc.) with a minimum of 1-2 years industry experience
  • Demonstrated business and financial acumen, specifically be able to articulate how operational activities impact accounting entries and ultimately financial results
  • Strong audit background
  • Must be comfortable dealing with ambiguity, and understand key variables to minimize risk
  • Proven aptitude for process improvement / process re-engineering
  • Self-starter with a high level of diligence and the ability to work on own initiative and in conjunction with other key process leaders
  • Goal oriented and results driven with a strong desire to see tasks through to completion with a realistic and pragmatic approach to objectives
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills; (verbal, written and presentations)
  • Ability to interact comfortably and effectively at all levels within the organization including Operations and Finance Executive Management Team.

To apply, please email your CV to or call 086 0205506 to discuss in confidence.