Finance

Financial Accountant

  • Full Time
  • Dublin City Centre, County Dublin, Ireland
  • 42015501

PE Global are actively sourcing for a Financial Accountant to join our client, a Public Sector Entity who provides asset and liability management services to the Irish Government. The successful candidate will be responsible for the financial reporting team who will report to the Finance Manager.  

This interesting and varied role will be responsible for the completion of a range of tasks within our client’s finance function including (but not limited to) producing reports for senior management, business partnering, stakeholder relationship management, monthly trial balance review and reconciliations, and will act as a key point of contact in the audit process.  It represents an excellent opportunity for a finance professional to take up a challenging position supporting the finance function service delivery across a range of evolving and diverse businesses. 

 

Principal Accountabilities:

 

Financial and management reporting

  • The production of monthly management accounts and annual statutory accounts together with all ancillary reports.
  • Intercompany recharge preparation.
  • Preparation of regulatory reporting to external bodies including the Central Statistics Office and Central Bank of Ireland.
  • Preparation of a range of annual and interim financial statements under FRS102 and IFRS.
  • Preparation of daily and monthly management information and KPI’s.
  • Preparation of the annual operating budgets and forecasts.
  • Ad-hoc reporting including the preparation of responses to Parliamentary Questions and Freedom of Information requests.

 

Taxation/Compliance

  • Review of general ledger entries for VAT compliance.

 

Audit

  • Assist in the co-ordination and management of internal and external audits.

 

Other

  • Provide ongoing financial support services to a wide range of business area management teams to include business activity analysis, financial performance, budget performance and other ad hoc reporting as required.
  • Liaising with business area management teams to gather key financial inputs as part of the month end close process, budget process and forecast process.
  • Assisting with projects including finance system implementation.
  • Assisting with the documentation of processes/procedures/controls as required.

 

Experience

  • Fully qualified accounting professional with previous experience in the preparation of financial statements and management accounts.
  • Experience in financial services or in the banking sector is advantageous.

 

Skills

  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to form good working relationships/good interpersonal skill.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to the role and demonstrate the ability to work as part of a team.
  • A self-starter willing to take the initiative to get results.
  • Analytical with good problem-solving skills.

 

Knowledge

  • Knowledge of general ledger applications functionality (in particular Infor SunSystems) would be advantageous
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills, with experience in other Microsoft Packages.

 

Benefits

  • Hybrid work options 
  • An extensive wellbeing programme
  • A diverse range of initiatives: LGBT+, Gender Matters, Disability Awareness, International & Multicultural Awareness Team (IMAT), Sports & Social, Volunteering and lots more
  • Excellent learning and development opportunities that allow for full career development within the organisation
  • Reimbursement of annual professional membership fees
  • Career average defined benefit pension scheme