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Financial Accountant - Dublin 2

REF J45202
Location: Dublin City
Employment Type: Contract
Salary: Negotiable

My client, an Irish PLC based in Dublin 2 is seeking a Financial Accountant for a 9-12 month maternity leave contract.

Job Description:
• Support the manager in the preparation, review and communication of financial accounting information for the consolidated financial reporting statements in order to provide management
• Preparation of journals, financial schedules and balance sheet reconciliations
• Managing the monthly accounts close process and ensuring that appropriate controls are in place
• Working with other members of the financial control team to ensure compliance with the accounting and disclosure requirements
• Preparation of all reports to meet business and group requirements
• Producing management P&Ls for business units
• Liaise with Finance Business Partners to deliver value-creating information to the business
• Measuring and analysing performance against budget, prior years, target and/or forecast
• Assisting in a variety of projects to identify, improve, automate and develop the financial reporting process
• Provide analytical and financial support for monthly forecast updates, annual budgets and Corporate Plan updates
• Liaising with auditors as required
• Establish and maintain strong working relationships with management and liaise with senior personnel on reporting requirements from all areas of the business
• Ad hoc projects as required

Requirements:
• Qualified accountant ACA, ACCA, CIMA
• 2 - 4 years PQE
• Strong technical accounting background, with a keen attention to detail
• Demonstrate initiative, be self-motivating with strong organisational skills and track record of delivering results
• Good analytical skills and problem-solving ability
• A strong level of verbal and written communication skills including an ability to communicate well with senior management
• Excellent IT skills, in particular advanced Excel. Oracle skills an advantage but not essential

Salary: 55-67K D.O.E

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