Financial Accountant

Posted 01 March 2024
Discipline Accountancy
Contact NameRena Weld

Job description

What you need to know
Our client a highly successful and well-established multinational based in Waterford are currently seeking a Financial Accountant.

Your new job:
You will be responsible for the financial accounting reporting for a number of different entities and will report to the Finance Manager.

You will gain excellent exposure in the running of the finance function with the finance manager and gain exposure to various accounting procedures across company sites in Europe.

This is a 14-month contract position.

Hybrid working is available with 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home.

Key duties and responsibilities:
  • Prepare balance sheets, P&L statements and other financial statements and reports for various legal entities
  • Ensure accuracy for all journals and reconcile ledgers
  • Responsible for accruals and prepayments for legal entities
  • Liaise with external auditors on audits and statutory reporting
  • Identify any key issues and determine actions required with the finance manager
  • Responsible for processing of employee expenses, cash management and monthly payroll
  • Identify process improvements in finance functions using lean
  • Backup for the FM and other members of the finance team as required

What are we looking for?
  • Part-qualified or qualified accountant with SAP and at least 2 years Accounts preparation experience
  • Strong commercial acumen, eager to learn, enjoy a fast-paced environment
  • Ambitious and sees this role as a stepping stone
  • Excellent communicator
  • US GAAP, BI experience and ability to speak German, French, Portuguese or Dutch would be an advantage

Apply for this job now by emailing your WORD formatted CV to Rena Weld (
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