Financial Accountant

Posted 24 June 2024
Salary €45,000 - €55,000
LocationCounty Longford
Job type Permanent
Discipline Accountancy
Contact NameBreda Dooley

Job description

What you need to know

Our client, an established Irish food group based in Co. Longford is seeking a Financial Accountant to join their finance team.

This is a permanent position.

The Financial Accountant will report to the Reporting and Controlling Manager. This job will play a key role in the finance department. It is a great job opportunity to take on new responsibilities and progress your career.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Generate and reconcile daily, weekly, and monthly sales reports.

  • Prepare tax returns and monthly Intrastat/VIES returns.

  • Report on monthly cost centre budget variances.

  • Maintain the fixed asset register and depreciation schedules.

  • Reconcile and analyse GL accounts, calculate accruals, and set up journal entries.

  • Manage debtors and creditors ledgers.

  • Prepare CSO returns and surveys.

  • Compile EI Grant submission reports and applications.

  • Assist with the annual audit and coordinate with external auditors.

  • Analyse payroll, prepare journals, and submit payroll details to an external payroll company.

  • Prepare detailed financial analyses for both external stakeholders and internal departments.

  • Support month-end reporting to meet deadlines.

  • Report on R&D tax credits.

  • Aid in the preparation of the annual budget.

What are we looking for?

  • Recently qualified CIMA,ACCA,ACA, or CPA Accountant

  • 3-5 years of experience in a dynamic financial setting preferably within industry.

  • Advanced proficiency in Excel.

  • In-depth knowledge and expertise with ERP systems.

  • Effective task prioritization skills.

  • Outstanding communication abilities.

  • Cooperative and team-oriented mindset.

  • High attention to detail with a solid understanding of accounting principles.

  • Background in inventory management is desirable.

Apply for this job now by sending in a Word version of your CV or get in touch with Breda.

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