Technical Financial Accountant

Darwin Hawkins

Technical Reporting Role

Job Title: Technical Financial Accountant
Sector: Fintech
Location: Dublin City Centre
Salary: Base negotiable plus bonus & benefits
  
Our Client
Our client is a leading fintech who are globally recognised. This is an exciting opportunity which requires a very specific skillset.

Why should you apply?
This is a senior financial accountant role focusing specifically on technical accounting aspects. The successful applicant unrivalled access to executive management.

Who should apply?
Candidate should be practice trained finance professionals with a minimum of 2 years PQE and from speaking with our client, we have put together potential backgrounds of perspective candidates:
  • Financial Reporting professionals who are strong technically and looking for a new challenge
  • Assistant Manager/Manager working in audit with a Top 10 firm
  • Assistant Manager/Manager working in FAAS with a Top 6 firm
Other attributes that we have identified below would be extremely beneficial but not essential:
  • Proven track record in project management with an ability to manage multiple work streams, staff and deadlines.
  • Ability to research a complex accounting issue not seen before and conclude on the correct treatment.
  • Good communication skills in both providing insight into work and explaining complex issues in an easy to understand way.
  • Willingness to get sleeves rolled up and directly review and work on matters.
  • Good team player, who is willing to help assist and train the team overall.
  • Understanding of external audit process, finance risks, who can advise the company and lead the external audit process, including management of other advisors.
Role and Reporting Lines
Reporting to the senior management, the role is very broad and will involve:
  • Take on a significant leadership role in the team, including team development and mentoring.
  • Drive excellence in the groups external reporting (preparation of financial statements/researching and advising the company on complex accounting matters/purchase accounting for acquisitions)
  • Lead a number of finance related projects (implementation of new accounting standards/valuation of intangible assets for acquisitions/advising the company on processes and controls)
  • Respond to queries from finance team on process improvement and accounting issues on new accounting transactions.
  
Interested in this position?
To apply, please submit your CV to Aonghus Cody who is managing this assignment via the link below or to inquire further please contact Aonghus directly at acody@darwinhawkins.com or 01 529 4200.