Group Financial Accountant

Darwin Hawkins

Exciting opportunity in a leading Irish PLC.

Job Title: Group Accountant
Sector: Irish PLC
Location: Dublin
Salary: Base Negotiable plus bonus & benefits
Our Client
A leading Irish PLC are currently in the market for a group accountant to join their finance function after a recent acquisition. The successful candidate will work very closely with the Group Financial Controller and CFO to integrate the acquisition, see how a value adding finance function operates  and make suggested improvements where necessary.

Why should you apply?
The company has recently made a significant acquisition and the role on offer will enable to successful candidate to springboard their career to the next level with this under the radar company. The company is a PLC but has the culture of an SME or family owned business.

Who should apply?
Candidate should be recently qualified accountants currently working in:
  • Big 4/ Top 10 firm in audit, tax or FAAS.
  • First role outside practice in financial accounting/analysis but looking to work in a plc.
Candidates with the following would also be very beneficial:
  • First-rate track record of academic achievements
  • Strong excel and technical reporting skills
  • Consolidation experience
Role and Reporting Lines
This role reports to the Group Financial Controller and indirectly to the CFO to include
  • Reporting - Preparation of quarterly management accounts, B/S recs, year-end accounts, liaising with auditors, and preparation of audited financial statements
  • Working with the commercial team to set realistic/tangible budgets and forecasts coupled investigating variances
  • Compliance - Ensuring financial compliance across various structures
  • Finance Operations - Hands-on involvement
  • Banking - quarterly banking compliance certificate completions, managing senior debt function
  • Fundraising - understanding banking facility agreements and overview of the various lenders and funding options available in the Irish market
  • Tax planning, liaising with tax advisors
  • Financial modelling, monthly projections and cashflow planning
  • Budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis
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 or 01 529 4200.