Senior Financial Accountant – Contract

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SENIOR FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT – 12MONTH CONTRACT

 

My client, a Galway based multinational, seeks to hire a new Senior Financial Accountant. This hire is due to an influx in new business. You will be responsible for month-end, updating balance sheet reconciliations, streamlining processes and report automation. This role will offer you with a breadth of responsibilities in different areas. This role will offer opportunities to grow internally. This is a 12-18month temporary contract via CPL with a view to permanency. This role will report to FP&R Manager and will be based at the client’s site.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting in the preparing of the monthly management accounts for the group
  • Assisting with the closure of the month end ledgers on the ERP system
  • Responsible for all trading and statutory entities
  • Enforce the finance policies and procedures including but not limited to
  • Presentation and disclosure of transactions
  • Dealing with statutory audit queries
  • Ensuring a robust system of internal controls operates over all transactions
  • Ensuring a comprehensive month end file is prepared and reviewed to support all balances held including detailed schedules for accruals, provisions, and prepayments
  • Ensuring overheads are accounted for in line with policies and procedures
  • Ensuring a full matrix is maintained of intercompany balances and that balances are agreed, confirmed, and reconciled monthly
  • Assist in the submission of monthly vat returns across all jurisdictions
  • Assist in the submission of CSO and regulatory authority returns
  • Assisting with ensuring all profit and loss account entries and balance sheet entries and accounts are posted correctly and reconciled monthly.
  • Assisting with posting monthly payroll costs and payroll allocations across the group
  • Coordinating with other finance functions to ensure all transactions and balance sheet balances are appropriately supported, in line with accounting standards and group policies
  • Ensuring all balance sheet accounts are appropriately reconciled on a timely basis and that these reconciliations are appropriately reviewed
  • Providing input on the company forecast and on the annual budget processes
  • Reporting monthly on anomalies and specific aspects to management
  • Making recommendations on the correct accounting treatment for transactions
  • Ensuring revenue/HMRC compliance of transactions to minimise the risk of audits.
  • Working cross functionally to deliver streamlining initiatives for the finance function
  • Ensure there is no manual circumvention of controls, that the delegation of authority is followed and that any instances of non-compliance are investigated, and loopholes closed
  • Actively identify opportunities to streamline the workflow process
  • Ensure all transactions are accounted for in line with frs102

 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Qualified Accountant – Big4 Trained – Essential
  • 3 years PQE – Experience in manufacturing environment – Desirable but not essential
  • Experience with large ERP’s is desirable but not essential
  • Advanced Excel - MAXIFS, Match, Index, Offset, Pivot Table’s, VlookUP – Essential

 

Interested? Please send your CV to peter.casey@Cpl.ie for consideration.

 

 

 

 

 

               

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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