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Financial Accountant

Financial Accountant , Fixed Term Contract

Purpose of role: Management and Financial Reporting for the Group
Reports to: Finance Manager
Interacts with: Financial Reporting, Tax, Treasury, FP&A and Internal Audit
Location: Dublin Head Office

Principal Duties & Responsibilities

Financial Accounting
  • Support the preparation of periodic financial and management accounts.
  • Preparation of statutory accounts for a number of international legal entities.
  • Liaise with audit teams and other advisors ensuring timely and accurate completion of all statutory obligations for a number of legal entities.
  • Assist in the submission of periodic reporting packs to ABF (Associated British Foods).
  • Involvement in technical financial accounting advice, researching the impact of accounting policy decisions on the business and advising of relevant changes.
  • Understand the commercial drivers behind the financial performance of the company.
  • Other ad hoc reporting and project involvement as required.

Education and Training
  • Accounting qualification (ACCA, ACA, CPA or equivalent)

Skills, Knowledge and Experience
  • 5+ years of relevant experience (experience in retail environment would be an advantage).
  • Experience in managing a team.
  • Self-motivated with excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) - need to communicate to all levels within the business.
  • Excellent planning and organisation skills, ability to multi-task, plan and prioritise work schedule and work within agreed timescales.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a demanding environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail and an ability to analyse and interrogate high volumes of data as well as demonstrating an ability to focus on higher level overview.
  • Commercial awareness with ability to demonstrate a sound knowledge of wider business factors.
  • Have strong financial and analytical acumen as well as excellent Project Management and communication skills.
  • English is essential and another other European language would be an advantage.
  • Demonstrated initiative with strong work ethic.


Computer Skills
  • MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Strong Excel skills are required.
  • Oracle Financials, Excel4apps and Cognos would be an advantage.
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