Financial Accountant

  • Cork
  • Temporary
  • JO-1709-62852_1505479580


Our based client currently have an open position for a Financial Accountant to join their team. This is an 18 month contract.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, the successful individual will be responsible for the financial statements of the business.


  • Preparation of month end close financial statements & foreign currency translation.
  • Responsible for balance sheet reconciliation and control
  • Responsible for all aspects of corporation and deferred tax including preparing quarterly and annual provisions, preparing related balance sheet reconciliations and Quarterly tax reporting to our corporate tax department.
  • Ensuring correct standard treatment application for Fixed Asset Accounting.
  • Manage the preparation of annual statutory financial accounts
  • Liase with internal/external auditors and ensure compliance with all Corporate, Finance and Sarbanes Oxley policies, local legal and statutory requirements, taxation and customs authorities requirements.
  • Responsible for driving a culture of Continuous Improvement
  • Involvement in finance projects in areas such as, site disposal accounting, legal entity integration, Grant and R&D claims etc

key specifications:

  • Qualified accountant with relevant post qualification experience (minimum 2+ years)
  • Proficiency in IFRS statutory reporting conditions
  • Strong Excel and systems experience. Ability to build models, macros etc.
  • Experience in strategic projects around operational efficiency and savings
  • Exposure to ERP systems an advantage
  • Ability to work to and meet deadlines

Typical Minimum Education:

  • Degree or 3rd level qualification (Business/Finance).
  • Accountancy Qualification.

Typical Minimum Experience:

  • Beneficial to have worked in the US Multinational environment.
  • At least 3-5 years experience in a Business environment - with a good working knowledge of compliance & accounting.

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