Financial Accountant

Impulse Recruitment are currently recruiting for a Financial Accountant for a large company based in D 22

This is a full time permanent position and a great opportunity to join a busy company

The role reports to the Finance Manager however this  job will involve a large degree of autonomy once areas of improvement/analysis are identified.

The role of the Financial Accountant  is to provide independent, objective financial & consulting services to the Operational Teams, designed to add value and direction to the business in meeting its operational & financial targets.

Job Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Partner with operational teams and their leaders to support strategic decisions and drive positive financial performance to achieve growth.
  • Challenge current ways of working, driving efficiencies and cost savings whenever possible
  • Review & interpret monthly results (financial & operational) to identify, communicate & agree necessary actions with operational teams, to achieve quarterly budget targets.
  • Review and provide insight and commentary for monthly internal financial reporting to be circulated to the Senior Management Team.
  • Liaise with members of the wider finance team to understand key issues and opportunities facing the Group in order to develop work plans
  • Develop and implement system and process improvements.
  • Identify cost reduction and efficiency initiatives.
  • Work closely with the finance team to drive functional financial performance.
  • Ability to problem solve and track resulting actions to achievement.
  • Ownership for rolling 12-month forecasts, including identifying and monitoring key actions to achieve budgets
  • Support the preparation of ad-hoc management presentations and requests.
  • Development and preparation of annual budget.
  • Build partnerships and maintain strong relationships with all senior managers and their teams
  • Understanding of business developments and how they impact the results of the business.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for improved efficiencies.

Skills Required:

  • Qualified accountant
  • 2-3 years PQE
  • Excel proficiency: pivot tables, sumif/vlookup etc.
  • Strong analytical approach and ability to articulate financial performance in a clear concise manner
  • Strong personal skills with an ability to deal with non-financial minded stakeholders in a cohesive manner
  • Experience with Sage is preferable but not essential
  • Powerpoint skills and and/or other presentation tool skills
  • Self-starter who is assertive and focused
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Previous Business Partnering experience an advantage.
  • An ability to meet internal and external deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • An ability to provide key insights capable of being read by financial minded and non-financial minded audiences
Job Category: Financial Accountant
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Dublin 22

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