If you’re considering a career in financial accounting read on for a run down on the different career options available to you in Ireland. Financial Accounting professionals hold key roles within organisations of all sizes and types, and aligning your career plans with your interests can help you to narrow down your pathway.
Here in Ireland, we are fortunate to be experiencing high demand for top quality professionals in many areas. Because Ireland is an international hub of businesses, from start ups to worldwide corporations, there are exciting positions available for excellent Financial Accounting professionals across many industries.
Financial Accounting Professionals take on a very important position within their organisation, and are responsible for the public reporting of the company’s financial status. They communicate key financial information to senior leaders, and collect and prepare data about the company to forecast future trends.
Specialisations within Financial Accounting could include:
All of these career options will require a good level of expertise across several industry standards, including the GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) and the IFRS (International Financial Reporting Standards). Specific skills and experience will apply to all careers in financial accounting, and you should take advice on the pre-requisites for any pathway that you are interested in pursuing.
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CareerWise is Ireland’s leading specialist recruitment firm, based in Cork, Shannon and Galway, and our professional team can help you to find the new position you are looking for.
Whether you are looking for a new role in Financial Accounting or wish to find the dynamic professional your organisation needs, CareerWise can help. Contact us online now or call us on +353 (0) 21 206 1900 to arrange a consultation.
Joe Robbins is co-founder of CareerWise Recruitment. A graduate of the University of Limerick (Degree in Business Studies, 1985), Joe worked in the UK for five years where he specialised in materials management, production management and plant management for a number of companies.
He returned to Ireland in 1992 to become Operations Manager for a Cork-based start-up, FMC Automotive Division which was subsequently taken over by Snap-on Equipment. Joe managed the business re-location of this company to Shannon in 1997 before setting up CareerWise Recruitment in 1999.
He is a committee member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) Mid-West region, and a former Director and Vice President of the Shannon Chamber of Commerce. Joe is former Chairperson of the Sixmilebridge Camogie Club and current Chairperson of the Clare County Camogie Board.
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