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Senior Financial Accountant CareerWise are currently seeking a Senior Financial Accountant for our Clare based client. This role has come about in conjunction with business expansion and this would be an excellent time to join. You will be a key part of the finance function and report directly to senior management. The Role:
  • Main contact for internal and external stakeholders for client portfolio on a daily basis
  • Ownership of the trial balance with responsibility for ensuring all accounts are reconciled and open items cleared within agreed timelines
  • Preparation and posting of accounting journals to reflect all accruals, prepayments, and other financial transactions in line with deadlines
  • Preparation of management accounts
  • Preparation of consolidated and/or entity statutory financial statements (end-to-end including active involvement in audit preparation and delivery and liaising directly with auditors and other advisors as required)
  • Preparation of reconciliations of balance sheet accounts
  • Reconciling and managing inventory for client companies including overseeing purchase orders, sales orders, stock levels and liaising with customers and suppliers
  • Maintenance of fixed asset register
  • Monitoring of clients' debtors ledger, creditors ledger and treasury management
  • Preparation, review and filing of client tax returns (i.e. Corporation tax, VAT and Payroll taxes)
  • Preparation of budgets and forecasts

  • Qualified Accountant, Big 4 or Top 10 advantageous.
  • 2+ years' post qualification experience either from an Assistant Manager/Manager level in Big 4 or industry
  • Strong commercial mind-set & ability to recognise & suggest process improvements where applicable
  • Financial services experience will be a significant advantage, ideally in structured finance and/or aircraft leasing
  • People management experience desirable

Please call Mark Brandon today for further information on 091-339914 or email:
CareerWise Recruitment (In Search of Excellence) Established in 1999, CareerWise Recruitment specialises in recruitment of management and technical professionals for the life sciences, ICT, engineering, food and agri sectors. We operate out of multiple locations in Ireland and have offices in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin. By applying for this position, you are consenting to allow CareerWise Recruitment to process and retain your data in accordance with our Privacy Policy, contained on our website for the purposes of providing career opportunities. CareerWise Recruitment accepts that you do not wish your personal data, including your CV, to be forwarded to any client company without your prior consent and gives an absolute assurance that this wish will always be respected. Please feel free to contact us if you have any queries or wish to withdraw or amend your consent.

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Accounting & Finance

Cork Office

CareerWise Recruitment. EastGate Village, EastGate, Little Island, Cork.

Phone: +353 (0) 21 206 1900