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Financial Accountant

o Industry


q South East

p Permanent

r 1441

Accountancy Professionals has been retained by Coolmore Stud, one of Ireland’s leading sporting businesses, to recruit for a new member of the finance function.

Coolmore Stud, based in Fethard, County Tipperary in the Republic of Ireland, is generally acknowledged to be the world’s biggest, and best, thoroughbred racehorse breeding operation. Owned by John Magnier and situated in the heart of the Golden Vale on Ireland’s finest limestone land, Coolmore provides the perfect environment for breeding and raising thoroughbreds.


The Financial Accountant position will be integral to the ongoing growth of this international business and will sit as part of the finance team in Fethard. The ideal candidate will be a Big 4-trained accountant with 1-4 years PQE in industry.  Responsibilities will include;

  •  Preparation of monthly management accounts including analysing and investigating variances
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Annual budgeting and forecasting process
  • Statutory reporting and liaising with external auditors
  • Corporate restructuring and tax planning work
  • Financial analysis, reporting expertise and financial support to the business
  • Continuous improvement of financial reporting processes
  •  Other ad hoc projects and duties as required



  • ACA qualified
  • 1-4 years PQE
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Strong IT skills and familiarity with financial accounting and reporting systems
  •  Aptitude to learn and progress
  • Strong business acumen
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to liaise with senior management


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