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Part-Qualified Accountant – FMCG

o Industry

s 40,000

q North Dublin

p Permanent

r 1717

Our client, a well-known FMCG based in North Dublin, are hiring a part-qualified GL Accountant to join their team on a permanent basis. Ideal candidates will have prior experience working within an FMCG environment, and be part-qualified ACA, ACCA or CIMA.

Responsibilities

  • Profit and Loss related:
    – Completion of month end overheads postings, analysis and full year forecasting
    – Completion of cost centre overhead packs for each divisional until within Retail & meet with BUD’s for review
    – Processing and posting of monthly payroll
    – Work with the Retail Site Services Team on spends tracking, project and ad-hoc requirements
    – Create a structured monthly re-billing / rebate process for Retail. Review with Financial Controller on an agreed date each period

 

  • Balance Sheet related:
    – Accurately account for the intercompany transactions within the Retail business and reconcile each period end
    – Preparation of payroll with accompanying balance sheet reconciliations
    – Completion of VAT, Intra-stat and all Government statutory returns
    – Completion of Month end Crates and Bins reconciliation

 

  • Cost Analysis:
    – Monitor overhead spend throughout all cost centres and proactively go after and implement cost reduction. This can be done through tenders, compiling and comparing costs from other suppliers, getting BUD’s/Financial Controller approval and buy in throughout
    – Each period the candidate will be responsible for chairing a meeting with each business unit director

Requirements

  • Part or Newly Qualified accountant
  • Knowledge/ experience of agriculture/ horticulture would be an advantage, but not essential
  • Previous experience in a FMCG sector
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to manage time and perform to strict deadlines
  • Possess the ability to perform to a high standard in a demanding environment
  • Possess the ability to communicate clearly and concisely at all levels
  • Team work abilities are a must
  • Advanced IT skills required (Advanced Excel Skills Essential)

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