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Senior Group Accountant – PLC – South Dublin

o Industry

s 60,000 - 70,000

q South Dublin

p Permanent

r 1558

Our client, a world-leading company, is recruiting for a qualified accountant with 3-4 years PQE for a senior Group role. The ideal candidate will be a high calibre, Big 4-trained ACA with significant PLC/industry client exposure. This experience can come directly from auditing large clients or from some PQE working in industry. Consolidation experience, particularly in a multicurrency environment, will be a huge plus. Scope for progression is high – this role has become available due to internal promotion within the Group.

Responsibilities

  • External Group financial reporting – annual and interim financial processes, liaison with Divisional teams and external auditors; resolution of queries; follow-through to sign-off
  • Preparation and review of Group IFRS consolidated financial statements in a multinational multi-currency environment to strict external reporting deadlines
  • Preparation and audit of Annual Report and Form 20-F in compliance with Irish/UK and SEC reporting requirements
  • Assist and support Divisional reporting entities on relevant reporting issues and local statutory financial reporting
  • Assist in the continued development and optimisation of financial reporting in Hyperion
  • Follow-through of the practical implications of financial reporting developments
  • Liaising with auditors in respect of assigned areas during the course of the financial consolidation exercise and, as appropriate, with other external specialists
  • Assist in the Group financial budgeting process
  • Other ad-hoc projects and requests from senior management

Requirements

  • Strong financial accounting background essential – group consolidation experience preferable
  • Accounting qualification with a good working knowledge of financial reporting processes and confidence in preparing financial reports and underlying analysis
  • Experience using Hyperion Financial Management or an interest in financial systems would be beneficial
  • Team player with excellent verbal/written communication and inter-personal skills
  • Must have the ability to work to tight deadlines in the production of internal and external financial reports to senior management, shareholders and regulatory authorities
  • Must be practical, motivated and have a high degree of initiative
  • Strong attention to detail, problem solving and organisational skills

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