Job Reference 17345
Job type Permanent
Location Kildare
Salary € 40,000-60,000, 60,000-80,000

The Role

Financial/Management  Accountant

Kildare Town PERM

Office based

Job Title: Lead Accountant

Reporting To: Financial Controller


Role Summary:
To work with the Finance & Management team in maximizing returns & achieve overall Site & Group objectives/targets. To assist with the financial accounting process, management accounting process and assist with the monitoring and implementation of accounting controls.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:
• Preparing and completing weekly management accounts which will include extensive interaction with all internal business units and manufacturing based analysis. Provide insights into the operations of the business and communicate this to all required levels.
• Prepare monthly management accounts and year-end financial statements / audit files and be accountable to deliver accurate and timely financial information from the point of transaction through to financial close and periodic reporting (monthly, quarterly and annually).
• Work with the Finance Team to ensure that the team delivers a comprehensive and professional service to all stakeholders by demonstrating accounting and business knowledge, analytical skills and excellent attention to detail.
• Set targets for and supervise finance personal in the completion of their duties including the development and mentoring of junior finance staff, delivering to agreed deadlines and clearly defined team and individual goals.
• Assist with the routine activities of the Finance Team in a manner that complies with the relevant statutory and company requirements, such as, but not limited to, cattle payments, wages, shipping, receipt & payment paperwork.
• Make the best use of the Group’s current IT systems to make the control & reporting process as efficient as possible. Continually contribute to the improvement of Group Reporting systems & information.
• Support the Financial Controller as required on reporting and ad hoc queries, including specific project assignments.

The Person

• Qualified member of a relevant accountant body, ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA.
• Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a financial/management accounting role.
• IT proficient in Microsoft Office and to an advanced standard in Microsoft Excel.
• Ability to demonstrate strong analytical skills with excellent attention to detail and a desire to continually improve systems and processes.
• Ability to demonstrate a detailed understanding of the Site’s business environment, its structure, processes, information system, policies and procedures.
• Strong team player with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Motivated individual who uses their initiative and can demonstrate their ability to be flexible in terms of role deliverables while meeting deadlines.

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