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Accountant, FMCG, Laois

  • Laois
  • Permanent
  • Industry
  • Reference: 29775-AQ

Our client are a well-established FMCG organisation operating in the midlands.  As a result of growth in new business, they now require additional resources in their finance team. Reporting to the Finance Manager, this role would suit an accountant looking for a change or someone returning to the workforce that wants to maintain a work/life balance.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Month end preparation, including accruals, prepayments, journals and reconciliations
  • Preparation of weekly/monthly reports with analysis and comments on variances
  • Managing month end close ensuring timely reporting
  • Prepare and post journals to the Nominal Ledgers as required
  • Review the Trial Balance for accuracy
  • Reconcile bank accounts
  • Preparing balance sheet account reconciliations monthly
  • Working together with the finance team on the annual audit to insure a timely and efficient process is carried out. Support the preparation of annual statutory accounts
  • Preparation of payment runs
  • Ensuring procedures and controls relating to financial systems are adhered to. 
  • Efficient month close
  • Production of monthly reporting per the Company’s monthly deadlines
  • Support the financial controller in the delivery of accurate information to the business on a timely and accurate basis
  • Ensuring processes and procedures are being adhered to and/or developed to maintain a strong financial control environment exists within the business

Candidate Requirements:

  • Qualified or Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Experienced in accounts preparation up to Trial Balance stage
  • Excellent communication skills and a fluency in English is required
  • Knowledge of Sage is preferred or other integrated ERP systems
  • Good working knowledge of MS Excel including the use of pivot tables etc
  • Effectively plans and manages time.
  • Adjusts positively to rapidly changing tasks and shifting priorities.

An attractive remuneration package will be offered to the successful candidate.


Please send an updated CV to or call Anne on 01-6797990.

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Anne Quinn
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