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Financial Accountant, Public Sector, Dublin City

  • Dublin City Centre
  • Contract
  • Industry
  • Reference: 29469YRx

Financial Accountant

Our client  part of a public sector body based in Dublin city are currently looking to recruit a Financial Accountant to join them on a 12 month contract.

Responsible for management accounting activities for Holding Company and Consolidated Accounts and for supporting statutory financial reporting activities and the external and internal audits.


1.       Drafting and monitoring performance against annual budget

2.       Preparation of annual budgets and forecasts

3.       Preparing of reports and forecasts for senior management 

4.       Completing Period Accounts

5.       Maintenance of cash flow analysis on a monthly basis

6.       Preparation of components for completion of year-end statutory
financial statements and returns
for Holding Company and Consolidated accounts

7.       Banking covenants report

8.       Supporting the completion of external and internal audits

9.       Assist in treasury software implementation project

10.   Assist in development of holding company shared services model

11.   Ad hoc projects e.g. analysis

12.   Covers senior colleagues

Work relationships

  • Reports to Finance Manager
  • Managers in holding company
  • Finance Managers in operating companies
  • Internal auditors
  • External auditors
  • Business degree
  • Qualified accountant
  • 3 years post-qualification experience
  • Preparation of statutory accounts (SSAP)
  • Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies
    • Management accounting
    • Financial reporting (FRS)
    • Budgetary controlling
    • Auditing
    • Microsoft Office
    • SAP BI
    • Administrative skills
    • Effective interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work on own initiative
    • Presentation skills

Qualifications and experience

  • Business degree
  • Qualified accountant
  • 3 years post-qualification experience
  • Ideally Big 4 qualified
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Yvonne Rafter
Interested in this position?

To apply, please email your CV to Yvonne Rafter, our consultant managing this assignment via the email link below or contact

Feb 21st

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