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Group Accountant, Service Organisation, Kerry

  • Kerry
  • Permanent
  • Industry
  • Reference: 29547-AQ

Job Profile:

An opportunity has arisen within the group finance function of this innovative organisation in County Kerry. The Group Finance Team is responsible for the integrity of financial data at a consolidated level and managing all financial reporting requirements for the Group including producing analysis for Executive, Board and third party purposes.  The team also manages the Group audit and annual statutory accounts production process, ensuring adherence to deadlines and quality output.  This person will initially lead the annual statutory financial statements process but will progress quickly to play a part in the consolidation of results and in management reporting.  This is a fantastic opportunity for somebody with a strong practice background looking to transition in to an industry role, allowing the person the opportunity to use his or her existing experience to add value while developing a new skill set.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Responsibility for statutory reporting across the Group including management of the Group audit process to ensure timely completion of all audits and satisfactory resolution of any technical or logistical challenges arising;
  • Preparation of consolidated results for the Group under the guidance of more senior team members and drafting of the consolidated financial statements for the Group;
  • Ensuring technical accuracy of the consolidation process, including accounting for acquisitions, disposals, changes in ownership etc;
  • Preparation of management and statutory accounts for less complex entities within the Group;
  • Ensuring the integrity and accuracy of company statutory accounts prepared by subsidiary companies within the Group;
  • Providing technical accounting assistance to the wider finance function and across the Group, including analysis of impact of new accounting standards;
  • Liaising with Group Legal and Tax on statutory, regulatory and taxation reporting requirements;
  • Compilation/completion of ad hoc reports, forms and questionnaires for both internal and external purposes;
  • Progressing to support wider Group Finance team in production of financial analysis for Exec, Board and third parties;
  • Support and deliver on finance projects including improvement of controls and processes across the Group and other ad hoc projects as required

Candidate Requirements:

  • Professional Accounting Qualification with recent experience in a Big 4 firm preferred
  • Applicants with post qualification experience in industry must have statutory reporting experience
  • Extensive statutory reporting experience, both at a consolidated and single entity level;
  • Experience in group consolidations and external reporting under IFRS preferable
  • Strong technical accounting background;
  • High standards with attention to detail critical in all aspects of output;
  • Effective planning and organising skills with the ability to work on own initiative and co-ordinate workload;
  • High level of drive, commitment and self-motivation;
  • Strong interpersonal skills including ability to communicate across all levels of the Group

A very attractive remuneration and benefits package along with flexibility in working conditions will be offered to the successful candidate.

 If you are interested in this opportunity and meet the requirements above, please send an updated CV to Anne Quinn at 

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