Financial Accountant

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin
Contact Name: Gavin Kennedy
Contact Email: gavin@rftgroup.ie

Job Description

Financial Accountant

Primary Objective/ Purpose of Position:
The role will be within the Consolidation & Reporting team, which is responsible for the group consolidation, external reporting, monthly management accounts, key management reports and financial analysis.

Major Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Prepare timely and accurate consolidated management accounts (including Income Statement, Balance Sheet, Cash flow statement and analysis) on a monthly basis
  • Prepare annual and quarterly financial statements and supporting disclosure schedules in accordance with US GAAP for external reporting on Form 10-Q and Form 10-K
  • Review of monthly group reporting packs from operational sites and liaise with sites to understand key accounting items/variances
  • Support preparation of external reporting documents and SEC filings, including XBRL
  • Liaise with external auditors in relation to consolidated external reporting as required
  • Work individually and as part of a team to generate efficiency in the use of finance-related IT systems, utilising the ERP and consolidation systems to their full potential
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of GAAP reporting and other disclosure requirements and assist in accounting research related to new and existing accounting pronouncements
  • Assist with preparation of consolidated IFRS financial statements
  • Maintain SOX process and control documentation, ensuring the proper design and execution of internal controls
  • Other ad hoc duties/projects as may arise

Required experience and qualifications:
  • Big 4 accounting firm training and ACA qualification required, experience working on listed clients and/or consolidations strongly preferred
  • 1-2 years of post-qualification relevant work experience
  • Strong technical knowledge of US GAAP, IFRS, SOX and financial reporting
  • Proficiency in use of MS Excel and Word an advantage
  • Ability to organize work effectively and meet deadlines
  • Demonstrated analytical and communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team