Senior Accountant

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You will work as a Senior Accountant for our client, a very successful and highly innovative, Irish-based manufacturing company in Co. Offaly . This company is market  leaders in their field of  expertise.This is a great job opportunity to progress your career.

As the Senior  Accountant, you will have overall responsibility for the finance function and analysing everyday/monthly financial activities. Providing guidance on financial plans for the company and reporting them into senior management.

This is a permanent job.

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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Manage all accounting operations within the site and provide financial reports and financial information to senior management.
  • Prepare and review monthly management accounts and reports to group deadlines.
  • Product Costing
  • Produce variance analysis, analysing variances versus budgets, forecasts and previous periods
  • Conduct reviews and evaluations for cost-reduction opportunities.
  • Oversee operations of the finance/admin department, set goals and objectives, and design a framework for these to be met.
  • Manage forecasting, budgeting and planning processes.
  • Monitor and analyse KPI’s to monitor business performance
  • Sales reporting.
  • Management cash resources and credit collections.
  • Assist with yearend statutory audit and liaise with internal/external auditors.
  • Provide leadership to the finance and administration team to ensure high performance levels.

What are we looking for?

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMPA or CPA).
  • 4-5 years Post Qualified experience working at a Senior Management level.
  • Previous people management experience.
  • Previous industry experience within manufacturing advantageous.
  • Extensive understanding of financial trends both within the company and general market patterns.
  • Excellent Excel and ERP systems experience.
  • A solid understanding of financial statistics and accounting principles
  • Strong analytical and reconciliation ability.
  • Strong leadership and people management skills
  • Must be flexible and have the ability to work on own initiative in a fast-paced environment.

Apply for this job now or get in touch with Breda on 090 6490485.

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