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A large Irish retailer has retained Prism Executive to identify and appoint a Financial Accountant to join their Finance team. The successful appointee will report to the Senior Financial Accountant and will play a key role in performing ongoing bank, cash, stock and other statement reconciliations, preparing the month-end accounts, assisting in annual budgeting and quarterly forecasting and reporting on the key trading KPI’s.

The Role:

  • Production of monthly management accounts packs within 10 working days to include P&L and Balance Sheet elements for these areas.

  • Ongoing daily/weekly/monthly cash, bank, inventory, and balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Involvement in the year-end statutory audit with specific responsibility for the main trading companies and consolidated group accounts.

  • Ownership of month-end balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Continuous improvement of finance processes focussing on efficiency gains and enhancements to be derived from the new ERP system.

  • ·Ad Hoc project work.

The Person:

  • The successful individual must be capable of working in a focused, committed, diligent and professional manner, overcoming challenges to deliver high-quality results.

  • Need to consistently deliver accurate and relevant information against important business deadlines while maintaining a system of strong internal financial controls.

  • Be a team player with a positive, can-do attitude and the ability to be ‘hands-on’.

  • High attention to detail, ability to prioritize under pressure and working to deadlines

  • The Experience:

  • Part qualified accountant.

  • Strong technical accounting skills.

  • Experience in the retail / FMCG sector is a distinct advantage.

  • Strong appreciation of a robust framework of internal controls and reconciliations.

  • Advanced excel user and strong system skills required.

For confidential representation, Orla Brennan of Prism Executive is managing all expressions of interest. Please contact / 086 1720090


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