Financial Accountant

Location Limerick
Discipline: Finance & Accounting
Job type: Permanent
Contact email: niallgarland@godfreynorth.com
Job ref: J125
Published: 10 months ago
Expiry date: 14 Jun 2023 11:59
Startdate: 15/05/2023

About the Job

We have partnered with a leading professional services firm who are looking for a qualified accountant to join their expanding Financial Accounting & Outsourcing Services team.

NOTE: Applicants will ideally have an Irish, British or EU Passport, or possess a Stamp 4 visa.

The Role:

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Preparation of statutory financial statements in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), FRS 101, FRS 102 or FRS 102 1A

  • Consolidated financial statements

  • Conversion of financial statements to local GAAP

  • Liaising with clients and other stakeholders

  • Ad hoc client projects

  • Supervision of junior team members

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee all areas of accounts preparation for sole traders, partnerships, companies to partner review stage.

  • Preparation of draft tax returns for review, preparation of statutory returns for review

  • Assisting partners on projects/client assignments

  • Provide support to trainees for their professional training and technical development

  • The ability to deal internally with all departments involved in your particular cases i.e. audit, tax or advisory to ensure efficiencies

  • Proactive role in the approach to client service, team and other members

  • Good communication style

Qualifications

  • Qualified accountant with Chartered Accountants Ireland (ACA) or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

Skills and experience

  • Professional large audit practice experience

  • Excellent knowledge of FRS 101, FRS 102, FRS 102 Section 1A, IFRS and Companies Act 2014

  • Experience of consolidation preparation

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  • Meticulous attention to detail

  • Ability to work effectively to deadlines

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team and on own initiative

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, with advanced MS Excel skills