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Financial Accountant

Ref: 77517

  • 50,000-60,000
  • 13 Jul 2022
  • Dublin (West)
  • Permanent

Financial Accountant Dublin 

About the Company

A much-loved Irish-owned retail group that has a presence offering its unique products to consumers globally through Ecommerce sales and across its network of stores nationwide. In the last year alone, they have opened two new stores and will be soon moving into their new support office near Liffey Valley shopping centre. This fantastic business has been trading for almost 40 years and has gone from strength to strength and are currently adding to its team. 

About the Position

This is a newly created role, which will an additional member of their finance team. The Finance team is led by a Finance Director, Finance Manager and supported by 5 others within the accounts department. The Financial Accountant will be the number two person within the team and support the Finance Manager with all the day-to-day runnings of a busy finance department. The client is looking for a commercial and like-minded person which some background in a busy accounts department ideally operating within the FMCG sector. They are also open to considering a near-qualified or just recently qualified candidate who is looking to get hands-on experience within a more senior industry accounts role, so please apply using the link below. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly reporting packs for the entire group 
  • Assist in the completion of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation of VAT and other statistical returns 
  • Involvement in the year-end process and preparation of deliverables for the audit
  • Maintaining the fixed asset register 
  • Support preparation and management of overhead cost reviews
  • Support the wider finance team as required


  • Previous experience with multi-jurisdiction VAT knowledge would be an advantage
  • Strong IT skills including excellent knowledge of Excel, and Microsoft Business Central would also be an advantage but not essential 
  • Newly or part qualified Accountant with a recognised accounting body, 
  • Prior exposure to E-Commerce controls and financial reporting would also be an advantage
  • Excellent organisation, communication and team working skills 
  • Proactive, organised and able to meet deadlines on multiple projects at one time 
  • Reliable, flexible and positive approach to work
  • Previous experience within retail or the FMCG sector would be an advantage but not essential 

Remuneration Package

Salary DOE 50,000 -60,000 DOE

For more information on this role or any other Accountancy roles contact Sean Thomas on 01 592 7856 or email me or click on the apply button below

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