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Financial Accountant

Ref: 78624

  • 50,000-55,000
  • 24 Jan 2023
  • Galway
  • Permanent

Financial Accountant Job 

About the Company

A well-known construction/ engineering company that has clients here in Ireland and the UK is looking to expand its finance department. The company is located northeast of Galway city and is easily commutable from Athlone which is a 40-minute drive. 
A large company with a nationwide remit, excellent opportunities for career growth and to obtain first hands experience in a big company. 

About the Position

This role offers lots of autonomy and exposure to managing the entire month-end process and has the responsibility for producing year-end accounts for one of their larger entities that produce huge revenue for the company. This role reports to the Group Financial Controller. 
The ideal candidate will have 1 + year PQE within the construction and engineering sectors. If you are a newly qualified Accountant but have trained as a finalist in construction or engineering this will be considered as well.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare audit schedules and roll forward of audit files
  • Liaise with external auditors regarding queries 
  • Maintain select Balance Sheet accounts, including, but not limited to; inter-company reconciliations, accrual listings, prepayment listings
  • Assist with month-end close and delivery in accordance with group deadlines
  • Monthly/Weekly accounting duties for all trading entities
  • Ad hoc reporting as required


  • The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with 1+ years PQE. 
  • Experience of ERP systems, SAP would be an advantage but not essential 
  • Good stakeholder management 
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills
  • Prior experience doing month-end closing ideally within construction or engineering companies.

Remuneration Package

Education Assistance, Opportunity to Develop & Progress, Opportunity to join an ambitious and growing company, competitive Salary 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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