Financial Accountant - Sustainability - 1 year contract - Dublin

Updated 23/March/2021
Contract
Dublin
Our client is a growing NFP organisation with over 40 employees and growing.

With increased growth in the coming months and years the Finance team needs an additional Financial Accountant to join them.

Reporting to an experienced FC this woudl be an ideal first move for a newly Qual ACA from a small / medium firm perhaps with some experience servicing charity clients.

You add significant experience you tour cv in the next 12 months getting involved in systems upgrades, procedure refinement and transformation as well as interaction with senior management.

Its a very varied role with plenty of ad hoc projects in addition to the monthly accounting.

Established 5 years ago they have grown rapidly, working with organizations like Google.org, IPB Insurance, Bank of America as well as families, trusts and foundations to create 30 Funds and support over 200 social innovations.

They are seeking a Financial Accountant with strong analytical skills to join their fast-paced and growing team.

JOB DESCRIPTION
The successful candidate will work with the Finance Team and report directly to the Financial Controller. You will perform a broad range of management accounting, accounting and book-keeping duties. You will collate, prepare and analyze financial information to support the financial governance.

JOB DESCRIPTION DETAILS
● Responsibility of all accounts including accounts payable and accounts receivable activities
● Supporting and implementation of digitalization & automation of transactions & processes.
● Preparation of the annual financial accounts
● Preparation of the monthly management accounts and reports
● Prepare cash flow projections & scenario planning to help drive business decisions.
● Reconciliation of key general ledger & balance sheet accounts
● Manage the Payroll and Pension including PAYE returns
● Implementation of procurement and expenditure processes
● Analyses of management and financial data to produce reports accurately.
● Liaise with colleagues to prepare financial data, reports and coordinating transactions
● Liaise with external auditors for the completion of our annual audit process
● Adhere to financial procedures and implementation
● Improve internal control to benefit the business operations and efficiencies
● Support day to day financial activities & other Ad-hoc duties as required.
● Act as an ambassador for Rethink Ireland at all times

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
● ACA qualified with circa 1/2 years Junior Accounting experience.
● You have excellent administrative, written and verbal communications skills
● You are able to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
● You enjoy a fast-paced environment, work well as part of a team and have good collaborative skills.
● You have the ability to analyse, evaluate, form independent judgments and think creatively.
● You have the ability to self-direct and manage projects, interact and build relationships across the firm at different levels of seniority.
● You have the ability to manage concurrent and time sensitive projects, and to drive short- and long-term initiatives.
● You are a highly detail-oriented person with exceptional organizational skills.
● You have exceptional communication, writing and interpersonal skills.
● You have a commitment to excellence and close attention to detail.
● You demonstrate the highest levels of integrity.

DESIRABLE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
● Experience in the use of accounting packages including Xero, Sage, Quickbooks.
● Experience of preparing and reporting financial statements
● Understanding of charities governance code
● Experience / understanding of charity SORP

Please contact Dave Riordan on 01 6377251 or dave.riordan@charteredaccountants.ie

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