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Accountant - Practice to Industry

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Accountant – Practice to Industry

Are you a recently qualified Financial Accountant looking for your first move into Industry? I have a fantastic opportunity within the retail sector.

My clients are in the retail sector based in Dublin City Centre, currently they have a requirement for a newly qualified financial accountant to join their expanding Finance team on a full time permanent basis.

This opportunity will give the successful candidate a fantastic insight and excellent exposure to the finance function in an industry based role. This role will offer the right candidate with high career aspirations, the opportunity to grow and develop their skills within a fast paced and sought after industry. The position will require a highly motivated, detail oriented person, who takes initiative with a “can do” attitude and willingness to learn.

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the successful candidate will gain exposure to all financial accounting matters relating to the industry and work in a vibrant, culture driven environment. The role is ideal for somebody who is looking to make their first move from Big4/Top10 or small practice, or alternatively somebody who is in industry with 1-2 years PQE and looking to fast track their career.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Annual statutory accounts preparation (for a number of entities) and consolidation.
  • Manage relationship with external auditors.
  • Ensure all regulatory and compliance reporting is maintained within timelines.
  • Tax compliance, returns, planning and restructuring.
  • Management of global tax transfer pricing policies.
  • Ensuring adherence across the business to financial controls including stewardship of the Groups internal control framework and risk register.
  • Planning, undertaking and reporting on periodic Internal Audit reviews.
  • Acquisition due diligence reviews and subsequent integration into group structure.

Essential Requirements for this Job:

  • Fully Qualified ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Must be practice trained
  • Big 4/Top 10 trained is preferred but not essential
  • 1 years PQE in Industry is desirable but not essential
  • Strong knowledge of IFRS
  • Advanced Excel skills

If you feel you meet the above requirements for this job and you want the opportunity to begin a fantastic career, then please send an updated CV to ecummins@sigmar.ie or call Emma on 01-4744659 for a confidential discussion on your career. Alternatively, you can apply here on this site.

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