Senior Accountant, New FinTech

Job description

Senior Accountant Required For European FinTech Coming To Dublin in 2021!

A unique job opportunity for a Qualified Accountant has opened up in Dublin with a European FinTech that has experienced accelerated growth over the past few years and has recently secured significant investment following a major funding round. Part of their Growth Strategy is to establish a team in Dublin and this position is the first hire for the accounting team.

Key Responsibilities:
- Manage the timely and accurate preparation of accounts for the Irish Entity.
- Report financial information into Group function.
- Ensure financial control lending information is correctly reported and in line with IFRS9 standard.
- Interact with the central corporate department regarding budgeting and forecasts.
- Prepare monthly management reporting packages including standard reports and ad hoc analysis as needed.
- Prepare for annual audits and lead the local audit in close cooperation with Big4 audit firm
- Liaise with external tax consultants regarding tax reporting.
- Oversee payroll.
- Play a key role in the implementation of an ERP system.
- At a later stage, manage one or more accounting staff as the team grows.

Ideal Experience

- Qualified Accountant with PQE gained working in the financial services sector.
- 7+ years accounting experience in total with the majority of this ideally obtained in a smaller FS environment where ‘end to end’ accounting experience has been gained.
- Previous experience setting up local systems, processes etc.
- Exposure to credit portfolios highly desirable.
- IFRS9 experience.
- Tax knowledge a plus.
- Self-starter mentality required, with the ability to work autonomously, ‘roll up the sleeves’ and ‘get the job done’.
- Strong IT skills including ERP systems a plus. Previous experience implementing an ERP system desirable.

If you think this job could be a good fit for you, please apply to this advert or contact Sam Breckon at Sigmar Recruitment on 01 4744664 or e mail

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