Accountant (Contract Role)

Accountant (Contract role- 9 month FTC)
9 month maternity cover contract for a qualified Accountant in a large service company in Co Waterford. Reporting to the Financial Controller
Responsibilities of this role may include but are not limited to:
  • This individual plays a key role in the Accounting Team in the monthly preparation of the management accounts.
  • They will provide supporting analysis with the monthly numbers which accurately depict financial performance of the group.
  • Assist as required in driving project related activity on changes in group structure and in providing ad hoc accounting technical and commercial support across the wider finance teams.
  • They will work as part of a cohesive team of 12 finance professionals and will need to able to support the achievement of the team's goals while managing individual responsibilities.
  • The individual should be a self-starter, a strong communicator and a proven project manager.
  • The individual will be involved in the preparation and presentation of year end budget figures.
  • They will assist with all year end duties including closing of accounts and preparation of audit with the wider finance teams.
Requirements & Competencies:
  • Part or fully qualified Accountant / Accounting Technician with 3-5 years’ experience - essential
  • Experience using accountancy packages, preferably NetSuite and Solution 7 – desirable
  • Good knowledge of full cycle accounting – General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable
  • Proficiency in data entry and the use of Microsoft Office, particularly MS Excel,
  • A passion for numbers, accuracy and skills in calculating figures is essential;
  • Treats confidential information in a trustworthy manner;
  • Meticulous when it comes to detail and organisation;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Ability to consistently follow outlined procedures, as well as develop new and improved processes;
  • A thorough, professional approach to work and a consistently positive outlook.
  • Strong attention to detail with ability to prioritise and organise workflow
What our client looks for in all their employees:
  • Hard-working,
  • Energetic & Enthusiastic
  • Accountable,
  • Value individuality, opportunity & respect,
  • Trustworthy,
  • Adaptable to change.
  • Strong Team work skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative