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Financial Accountant

  • Location: County Westmeath
  • Job Type:Permanent

Opportunity for aPart Qualified or Qualified accountantto join a busy and active office in Athlone. Working within a team of 4 reporting to the Director of Finance. This position offers hybrid working 2 days from home and schedule flexibility.

Responsibilities include:

  • Compile monthly management accounts and detailed reports on variances compared to budgets.

  • Implement cost control measures, promoting cost awareness throughout the company and overseeing overhead expenses.

  • Manage the fixed asset register and generate monthly depreciation journals for all business units.

  • Conduct monthly balance sheet reconciliations and reconcile inter-company balances.

  • Oversee payroll and associated tasks for a workforce exceeding 700 employees.

  • Analyze labor ratios, generating reports for individual departments within each unit and addressing significant variances from budgeted levels.

  • Collaborate with management teams and the Financial Director to assist in preparing annual budgets.

  • Enhance and maintain internal controls and processes.

  • Generate monthly cash-flow forecasts for all business units and analyze company bank accounts.

  • Handle Revenue Returns and CSO returns.

The ideal candidate :

  • Part Qualified or Qualified accountant ( ACA, ACCA, CIMA CPA)

  • Exceptional analytical skills.

  • Previous industry experience in Finance roles.

  • Experience using SAGE desirable.

  • Effective communication and collaboration skills with all levels of staff and external stakeholders.


  • Hybrid working 2 days from home

  • Flexible start /finish times

  • Excellent company culture

  • Pension

  • Competitive salary

For a confidential discussion and more information on this Financial Accountant role contact Michelle Miley

+353 90 6450667