Accountancy & Finance JobsFinancial Accountant – North Mayo

  • SJ51107
  • Temporary/Contract
  • Mayo, Sligo

Collins McNicholas

Financial Accountant required for a 12-month temporary contract for our client in North Mayo.

Main Duties & Responsibilities:
• Responsible for all financial and management account reporting function including preparing the monthly management accounts and reconciliations in accordance with recognised accounting standards;
• Planning, organising, managing and supervising the work and staff, who are responsible for the payroll and pensions, accounts payable, tax compliance and travel and subsistence functions.
• Managing and developing the performance reporting staff including monitoring attendance, holding regular one to one’s, managing underperformance and identifying training requirements.
• Continuously reviewing and improving the finance service delivery processes with the view to achieving efficiency, consistency and transparency.
• Preparing the annual statutory financial statements for certification by the C & AG.
• Assist in the coordination and finalisation of internal and external audits.
• Provide advice on financial management issues as required.
• Developing of new procedures and reporting systems as required;
• Management of the roll-out of new modules, upgrades and enhancement projects within the Financial Management System (FMS).

Person Specification: 
• Full membership of a prescribed accountancy body supervised by the Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority (IAASA); e.g. CPA, ACCA, ACA;
• Minimum of 3 years PQE is required;
• A good understanding of public sector accounting and financial management systems;
• Person specifications for people management
• Strong IT skills, specifically in Microsoft Excel and Access.

• Knowledge and experience of governance within the public service, particularly the Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies 2016;
• Previous experience working with Business World (aka Agresso)

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aideen Cummins


First Name


Your Email (required)

Your mobile (required)

Where did you first find out about this job?

Comment / Cover Letter

Upload CV

In order to provide you with our services, we need to process certain personal information about you. We will only use your personal information to deliver the job-seeking or related services you have requested.

We seek your consent to store your data and provide you with the best possible service. If you have any questions regarding our legal obligations to you or your rights under the GDPR please refer to our privacy statement which clearly outlines all of your rights.

Related Articles

Concise CV Advice for Accountancy Professionals

CV Tips for Accountancy Professionals-small
With almost 5 years experience of working with Accountancy & Finance professionals at all levels it is amazing how often I speak to candidates who either need or ask for CV advice.   Your CV represents your personal brand. It’s essential that it differentiates you from the crowd of other applicants and ultimately leaves a […]
Read More
  • Find a job
  • Apply
  • Get a job