Financial Accountant – Sligo

  • Reference: SJACC1
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Leitrim, Sligo
  • Category: Collins McNicholas Jobs

We are seeking to recruit a Financial Accountant on a 12 month fixed-term contract based in our Sligo office.

What does this role offer you?

This role offers you a perfect opportunity to transition from practice to industry or to fine-tune your industry experience further. As a recently qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) you will work under the guidance of the Financial Controller and along side knowledgeable colleagues in an established and rapidly growing recruitment firm.

Your new role:

This role is a new position created in response to our continued successful growth as a company. You will gain experience in all aspects of finance and payroll processing. You will have full responsibility for processing of weekly and monthly payroll which is a significant part of our finance function. You will also assist in a number of ongoing system improvement projects. You will be involved in pro-active cash flow management and forecasting. You will be focussed on delivering an outstanding customer service both internally and externally. As a recently Qualified Accountant you will be mentored and supported on your career development path. 

Your new company:

Founded in 1990, Collins McNicholas is an established and respected recruitment consultancy. In November 2015, three of our most senior executives led a Management Buyout. Since then, we have been on an incredible journey of growth across Ireland.

The job is based in the town centre of Sligo, with occasional travel to regional offices across Ireland.

We have been awarded ‘Best Workplace’ by the Great Place To Work Institute, four years in a row. We are also the recipient of Deloitte’s award for ‘Best Managed Companies’ for the past four years. Our people are what makes our company; there is an amazing camaraderie. We have long-term staff, who love working with us in an open and positive atmosphere.

What you need to succeed in this role:

A full accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with proven experience in financial reporting and payroll processing. You will need to be able to work accurately in a fast-paced environment. Strong systems experience is essential. Team working and communicating with all aspects of the business is an integral part of this role. 

For further information please contact Fiona Collery, Financial Controller on 071-9142411 or


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