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Senior Accountant

Exciting opportunity for a Senior Accountant with one of the leading multinationals in the Fund Administration field. Reporting to the Functional Control Manager, you will be responsible for completing functional control processes to support the global operation. This team is responsible for the accounting and Finance oversight of the source systems within the business, including processing journals, reconciliations, analysis and other controls. The team is responsible for ensuring the banking activities are accurately recorded in the General Ledger each month and will own significant parts of the balance sheet and income statement. The team also has some involvement in the design and testing of new products and systems, assisting the overseas Functional Control teams with those projects.


12-month contract initially with scope for an extension as well as a 10-month maternity cover contract available. Interviews to take place promptly so please get in touch for more details or a confidential discussion. Candidates must have own PC/Laptop and broadband to work from home initially before a return to office (no plans in place currently).


Overview of Responsibilities:

  • Complete the daily/weekly/monthly accounting, reporting and oversight to support the financial accounting and reporting processes;

  • Produce monthly reconciliations and ensure all documentation and accounting is completed in line with corporate requirements and policies;

  • Produce month end analytics and tren

  • d data to assist with the review and validation of financial results;

  • Understand the end to end process flow, acting as the link between the front/middle/back office and Finance;

  • Investigation of issues affecting financial and regulatory reporting, documentation of issues and concluding on new or improved controls required;

  • Work with the Manager, Functional Control in Limerick to recommend and implement standardised process improvements identified in day to day activities;

  • Respond to and resolve queries on a timely basis from the Business, Finance colleagues and Head Office as they arise; and

  • Provide technical input to systems and business process projects as required.

What the ideal candidate looks like:

  • Qualified accountant (preferable ACA / ACCA) with at least 2 years in a multi-currency financial services environment (banking background preferred, including FX, Treasury and/or Custody)

  • Experienced background in a corporate financial control environment with a sound knowledge of accounting, reporting and financial control requirements 

  • Experience of US GAAP or IFRS would be an advantage but is not essential

  • Advanced level of IT skills notably MS office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Visio)

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Michael O’Brien.

021-4809118

michael.obrien@collinsmcnicholas.ie