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Group Financial Accountant – Dublin

11th April 2017

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Tedcastle Holdings has a vacancy for a Group Financial Accountant reporting directly to the Group Financial Controller.   They will assist a small finance team of a large private company to produce financial reporting, management accounting and treasury-related information for the group finance function.  Strong financial experience in a similar role is required


Job Title: Group Financial Accountant

Reporting to: Group Financial Controller


Main duties and responsibilities: 

  • Group management accounts, monthly
  • Group consolidation, monthly
  • Group Board papers, bi-monthly
  • Treasury reporting and analysis for the group
  • Taxation returns including corporation tax, VAT and Intrastat
  • Annual Budgets
  • Annual Audit
  • Group Tax planning


In particular, the above responsibilities shall include:

  • Preparation and posting of journal entries, maintaining and reconciling high impact ledger accounts
  • Complete month end checks on all group entities to ensure that there are no issues before they are consolidated and liaise with operations accounting teams
  • Preparation of monthly trial balance and consolidated group accounts (including Income Statement, Balance Sheet, analysis and commentary) and reporting pack for Head Office management/Board purposes
  • Changes to consolidation system master-file and maintain control documentation
  • Preparation of key management information on a monthly, quarterly and annual basis including budget versus actual variance analysis
  • Preparation of monthly cash flow analysis, working capital and treasury reporting
  • Monitoring of profit by legal entities to support effective tax rate calculation and compliance, including ongoing tax planning
  • Complete CSO, VAT and intrastat returns for the group operating entities
  • Preparation of annual statutory audit and complete statutory accounts for Head office entities.  Liaise with auditors on the audit of these entities

Competencies and Requirements

Experience and Knowledge

  • Work Experience & Qualifications – A qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA) with a proven track record of at least 3 years post qualification experience. Prior experience of a HO finance function would be an advantage.   Any other relevant qualifications in business or finance or law are desirable.
  • Technology Skills – Advanced knowledge of MS Excel. JDE accounting systems experience advantageous but not essential.
  • IFRS – Understanding and practical experience of IFRS standards an advantage.
  • Administration and Management – Knowledge of the processes involved in organisation and planning, project management & resource allocation


  • A self-starter, comfortable working on their own initiative with a willingness to take on responsibilities.
  • Strong attention to detail is at this person’s core.
  • Continuous improvement ethos.

Skills and Abilities

  • Communications – Ability to communicate effectively in writing and verbally, both formally and informally.
  • Judgment and Decision Making – Able to consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions in order to choose the most appropriate one and who makes decisions based on both insight and relevant data.
  • Complex Problem Solving and Critical / Analytical Thinking – Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to identify correct solutions.
  • Time Management – Managing one’s own time, thoroughness in completing work tasks with an ability to prioritise and manage workloads


To apply for this position please send your CV to [email protected]

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