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Group Technical Accountant

  • Location: Dublin
  • Salary: €55000 - €62000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Ref: SRGTA02102018
  • Recruiter: Stacey Robinson

A highly reputable Irish PLC is seeking to hire a Group Technical Accountant to join their Finance team located in Dublin West.

The Group Technical Accountant will be responsible for the preparation of the Group's financial statements IFRS and in doing so will provide accurate and timely technical advice and requirements to fundamental stakeholders in the Group. They will also provide support and assistance to the Group Technical Accounting Manager and Group Head of Accounting. The role will also include involvement in technical projects such as supporting the Group in the implementation of new accounting standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implementation of new accounting policies, including IFRS 15 and IFRS 16.
  • Assisting with the development of the Group Accounting Manual and issuing Group accounting policy updates.
  • Advice Group functions and subsidiaries on technical accounting implications of current and proposed M&A transactions.
  • Accounting for defined benefit pensions.
  • Assisting with the preparation of the goodwill impairment model.
  • Completion of statutory financial statements including the Annual Report.
  • Improvement of processes and controls across the Group.
  • Communicating across the Group regarding updates to the accounting framework.
  • Assist in internal and external audit queries.
  • Involvement in ad hoc projects as required.

Ideally you will have some of the below competencies:

  • Technical expertise under IFRS and in a PLC environment.
  • Experience in process improvements and controls.
  • Experience of consolidation accounting and business combinations.
  • Teamwork and collaboration and the ability to build effective partnerships with all stakeholders.
  • Ability to undertake independent accounting research and develop solutions.
  • Displays strong attention to detail and has experience working to tight deadlines.
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