Job Openings Financial Accountant

About the job Financial Accountant

INNOVATEs ambition is to make a difference to its customer organisations and to their people and their processes by providing technology that balances today's demands with the capability needed for tomorrow's business success delivered through our values of respect, excellence, and leadership. Our vision is to become the market leader in transforming the consumption of technology to a cloud service model. Through our empowerment model, we will make a significant difference to our people, our community, and our industry.

Innovate is one of the fastest growing technology companies in Ireland, connecting business customers at an exponential rate across Ireland and the United Kingdom. The company's brand values are simply - Innovation and Customer Service. The customer and our people are the two most important stakeholders in the organisation.

Job Description

We are seeking an experienced & motivated Financial Accountant to join our Finance Team.

The Financial Accountant will lead the finance team to ensure robust financial controls are in place.

Attractive remuneration package with excellent career development prospects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate the timely provision and preparation of accurate monthly, quarterly and annual management and financial information
  • Review and analyse all profit and loss accounts and balance sheets
  • Preparation of cashflows
  • Assist in the authorisation of payments process
  • Manage and reconcile intergroup transactions
  • Administration and processing of monthly payroll
  • Preparation of audit files and liaising with auditors and banks to deal with queries
  • Consult with and manage advisors as required, including tax and legal
  • Responsibility for business planning & forecasting
  • Accountable for budget development and financial plans
  • Evaluate company performance using key data and helping to develop KPIs
  • Work on cost reduction and analysis projects, procurement etc.
  • Support management team on financial decisions/projects
  • Ensure all statutory, tax and other compliance returns are completed on time
  • Manage the finance team ensuring they have appropriate mentoring and coaching with clear roles and goals
  • Ensure the Company's financial systems comply with all relevant guidelines and legislation in each jurisdiction.
  • Submission of relevant tax returns
  • Prepare the Year-End Statutory reporting requirements including the tax and return in accordance with the Group reporting timetable.
  • Review payroll output, journals and control account reconciliations

Key skills required

  • Technically qualified Accountant, ideally a member of one of the professional accounting bodies.
  • Strong Communication & Microsoft skill
  • Ideally have post-qualification experience, preferably in a commercial role within a large organisation
  • Excellent Commercial and Business Acumen
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills
  • Good time management skills, ability to prioritise tasks to achieve objectives within tight deadlines and work within a team
  • Be an effective communicator, self-motivated, with good organisational skills and have the ability to work on their own initiative
  • Demonstrated pro-active, practical & flexible approach to work
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentational skills