Contact Dermot Doherty
  • Salary: €50,000 + DOE
  • Location: IrelandMunsterWaterford
  • Sector: Power & Energy

Our client, who are becoming a well known in the Solar Installation sector are currently seeking a financial accountant for their offices in Waterford. This is an opportunity to join a rapidly expanding company with excellent progression potential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assume a leadership role, providing guidance and supervision within the finance department.
  • Offer strategic and practical recommendations to the Managing Director and senior executives.
  • Contribute to the development of tactical and strategic plans related to business operations and finances.
  • Oversee financial forecasting and budgeting processes, ensuring the creation of comprehensive annual operational budgets covering revenues, direct costs, overheads, and resource planning.
  • Implement robust financial controls and reporting systems to enhance efficiency.
  • Manage monthly management accounts and conduct variance analysis, along with monitoring operational key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Apply prudent revenue recognition policies and deliver regular revenue assurance reports, including sales pipeline, backlog, and purchase orders.
  • Collaborate with the sales team during bid reviews and negotiations to optimize deal profitability.
  • Provide legal support during contract negotiations, coordinating with external legal counsel.
  • Effectively manage cash flow and forecast working capital requirements.
  • Prepare statutory accounts and liaise with auditors for audits and corporate taxation matters.
  • Proactively support the Managing Director and Senior Management Team by providing accurate and timely financial information, reviewing KPIs, and offering commercial insights for decision-making.
  • Assist the business during periods of change and growth, overseeing corporate finance, debt, taxation, equity, and potential acquisitions.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies, such as PAYE, VAT, CSO, and CRO returns.
  • Develop and implement corporate taxation strategies to minimize tax exposure in local and overseas jurisdictions

Key Skills:

  • Enthusiastic and qualified Accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ACA or equivalent)
  • 5 years of practical experience
  • Strong commercial awareness and excellent analytical, technical, and IT skills
  • Extensive management experience with a proactive and hands-on approach
  • Proficient time management, organization, and prioritization abilities
  • Preferred experience in the services/software/technology industry, particularly the telecom sector
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
  • Effective problem-solving skills with a pragmatic approach
  • Proficiency in accounts preparation and business analysis
  • Previous experience in implementing accounting systems is advantageous
  • Attention to detail and multitasking capabilities
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team
  • Knowledge of Accounting & ERP packages implementation and finance systems development
  • Previous experience in a high-growth or multinational company is a plus
  • Advanced MS Excel knowledge and modeling skills are essential


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