Financial Accountant

Contact Cian Conry
  • Salary: €55,000 - €70,000
  • Location: IrelandMunsterWaterford
  • Sector: Power & Energy
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Our client, an industry leader in energy efficiency and renewable technologies, are seeking a Financial Accountant to join their team in Waterford.

Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership, direction and management of the finance function
  • Provide commercial recommendations to the MD and members of the senior management team
  • Input into tactical and strategic business, operational and financial planning
  • Manage financial forecasting and budgets and overseeing the preparation of all financial reporting to create detailed annual operational budgets – revenues, direct costs, overheads, resource plans
  • Implement robust financial, controls and reporting systems
  • Manage Monthly management accounts and monthly variance analysis & operational KPIs
  • Manage prudent revenue recognition policies & revenue assurance reporting to include weekly, monthly and quarterly sales reports (Sales pipeline, Backlog, POs)
  • Support the sales team during bid reviews and deal negotiations to maximise deal profitability
  • Provide legal support during contract negotiations and liaise with external legal counsel
  • Ensure regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met – PAYE, VAT, CSO, CRO returns
  • Manage corporate taxation strategies (local and overseas jurisdictions) to mitigate tax exposure

Experience & Qualifications

  •  Highly motivated qualified Accountant (ACCA, CIMA, ACA or equivalent)
  • 5 years practical experience
  • A high degree of commercial awareness with excellent analytical, technical and IT skills
  • Extensive management experience with a ‘hands on’ approach and ability to use initiative
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills, with the ability to prioritise workload
  • Experience in the services/software/technology industry is highly desirable and a bias towards telecom industry experience is preferable
  • Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills and excellent presentation skills
  • Strong problem solving skills with pragmatic approach and time management skills
  • Strong accounts preparation & business analysis experience required
  • Knowledge of the implementation of Accounting & ERP packages and finance systems development
  • Previous experience in a high growth or multinational company would be an advantage
  • Advanced MS Excel knowledge / modelling skills are essential

For more information or to apply directly email cian.conry@sonastechnical.com or apply directly on Indeed

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