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Financial Accountant

Req ID:  5577
Company:  DCC Vital - Fannin Ltd
Salary:  Not disclosed
Location: 

Leopardstown, IE, Dublin 18

Contract Type:  Permanent
Date Posted:  03-Jan-2023
Description: 

Financial Accountant

 

 

Location:                  Leopardstown

Reports to:               Finance Director, Ireland

Contract Status:      Permanent

 

 

The Opportunity

We currently have an opportunity for a high calibre, ambitious, qualified accountant with drive, determination and the ambition to progress his/her career working in a dynamic, highly commercial and growth focussed environment, in a company operating to the highest plc standards. The position, which will be located in our Dublin head office, will enjoy a level of exposure to management in a role that will offer the opportunity to gain experience in one of Ireland and the UK’s leading public companies.  The successful candidate will receive excellent experience in all aspects of the finance function within a plc environment, while at the same time obtaining an in-depth knowledge of the Fannin / DCC Vital business.  

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Finance Director for Ireland Markets, the role holder will be an integral part of the finance team, providing financial and analytical support to the commercial business, as well as the day-to-day activities of the Finance Function for Fannin at head office.  Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Assistance in the preparation of monthly management accounts and reports within defined timelines;
  • Working with the team to ensure the highest standards of internal controls and financial support services are in place;
  • Working with the accounts payable, accounts receivable, and payroll teams as required;
  • Generating and interpreting key management information to support decision making for commercial and financial initiatives in the Ireland commercial and operations divisions;
  • Monitoring working capital and pursuing improvement initiatives, with focus on stock, debtors and creditors;
  • Assistance in preparation of annual budgets and financial forecasts for the Ireland divisions (as above);
  • Assisting in year-end financial reporting and liaison with external audit;
  • Preparation of Statutory accounts, and various other statutory returns;
  • Participation in various projects on an ad hoc basis.

The Person:

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Qualified ACA / ACCA (or equivalent) with 3 years’ experience;
  • Instinctively analytical, with a high attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Team player, with a proven ability to collaborate effectively with others.
  • Ability to produce results, prioritizing objectives and scheduling work to make best use of time and resources, in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Strong IT skills including advanced proficiency in Excel. 
  • Previous experience working with SAP would be an advantage.

 

Note: this job description is designed as a general outline of the main duties and responsibilities associated with the role but is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities.

 

 

 

DCC VITAL IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER AND OPERATES QUALITY AND EHS MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS ACROSS ALL OF ITS SITES.  EMPLOYEES AGREE TO COMPLY WITHIN THE REQUIREMENTS RELEVANT TO THEIR ROLE.