Assistant Financial Accountant

  • Region: Dublin City Centre

  • Location: Dublin City Centre, Dublin

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance

  • Contract: Contract

  • Salary: €35000 - €38000 per annum

  • Reference: CLAssistFINAC_1565972563

About this job

Assistant Financial Accountant

  • Dublin City Centre
  • 12 – 14 month contract
  • Salary : €35k – €38k (DOE) + comprehensive benefits package

The Company

An exciting opportunity has presented itself with our client an insurance organisation based in Dublin. Our client is looking for a candidate who has an accounting background, degree or studying towards ACCA /ACA with at least 2/3 years’ experience working within a financial services finance department.

The Assistant Accountant is responsible for the day to day recording and accounting for all financial transactions within the Finance Department. The role assists in the preparation of quarterly management accounts and annual statutory Financial Statements.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of quarterly management accounts
  • Preparing and reporting monthly Management and KPI Information
  • Management of Accounts Payable and Receivable
  • Coordination of the Annual Audit and liaising with the Internal and External Auditors
  • Preparation of annual Financial Statements
  • Assisting with ad hoc reporting requirements
  • Supporting the Finance Manager as required
  • Assisting with the monitoring of the overall control environment

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Accounting background, degree or studying towards ACCA /ACA
  • Previous experience of financial services with insurance industry experience a preference.
  • Technically strong with good understanding of relevant accounting standards
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills and a strong level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent communicator, with fluent English
  • Strong written skills.
  • Demonstrate personal responsibility for timely completion of tasks within tight deadlines.
  • Flexible and capable of achieving results in a changing work environment.
  • Aptitude for technology, different accounting software skills and understanding of finance related IT processes

How to Apply

For further information on this fantastic job opportunity please apply to CV to Clíona Lyons of Lincoln Recruitment at clyons @

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