Financial Accountant

Position description:

An opportunity has arisen to recruit a Financial Accountant to work with our Electric Ireland Superhomes Finance Team. Through our One-Stop-Shop we offer professional services; design and project management of whole house energy efficiency solutions and help with access to finance such as grant support. Electric Ireland Superhomes has nationwide reach and will play a pivotal part in the energy transition in Ireland. This is a busy team that is embarking on planned large-scale growth.

 

Person Specification:

The person will be flexible, highly motivated and have experience working in a multi-disciplinary team. Reporting to the Head of Finance, and engaging with customers, contractors, and funders, and other stakeholders on a regular basis, this role requires a customer-centric approach with strong attention to detail and candidates should have capacity to deliver accurate work on time in a busy working environment.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for accurate and timely production of monthly, quarterly & annual end-to-end management accounts to tight deadlines.
  • Review monthly performance including variance to budget and forecast, trend analysis, department reviews, providing comprehensive commentary and identifying areas of opportunity
  • Support budgeting, forecasting and other business modelling
  • Build and maintain cross functional relationships with other functions and stakeholders, providing support on new and improved ways to drive improvement & profit for the business.
  • Promote cost awareness, saving opportunities and a continuous improvement culture throughout the business, through regular engagement and a strong focus on costs and value adding opportunities
  • Liaising with auditors and the Revenue Commissioners as required
  • Tax returns submissions: VAT, RCT, PAYE
  • Payroll function processing
  • Process improvements and an ability to implement new ideas
  • Carry out project work as required.

 

Candidate Requirements:

The successful candidate will have the following skills and attributes.

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Proven track record of delivering financial outputs to a high standard and on time
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Strong communication skills and experience with communicating with a multi-discipline team, customers, contractors etc.
  • Experience in a deadline-driven office environment

 

Desirable:

  • Experience with grant funding
  • Experience with construction projects/accounts
  • Experience dealing with Government agencies
  • Interest in sustainable energy or sustainable development

 

Core Competences:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to be discreet and manage sensitive data.
  • Good team player, with ability to conduct work with the utmost confidentiality, professionalism, and integrity.
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Flexible with a positive work attitude

 

Location:

Electric Ireland Superhomes head office is based in Thurles, Co. Tipperary. This role offers a blend of office-based and remote working, with a minimum requirement of two days per week to be worked from our office in Thurles.

Contract Type: Full Time
Job Location: Remote and Office Blend
Job Type: Permanent
Reporting To: Head of Finance

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