Financial Accountant - Dublin

Location Dublin
Job ref: 042132
Published: about 1 month ago


Part of Grafton Group Plc, Chadwicks Group Limited is the market leader in the builder’s merchanting industry in the Republic of Ireland. Main brands include Chadwicks, Heiton Steel, Cork Builders Providers, Panelling Centre, Davies, SiteTech, Proline & Telfords.


Principle Objective

Reporting to the Senior Financial Accountant, this role is ideal for a part qualified or newly qualified Financial Accountant looking to make their first move into industry. The role will suit an ambitious driven individual looking to develop and progress their career while obtaining wide ranging experience across the finance function.


Suitable for someone who:

*           Is looking to move from a practice environment to industry

*           Has the ability to work to tight operating deadlines

*           Can identify process improvement opportunities and drive the implementation of solutions

*           Is ambitious, pro-active with a strong teamwork ethic

*           Is comfortable working in a fast paced environment


Key Responsibilities

*           Support the Senior Financial Accountant and wider Finance team with the month end process including preparation of Management Accounts and auxiliary Group reports

*           Assist with the analysis of monthly P&L activity and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts

*           Management of fixed asset register and compliance with Group Capex procedures

*           Assist with internal and external audit engagements and the statutory accounts preparation

*           Assist with completion of annual tax packs

*           Carry out daily and weekly sales reporting and commentary

*           Assist with the preparation of the annual budget

*           Assist with the filing of VAT, RCT returns and wider Revenue reporting

*           Support with hire accounts/reporting

*           Assist with completing intercompany month end procedures

*           Participate in various process improvements initiatives and other ad-hoc projects as defined by the business



*           Part qualified or newly qualified ACA (Chartered), ACCA or CIMA qualified.

*           Experience working within a team

*           Highly proficient Microsoft office user, including advanced excel skills (pivots/vlookups)

*           Solid understanding of accounting software principles (knowledge of Sun Financials an advantage)

*           Ability to deal with key stakeholders at all levels of the business

*           Ability to work independently to tight deadlines

*           Excellent prioritisation and multi-tasking skills


Key Relationships

*           Financial Controller

*           Finance Team

*           Management Team


Contract Type

*         Permanent

*         Full time 39 hour contract

*         Working week Monday to Friday


Our Benefits Include

  • Competitive Basic Salary
  • Private Health Care
  • Sick Pay Scheme
  • Paid Maternity and Parental Leave
  • Pension Scheme
  • Colleague Saving Scheme
  • Profit Share Scheme
  • Colleague Discount
  • Educational Assistance
  • Wellness initiatives