Systems Accountant

Location: Dublin South, Dublin
Salary: €60000 - €65000 per annum
Posted: 3 months ago
Role type: Contract
Industry: Corporate and Professional Services Practice, Financial Leaders & Executives
Contact name: Clair Schindler
Contact email: clair.schindler@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

My client, an Irish owned and operated utilities company based on the south side of Dublin are seeking a technology-oriented qualified accountant to join their finance team.

The systems accountant works as part of the finance team to support the production of streamlined reporting through various IT systems (Sage; Tableau). Working closely with the IT team to support the duties and overall finance operations team.

Main Roles & Responsibilities

  • Gain a detailed understanding of current systems and processes and identify opportunities to automate, streamline and improve business controls
  • Main point of contact within Finance for system related issues and liaise with internal IT & data science teams and external vendors as appropriate.
  • Lead and/or support system upgrades and implementations by
    • Supporting the development of business cases and project plans
    • Manage system testing and UAT.
    • Documenting processes and procedures
    • Providing training to end users as required.
    • Ensure data consistency and integrity across interfacing systems to Finance and business leaders to maintain accuracy of reporting.
    • Contribute to, and lead where relevant, the integration of relevant non-financial systems to ensure data consistency and promote operational efficiencies.
    • Design and develop reports with the data science team to enhance stakeholder decision making.
    • Create data insights and learnings from existing data sources to drive change and growth.
    • Identify process improvement opportunities and enhancements to controls.
    • Liaise with all relevant stakeholders, both within Finance and the wider business, to deliver key projects.

Desired Experience, Skills and Education:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA; ACCA; CIMA; CPA) with at least [2] years post qualification experience.
  • Accounting experience, ideally in industry, demonstrating a track record of system changes / implementation.
  • Experience in successfully integrating finance systems with other in-house systems.
  • Experience managing and working with third party service providers.
  • Evidence of driving continuous improvements across processes and systems.
  • Excellent communication skills with ability to interpret and present data clearly; comfort presenting output to relevant stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills and comfort manipulating large datasets.
  • High level of computer literacy, including database and spreadsheet tools; proficient user of MS Excel.

The ideal candidate will be results-driven, self-motivated and take the initiative in identifying relevant opportunities to improve operational efficiency and reporting.

Salary: up to €65,000 depending on experience.

This is a 12-month fixed term contract.

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Clair Schindler on 0862150442 for a confidential discussion.


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