Part Qualified Financial Accountant

Role Objective

Support the Group Financial Controller and Financial Accountant in the preparation of monthly management accounts, preparation of annual budgets & quarterly forecasts, as well as various tasks supporting the completion of these responsibilities.

Role Details

Contract: Permanent

Reports to: Group Financial Controller

Location: Newtownmountkennedy

Role Responsibilities

  • Assist with month end accounting for Group Division, including preparation of month end journals, balance sheet reconciliation and monthly reports, ensuring completeness and accuracy of GL entries in compliance with group policy.
  • Assist the Group Financial Controller with monthly reports for review by senior management and Board.
  • Assist with preparation of pension Fund accounts and the Pension Fund Audit.
  • Provide support during the Group statutory audit of the annual financial statements, preparing schedules and gathering information as requested.
  • Assist in the preparation of the Group Division annual budget and quarterly forecasting processes.
  • Manage completion of iXBRL tax submission and assist in other tax processes as required.
  • Help ensure tax returns are filed on a timely basis, that tax liabilities are minimised and that the Group is tax compliant.
  • Assist with the Treasury process, including the set up and processing of payments and preparation of daily reports.
  • Assist the Group Financial Controller and Group Financial Accountant with additional requests as required.


Behavioural Competencies

A role model for living our values of Respect, Simplicity, Empowerment, Outward Looking and Responsible and creating the environment for those on the team to do the same.

  • Commercial Awareness: Strong commercial awareness and customer focus.
  • Collaboration and Teamwork: Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to build effective relationships with team members and other business divisions.
  • Attention to Detail: Diligence and care in all tasks.
  • Results Driven: Drive to exceed goals ensuring high levels of performance and the ability to meet tight deadlines.
  • Initiative: Ability to work on own initiative; self-starter with pro-active approach.
  • Communication Skills: Possess strong communication skills and ability to influence.
  • Problem Solving: Proven capability and effectiveness in problem solving.
  • Time Management Skills: Excellent time management skills, ability to work within tight reporting deadlines

Technical/Professional Competencies

  • Degree in Business Studies or Accounting and Finance and studying towards a professional ACA, ACCA, CPA or CIMA qualification.
  • Strong financial and analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong IT skills, particularly Excel, Agresso and PowerPoint.

Our Values

  • Respect
  • Simplicity
  • Empowerment
  • Outward Looking
  • Responsible


Please submit your CV to

Closing date for applications is 29 July 2022.

Coillte is proud to be an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to providing an inclusive and diverse workplace for all which builds upon our core values and fosters a positive work environment where EVERYONE can bring their true self to work and achieve their full potential.

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