Lex Consultancy

This global professional services organisation are hiring a Financial Accountant to work with our client in Dublin 2 as a part of their Management and Financial Reporting team.

The central finance team acts as a key support and central point for the varying activities.  The team play a central role in financial management, including supporting production of the monthly management accounts, financial and operational reporting, the preparation and consolidation of annual budget process and the annual financial statements. The team also play a key role in business partnering with cost centre owners and other business units, liaising and coordination with other finance units and the oversight and reporting on the fixed assets of the  organisation.

The administration, accounts payable, accounts receivable and fixed assets are also managed centrally. The team facilitates the consolidation of the other areas for management and financial reporting and integration with the grant management processes.

Duties and Responsibilities 

The individual will play a lead role in budget coordination, business partnering and financial analysis. Additionally, they will support the monthly financial reporting process and complete other key tasks within the central finance function. They will proactively contribute to the maintenance of a positive and open working environment within the central finance function. They will ensure that interactions with all stakeholders are carried out in a courteous, patient and professional manner. The individual shall complete their tasks, including those listed below, to the highest standards.

Core Responsibilities

  • Preparation of annual financial statements and files for the external audit;
  • Ensure the timely and accurate completion of the month end management reporting and business partnering to the Executive and as required for the Board, Audit and Risk Committee
  • Completion of weekly, monthly and annual controls and assist in development and enhancement of control procedures and matrices;
  • Prepare financial analysis, provide reporting expertise and financial support to the business;
  • Coordinate the annual budget process and consolidation of inputs from various stakeholders and finance units;
  • Assisting in the preparation and interrogation of inputs for various business units into the annual budgeting and forecasting processes;
  • Develop and report high-quality financial management reports, financial analysis and key performance indicators;
  • Preparing monthly variance analysis reports and business partnering with business units to understand and resolve variances, and provide insight into the figures supporting financial control and a value for money ethos;
  • Business partnering and providing support to various operational teams;
  • Work with the reporting and systems implementation teams to migrate excel reports and templates into the reporting tool and expand and generate a detailed monthly review pack for the Financial Controller;
  • Monitoring  and  reporting  KPIs  to  management;
  • Continuous improvement of financial reporting processes;
  • Provide  analysis  and  support  to  the  Finance  Managers  and  Financial  Controller  on  ad-hoc projects;
  • Assist with  month  end  tasks  as  required  including  preparation  of  management  accounts, reconciliations and reviews;
  • Assisting in the enhancement of work manuals and standardisation of processes;
  • Assisting with the preparation of year-end accounts and liaising with the auditors;
  • Coordination with various stakeholders including both finance and non-finance personnel;
  • Maintain open communications with Finance management, keeping them informed of any relevant issues or queries;


  • Support system development and upgrade within the finance function;
  • Support process improvement and development of finance controls;
  • Support the development of internal finance portals and business partnering reporting;
  • Support implementation and improvement of business analysis and reporting; and
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required.

About the person

  • Qualified Accountant with post-qualification experience in industry an advantage;
  • Highly motivated self-starter with excellent attention to detail;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • An effective team player, who demonstrates excellent leadership and negotiation skills.

This is a full time, permanent and hybrid working role. Salary €75k-€80k plus excellent benefits package
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