Part-Qualified Accountant – Galway – Finance Talent

Part-Qualified Accountant – Galway

Part-Qualified Accountant – Galway

  • Anywhere


Our client is currently seeking an ambitious Part Qualified Accountant to join their team on an initial 6-month contract (may develop into a full-time role for a suitable candidate).

The successful candidates will possess the following:

  • Part Qualified Accountant studying for membership of a professional body e.g. ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA
  • 3+ years’ experience working in a finance function
  • Ambitious self-starter with positive attitude, committed to pursuing a career in accountancy and a desire to progress within the organisation
  • Hard working and ambitious
  • Attention to detail with strong financial and analytical skills
  • Ability to demonstrate experience in working in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workloads to agreed deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels within the business
  • Ability to demonstrate strong initiative and an achievement orientated approach to results
  • Good technical knowledge with proficiency in Microsoft Excel essential (must be willing to take ability test)
  • Experience using an accountancy system. Oracle desired but not essential
  • Good report writing skills

Key responsibilities of this role include but not limited to:

  • Support the preparation of monthly Management Accounts in accordance with tight deadlines
  • Responsible for period end routines including:

–     Accounting system open and close

–     Processing accounts payable and receivable invoices in accounting system and allocation of payments

–     Assisting with month end journal preparation and entry (accruals, prepayments, depreciation, bank etc)

  • Analytical review/variance analysis of monthly P&L
  • Monthly balance sheet review and account reconciliations
  • Preparation of weekly, monthly and adhoc reports for review by Finance Manager and Regional Director. Preparation of financial analysis when required for strategic decision making
  • Bank statement daily review and month end bank reconciliations
  • Setting up payments for approval on the online banking platforms
  • Trade creditor and debtor report review. Responsible to ensure any outstanding debts are collected and creditor payments made in a timely manner
  • Weekly cash office reconciliation and bank include petty cash reconciliation
  • Onbus and online revenue reconciliations to ensure the safeguarding of revenue. As part of this, assisting with regular revenue and mystery shopper audits
  • Payroll preparation for sign off
  • Managing fixed asset register/schedule
  • Work as part of a team in liaising with auditors during internal and external year end audits
  • Tax and VAT compliance; preparation of P30, VAT and corporation tax returns for submission in accordance with Revenue deadlines
  • Assisting with yearly budget preparation and monthly forecasts
  • Cost control – review/ identify costs saving initiatives
  • CSO reporting (as required)
  • Identify and assess risks and inefficiency throughout the business
  • Focus on constant improvement of month end processes and system automation
  • Ad hoc projects and other daily finance duties as required

What’s on offer:


  • Excellent opportunity for the right candidate to gain good exposure to all areas of finance. In addition, there are currently a number of key business development initiatives underway in the company which Finance is heavily involved in/give further exposure.
  • Quick hiring process as looking for someone to stary as soon as possible – two interviews.
  • Salary/Remuneration negotiable.

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