Financial Accountant

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Job Description

Our client is a highly established Telecoms Company with a HQ in Naas. Due to retirement they are seeking to hire an ambitious accountant who is seeking a hands on accounting role. As well as leading the accounts team you will work closely with the Operations and Leadership team through a high growth period. This role would suit someone who is keen to apply their skills and experience by driving the operational and financial performance of the company.


  • Joining the leadership team which includes Head of Engineering, Head of Operatios and the CEO
  • Overall responsibility for preparation of Annual Budget, including detailed commentary, variance analysis and strategic objectives.
  • Detailed review of monthly accounts (company and consolidated)
  • Present the monthly, quarterly and annual results / projections to the Managing Director
  • Review of weekly and monthly Divisional Costing Reports
  • Working capital management
  • Overall responsibility for adherence to company Internal Controls and development of additional controls commensurate with the local business
  • Performance evaluation of Finance Team / Division, including review of roles and responsibilities, identification of areas for automation, downward delegation of responsibilities and assessment of resource requirement
  • Overseeing and developing the finance and accounting systems, processes and controls to support financial operations and fuel significant growth
  • Lead financial modelling, analysis and support the development of long term strategic initiatives and business plans
  • Projects – assist Finance Director in financial projects to include due diligence, costing commercial contracts and tenders and overhead reduction identification and implementation
  • Control and authorisation of supplier payments
  • Annual audit and statutory compliance

The Person:

  • Possess a recognised accounting qualification
  • Experience in a dynamic commercial environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to interpret detailed information and develop reports that summarise and inform
  • Ability to translate financial data for non finance leaders so as to drive decision making.
  • Assertive (ability to ensure controls are followed)
  • Energetic with a positive ‘can do’ attitude
  • Ability to identify and drive change
  • Leadership ability in terms of developing and motivating the accounts team.
  • Flexibility in line with business requirements
  • Ability to represent the company in a professional manner at all times

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