Accountant (SME)

Negotiable Permanent Cork (All)
06/06/2019 Ref: 2465
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Barden are proud to be partnering with the Financial Controller and the MD of an Irish SME business headquartered in Cork. They currently have an opening on their team for a bright, ambitious accountant who would like to get involved in decision making and would genuinely enjoy a role with a commercial focus. This is an opportunity where the right person will make an impact on the strategic direction of the business. 

“We’re looking for people who possess a sense of curiosity. Curiosity is one of the most valuable attributes that corporate employees can own. A curious employee will get under the skin of our company and find ways of improving the business in order to ensure the company continues to move forward.”- Managing Director


The role in question is hugely varied but will broadly include the following:

  • Preparation of Monthly Management Accounts within prescribed deadline
  • Preparing weekly Management Meeting Pack
  • Prepare Daily, Weekly & Monthly KPI’s for the Business
  • Assisting in the creation and delivery of Business Scoreboards and exception reports
  • Providing analysis on the Stock file
  • Assisting in the development of Business Reports
  • Promptly carrying out due diligence on potential Customers & Suppliers
  • Dealing with Revenue Returns, VAT, Intrastat etc
  • Assisting in the roll out of a new ERP System.


  • Qualified accountant or similar qualification with a minimum of 3 years working in a similar role in either practice or industry.
  • Ideal candidate must have excellent knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Strong technical accounting ability. 
  • Hardworking, detailed oriented and results focused.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to act on own initiative.

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