Financial Accountant (SME)

Negotiable Permanent Cork City
22/05/2020 Ref: 3353
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Barden is delighted to be working exclusively with a leading SME business headquartered right here in Cork city. This established retail business is seeking a Financial Accountant to join their growing finance team.

“I am delighted to say the business is in a strong position currently and we are looking for someone who will assist us in bringing it through the next phases of growth” – Managing Director


This role provides an excellent opportunity for the successful candidate to gain valuable experience in building their career in a fast-paced environment.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Review of financial statements and trial balance
  • Budgeting, forecasting and variance analysis
  • Assisting with internal and external audits and liaising with the external auditors to ensure timely completion of same
  • VAT return preparation
  • Bank account reconciliation
  • Ad-hoc duties and payroll support as required.


  • Qualified accountant
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience is essential
  • Previous experience with monthly management account preparation
  • Experience working with ERP systems is preferred
  • Strong technical knowledge and attention-to-detail
  • Ability to work on one’s own initiative
  • Excellent communication skills.

For more information, please get in touch with Siobhán Sexton in Barden.


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