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Commercial Retail Accountant (FMCG)

Type Contract

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork (All)

Ref # 5780

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Our client is a leading FMCG business seeking a commercially astute Accountant to take on a key role within the business.

“I’m looking for a focused, commercial individual who is keen to contribute to the bottom line of our business. Individuals who can recognise opportunities, act on them and give recommendations that will make a positive impact is what we are looking for.” – Head of Finance


  • Working closely with our Retail Partners advising, coaching and mentoring them on all financial related aspects of their business.
  • Management of store acquisitions & integrations on behalf of retailers. Business case preparation, securing of finance and project management of the process.
  • Working occasionally with the Business Development Team in the assessment and preparation of new business cases.
  • Preparing and presenting strategic initiative proposals for approval from Senior Management.
  • Management of key internal and external relationships.


  • Be a qualified accountant with a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience.
  • The ideal candidate will be highly numeric & analytical.
  • A strong systems orientation including advanced excel skills.
  • Good communication & inter-personal skills with a proven ability to influence.
  • Previous experience working within the FMCG/Retail industry will be an advantage.


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