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Group Financial Accountant

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork (All)

Ref # 8123

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Barden are delighted to be exclusively engaged to identify a Group Financial Accountant for a large indigenous FMCG business with a superb reputation. Roles of this nature don’t come to the Cork market every day.

The business is performing exceptionally well, is continuing to grow its international presence and has extremely ambitious plans for the future. The work is varied, dynamic and offers huge exposure to an exceptional CFO and senior stakeholders. Flexibility is promoted from the heart of the business.

An opportunity like this may suit someone looking to make the transition from practice into industry with strong technical knowledge or someone with previous experience in a Group Finance function. If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please get in touch – or my colleagues Denis Galvin ( and Simon Cogan (


–    Production of accurate and timely monthly consolidated financial information for the Group.

–    Analysis of variances and overall results, investigating material trends and providing recommendations to assist business performance.

–    Coordination and summary of consolidated budget and forecasts for the Group and supporting analysis for circulation to senior stakeholders.

–    Continuous improvement initiatives, leveraging existing and new technologies to enhance reporting capabilities and improve all elements of financial information.

–    Take on a lead role in the management of the external audit and involvement in the preparation of consolidated Group financial statements.

–    Ad hoc duties and projects to support the growing needs of the business.


–    Qualified accountant with 5 years post qualified experience.

–    Strong analytical, presentation and communication skills.

–    Proven ability to influence at a senior level in the organization.

–    Ability to work successfully on own initiative in a fast-paced environment.

–    Positive attitude with a high level of personal integrity.

–    Organised, efficient and confident personality, positive attitude.

–    Ability to prioritise workload to meet deadlines.


Hi, we’re Barden.  We’re the Partner Led Talent Advisory & Recruitment Firm that puts Talent first. With practices across Accounting & Tax, Business Support, Financial Services, Legal, Life Sciences, Supply Chain, and Technology, we help build world-class teams for Ireland’s top companies and we help top Talent achieve their ambitions. Simple.

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Jonathan Olden leads a team of accounting recruitment experts that work exclusively with the accounting professionals across Munster. With a deep understanding of leading businesses, team structures, cultures and the nuances of the Munster market, Jonathan and his team, many of whom are accountants themselves, go to great lengths to provide a consultative and supportive service to the people they work with. Jonathan and his team are where accounting professionals in Munster go for advice before they start looking for a job.

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