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Management Accountant (Irish business)

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork (All)

Ref # 7983

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Barden are proud to be partnering exclusively with the Group Finance Director of a successful Irish business, headquartered in Cork. They currently have an opening on their team for a smart and ambitious Management Accountant who would like to get involved in decision-making and would genuinely enjoy a role with a commercial focus.

This is a hugely varied role, where the person will work closely with C-Suite executives and site leads regularly, taking ownership of the budgeting and forecasting for their assigned entities while supporting the continued growth and expansion of the business.

“We’re looking for someone ambitious and driven who thrives on being involved in decision-making. Someone who wants to be involved in ensuring the company continues to move forward and grow. There is huge potential for the right person on our team.” – Group Finance Director


Key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Responsible for the preparation of management accounts for the business;
  • Prepare Daily, Weekly & Monthly KPI’s for the business;
  • Key involvement in the budgeting process;
  • Acting as the key point of contact between Finance and other teams across the business;
  • Understand and influence the cost drivers as appropriate;
  • Work and build key relationships with site leads;
  • Ad-hoc projects and involvement in process improvements.


  • Qualified accountant 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;
  • Ability to lead and drive change and influence key stakeholders;
  • Hardworking, detailed oriented and results focused;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work in a small, tight-knit team;
  • Ability to act on own initiative.

Want to learn more? Feel free to get in touch with Siobhán Sexton in Barden ( for more information.


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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