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Senior Financial Accountant (Irish business)

Type Contract

Salary €60,000 - €70,000

Location Cork (All)

Ref # 8257

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Here in Barden, we are delighted to be partnering with a well-established and hugely successful Irish business in their search for a Senior Financial Accountant to join their growing Finance team at their headquarters right here in Cork.

This role will report directly to the Financial Controller and the person will have a wide range of responsibilities and an opportunity to work with a team of over 20 experienced Finance professionals. Given some exciting growth in the business, you will get an opportunity to get involved in a wide range of finance projects and systems work. 

“This person will join our growing Finance team and take on a wide range of responsibilities. This would be a great step for someone ambitious looking to progress in their career in the Finance & Accounting space. A fantastic opportunity for someone to expand their skillset” – Hiring Manager


  • Preparation of management accounts for the business on a monthly basis;
  • Developing a thorough understanding of the business and industry to adequately assist with efficiency improvements;
  • Responsible for the review of journals and all related transactions to ensure accurate recording and reporting;
  • Work closely with key senior stakeholders in the planning and performance of the business to support the continued growth;
  • Management and guiding of a team of junior team members;
  • Provide day-to-day leadership, guidance and coaching to a number of finance professionals on the team;
  • End-to-end accounting across various parts of the finance function;
  • Ad-hoc projects and process improvements work.


  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CPA or CIMA) with 2/3+ years PQE;
  • Excellent analytical skills;
  • Strong technical accounting ability;
  • Hardworking, detailed oriented and results focused;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability to act on own initiative.

Curious? 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, Life Sciences, Legal, 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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