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Financial Accountant / Senior Financial Accountant

  • Location:

    Shannon

  • Sector:

    Accounting & Taxation

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    DOE

  • Contact:

    John Fagan

  • Contact email:

    john@phoenixsearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    +353 (0) 19637065

  • Job ref:

    3287

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2024-03-16

Financial Accountant / Senior Financial Accountant

The Opportunity:

Our client is a leading force in the aviation finance sector, providing top-tier Managing Agent Services to prominent players in the industry. With over 60 years of experience in aircraft leasing, our client excels in delivering unmatched Managing Agent services to the aviation finance sector

We are currently seeking a Financial Accountant and Senior Financial Accountant to join the growing finance team in Shannon, Co. Clare, on a full-time permanent basis.

Job Purpose

This is an excellent opportunity for a Financial Accountant to join a growing team that provides high-quality financial services to clients in the Aviation Leasing Industry. There is great opportunities for career progression within this dynamic and exciting industry, offering invaluable experience in client service with comprehensive training.

Main Responsibilities

  • Preparing and reviewing analyses for monthly cash reports.
  • Creating budgets and forecasts.
  • Preparing accounting information for significant leasing entities.
  • Compiling and submitting annual accounts and filings.
  • Handling client audits and liaising with external auditors.
  • Preparing and filing VAT and statutory returns.
  • Monitoring client compliance requirements.
  • Attending Board meetings.
  • Collaborating with junior staff.
  • Undertaking special projects as needed.

Qualifications / Experience Required

  • ACA/ ACCA Qualified 
  • Up to 2 years of relevant experience.
  • Ideally, a background transitioning from practice to industry.
  • Audit experience with Aircraft Leasing clients is advantageous.
  • Proficiency in using a PC, particularly with strong Excel skills.
  • Understanding of IFRS and consolidation accounting principles.

Competencies Required

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • The ability to work effectively within tight operating deadlines.
  • High motivation and the capability to work independently.
  • Ambition, proactivity, and a collaborative team spirit.
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