Management / Financial Accountant – Inis / Fragrances of Ireland Ref: 14696

Competitive salary DOE plus bonus, depending on experience and qualification level

Exciting, hands on role for a strong qualified Accountant who wishes to develop their career within a dynamic, forward looking, fast growing and friendly fragrance brand selling to thousands of retail customers across USA and Europe. The company is going through a period of growth and the finance team is expanding the team to meet these demands and scale for future growth.

Role Info:

Management / Financial Accountant
Near Bray, Co. Wicklow / Remote Flex
Competitive salary DOE plus bonus, depending on experience and qualification level

The Opportunity:

An opportunity to join a dynamic Irish SME that is distributing its products to over 3,500 retail store customers around the world. We export 90% of our sales to North America, the UK and Europe.

Our best-selling perfume brand ‘Inis the Energy of the Sea’ has achieved huge success in markets all around the world, from Europe to the US and Canada. Consumers everywhere love ‘Inis’ – the clean, fresh fragrance which makes you feel close to the sea, no matter where you are.

About Us:

We have exciting plans to grow our existing markets and enter new ones, and our Finance Team needs to grow to help support these plans. Can you help us to develop our business?

Based in our converted farmhouse campus on the N11 in Kilmacanogue, Co. Wicklow (when permitted again) we need someone with good qualifications and experience to work closely with our friendly team. Despite our growth, we strive to remain a highly creative and friendly business with a very collaborative team mentality.

We believe in making people happy, including our customers and our employees, and doing our bit to make the world better. We’re the core funder for the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group and we’re Plastic Neutral Certified, retrieving from the world environment as much plastic as we use each year.

About You:

You will report directly to the Group Financial Controller and be part of a dedicated and strong finance team. This role is accounting and reporting driven but with transformation and project work also included. This role will have a broad remit and will involve developing close working relationships across all areas of the business.

So, we’d like you to have:

+ Full accounting qualifications with a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in a similar role
+ Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures, experience of US GAAP an advantage
+ Experience with month-end / year-end close process
+ Broad experience of billing, A/R, A/P, inventory management
+ Experience with VAT compliance and reporting
+ Strong quantitative and analytical skills, commercially orientated
+ Goal orientation with a proven track record of meeting strict deadlines
+ Advanced Microsoft Excel skills
+ Strong focus on processes, systems and controls
+ Attention to detail, ability to work on your own initiative and take ownership of the role
+ Ability as a team player with a positive ‘can do’ attitude
+ Creative problem-solving ability
+ Proven experience in delivery of quality customer service
+ Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
+ Excellent verbal and written communications skills
+ Fully fluent written and spoken English

Your Key Responsibilities will be:

+ Preparation and analysis of monthly and year to date suite of management information, which will incorporate financial and non-financial KPI’s
+ Preparation of annual budgets and the related monthly and year end analysis, providing insight & commentary
+ Preparation of annual financial statements and supporting schedules for audit
+ Preparation of tax returns and fulfilling other compliance obligations
+ Supporting the finance team in all areas, including A/R, A/P, and general ledger reconciliations
+ Supporting ERP system implementation
+ Leading and coaching staff to optimise their personal development and contribution to the success of the business
+ Ad hoc Analysis and / or any related projects as required

What we can offer you:

+ Competitive salary
+ Pension contribution
+ Partial Remote working as appropriate
+ A start-up culture, product-centric, international/multicultural environment and easy-going communication style
+ Casual and friendly working environment
+ Subsidised gym membership

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

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