Project Accountant Role with a global Funds company based in Cork with an immediate start. This is a perfect opportunity for a qualified Big 4 Accountant looking to move into project work
Morgan Mckinley are looking to speak to Project Accountants on an exciting new opportunity based in Cork. This is an excellent opportunity for a professional looking for a new challenge and exposure to the Funds Business.
Business & Cost planning, performance monitoring of projects
Prepare and manage Business review meetings, financial reports to be used by the management and committees
Support the preparation of longer-term financial planning of including preparing and maintaining business / investment case
Revenue cost planning and monitoring versus allocated running budget
Project Cost monitoring versus allocated running budget, escalating out of line positions and areas for reduction across change and restructuring projects
Management and delivery of complex multi-stream projects/programmes and strategic initiatives
Suggest and implement processes improvements, automation, etc.
Costs and Budget administration tasks including transfers, purchase orders
Holder of a university degree in Finance, Business Administration, Economics or related
Minimum 2-3 years of professional experience in an international Financial Services industry environment, Big Four or similar in a financial cost management, project management or advisory function
Experience as an Auditor with Big 4/Top 10 firms is an asset including working in an environment that complies with auditing and accounting standards, relevant laws and regulations and ethical standards
Experience of delivery of strategic projects across functional teams is an asset including demonstrated Project Management Experience, Acumen and Success at a senior level in an international financial services industry environment
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, attention to detail, good knowledge of quantitative tools and methods is mandatory
Self Starter, Entrepreneurial with a "can do" attitude; Ability to take the initiative to "achieve results" and strong commitment to professional and client service excellence
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, able to positively engage and develop relationships with multiple stakeholders across geographical locations
Team player, flexible and well organised - able to manage multiple tasks and projects
Good command of MS Office applications - particularly MS Excel, Powerpoint
Certifications in Project Management or Finance are an asset (e.g. PMP, Prince2,ACCA etc.)
Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.