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Project Accountant

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Job Summary

  • Cork
  • Permanent
  • BBBH792565
  • Sep 08, 2021
  • €50k - €70k
Job Description

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.

Tasks/responsibilities

  • 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

Qualifications/required skills

  • 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.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

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Mark Stanton
  • Principal Consultant | Accounting & Finance Recruitment
  • 353 (0) 21 2300300
  • mstanton@morganmckinley.com