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NBI -Financial Accountant

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Job Summary

  • Dublin
  • Permanent
  • 1165
  • Jul 30, 2020
  • Competitive
Job Description

To ensure effective accounting for, and control over the Company's financial information.


National Broadband Ireland (NBI) will be the designer, builder and operator of the ultrafast broadband network for rural Ireland. It was established by Granahan McCourt (GMC), an international investor in technology, media and telecommunications with 30 years of experience partnering with governments, corporations and people to drive development of communications infrastructure.

NBI has presented its vision for world-class, gigabit-speed broadband for every home, farm, school and business in areas of the country which are not fully served by commercial operators (the "Intervention Area"). National Broadband Ireland will supply broadband to the one quarter of Irish people and premises which currently cannot access high-speed broadband through commercial services. It guarantees a level playing field for 1.1 million people, 540,000 premises including 100,000 businesses and farms, and over 600 schools.

Key Objectives / Accountabilities:

To ensure effective accounting for, and control over the Company's financial information.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Asist in preparation of monthly management accounts to include P&L, BS and Cashflow Statement and variance analysis.
  • Assist in the preparation of statutory financial statements including Consolidated Accounts under IFRS accounting.
  • Perform monthly balance sheet reconciliations and variance analysis.
  • Maintain fixed asset register, completing monthly depreciation postings and reconciliation of fixed assets and assets under construction.
  • Detailed tracking and accounting for all build and connection projects ensuring capitalisation of costs in compliance with company policy.
  • Accurately record and reconcile all Intercompany transactions on a monthly basis.
  • Reconciliation of inventory at multiple locations, ensuring accurate reporting on values and wastage
  • Liaise with procurement team on the business unit supply chain
  • Participate in relevant process improvement projects and ad hoc projects as required

Knowledge & Experience:

  • Qualified accountant.
  • Minimum 3 years post-qualification experience, with at least 1 year in a similar role
  • Strong technically.
  • Experience in the construction and or telecommunications industries would be a distinct advantage, with a strong emphasis on fixed asset/project accounting
  • Outstanding internal and external communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to connect with people.
  • Demonstrates flexibility and willingness to do what it takes to get the job done. Be willing and able to "roll up sleeves" and apply them self to any task.
  • Driven personality with a strong team ethic.
  • Excellent ambassador for NBI, promoting the organisation and role modelling NBI's values.

Morgan McKinley are working in partnership with National Broadband Ireland.