Senior Financial Accountant

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Full Time, Permanent


Commercial, Finance

Why this role matters to DG

Due to current and planned business growth within Designer Group Electrical Contractors Limited in Ireland, we are looking for a Financial Accountant to join our successful team.

Overview of duties

  • Reporting to the Financial Controller, the primary role is to support the Financial Controller in ensuring that all deadlines are met and that the team is supporting the business as efficiently as possible.
  • Input financial information into the group consolidation package to support the preparation of management packs.
  • Monthly general ledger postings.
  • Responsible for reviewing all bank reconciliations.
  • Monthly supplier reconciliation reviews.
  • Monthly group intercompany reconciliations.
  • Manage lease and fixed asset register.
  • Monthly balance sheet workings and review.
  • Review monthly and annual PAYE and RCT Tax returns.
  • Prepare & File VAT returns.
  • Responsible for CSO returns.
  • Prepare group weekly cash report.
  • Monthly payroll & expenses management with a payroll umbrella company.
  • Monthly payroll cost allocations using the Time Management System.
  • Assist the Financial Controller with the month-end report process to ensure strict deadlines are met.
  • Support with the preparation of the annual audit file.
  • Supporting various projects to improve business performance.

Your education & experience requirements

  • Recently qualified accountant
  • Strong interpersonal & organizational skills.
  • Self-motivated, dedicated to getting the job done.
  • Good solid ledger experiences up to Trial Balance level.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Experience with Payroll is preferred but not essential.


  • Health Care
  • Pension
  • Career Progression within the wider group
  • Accredited Engineers Ireland Employer for CPD
  • Pathway to Chartership with the SCSI
  • International Travel Opportunities

How you can develop your career in DG

Our people are our most important asset, we take pride in the quality of our staff and provide appropriate training for our people and always look to develop them within our business ensuring we have a strong and experienced workforce that gives us exceptional self-delivery capability.


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