Financial Accounting (12-Month Contract)

We are currently looking for an experienced accounting professional to join our team in our Dublin office. This will be a specific purpose contract, for a duration of approx. 12 months.

Reporting to: Financial Controller

Description of role and responsibilities

The successful candidate will be exposed to all areas of the finance function within Goshawk with specific attention to the following:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts, analysis & reporting for Goshawk group companies.
  • Responsibility for the financial control for a suite of aircraft owning entities.
  • Co-ordination of statutory financial statements for certain Goshawk group companies.
  • Liaison with the external and internal audit teams throughout the year.
  • Work with 3rd party service providers in the delivery of Financial statements & audit of SPC entities.
  • Work with external advisors where necessary to provide technical accounting papers & advice to the business.
  • Provide technical accounting support, guidance & training to members of the finance team.
  • Participation in deal teams, with responsibility for providing technical accounting input on aircraft acquisitions, sales, lease extensions and other deals.

Competencies & Experience

  • Qualified Accountant, ideally having trained in a large accounting practice.
  • Excellent academic record.
  • Experience of working through complex accounting issues.
  • Attention to detail and numerical ability.
  • A positive team approach, capable of working on own initiative.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Proactive attitude, problem solver.
  • Previous experience in Sunsystems, IT2 or Leasepoint an advantage but not a prerequisite.

Key Relationships

  • Financial Controller and other finance team members – treasury, tax, corporate finance.
  • 3rd party service providers.
  • Internal, external and shareholder auditors.

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