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