Senior Accountant

Hartley People are excited to announce an opening for a Senior Accountant / Assistant Financial Controller, a pivotal role designed to strengthen our clients finance team.

This newly created role is ideal for a finance professional looking to make a significant impact in a growing business.

Reporting directly to the Financial Controller, this full-time position will be integral to enhancing financial oversight and supporting strategic initiatives within our dynamic firm in the construction sector, which has significant operations across mainland Europe. This is an excellent opportunity for a finance professional poised to step onto the leadership track.


  • Company Base: Baldonnell, Dublin
  • Business Area: Extensive engagement across mainland Europe

Job Type:

  • Full-Time

Reports To:

  • Financial Controller

Core Responsibilities:

  • Financial Reporting: Oversee the preparation and consolidation of periodic financial statements for multiple entities.
  • VAT and Tax Compliance: Manage VAT submissions and ensure regulatory compliance across various European jurisdictions.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Contribute to the development of budgets and financial forecasts, including variance analysis to guide business decisions.
  • Cash Flow Management: Monitor and manage cash flow to maintain adequate liquidity for both project and operational needs.
  • Process Improvement: Continuously identify and implement enhancements in financial processes and internal controls.

Required Qualifications:

  • Educational Background: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field. Advanced qualifications such as ACCA, CIMA, or CPA are preferred.
  • Relevant Experience: At least 5 years of experience in financial roles, ideally within the construction sector.
  • Specialized Knowledge: Expertise in European VAT regulations and a strong background in financial consolidations.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in accounting software and ERP systems, along with advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Personal Competencies: Exceptional analytical abilities and the capacity to meet tight deadlines in a high-pressure environment.

Great company to work for and great remuneration package for the right person.

Please contact Damien McCleane for more details

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