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Flutter Dublin 161121 C

Financial Accountant - Reward

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Full time 40 hours
  • Permanent

This role will deliver financial and management information to all internal and external stakeholders. This role will focus predominantly on accounting and reporting for Reward related costs across all segments supported by the GFC. This will include being involved in the management of specific operating expenses and the reporting of monthly results with analysis.  

Key Responsibilities

Financial Reporting and Accounting:

  • Assist with the production of month end numbers for Reward related costs within Group Reporting deadlines
  • Operate a robust cost accruals process to ensure that costs are correctly accrued within the time constraints of a fast close environment
  • Review all significant variances for areas of responsibility flagging key variances in advance of close
  • Support Commercial Finance in the budget and forecasting process to meet Group timelines.
  • Assist in Payroll related projects to ensure outputs are best in class (including automated where possible) to support efficient accounting processes
  • Standardise and automate where possible month end tasks to improve month end time lines
  • Complete balance sheet reconciliations within set deadlines
  • Proactively engage with assigned budget owners to improve processes and procedures around monthly accruals
  • Continuously review processes and procedures in light of changes in systems and in requirements of the business
  • Ensure processes and procedures are documented and robust
  • Proactively engage in cross training initiatives
  • Other tasks that may be assigned as appropriate

Process and Procedures: 

  • Continuously review processes and procedures considering changes in systems and in requirements of the business 
  • Work collaboratively with related finance teams to achieve wider finance/organisational goals and efficiencies 
  • Pursue opportunities to reduce the monthly close process duration without impacting the quality of the information produced. 
  • Ensure processes and procedures within area of responsibility are documented and robust 

Internal and External Partnership: 

  • Work with all teams within the GFC as part of accounts production / close process to ensure accurate and timely accounting information is produced in accordance with their requirements 
  • Proactively engage with Internal and external audits when required  
  • Deliver timely and accurate financial information to the Group reporting team 

Education, Qualifications & Experience:  

  • Qualified accountant with experience working in a similar environment with a proven track record in financial reporting/analysis  
  • Keen attention to detail & drive to improve quality 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to challenge stakeholders & performance manage direct reports  
  • Ability to explain financial concepts to non-financial staff in a confident and professional manner 
  • Adept at dealing with high volumes of data and comfortable in a highly automated environment 
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a dynamic environment 
  • Experience of Oracle ERP or other similar financial systems an advantage 
  • Excellent MS Office skills particularly Excel 

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