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McElligott's Tralee

Financial Accountant

McElligott's Tralee

  • Cork / Kerry / Limerick
  • See description
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 06/10/2017
  • HR
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James Kelliher of Kelliher O’Shea, Chartered Accountants is recruiting for a Financial Controller for a busy motor dealership in Kerry.



McElligott’s Tralee Ltd, is one of Munster’s Leading Motor Dealerships in business for over 70 years.  The company represents Honda, Kia, Land Rover and Mercedes Benz and are seeking to recruit a Financial Controller.  The position will report directly to senior management to provide high level financial insight and support in order to maximise business performance and profitability.

James Kelliher of Kelliher O'Shea, Chartered Accountants, is recruiting for this position on McElligott's behalf. Please direct any enquiries to James Kelliher on 066 7141296. No agency help required! 

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the finance function and supervision of administration staff
  • Preparing budgets and forecasts
  • Preparing monthly management accounts
  • Reviewing and monitoring performance between actuals versus budget and prior year
  • Management of day to day banking and working capital facilities
  • To ensure compliance with Franchise Standards, Taxation, HR, and other Statutory requirements
  • Management of the annual audit
  • Liaise with the company’s IT and systems providers
  • Ensure financial and commercial information flow is communicated efficiently to maximise business performance
  • Evaluate, challenge, support and influence commercial strategies, initiatives and proposals

The ideal candidate:

  • A Qualified Accountant who trained at a top tier accountancy firm
  • Three years post qualification experience (some level of industry experience preferred)
  • Highly motivated individual with a mix of financial technical ability & commercial awareness
  • Proven experience for completion of deliverables to meet agreed reporting timelines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong MS Office skills and general IT knowledge

An attractive remuneration package with opportunity for progression is on offer for the successful candidate.

To apply for this role, apply with your cover letter and CV via the "Apply Now" button. 

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