Project Accountant Finance

  • Job Ref: J017903EM
  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Location: Dublin C.C.
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: Negotiable

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a project accountant to join the finance team of this financial services institution. It represents an excellent opportunity for a finance professional to take up a challenging position supporting the finance function with the implementation of a key system for the organisation. Initially the role will focus on a Portfolio Management System (PMS) implementation and will evolve over time to support other finance projects. Key responsibilities will include:

  • Manage the day-to-day delivery of Finance team's tasks as part of Phase 2 of the PMS implementation
  • Assist with identifying the ‘as is’ process operating within the Finance team to ensure all relevant team tasks are identified for inclusion in the PMS implementation;
  • Review tender documentation to ensure all in-scope requirements are included in the project implementation schedules
  • In cooperation with the Reporting team establish a monetary cost budget for the PMS Project and report outturn against budget to the Project Board on a regular basis;
  • Liaise closely with the project team during the implementation of the project acting as the link between the project and Finance;
  • Gather relevant data from current systems for initial testing and ensure financial data is complete and accurate before migration to production;
  • Co-ordinate UAT testing within the Finance team and ensure testing is completed on time;
  • Assisting with the documentation of processes / procedures / controls as required.

Requirements for this Role

  • A professional accountancy qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or similar) with at least 3 years post qualification experience.
  • Finance systems projects including data migration experience would be an advantage.
  • Experience in financial services or in the banking sector is advantageous.
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills.

About Our Client

Our client is a leading financial institution.


Remuneration will be competitive commensurate with experience.