Financial Accountant

About Ei

Ei Electronics is a successful Irish company operating globally with a leadership position in the design and manufacture of home life safety devices.  Employing over 1,200 people worldwide, the company is headquartered in Shannon, Ireland, where global manufacturing is centrally located. Our state-of-the-art 33,000 m2 campus also houses leading-edge research & development activities, together with product design, commercial, and Group functions.

Role Overview

This is a unique opportunity to be part of a rapidly growing global Group with an exciting future ahead. Reporting to the Finance Manager, Reporting & Analysis, the role is full-time on-site in Shannon. As a key member of the reporting & analysis team, you will help to drive and develop financial and management reporting and analysis for the Group, liaising closely with colleagues and other stakeholders locally and across subsidiary companies. Actively contributing to the delivery of high-quality, insightful, and timely information is a central success factor in this role.  Technical proficiency, strong people skills, and robust IT, data, and systems experience are required skills. Integrity, energy, and a commitment to deliver are essential personal attributes.

Role:Financial Accountant
Reports to:Finance Manager, Reporting & Analysis
Location:On site – Ei Electronics Head Office, Shannon, Co. Clare
Salary:Competitive package including health insurance.
Appointment:Permanent, full-time.

Key Deliverables

  • Prepare robust reports & analysis and play a key role in the reporting process, including:  
    • Monthly management accounts and consolidation
    • Quarterly business reports
    • Group and specific entity statutory financial statements  
    • Region, product, and customer profitability
  • Operate, develop, and implement robust financial control procedures and reconciliations.
  • Support divisional and departmental budgeting and forecasting.
  • Develop key performance reporting.
  • Liaise with other group companies to reconcile intercompany balances.
  • Work with accounts receivable to monitor collection, credit limits, and aged debtors’ analysis.
  • Work with accounts payable to review purchase orders, payment runs, and creditor reconciliations.
  • Support finance projects and process improvements.
  • Liaise with external auditors and other professional advisors, as required.

Other, as needed.

The Person

Knowledge, skills, and experience:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA)
  • Relevant hands-on experience.
  • Excellent analytical and data management skills.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a good communicator, both written and verbal.
  • A strong commercial acumen and attention to detail.
  • Excellent IT and systems experience; advanced excel, proficient in MS Word and PowerPoint.  

Personal Attributes

  • High degree of integrity, objectivity, and professionalism.
  • Open and curious, takes initiative, solution oriented.
  • Flexible, able to manage challenging and often competing deadlines
  • Collaborative, a team player.
  • Motivated, energised, and committed to delivery.
  • A focus on continued development.

To apply, please send your CV and Cover Letter to: