Finance Analyst - Dublin - €40,000 - €50,000

Finance Analyst

Job Title

Finance Analyst

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€40000 - €50000




Job Description.

Our Valued Client, one of the world's largest sports retailers, and is looking for someone with a flair for Financial Analytics.


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About the potential next-step

Full Time: 40 hours

Start Date: Immediate start

Salary: €34,000 – €40,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Our Valued Client, one of the world’s largest sports retailers, is looking for someone with a flair for Financial Analytics.

In Ireland, their Finance team provides services to the European Supply Chain as well as the Irish retail and E-commerce business.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Bookkeeping (All the stock and stock in transit-related transaction booking, Turnover booking, Margin elements booking, Customs costs, transport costs, Royalties, Commissions, and other costs)
  • Ensure the reliability and analysis of the stock and stock in transit information, stock in/stock out
  • Report and communicate with different contacts within the team and teams in France
  • Dealing with different tools, operational and accounting systems. Reconciling figures coming from different tools and ensuring data accuracy
  • Manage balance sheet reconciliations of allocated accounts, explain variations and ensure timely resolution and aged balance clean up
  • Contribute to monthly and annual financial closings for the assigned tasks
  • Ensure a very good understanding of the data
  • Appropriate, apply and follow up the group and local accounting and compliance
  • Dealing with internal and external auditors
  • Ad hoc assistance with the completion or management of projects across the global finance team. Support with Continuous Process Improvement Projects
  • Other ad hoc duties as requested
  • Intercompany reconciliation, analysis and reporting, for both balance sheet accounts and P&L accounts for the large volume of transactions between Decathlon Europe supply and worldwide internal partners.
  • Take on and oversee special accounting topics according to accounting norms.
  • Process improvement
  • Actively design internal processes in the area of responsibility, document and communicate to the stakeholders
  • Contribute to the constant improvement of the processes in the area of responsibility (efficiency, automation)
  • Business Partnership
  • Being one of our business partners in supply activity by mastering our internal procedures and information systems.

What are we looking for?

This person will be responsible for analyzing and ensuring data accuracy relating to the Stock and Margin transaction. He/she provides direct support to the company business by completing month-end closes, including the preparation and processing of manual journal entries, account reconciliations and ad-hoc analysis.

  • He/she has a degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Partially Qualified Accountant ACA/ACCA/CPA/CIMA or equivalent would be a plus
  • 2 years experience working in a similar role, preferably working in a similar business environment or significant exposure to same if from a consulting background
  • Advanced excel skills
  • Good problem-solving and good reconciliation skills
  • Understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and IFRS
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • A flexible individual who can cope with competing demands and tight deadlines
  • Self-starter who can manage fluctuating workloads and projects using a high degree of initiative.
  • Solution-oriented
  • Fluent in English
  • Enjoy working as part of a team
  • Mobile in the short-term and open to travels in Europe

Who You Are:

  • Good communicator
  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude
  • Someone who is full of vitality
  • Must have a good command of the English language

For further information on this opportunity or if you are considering the next step in your career get in touch with Courtney Wells at HireIQ in complete confidence.

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Performance Bonus Annual Bonus / 13th Cheque Medical Aid / Health Care EAP Pension Fund Staff Discounts

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