Financial Accountant

  • Job Reference: 00000362-1
  • Date Posted: 18 July 2022
  • Employers: Godwin Consult
  • Location: Cork, County Cork
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accountant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Godwin Consult is a growing and dynamic property advisory and development business. Headquartered in Cork City, but with a national portfolio, Godwin requires a motivated Financial Accountant to join our team and be a part of our growth story.

The role will suit a candidate who is either a qualified accountant or someone who has the equivalent experience within the property or construction industry.

You must be well organized and be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment, work very well within a team and show excellent communication skills, building relationships both in the team and externally. You also must show initiative and be able to perform the role with minimal supervision.

We are part of a team of property professionals and as a group are focussed on promoting an enjoyable and sustainable work/ life balance. We like to think we maintain a great, convivial working environment and promote and support continuous professional development and flexible working arrangements.

Salary is dependent on experience, but a very competitive package is available for the right candidate.


• Implementation and maintenance of appropriate systems and internal controls

• Debtors’ receipts, creditors payments and reconciliations across multiple entities

• Bank reconciliations

• Setting up on-line banking

• Monthly reporting to Client and Management

• Assisting in preparation of Year End reports for Auditors

• Preparing budgets and cashflows for the year ahead

• VAT & RCT administration

• Identify opportunities for improvements within the finance function and inter-departmental efficiency improvements

• Management of accounts payable and credit control function

• Responsible for the full accounts receivable function

• Monitor and report on monthly and quarterly compliance tasks including regulatory requirements

• General administration and any ad hoc duties, scope to grow


• A minimum of 3 years post qualification experience in construction or property industry

• Professional Accountancy Qualification

• Proficient in Excel, experience with Xero and AccountsIQ a bonus

• Stock valuation experience an advantage

• Ability to build teamwork and cooperation among individuals and departments

• Self-directed and proactive

• Excellent organisation and problem-solving skills

Flexible and blended home working arrangements can be accommodated and are encouraged to reflect the varying needs of team members.

Godwin Consult is an equal opportunities employer. All applications will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.