Financial Accountant

  • Unit A2, Nutgrove Office Park, Rathfarnham, Dublin 14, D14 X627, Ireland, Dublin, Dublin, D14 X627, Ireland
  • Full time

About GDG

GDG is a specialist engineering consultancy, providing innovative solutions across a broad range of civil engineering sectors. We currently have offices in Dublin, Cork, Belfast, London, Edinburgh, Utrecht (NL) & Providence, RI (USA). Our clients include large civil and building contractors, project developers and engineering consulting firms. We also offer forensic engineering and expert witness services to the Insurance and Legal sectors. Our principal areas of expertise are Offshore, Onshore Renewables, Ports and Harbours, Infrastructure, Structures, Environmental and Research & Development. In 2021, GDG became part of the Venterra Group which is an exciting new venture exploring synergies for the offshore wind sector. The group consists of offshore wind industry supply chain companies that can develop solutions for the renewable energy sector, focusing on offshore wind.

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Venterra Group – Helping the worlds energy transition through wind power

You would join at an exciting time as the business experiences a period of rapid growth. This role would suit someone who enjoys having ownership over their day-to-day responsibilities and thrives in a fast-paced environment. This is a great opportunity to utilise your accounting skills, business acumen and your communication skills within the business. This position will report directly to the Financial Controller.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in the preparation of Monthly Financial Information including Management Accounts.
  • Owning the bank reconciliations for group entities.Focusing on timely and accurate intercompany processing to ensure smooth month-end intercompany reconciliations.
  • Preparing and posting month-end journals
  • Supporting with P&L analyses and Balance Sheet reconciliations
  • Collaborating with internal departments to ensure efficient information flows so accounts are accurate.
  • Assist with preparation of year-end statutory accounts.
  • Preparation of VIES/VAT/CSO returns
  • Assisting Financial Controller and other team members with various exciting projects.
  • Assisting the credit control function – liaising with customers, client statement processing.
  • Contribute to maintaining the control environment and implementing company policies.
  • Annual audit process: Support the annual audit / external reporting process.
  • Preparation of monthly reports and analysis.


  • Part-qualified accountant – working towards a professional qualification (CIMA/ACCA/ACA)
  • Knowledge and experience of accounting software packages – XERO, Sage 50, or similar
  • Good working knowledge MS Office & Excel (essential)
  • Well organised – good time management – ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Integrity and good ability to co-operate with a strong focus on solutions rather than problems
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • An eye for detail, ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines
  • Professional – Positive attitude – responsible – Motivated – Committed – Flexible – Conscientious
  • Customer focused – likes helping people & adaptable to a dynamic environment

In addition, the ideal candidate shall:

Be extremely competent in multi-tasking and prioritizing tasks effectively. Be proactive and good at anticipating what is needed and in progressing tasks to completion. Candidates should also be highly organised and motivated individuals with effective communication skills, a good work ethic, and a commitment to technical excellence, personal efficiency, and career progression through Continued Professional Development.

More about the Position:

  • This is a full time, permanent position based in Dublin. It is an exciting new role with great potential for professional development. You will be working with an established & growing finance team in a rewarding and dynamic work environment.
  • An attractive salary (€40k-€50k) and bonus package is available with genuine career growth opportunities


All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

At GDG, we are committed to inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We take inclusion and diversity seriously. We know that getting this right is critical for us to live our organisation’s values. We are always trying to improve our way of working to be more inclusive and equal. We are an equal opportunity employer. Our vision is for GDG to be a place where people of all ethnicities feel welcomed to work.

How to apply:

Please send a copy of your CV to David O’Grady (Talent & Resource Manager) at