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Qualified Accountant | Public Sector | Contract

Staffline Recruitment Ireland
Contract (6-12 months)
Dublin South, Dublin
€70000 - €72000 per annum
Startdate: ASAP
Ref: J0303PS2_1719877501
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Job description


Staffline Recruitment is currently recruiting an Accountant on behalf of our client, a leading governmental organisation headquartered in Dublin 2. This is an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified professional to join an established team. The role is an integral role within the corporate finance function for the organisation and will report directly to Head of the Department.

The role will be offered on a full-time, contract basis for a 6-12 month period with a possibility of extension.


The main purpose of this role is to provide day-to-day support to the Corporate Finance department, ensuring high level and cost-effective financial reporting is carried out in accordance with internal and external policies. This is an extremely busy role so will suit an effective multi-tasker with excellent organisational skills.


  • To assist in the preparation of annual accounts in accordance with Government financial procedures
  • Preparation of management reporting, year-end reporting and statutory returns
  • To address audit queries in a timely manner
  • Monitor and manage future financial performance and indicators to ensure optimal decision making
  • Preparation of monthly forecasts and budgets within strict timeframes
  • Ensure compliance with accounting standards, business policies and procedures and monitor to ensure best practice is adhered to across the organisation


  • At least 2-3 years most qualified experience required (ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CPA)
  • Strong IT skills
  • Knowledge of management accounting principles and audit procedures
  • Excellent attention to detail with strong organisational skills
  • Motivated, self-starter with enthusiasm and pro-active approach


  • Competitive salary, within the region of €70-72k, commensurate with skills and experience
  • 35 hour working week
  • Hybrid working arrangements - 2 days on-site and 3 remote
  • On-site canteen facilities

Staffline Recruitment is a leading recruitment agency in Ireland, specialising in public sector recruitment. We have branches nationwide including Dublin North & South, Dundalk, Cork, Galway and Limerick. Whether it's temporary contracts or full time employment, you can be sure that Staffline recruitment will have the right career for you. For a full list of our current vacancies, please visit

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