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Group Financial Accountant

The successful candidate will take responsibility for the Group’s finance function and the business systems of the Horkan Group.

This person will report directly into the CEO. As a senior member of management they will present the financial accounts to the management team on a monthly basis and the board of directors on a quarterly basis. They person will play a senior role in the development of our Group and will have full responsibility for the Group’s finance function and business systems.


  • Qualified Accountant – ACCA, CIMA, ACA


  • People management experience

  • Excellent communication skills – written and oral.

  • Retail financial experience

  • A minimum of 5 years post qualification financial experience


  • Have a full understanding of taxation and regulatory requirement

  • Have an ability to meet strict deadlines and preparing of monthly management information and annual financial accounts to audit level.

  • Have an ability to analyse and advise on business operations including revenue, and expenditure trends, financial commitments and future revenues


  • Financial Accounting, Financial Management

  • Budgeting and Business Analysis

  • People Management

  • Excellent computer skills and experience with enterprise financial systems. Advanced Excel required. Experience in Sap business one and Crystal reports or similar an advantage.

  • Commercial and business skills are essential for the role.

  • Planning and Organisation skills

  • Self-motivated with good leadership skills is essential

  • Ability to report to tight deadlines

If you meet these requirements and have the desire to join one of Ireland’s best known, trusted and respected retail pet and Gardening companies. please send in your application form. A full job description is available on request. For more information or to apply for this role, please send cv with cover letter to Mairead@horkans.com

Due to the large volume of applications we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted for interview.

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