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8432 Dublin, Ireland Business Support Permanent

The role: Financial Accountant

We are looking for a Financial Accountant to join our Finance team in the Dublin office

Why we need you:

Reporting to our Finance Manager, you will be responsible for accounting and reporting for the International Division of the Flutter Group. The successful candidate will be heavily involved in working with the finance business partnering team in the creation of month end accounts for our business units in addition to their responsibilities for external financial reporting obligations.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Take primary responsibility for the reliability and integrity of the underlying financial information:
    • Close month end processes within required timelines for assigned channels including the preparation of general ledger entries
    • Operate a robust cost accruals process to ensure that costs are correctly accrued within the time constraints of a fast-close environment
    • Standardise and automate where possible to improve month end timelines
    • Review all significant variances within areas of responsibility for investigation and escalation as necessary
    • Prepare the financial packs for assigned departments to a high level of analysis with relevant commentary on variances
    • Complete balance sheet reconciliations within set deadlines.
    • Maintenance of the fixed assets register and posting amortisation and depreciation charges.
  • Maintain and document compliance with internal control requirements
  • Assist with the preparation of monthly and annual Group reporting packs and subsidiary financial statements.
  • Assist with audit planning and preparation including the interacting with both internal and external auditors
  • Perform specific ad-hoc reviews and other tasks as required.

Finance overview:

Being a FTSE and ISEQ listed public company can be challenging. That’s why our Finance team holds itself at the cutting edge of all the major functional disciplines, never standing still and continually innovating. Our teams are actively engaged in a diverse range of activities which include; Financial Reporting, Group Accounting, Management Accounting, FP&A, Treasury, Transaction Processing, Financial Systems & Projects, Commercial Finance & Business Partnering, Corporate Development and Investor Relations. Imagine how being part of such a diverse yet agile team could provide you with unique opportunities to build out your skill set, and to do so all within the same organisation!

Our largest finance teams are located in Dublin, London and the Isle of Man, with distinct Finance teams supporting our main businesses and operating units located across three continents in the US, Europe, and Australia. This in itself creates the opportunity to move geographically within the Group or to get involved in cross-location and international assignments.

Learning is at the core of our culture. No matter how experienced you may be, our Finance team can offer you a rich environment for growth and development with an opportunity to learn from some of the best people in their fields. We support all the major accountancy bodies; ACA, ACCA, CIMA, and have successfully supported many students through their professional training qualifications. We also offer a rich curriculum of in-house and external learning which covers technical competencies and a broad range of ‘softer’ skills, such as personal impact, negotiation tactics, and building-resilience, to name just a few. This carefully crafted combination helps to create well rounded skill-sets within our team – creating the Finance professional demanded for today and for tomorrow.

Underpinned by state-of-the-art technology, for which we were the architects, engineers and implementation team, we continually drive operational improvements and efficiencies in everything we deliver – if you enjoy setting new standards in Finance then you’ve come to the right place.

Join us and become part of a highly experienced and highly driven Finance community, with big ambition and bigger influence, operating at pace within the largest Gaming Group in the world.

Who we are looking for:

You should be qualified or part-qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or equivalent). Strong academic credentials (e.g. honours degree) and experience operating in a similar environment with the ability to deliver high quality work under pressure of tight reporting deadlines. You will need to be a good team player but should be able to work independently together with excellent time management and communication skills, both written and verbal.

As the ideal candidate, you will have:

Prior knowledge of SUN or Oracle accounting packages. Experience working in the finance department of a multinational environment and experience in the gaming industry and gaming systems preferred.

What’s in it for you?

Our experience-based salaries are competitive. Plus, there’s a discretionary annual performance bonus. And we provide advice and dedicated assistance to those moving to Dublin.

Your package will include:

  • health and dental insurance for you, your partner and your children (if you all live at the same address)
  • a personal interest allowance to let you learn something new or pursue a hobby
  • the option to join our company pension scheme
  • looking to extend your family? You will receive a cash gift of 1,000 EUR for your new addition whilst working for us
  • in-house training and development to develop your skills, progressing your career
  • free fresh fruit, snacks and drinks in the office
  • access to an onsite gym.

What happens next?

We will aim to get back to you as soon as possible. If you meet the criteria, then we’ll invite you to a phone interview and if that goes well we’ll meet you for a zoom/face-to-face interview.

The Group

PokerStars is part of Flutter Entertainment Plc, a global sports betting, gaming and entertainment provider headquartered in Dublin and part of the FTSE 100 index of the London Stock Exchange. Flutter brings together exceptional brands, products and businesses and a diverse global presence in a safe, responsible and ultimately sustainable way.

We are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We do not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law.

We will look to provide reasonable accommodation for applicants with disabilities to participate in the job application or interview process. If you need assistance, please contact: talent@starsgroup.com

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