Financial Accountant - (12 Month FTC)

Reference No: 18504

What's the role?

Construction in Dublin is booming; we are experiencing exciting growth at Hilti - did you know that there are 123 cranes in Dublin alone?

We are currently seeing a results driven financial accountant to for a 12-month fixed term contract at Hilti’s Head Office, based in Finglas. The financial accountant position is a stand-alone role, reporting directly to the CFO. At Hilti, we are all about delivering outstanding customer service. If you are too, this could be the perfect stepping stone to international opportunities in the next stage of your career.

Who is Hilti?

If you’re new to the industry, you might not have heard of us. We provide leading-edge tools, technologies, software and services for the global construction sector. We have a proud heritage, built over 75 years, and a worldwide reputation for pioneering products and exceptional service. With 30,000 people in more than 120 countries, which we’re looking to expand, we’re a great place for you to show us your worth, step up to new challenges and grow your career.

What does the role involve?

At Hilti, we work a little differently. We have a direct sales model which allows us to ensure a high-level customer interaction at every encounter. We love our customers!

As the Financial Accountant you’ll be part of our small finance team in Ireland, working closely with our Shared Service Centre in Manchester, UK. You’ll report directly to the CFO and work within a customer centric, direct sales Organisation.

Day to day, you will be responsible for participation in monthly management accounts preparation, identifying and driving process improvements, completion of month end/quarter end payroll bonus reports, quarterly forecasting, validation that internal controls are implemented and operational, preparation of financial information for management and stakeholders and additional tasks as required.

You will demonstrate initiative, drive and a deadline centric approach. This is a meaty role, where you can carve a reputation with an award-winning multinational and following the 12-month FTC be given opportunities to fulfil a robust and global career trajectory within finance.The opportunities are endless!

93% of our people say they’re proud to work for Hilti, thanks to the quality of our products and the way we look after our people

What do we offer?

At Hilti, it’s all about teamwork. We have an award-winning culture that is highly diverse and inclusive. We love to celebrate success and as part of the Hilti family you will be proud to work for an industry leading innovator.

Your new role will be rewarding and challenging, and you will be given the support of your leader, your peers and Hilti to ensure you succeed.

We promote over 80% of roles internally at Hilti, and as you grow you will be given opportunities to move around the business – to work abroad, experience different job functions and tackle different markets.

Why should you apply?

At Hilti we pride ourselves on developing our people and as such, we will give you all the support you need to grow your career globally.

Working in Hilti’s newly renovated Head Office (just off the M50), you can enjoy stress free parking and a prime location (away from city traffic).

We offer a flexible working culture as well as other great benefits including 25 days holidays (not including bank holidays) with a scheme to purchase up to 10 additional days, health insurance, pension.

What you need is:

  • Degree qualifications within Finance and Accounting
  • Experience working within an accounting function
  • Initiative, focus on delivery and deadline driven
  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel competency
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and effective problem-solving ability
  • Willingness to learn, passionate and driven
  • A real team player with an eye for detail
  • Completion or studying towards ACCA, ACA, CPA or related qualifications
  • Full working rights in Ireland

At Hilti 80% of our management positions are filled with internal candidates. It’s testament to how much we value, develop and look after our people. If you would like to join the team at Hilti please apply today. For any questions please contact [note: due to GDPR we cannot receive resumes over email].

“There’s a real family spirit and you can literally knock on any director’s door at any time. Also your line manager will work very hard to help you develop your skills, both professionally and personally.”

- Amer, Key Projects Manager

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