Galway City Council is the local authority for the city of Galway. It is the fourth most populous urban area in the Republic of Ireland and the sixth most populous city in the island of Ireland. Galway, as the largest urban centre in the West, is also a key driver of economic development and competitiveness in the region and the city has the potential to drive growth at a national level through the Regional and Spatial Economic Strategy for the North West region. Galway has a strong local economy with complementary sectors working in partnership with the local authority including third level, manufacturing, and ICT, tourism and hospitality, retail and distribution, healthcare and professional services sectors.
A vacancy now exists in Galway City Council for the role of Financial Management Accountant
The Financial Management Accountant is a senior position within the Finance Department reporting to the Head of Finance. The successful candidate will be responsible for modernising and managing change in the finance function. They will be responsible for introduction of new initiatives, policies and procedures and working with multidisciplinary teams. The successful candidate will work in a dynamic and progressive Local Authority which provides a multiplicity of services to the City.
The successful candidate will:
- Possess a professional accountancy qualification and be a member of a recognised body of accountants, and
- Have satisfactory experience of accountancy work, including management accounting and/or financial accounting, and
- Be experienced in the management of staff, and
- Possess knowledge of public sector finance.
The Public Appointments Service is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.
Closing Date: 3pm Thursday 9th June 2022