Group Reporting Newly Qualified Accountant

FD Technologies plc is a global leader in consulting, business services and technology. We are the home for diverse thinkers and innovators. We know that our people are vital to our success and we are proud of the diverse and vibrant team we have built across the globe. We are committed to hiring top talent, creating an environment where they can thrive, and recognizing and rewarding their dedication as they progress within the company.


This role is a great opportunity for a Qualified Accountant who is looking to make a move into Industry, offering an opportunity to join an experienced and growing Group Reporting team.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated and results-focused, and will join our finance team, based in our Newry HQ.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual accounts.
  • Supporting the month-end close process – balance sheet reconciliations, accruals and prepayments, consolidated cash flow statement etc.
  • Review financial information with the intention of proactively identifying any issues and taking corrective action
  • Preparing legal entity balance sheets packs to audit standard
  • Assist in internal and/or external audit requests for the Group and Subsidiary Entity reporting
  • Taking ownership of ad hoc projects designed to promote process improvements


  • Undergraduate degree in related disciple (2.1 or above preferred)
  • A newly qualified accountant ACA/ACCA/CIMA
  • Strong technical accounting experience (Group plc experience desirable)
  • Highly personable, team player. Open to sharing knowledge and skills
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and to tight deadlines
  • Analytical mindset, with the ability to identify problems and offer solutions
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.
  • Flexible hands-on approach
  • Experience in the implementation of systems is desirable but not essential


This role is based in Newry.

Working for FD:

At FD, you will embark upon a career with life-long learning at its core, facilitating rapid professional and personal development and the opportunity to design your own path. We support a variety of external training courses and accreditations and are truly passionate about our Mentor Program, through which our senior colleagues generously set aside personal time to coach and support others in their career progression.
We are delighted to have several active internal networks, social committees, and charity initiatives, designed with the intention of meeting the holistic needs of our employees and giving back to our communities.

Our employees are rewarded with numerous benefits as part of their employment, including:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Extensive Health Care Package
  • Pension plan
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Annual leave increasing with service
  • Group Life Protection Benefit
  • Training opportunities
  • FD Internal Network and Sports & Social Calendar


Who are we?

FD Technologies plc (FD) is a leading software and services company, with world-leading intellectual property in ultra-high-performance analytics (KX) across industries, and extensive domain expertise and capabilities in capital markets systems and technology (managed services and consulting).


KX technology is designed to capture and analyze data to make real-time decisions in a world where data volumes generated by markets and machines are increasing exponentially, and existing technologies fail due to technological or commercial limitations.
KX is widely adopted throughout the financial industry and is poised for accelerated growth across high-tech manufacturing, automotive, oil and gas, utilities, and telecommunications.

First Derivative

First Derivative provides a range of managed services and consulting worldwide to its clients in the capital markets sector, including many of the world’s leading banks, focused on supporting mission-critical systems as well as helping them to achieve and maintain regulatory compliance.

If you meet these requirements and would like to apply for this role.