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Financial Controller

Applications are invited for the position of Financial Controller. This is a permanent role. A fundamental element of the bonkers.ie approach is to recruit and develop the Right People – this means finding people with the right skills and experience, but above all else people with the right attitude.

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of month-end accounts to group reporting deadlines
  • Preparation and analysis of monthly management accounts including detailed commentary
  • Statutory financial statements reporting and tax compliance
  • Maintain and develop a best practice financial control environment
  • Provide detailed analytical support to all operational areas of the business
  • Manage external service providers including audit, pension, payroll etc
  • Manage and develop the budgeting process and modelling
  • Lead, motivate, coach and reward staff to optimise their personal development and contribution to business success

The Skills Required:

  • ACA/ACCA qualification with a minimum of 2-3 years PQE
  • Strong commercial skills and an ability to contribute to both operational and strategic business initiatives
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Experience in project management or system implementation is desirable but not essential
  • Experience in managing a team
  • Excellent analytical skills with experience of working with large data volumes

The Right Person:

  • Enthusiastic and positive with a desire to learn and grow within a dynamic finance team
  • Logical and technically minded with an ability to think ‘outside the box'
  • Hard-working, dedicated and enjoy a challenge
  • Ability to work under pressure & meet deadlines
  • Be versatile, flexible & team player

This is a permanent role based at our Head Office in The Merrion Centre, Nutley Lane, Dublin 4. The successful applicant will report to the Group CEO.

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Ruby on Rails Software Developer

We currently have an open role for a Ruby on Rails Engineer – in this role you will have the opportunity to work with the CEO and the product owners to design and shape how we bring our products from inception through to delivery to our customers. This is a role that can have a real impact on how we deliver to our customers and we want you to bring your experience to bonkers.ie and make a real impact.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Define, architect and develop software solutions primarily using RoR/AWS/MySQL
  • Work with the Product team to define solutions and quick wins
  • Write RoR code with best practises, with reusable modular code architecture in mind
  • Conduct code reviews and collaborate with the team on top-class engineering standards
  • Support the bonkers.ie platform across all aspects of Infrastructure, Code, DB’s and other services
  • Work with servers and serverless components (Unix/SQS/Lambda etc)
  • Work with the Tech Lead to develop overall application architecture
  • Work with Front End Engineers, defining solutions and BE/FE interactions
  • Mentor more junior engineers on everything you know and industry best practises
  • Bring innovative ideas to the table, and identify invisible value in the bonkers.ie platform
  • Be a team player and work towards the overall company vision

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • At least 3-5 years of professional experience in software development
  • Experience working with: Ruby, Rails, MySQL
  • Experience with Cloud and infrastructure (Preferably AWS)
  • Extensive Application Architecture experience (Software/Infrastructure)
  • Experience with Unix
  • Git and source control
  • Experience with unit testing/automated testing and test best practises
  • Experience in Software Architecture and coding best practises
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient English language skills
  • University degree in computer science or proven experience in the area
  • Test Driven Development, CI, Github

Why work here

  • The company is the name of online retail financial services, and has a culture of ownership, collaboration and success
  • Hybrid working model
  • As a small company the rapport of staff is paramount and they place a big emphasis on the social interactions among workers
  • The role is based in Dublin 4, with excellent pay and benefits on offer including a group pension scheme
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Frontend Developer

We are hiring a Frontend Developer to build high-quality interactive experiences across our growing portfolio of products, including web, apps, and digital products.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Deliver microsites, websites, interfaces for web applications, edits to websites/web pages and HTML emails
  • Provide high-quality, well-structured and well-documented code
  • Communicate effectively with creative leads, client counterparts and other members of the development team
  • Assist in mentoring junior developers by encouraging collaboration, participation, and creative thinking
  • Must demonstrate the ability to master new/emerging technologies and take initiative to offer technical direction and creative solutions
  • Flawless attention to detail and organisational skills
  • Co-ordinating development time and workload with the project management team

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Demonstrable web development experience, including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Experience with VueJs (or other JavaScript frameworks such as React)
  • Ability to contribute and work effectively within a team
  • Experience in app development is an advantage but not essential
  • Experience interfacing with back-end technologies, frameworks, and services.
  • 3+ years’ experience desirable

Why work here:

  • The company is the name of online retail financial services, and has a culture of ownership, collaboration and success
  • Hybrid working model
  • As a small company the rapport of staff is paramount and they place a big emphasis on the social interactions among workers
  • The role is based in Dublin 4, with excellent pay and benefits on offer including a group pension scheme
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Digital Marketing Specialist

the Digital Marketing Specialist will promote the company's products and services by developing copy for our website, social media accounts, marketing materials, and other platforms. The candidate will update existing material and generate new engaging content.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Researching industry-related topics
  • Preparing well-structured drafts using digital word processing and publishing platforms
  • Editing and proofreading written pieces before publication
  • Conducting keyword research and using SEO guidelines to optimise content
  • Identifying customers’ needs and recommending new topics for content
  • Updating our website as needed

Requirements:

  • Excellent written and editing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and grammar skills
  • An ability and willingness to learn about the energy, insurance and personal finance industries
  • An ability to fact-check long-form content pieces
  • Time-management skills
  • The capacity to work independently and collaboratively
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bonkers.ie company culture

  • Innovation
  • Excellence
  • Growth
  • Small company - big plans
  • Family rapport

Innovation: contributing to the overall innovation of the business and its products. Think outside the box and discover new solutions to current and emerging needs!

Excellence: achieving excellent results from all areas of bonkers.ie business. Always improve yourself, do not settle for mediocre results!

Growth: if you want something new to be done, own it and deliver it. The Heads of departments all own and grow their respective areas - if you want to grow your area, go ahead we’re focussed and dynamic with a shallow chain of command. With a sound business case, everything is possible.

Small company - big plans: bonkers.ie is a small but dynamic company that is growing rapidly. We service thousands of customers each month and have big plans for the future.

Family rapport: the bonkers.ie work place is an open space that encourages communication, ideas and collaboration. As a small company the rapport of our staff is paramount and we place a big emphasis on the social interactions among workers. You need to be a team player to thrive here.

About bonkers.ie

Established in 2010, bonkers.ie is a free, impartial, online comparison and switching service which helps Irish households to compare prices and products across a range of broadband, TV, energy, insurance and banking providers. The company's mission is to help householders to take advantage of the best prices and services on offer from Irish suppliers.

We are Ireland's leading customer acquisition platform in the four industries of energy, communications, banking and insurance (both general and protection), delivering well in excess of €100,000,000 in annual recurring revenues to our partners every year.

bonkers.ie is accredited by the Commission for the Regulation of Utilities as an impartial, accurate and independent supplier of energy price comparisons. Accreditation is tested annually with a rigorous audit and the bonkers.ie accreditation was reaffirmed in November 2019.

Bonkers Money Limited, trading as bonkers.ie, is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.