Irish-based fintech company Global Shares plans to create 50 new jobs in the town of Clonakilty in West Cork.

Available jobs at the Clonakilty office include roles as credit controller, director of financial and tax reporting, various IT and development roles and operations analysts.

Global Shares, which provides software and services for employee equity share plan administration, has created 101 new jobs in the past year across multiple sites. 

The company has also added new offices in Cork city, Barcelona, Lisbon, Malta, Nashville and Beijing.

Global Shares' expansion reflects a "commitment to becoming a market leader in share plan management and its related software solutions," the company said.

"This is a really exciting time," Mark Purcell, COO of Global Shares said.

"We are experiencing rapid growth at the moment and the fact that we are creating jobs right here in Clonakilty is a real boost to the local economy."