Training vacancies listing

Due to our unique working relationship with Ireland's top employers, we have a freely available list of training vacancies positions. This is a list of firms and companies with open Chartered Accountancy trainee positions.

If you are interested in a position please contact the organisations directly. While most of the positions are in practice with a Training Contract on offer, there are also some companies in Industry hiring trainees via the Flexible Route.


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Not all registered training firms and businesses will advertise positions on our training vacancy page and please bear in mind that not all registered organisations are listed on our website. So make sure to contact any firm or business directly if you want to find out if they have any open training positions.

Some firms will only recruit during the "Milkrounds" this takes place in colleges and universities around the country where firms and businesses with conduct presentations and exhibitions on campus to advertise Training Contracts and recruit students focusing on the graduate classes of degrees in accounting, finance, and other relevant areas. For more information, please visit the relative sections listed below.

Please note: Non-EU students must comply with the regulations of the Immigration & Citizenship Division at the Department of Justice, Equality & Law Reform in the Republic of Ireland.


Resources to help you find a trainee role

The Career Development and Recruitment  team have created a range of material aimed at helping you to find your trainee accountancy role. Click the links below to access information on writing your CV,  preparing for an interview and how to find the right role for you. Email your CV to be considered for training vacancies to careers@charteredaccountants.ie.

Interview preparation guide

If you're looking for some help preparing for an interview, we've put together this handy guide around required competencies. The term ‘competency’ can be defined in various ways, so preparing for a competency based model can often be a challenge. Below we have the Interview Building Blocks Tool in two formats for you to download and use to help your organise your experiences.


Free advertising of vacancies

Firms and companies with training vacancies can advertise free of charge on our website. Simply  email us with the text you wish to use for your advertisement.

If you are an existing Registered Training Organisation (RTO) or are interested in having your firm or company authorised to train Chartered Accountants under a Training Contract, we have a lot of information available (see link below), including all the forms you’ll need to download.

If you are interested in having your company accredited as a "Chartered Flexible Route Partner", please email Robert Crosbie.

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Vacancy listing

 

Trainee Chartered Accountant  - 
About the company

Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

Location 3 Grand Canal Plaza, Grand Canal Harbour, Dublin 4
Date posted 16.06.2020  
Closing date 3.07.2020  
Job title Trainee Chartered Accountant 
How many trainees are you recruiting? 5
Job spec
The Finance Development Programme (FDP) is Accenture’s formal graduate programme in Finance. The rotational programme is designed to foster diverse thinking and develop a broad range of finance skills in early finance talent. The programme goal is to transform talented FDP participants into future Accenture leaders. 

We support  Chartered Accountants Ireland (ACA)  qualifications as part of the FDP programme. 

Professional qualification support includes payment of lecture and exam fees, paid study leave and the possibility to accrue overtime to add to exam preparation time.

The programme duration is three and a half years with the intake of new participants in August/September of each year. Participants discover their strengths by rotating through three, 12 to 15-month placements, across three areas within Accenture's finance teams. For example: 

• Controllership
Controllership supports the end-to-end Financial Reporting process, ensuring the completeness and accuracy of our accounts and avoiding compliance risk.
• Corporate Development & Transaction Services (CDTS) 
The CDTS team focuses on bringing commercial and financial rigor to structuring and shaping deals for Accenture’s largest scale engagements.
• Corporate Development (V&A) 
The Corporate Development team focuses on driving Accenture’s V&A agenda in line with corporate strategy, from company screening, commercial negotiation, deal execution and Post Merger integration. 
• Client Financial Management (CFM)
The CFM team is responsible for delivering financial services to Accenture contract and client team management throughout the lifecycle of a contract.
• Internal Audit
The Internal Audit team provides an independent assessment within Accenture of the reliability and integrity of financial and operating information, the effectiveness and efficiency of systems and internal controls that support and process financial and operating information, and compliance with corporate policies and procedure.
• Holdings/Intellectual Property Team
The Holdings team manages the controllership of holding entities in Accenture. It assesses monthly variances and reports this to the Country Controller. 
The IP team manages the entire Intangible Assets Portfolio. The team is the owner of all Accenture intangible assets that are being developed.
• Ventures and Acquisitions
The V&A team is dedicated to streamlining the acquisition process, efficiently merging acquired companies into Accenture and developing deep, functional expertise in the area of ventures and acquisitions. 
• The Dock/Analytics
The Dock is a destination for Accenture clients globally with specialisations in design expertise, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, advanced analytics, security, policing and digital marketing.


 Requirements   
• Degree in Business, Finance - or equivalent part-qualification, is preferred 
• Although this is a graduate programme, relevant experience may supersede degree requirements 
• Experience of working in a Finance function is an advantage 
• Experience of SAP is an advantage
 
 Benefits & remuneration

Accenture is a finance, technology and consulting company delivering change for our clients and our people across the globe. We’re helping drive a technology revolution—from digital to cloud to security—that’s sweeping across industries and governments in virtually every country. We collaborate with our clients—including 80% of the Fortune 500—to transform their businesses to anticipate the evolving needs of their customers. At the same time, we strive to enable our people to build their careers in an open environment of inclusion and diversity, complemented by our competitive employee benefits approach. 

The benefits included in the FDP programme in Dublin include: 
• Competitive starting salary with promotion opportunities during the programme
• Paid overtime
• Private health insurance
• Life assurance
• Support for professional qualifications
• Generous holiday allowance 
• Two days paid charity leave 
• Generous pension scheme
• Share purchase scheme 
• Employee discount card
• Health screening
• 26 weeks of full-paid maternity or adoption leave
• Paid Paternity Leave
• Health screening every two years
• Access to our wide variety of clubs and societies
• Flu vaccines

 

 How to apply

Apply at https://accenture.headstartapp.com/role/5ee09cfd1858a100073fc37f

 Website:

https://www.accenture.com/ie-en 

 


Trainee Chartered Accountant  - 
About Whiteside Cullinan is a long established city centre based firm of Chartered Accountants. For over 80 years we have been providing a broad range of services and business solutions to select Irish and multi-national clients. Our services include accountancy, audit, taxation and advisory
Location Molesworth House, 1-2 South Frederick Street, Dublin 2
Date posted  09.07.2020  
Closing date 31.07.2020  
Job title Trainee Chartered Accountant 
How many trainees are you recruiting? 2
Job spec

The main duties and responsibilities will be:

  • Preparing financial statements;
  • Assisting with client audits;
  • Compiling management accounts and other management reporting and bookkeeping assignments;
  • Preparing corporation Tax, VAT, P30 and Income Tax returns;
  • Work under the supervision of senior staff members and provide support.
  • Other ad hoc duties as required
 Requirements 
  • Accountancy or Business Degree (Advantage) with a minimum of 2.1
  • A desire and commitment to gain an accountancy qualification
  • Strong customer service and communication skills
  • Strong IT skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic with an ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team
  • Ability to work under pressure
 Benefits & remuneration

 

  • A competitive remuneration package.
  • On the job training with exposure to a wide range of sectors and sized companies
  • All course fees and examination fees paid
  • Paid study leave in line with industry guidelines
  • An attractive work-life balance
  • Opportunities to work across all our service lines, from audit to taxation to business advisory.
  • Interaction directly with clients from an early stage
 How to apply

Email your CV and covering letter to Mark Hamill mhamill@whiteside.ie

 Website:



 

Trainee Chartered Accountant  - 
About the company

At Kirk and Associates, Chartered Certified Accountants and Registered Auditors we specialise in the provision of accounting, auditing, taxation and business advisory services to medium and large clients from a wide variety of business sectors.
We offer our accounting graduates a broad based training with significant exposure to all areas of the business.

Location Mill House, Mill St. Dundalk, Co. Louth
Date posted 29.06.2020  
Closing date 10.07.2020  
Job title Trainee Chartered Accountant 
How many trainees are you recruiting? 2
Job spec We will offer the successful applicant a wide spread of experience in accounts preparation, audit assignments, audit exempt assignments, personal and corporate taxation, company secretarial compliance and business advisory services. The role will entail:
  • Preparing statutory financial statements.
  • Completing audits.
  • Compiling management accounts and other management reporting.
  • Preparing corporation Tax, VAT, RCT and Income Tax returns.
  • Running outsourced payroll.
  • Assisting clients with business plans and financial projections.
  • Liaising with banks, legals and other professional advisers.
  • Assisting with Corporate Finance work.
  • Managing client Company Secretarial requirements.
  • Ad-hoc advisory.
 Requirements 

Skills Required:

  • Be interested in pursuing a career as an accountant and auditor.
  • Excellent academic record.
  • Enthusiastic with an ability to work on their own initiative and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication skills and a willingness to learn.

 Who we’re looking for

  • Enthusiastic and hard-working graduate with good communication skills who want to qualify as Accountant and auditor in a progressive firm which provides a broad range of experience.
  • Candidate should be degree qualified, preferably in a business discipline.
 Benefits & remuneration
  • A competitive remuneration package.
  • All course and examination fees paid.
  • Paid study leave in line with industry guidelines.
  • The firm understands that achieving examination success is the main goal of our trainee accountants, and we have developed support structures to ensure our high pass rates are maintained.
  • Opportunity to work closely with a varied client base comprising both companies and individuals across a wide range of sizes and industries.
  • Opportunities to work across all of our service lines, from audit to taxation to consulting.
  • High level of interaction with clients from the start of your contract.
  • Hands-on’ partner team who have day-to-day contact with all staff.
  • Internal training and exam coaching provided by senior staff.
  • Support for staff who wish to go on and study for additional qualifications.
 How to apply

Send CV to info@kirk-irl.com if you are interested in applying

 Website:



 

Trainee Chartered Accountant
About the company

O’Boyle & Co Chartered Accountants & Registered Auditors is small growing firm based in Longford Town. We provide a full compliance service to our clients including accountancy, audit, taxation and advisory to a broad portfolio of companies and individuals, across a range of industries.
Our reputation for advising new business start-ups, sole traders, partnerships and companies on all aspects of personal and corporate tax compliance and tax planning means we have built a very strong client base locally, nationally and internationally.

Location Church Street, Longford
Date posted 22.06.2020  
Closing date 31.07.2020  
Job title Trainee Chartered Accountant 
How many trainees are you recruiting? 2
Job spec

Examples of tasks that you will be introduced to in your first year of training include:-

  • Preparation of a variety of sole trader accounts / partnership accounts, to include bank reconciliations & control accounts, as well as personal income tax returns
  • Preparation of management accounts on accounting software such as Quickbooks & Sage
  • Preparation of accounts for audit exempt companies, as well as preparing the corporation tax return
  • Preparation of VAT returns for a range of clients
  • Assisting your manager with audit testing for our audit clients
  • Other ad hoc duties

Training and supervision of the above work will be provided mainly by one staff member who is a qualified accountant, with whom you will be working alongside.
Your responsibilities will grow as you grow in experience and knowledge.
Regular performance reviews and feedback will be provided in order to assist your training and development.

 Requirements 
  • Expect to achieve or have already achieved a 2.1 or higher honours degree in Accounting/Finance/Business
  • Minimum 400 points in the Leaving Certificate
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to interact with clients and colleagues
  • Be able to manage your workload through good organisational skills
  • Dedicated and determined to chase a career in accountancy
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Word and Excel
 Benefits & remuneration
  • Company Sponsorship of the ACA Qualification
  • One-to-one on the job training provided by a qualified accountant with whom you will be working alongside.
  • A good work life balance.
  • Annual Leave, Study & Exam Leave
 How to apply Please forward your CV and a cover letter, highlighting why you are a suitable candidate for the role, to deirdre.heavey@oboyleandco.ie no later than 31 July.
Interview process will involve an initial phone call, and if successful, this will be followed by an interview at our offices with a manager and partner. 
 Website:

https://www.oboyleandco.ie/

 

Trainee Chartered Accountant
About the company NMH Accountants is a sole practitioner firm based in South Dublin offering tax advice, accounts preparation, audit and advisory services to a wide range of clients.
Location Beacon Mall, Beacon Court, Sandyford, Dublin 18
Date posted 29.06.2020  
Closing date 15.07.2020  
Job title Trainee Chartered Accountant 
How many trainees are you recruiting? 2
Job spec
  • Preparation of monthly payroll
  • Preparation of VAT returns
  • Bookkeeping including preparation of sole trader accounts to partner review stage
  • Preparation of audit exempt accounts to partner review stage
  • Preparation and filing of Annual Returns for CRO
  • Preparation and filing of Corporation Tax
  • Preparation and filing of Income Tax returns
  • Ad-hoc duties as required
 Requirements 
  • Candidates should have a Business/Accounting degree and be studying towards a professional accounting qualification
  • Strong IT skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
 Benefits & remuneration
  • Competitive salary
  • Funded exam support
  • Paid study leave
  • Generous holiday allowance
 How to apply

Please send your CV to:

niall@nmhaccountants.com
 Website:



 

Trainee Chartered Accountant  
About the company

CAS are based in Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2. We are a young dynamic firm of Chartered Accountants dedicated to giving our clients peace of mind by providing them with a responsive and reliable service. Our core principles are honesty, attention to detail, empathy and tenacity. We work with individuals, partnerships, companies and multi nationals throughout Ireland. We offer a suite of services and resources that suit all business sectors, we also pride ourselves on our ability to be flexible and tailor our services and resources to suit our client’s needs.
We are constantly growing and expanding our practice and looking for candidates who share our vision. 

Location Dublin 2
Date posted 27.5.2020  
Closing date
 
Job title Trainee Chartered Accountant 
How many trainees are you recruiting? 1
Job spec

The main duties and responsibilities will be:
• Preparing financial statements;
• Assisting with client audits;
• Compiling management accounts and other management reporting and bookkeeping;
• Preparing corporation Tax, VAT, P30, RCT and Income Tax returns;
• Running outsourced payroll;
• Work under the supervision of senior staff members and provide support.

 Requirements 

 We are currently looking to recruit a trainee Chartered Accountant to join our team commencing  September 2020. The ideal candidate will:
• Expect to achieve at least a 2.1 in accountancy or a business related degree;
• 400 leaving cert points;
• Be highly motivated and able to work both as part of a team and independently;
• Possess excellent communication skills;
• Be able to work on their own initiative;
• Be enthusiastic about both developing their career and enabling the practice to grow;
• Endeavour to continually improve their skills and knowledge.

 
Benefits & remuneration

For the successful candidate we will offer them:
• Experience across all our services lines;
• Excellent internal training and support;
• The opportunity to engage with clients from an early start;
• Paid study leave in line with Chartered Accountants Ireland guidelines;
• A competitive remuneration package based on the individual’s skills and experience; 
• A role that will give the trainee an exceptional grounding to begin their career as a Chartered Accountant.

 How to apply

  Please forward your CV and covering letter to stephen@casaccountants.ie

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Assistant Accountant - Dublin 2
About the company

Beyond Accounting is a Chartered Accountancy practice offering far more than traditional accounting services. Not only is it heavily invested in delivering technology solutions to its clients (for instance, Beyond is the Xero Platinum Partner / Partner of the Year (Ireland) 2017 & 2018), it also offers a range of value-added services such as software training, business development, company services and relocation advice.

Location 23 Fitzwilliam Lane, Dublin 2
Date posted 24 January 2020  
Closing date n/a  
Job title Assistant Accountant
How many trainees are you recruiting? 1
Job spec

The successful candidates will join Beyond’s growing team providing a full suite of accounting and financial reporting services. The role will be focused towards usual bookkeeping, accounting compliance and tax services thus offering candidates a full exposure to the international accounting professional services experience. The successful candidate will be tasked with various client tasks to include but not limited to VAT returns, Payroll, Annual Accounts, Annual Returns, Tax returns, main filing obligations and accounting packages implementations for a portfolio of company’s clients in Ireland and will report to the Accounting team in Dublin.

Key Responsibilities

  • Proactively assist the team in various aspects of client accounting tasks
  • Work to targets, meeting deadlines and reaching agreed KPIs
  • Input accounting entries
  • Prepare tax returns, financial statements, management reports, etc
  • Prepare other statutory required reports
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, relevant accounting and tax requirements and internal controls.
  • Ensure statutory and legal compliance
  • Support accounting team in Ireland in assigned area of responsibility under the direct supervision of the Team Leader
 Requirements 

This position requires someone with a good attitude and good numerical skills. The assistant accountant will also be mature enough to take responsibility for jobs and will be at ease communicating with clients.

Relevant work experience:

  • 1-2 years within accountancy practice or accounts department
  • A history of working to targets, meeting deadlines and reaching agreed KPIs
  • Excellent Written and Oral communication skills, analytical, problem solving skills and attention to detail
  • Systems savvy and excellent IT skills including all GSuite and Microsoft office applications, in particular MS Excel and Google sheets
  • Essential Accounting Knowledge/Skills: Data Entry; Payroll; Accounting Conceptual Framework; Double Entry,  Balance Sheet Account Preparation; Bookkeeping; Excellent Business Math; Understanding of Budgetary Principles; Knowledge of Sales and Employee taxes. 

The qualities we are looking for in Beyond team members are

  • A desire to take on responsibility and be accountable for the work you produce
  • People-oriented - keen to develop relationships with clients and to deliver the best customer experience
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Eager to take initiative and develop your role
  • Problem-solving – people who offer solutions, not problems
  • Tech-literate – able to use technology efficiently and effectively
  • Positive and enthusiastic by nature
  • Good organisation, time-management and communication skills
 Benefits & remuneration

The assistant accountant role offers a package with benefits that include:

  • College funding (we cover all your fees, including courses, books and exams)
  • Paid study leave and exam leave
  • Xero certification
  • Regular training workshops and individual training/mentoring
  • Client-facing responsibility and a clear path for career progression
  • Support to upskill in related areas
  • Career path progression
  • A fantastic D2 location in bright, modern offices
  • Bonuses/commission
  • 4 weeks annual leave
 How to apply

Please email your CV, Cover Letter and Academic Results to careers@beyond.ie

 Website

https://www.beyond.ie

 

Apprentice Accountant - Dublin 2
About the company

Beyond Accounting is a Chartered Accountancy practice offering far more than traditional accounting services. Not only is it heavily invested in delivering technology solutions to its clients (for instance, Beyond is the Xero Platinum Partner / Partner of the Year (Ireland) 2017 & 2018), it also offers a range of value-added services such as software training, business development, company services and relocation advice.

Location 23 Fitzwilliam Lane, Dublin 2
Date posted 24 January 2020  
Closing date n/a  
Job title Apprentice Accountant
How many trainees are you recruiting? 1
Job spec

The tasks the Apprentice Accountant will do are varied and will include: 

Running payrolls, doing VAT returns, providing Xero support, on-boarding new clients, scanning invoices, inputting transactions on Xero, importing transactions into Receipt Bank, bookkeeping assignments for clients. 
They will be trained on all the systems we use and become certified on Xero in their first month with us.

 Requirements 

With this position there is no requirement to have worked in accountancy before, or to have any accountancy qualifications. We are looking for young graduates with a good attitude and good numerical and people skills.

The qualities we are looking for in Beyond team members are:

  • A desire to take on responsibility and be accountable for the work you produce
  • People-oriented - keen to develop relationships with clients and to deliver the best customer experience
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Eager to take initiative and develop your role
  • Problem-solving – people who offer solutions, not problems
  • Tech-literate – able to use technology efficiently and effectively
  • Positive and enthusiastic by nature
  • Good organisation, time-management and communication skills
 Benefits & remuneration

The Apprentice Accountant role offers a package with benefits that include:

  • College funding (we cover all your fees, including courses, books and exams)
  • Paid study leave and exam leave
  • Induction Programme
  • Xero certification
  • Regular training workshops and individual training/mentoring
  • Client-facing responsibility and a clear path for career progression
  • Support to up-skill in related area
  • A fantastic D2 location in bright, modern offices
  • 4 weeks annual leave
 How to apply

Please email your CV, Cover Letter and Academic Results to careers@beyond.ie

 Website

https://www.beyond.ie

 

Trainee Chartered Accountant 
About the company

Aidan McAvinue & Co is a firm of Chartered Accountants & Registered Auditors based in Waterford.  We provide full compliance (accountancy, audit, taxation) and advisory services to a broad portfolio of clients, both companies and individuals, across a broad range of industry sectors.

Location  29 The Mall Waterford
Date posted 5 December 2019  
Closing date
 
Job title Trainee Chartered Accountant
How many trainees are you recruiting?
Job spec

We are currently seeking to recruit graduate trainees to join our firm either immediately or at the end of the current academic year. Starters and experienced hires will be considered.

We provide a structured and supportive training environment and our broad range of clients in a variety of business sectors can provide trainees with highly relevant experience which enables them to reach the goal of a chartered accountancy qualification.

 Requirements 

Suitable candidates should be a recent honours business or accounting graduate, interested in pursuing a career in accountancy.

The following attributes are necessary:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • An ability to work both on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Good academic record

This position will involve a 3 or 3 ½ year training contract leading to the ACA qualification. Elevation trainees will also be considered.

 Benefits & remuneration
 How to apply

To apply please send in your CV along with your Cover Letter to:
Email: aidan@mcavinue.ie

 Website

 


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