Newly Qual ACA (FS) - Asset Finance/Securitisation/Aviation/Structured Finance (Interviewing)

Updated 25/March/2020
Permanent
Client Accountant - Asset Finance/Securitisation/Aviation Finance/Structured Finance

Our client is looking to add a number of Client Accountants to its growing Dublin team.

This career-shaping role is ideal for candidates who are looking for a stepping stone from practice to industry.
Working on the Client Accounting Team, the successful candidate will have responsibility for a portfolio of clients and be required to prepare management accounts and financial statements, ensuring all tax filings, regulatory and ad-hoc reporting is completed in accordance with regulatory and deal requirements. The portfolio will comprise of either a variety of Special Purpose Vehicles (“SPVs”) including CDO and CLO vehicles, note programmes, asset finance (aircraft leasing) and all types of asset-backed securitisations, or a specialization in any of foregoing.

The successful candidate will be responsible for: preparing annual financial statements while adhering to strict deadlines; the completion of monthly and quarterly management accounts for a portfolio of SPVs; ensuring all tax filings, regulatory and ad-hoc reporting is completed in accordance with regulatory and deal requirements; assisting the team and other service providers with other obligations as required; ongoing liaison with the company's auditors, lawyers, investment managers, other transaction parties and tax advisers.
Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent analytical and problem solving abilities, strong written and verbal communication skills and must be proficient in Microsoft Office. Proven ability to meet strict deadlines is a must.

EXPERIENCE :
The successful candidate will hold a professional accountancy qualification (ACA), ideally gained in financial services/aircraft leasing with 1-2 years' post-qualification experience.
Prior experience in a similar role (in a lessor or corporate administrator) would be a distinct advantage.
However, candidates from a Big 4 background with exposure to financial services will also be strongly considered.
Strong knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards, GAAP and financial and regulatory reporting requirements is required.
He/she must have a drive to develop expertise on the key accounting issues specific to the sector, including but not limited to; accounting for intangibles, valuation/pricing of financial assets and accounting for impairment and illiquid assets.
Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, possess strong written and verbal communication skills and he/she must be proficient in Microsoft Office. Proven ability to meet strict deadlines is a must.

BENEFITS
We offer a supportive environment, structured on a team basis.
Benefits include health insurance and a pension plan.
Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please contact Dave Riordan on 01 6377251 or dave.riordan@charteredaccountants.ie

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