Financial (Assistant) Accountant - 45k - Newly Qual (or finalist) - Dublin

Updated 11/February/2021
Our client is a legal / insurance service which needs a fixed term contract addition to the team.
Circa 15 months.

Ideal for a Newly Qual or Finalist (particularly if you have experience with Insurance clients)

Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, the role of Assistant Accountant is a key role within the Finance Department which consists of two other team members. This role will have responsibility for the day to day recording and accounting for all financial transactions within the organisation. The role also coordinates the preparation of quarterly management accounts and annual statutory financial statements.

Key Responsibilities
The key responsibilities include:

• Preparation of quarterly management accounts
• Preparing claim payment requests for approval and payment
• Preparing and reporting monthly management and KPI information
• Responsible for the funding requirements of the Bureau
• Management of accounts payable and receivable
• Preparation of bank reconciliations
• Coordination of the annual audit and liaising with the internal and external auditors
• Preparation of annual financial statements
• Preparation of the annual capital and expense budgets
• Assisting with ad hoc reporting requirements
• Supporting the Finance Manager as required
• Assisting with the monitoring of the overall control environment
• Assisting with the preparation of Finance Committee papers

Candidate Qualifications:

• ACA or Part Qual
• Experience in the Financial Services/Insurance Industry desirable
• Knowledge of Qlik, Crystal and TAS an advantage but not essential

Please contact Dave Riordan on 01 6377251 or

When you apply for this role via Chartered Accountants Irelands’ recruitment service, your personal data will be processed in accordance with our privacy statement ( The information you provide during the application process will only be held for the particular role you applied for unless you provide consent for it to be held for the purposes of being considered for other roles also. Please note that your CV will not be submitted for roles without your distinct permission