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.

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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

If you are interested in any of the positions below, you should apply directly to the employer using the contact details given in the advertisement.


Trainee Chartered Accountants
About the Company:


For almost 60 years, RBK have provided accounting, audit and taxation services to domestic and overseas businesses in Ireland.

We have grown from a relatively small, regional practice to Ireland’s leading independently branded accountancy firm, with offices in Dublin, Athlone and Roscommon.

Location: Boole House, Beech Hill Office Campus, Clonskeagh, Dublin 4.
Date Posted:  23 November 2018
Closing Date: not disclosed  
Job Title:  Trainee Accountant & Taxation Trainees positions
 How many trainees are you recruiting?  30

We are seeking motivated, ambitious and hard–working graduates and post graduates, to join RBK and contribute to our success.

We are seeking candidates with 400 + leaving certificate points; 2.1 average at undergraduate or postgraduate level, who display a clear interest in and understanding of accounting or taxation.

We are open to applications from all disciplines.
Benefits & Remuneration: Benefits

-          First class training

-          Continuous individualised learning & development plan

-          Peer buddy & mentoring system

-          Secondment opportunities

-          Career development opportunities, during and upon completion of training.

-          Opportunities for travel.

-          Opportunities for transfer to our other offices and departments.


-          Highly competitive training package

-          Enhanced exam & study support

-          Sports & social activities

-          Time off in lieu (TOIL)

-          Wellness programmes

-          Tax – saver commuter schemes

-          Bike to work scheme

 How to Apply:


Trainee Chartered Accountants
About the Company:

Tynan Dillon is offering an exciting opportunity to join a growing, dynamic & innovative Chartered Accountancy firm.

Dublin 4
Date Posted:  29 November 2018
Closing Date: not disclosed  
Job Title:  Trainee Accountant
 How many trainees are you recruiting?

 We currently have vacancies for trainees to commence immediately, and also in Autumn 2019


We prefer graduate applicants have an honours business degree, however, this is not essential.

Benefits & Remuneration:            

A successful applicant will receive training in a wide range of areas, as well as receiving all supports necessary to complete their studies and their development as a Chartered Accountant.

 How to Apply:

 Interested candidates should forward their CVs to





Trainee Chartered Accountants - Dublin 4
About the Company:

Meagher Moynihan
Meagher Moynihan is based in Dublin 4, our team provides audit, accounting, taxation and business advisory services to Irish Companies as well as Individuals within the following business sectors; manufacturing, construction, logistics, software, medical and retail. If you wish to develop your career within a growing Accountancy Practice, with a diverse client base, then this may be the opportunity for you.

Location: 17 Mespil Road, Dublin 4. 
Date Posted:  21 November 2018
Closing Date: 5 December 2018  
Job Title:  Trainee Chartered Accountant on a three and a half year training contract, to be ACA qualified. Meagher Moynihan will provide full exam support for the contract term.
 How many trainees are you recruiting?  2
 Job Spec:
  • Assisting an Audit Senior in preparation of audit files including accounts preparation work;
  • Bookkeeping assignments for clients;
  • Preparation of working papers for Tax Returns, under supervision of an Audit Senior, including preparation of monthly tax compliance.
  • Preparation of Secretarial Returns for client companies for review by an Audit Senior.
  • Preparation of Payroll for client companies for review by an Audit Senior.
  • Research or investigation work required by Audit Senior in the course of audit, accounts and business advisory assignments for a client.
  • Taking enquiries from clients and recording the questions for an Audit Senior or relevant client care team member.
  • General administration work such as filing and photocopying, document logs etc.
  • Assisting the Office Manager in her duties.

 The Trainee Chartered Accountant will report directly to the Audit Senior and Manager, and will need to demonstrate the ability to work proactively and independently in a fast-paced office environment.

  • BSc/Ba in accounting, finance or relevant field.
  • Strong mathematical, written and verbal communication skills essential.
  • Prior work experience in a client facing or practice environment, would be beneficial but not essential.
  • Good understanding of accounting and financial reporting principles and practices would be beneficial but not essential.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office and familiarity with relevant computer software.
Benefits & Remuneration:  
  • Competitive salary.
  • Progression increments based on exam success & performance.
  • Meagher Moynihan will provide full support for study leave and exam fees.
 How to Apply:   

Please email your CV, Cover Letter and Academic Results to



Trainee Chartered Accountants -   Dublin 2                                      
About the company:

Are you a recently qualified graduate? If so, we want to talk to you now.

Bluett Conran is a registered training firm with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Ireland (CAI). We annually recruit graduate trainee accountants. We recently recruited two graduate trainees and want to hire another to start with us in this Autumn. Trainees who have worked with us have moved on to work with confidence in audit tax and financial consultancy, in large and small businesses both in Ireland and abroad. The training they received here has met or exceeded the standard achieved in larger firms. 

Location:  52 James Place East, Grand Canal Dock, Dublin 2    
Job title: Trainee Chartered Accountant
How many trainees are you recruiting?   1
Date posted:   15/11/2018
Benefits & Remuneration:  

Salaries paid in Bluett Conran are at or above market rates, with performance bonus payments also available. Trainee course and exam fees are paid by the firm and are not only linked to exam success.

Overtime is rare. The office policy is to complete the work during normal office hours and ensure a good work life balance for trainees.

Our location is ideal for staff and is within easy walking distance of the city centre for study courses and social activities.

Bluett Conran also operates a Flexible Friday policy, allowing staff to finish early most Fridays.

The office provides  an excellent environment for work, study and socializing.

How to apply:  

If you are interested in training in a small dynamic accountancy firm and are looking for a wide and interesting exposure to accountancy, tax, audit and investment business as well as daily interaction with clients, then please send us your CV. You can email me directly at We would be delighted to hear from you.



Trainee Chartered Accountant - Dublin 3                              
About the company:  OSK Accountants & Registered Auditors are recognised as one of Ireland’s leading audit and accounting firms providing quality and professional business advice to Irish businesses including SMEs, multi-national groups, government bodies and sole traders since 1985. 

OSK offer expertise in audit and accounting services, business advisory, accountants for contractors, small business support, taxation, payroll, bookkeeping and management accounting
Location: East Point Business Park, Dublin 3 
Job title: Trainee Chartered Accountant
How many trainees are you recruiting?   2
Date posted:   14/11/2018
Closing Date:  30/11/2018  
Job spec:

OSK Accountants & Registered Auditors based in East Point Business Park, Dublin 3 wish to recruit two trainee chartered accountants to commence in September 2019.

Trainees will be working as part of an audit team and gain experience on a range of small, medium and large clients of the firm.  Experience will be gained, in audit, statutory accounts preparation, bookkeeping, payroll and taxation.  The position will involve a 3 - 3½ year contract, with paid study leave and exam fees, in line with CAI guidelines, leading to the ACA qualification.

  • Graduates should have an Honours Degree / Masters in business or accountancy related discipline with CAP 1 or CAP 2 exemptions


  • Ability to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines


  • Team worker and highly motivated


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills


  • Computer literate in particular Excel
How to apply:

Applications in writing to Deirdre McDermott, Audit Director, OSK Accountants, East Point Plaza, East Point, Dublin 3 or by email to



Trainee Chartered Accountants - Dublin 2
About the company:

Crowe’s reputation for world class service and expertise is built on the quality of our people. We are looking for bright, versatile, people-focused graduates and offer them an exceptional mentoring and training programme. It is this unique programme and our partner-led approach that has helped develop some of Ireland’s leading audit, tax and advisory experts.

Through our broad client base we offer graduates hands on experience across a wide variety of client businesses and industries. Graduates may occasionally rotate between departments and will work alongside partners and senior staff on a range of client projects. Our graduate programme ensures our graduates gain a holistic training, building a range of technical, commercial and client service skills across Audit, Company Secretarial, Corporate Finance and Consultancy.

You will be part of a dynamic collaborative team working in an exciting business environment, alongside some exceptional people in a company that recognises and rewards hard work and fosters talent
Location: Marine House, Clanwilliam Place, Dublin 2
Job title: Trainee Chartered Accountant
Date posted:  16 November 2018
Closing date: Recruiting for positions for graduates to commence in 2019
Job spec:

What we are looking for from our graduates

We are looking for enthusiastic and personable graduates, who are willing to learn, work hard and are driven to progress their career. We are looking for graduates from a range of backgrounds and academic disciplines who are dedicated, work well under pressure and can rise to a challenge.

If you are a bright, ambitious person who is a good team player but also able to work well on your own initiative then Crowe is a great fit for you


Complete our application form at

How to apply:  

Please complete our application form at and return to




Trainee Chartered Accountant - Dundrum, Dublin 16
About the Company:

NMH Accountants, Chartered Accountants & Registered Auditors

NMH Accountants is a South Dublin based firm of Chartered Accountants & Registered Auditors.

We provide accountancy, tax, audit and business advisory services.     

Location: North Block, Rockfield Central, Dundrum, Dublin 16
Date Posted: 

19 July 2018

Closing Date: 31 August 2018
Contact:  Niall Hackett  
 Job Spec: We have a vacancy for an immediate start for a Trainee Chartered Accountant. The position will involve a 3 – 3½ year training contract, leading to the ACA qualification.

Applicants should have an honours degree in business / accounting.

Candidates should have:

  • Good academic record.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong IT skills.
 How to apply:

Please email applications including cover letter and CV to



Trainee Chartered Accountant - Monaghan
About the Company:

Clerkin & Co. Chartered Accountants and Auditors

A small accounting practice based in Monaghan, offering a full suite of accounting, taxation and advisory services to a broad range of clients. We are recognised by Chartered Accountants Ireland as an approved training firm. Our staff are experienced professionals trained to provide hands-on service to our varied client base. Our services include audit, accounting, tax, payroll/bookkeeping, business consultancy, financial services, company secretarial and corporate finance. Our client base consists of small to medium sized companies and owner managed businesses and partnerships across a diverse range of businesses.

Location: Dublin Road, Castleshane, Monaghan, Co. Monaghan, H18 WF22
Date Posted: 

19 July 2018

Contact:  Laurence Clerkin  
 Job Spec:

Working as part of a team to provide a full suite of accounting, auditing and taxation services to clients.

Tasks include:

• Preparation of financial statements for sole traders, partnerships and companies

• Preparation of bank, debtor and creditor reconciliations

• Preparation and submission of a range of personal & business tax returns

• Working with accounting software and payroll packages

• Assisting in the audit of companies

• High level of interaction with clients from the start of your contract


We are looking for enthusiastic, hard-working individuals with good communication skills who are committed to completing professional accountancy exams.

You must either:

• Be a graduate/soon to be graduate with a minimum 2.1 Honours Degree in Accounting, or related discipline, or

• Have already successfully completed a number of professional accountancy exams.

We understand the importance of achieving examination success and have developed support structures to ensure our high pass rates are maintained. On commencement, you will be assigned a mentor who will work closely with you and provide guidance as you start on your accounting career and will be able to answer any questions you may have.


The comprehensive remuneration package on offer includes:

•  A competitive basic salary

•  Progression increments based on exam success

•  Contribution towards study & exam fees

•  Paid time off to study & undertake exams

 How to apply:

Interested applicants should apply by email only; send a cover letter, CV and breakdown of your most up to date results. Email:



Trainee Chartered Accountants - Limerick
About the Company:

Shanahan Kinirons Fitzpatrick,
Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors 

Our firm a recognised training firm for over 25 years, specialises in Accounts Preparation, Audit, Taxation, Business Advisory and management consultancy to small and medium enterprises and owner managed companies across various business sectors.

As part of our annual graduate recruitment programme we wish to recruit Trainee Chartered Accountants for 2018. 



Dolmen House, Parkway Roundabout, Dublin Road, Limerick

Date Posted: 

27 June 2018

Contact: Pat Fitzpatrick             
 Job Spec:

Position We have a vacancy for two trainee chartered accountants

The positions would suit a candidates looking to pursue a chartered accountancy career.

Principal requirements

The successful candidate will be an honors college graduate looking to train and study for a professional accounting qualification.  They will have the following attributes:

  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Good interpersonal skills 
  • Self motivated with good initiative
  • Good communication skills
  • Good organisational skills

Start date: Summer 2017

 How to apply:

Reference :-      SKF/Grad 

Interested applicants should submit a CV by email to or by post to the below address;

Pat Fitzpatrick BBS FCA,

Staff Training Partner,

Dolmen House,

Parkway Roundabout,

Dublin Road,




Part Qualified/Newly Qualified Accountant - Cork
About the Company:

Roberts Nathan  

Roberts Nathan is an accountancy and business advisory services practice based in Dublin and Cork.  The firm comprises an experienced dynamic team of accountants and tax practitioners which specialises in the provision of a range of financial and taxation services to clients. 

Location: Cork
Date Posted: 

22nd June 2018

Closing Date: 
Contact:  Aidan Scollard Email:
 Job Spec:

We are currently recruiting a part qualified or a newly qualified accountant. This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced candidate who wishes to work within a growing practice.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a practice environment and will be able to demonstrate the following skills/attributes:

  •  Newly qualified ACA or part qualified accountant with a minimum of 2 years practical experience who is willing to complete their professional exams within the firm
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting and auditing
  • Ability to plan audit assignments
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to develop and mentor junior staff

 This position will allow the successful candidate progress within our growing and developing firm and will enable them to gain valuable experience.


Job Type:      


Permanent Full Time

 How to apply:
Interested applicants should apply by submitting a CV to 



Trainee Chartered Accountants - Dublin & Cork 
About the Company:

Roberts Nathan  

Roberts Nathan, Business Advisors, Audit and Tax, are an accountancy and business advisory services practice based in Dublin and Cork.  The firm comprises an experienced dynamic team of accountants and tax practitioners which specialises in the provision of a range of financial and taxation services to clients. 

Due to expansion we are currently recruiting for an Accounting Trainee in both our Dublin and Cork Offices.  This is an excellent opportunity for candidates who wish to work within a growing practice and gain experience across a range of business, sectors while working towards attaining a professional qualification.

Location: Dublin & Cork
Date Posted: 

22nd June 2018

Closing Date: 

Patrick Forbes

 Job Spec:

The successful candidate will require the following attributes

  •  Finance/Accountancy Degree or equivalent
  • Proficiency in computer programmes including Microsoft Excel, Word, etc.
  • The ability to work as part of a team and have good interpersonal skills
  • Eager to commence a career in Finance/Accounting
  • Have an interest in Finance/Accounting


Job Type:      


Permanent Full Time

 Benefits Package:  

In addition to receiving a competitive remuneration package, the successful candidate will also enjoy the following benefits:

  •  Additional annual financial support, for a period of 3 years, towards the attainment of your professional qualification
  • Paid study leave for one week per subject, plus the duration of the exams will be provided in respect of first sittings
  • Paid annual subscriptions fees to your professional body
  • A mentor system to assist you in the progression of both your examinations and career development
  • Accounting software training
  • Audit, accounting and taxation training
  • Regular technical training and updates
  • State of the art offices, with parking facilities

 This position will allow the successful candidate progress within our growing and developing firm and will enable them to gain valuable experience to progress their future career.


 How to apply:
Interested applicants should apply by submitting a CV to 

 Patrick Forbes by email to 

 Please specify in your application whether you are applying for a position in our Dublin or our Cork office.




Trainee Chartered Accountant - Dublin
About Firm:

Walsh O'Brien Harnett - Graduate Opportunity - Trainee Chartered Accountants

Who we are

  • A client-focussed, boutique firm of professional advisers - Chartered Accountants, Registered Auditors and Chartered Tax Advisers - based on Baggot Street in Dublin 2
  • A five partner firm with 40+ professional staff, we have ambitious plans to continue our current growth
  • A varied client base comprising both companies and individuals across a wide range of sizes and industries
  • Primary service lines are Audit and Accountancy, Taxation, Consulting, Corporate Finance and Corporate Services

International exposure

Walsh O’Brien Harnett has developed significant expertise in providing services to overseas companies setting up in Ireland. Our trainee Chartered Accountants will have the opportunity to work with the local operations of some very large entities, including publicly quoted companies. We are a member of an international association, PrimeGlobal, which gives us access to clients and expertise across 88 countries.

Location: Baggot Street Dublin 2
Date Posted:  24 May 2018 Closing Date: 
Contact: Joe O'Brien Email:
 Job Spec:

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
  • Assisting in family law cases
  • ad-hoc advisory

Who we’re looking for

  • Enthusiastic and hard-working graduates with good communication skills who want to qualify as Chartered Accountants in a progressive firm which provides a broad range of experience
  • Candidates should be degree qualified, preferably in a business discipline

What we offer

  • A competitive remuneration package
  • An attractive work-life balance
  • All course and examination fees paid
  • Paid study leave in line with CAI 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
  • 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, e.g. with the Irish Taxation Institute

Other benefits

  • 2.30pm Friday finish during the summer
  • Social club and social outings and events
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Taxsaver travel scheme
  • Charitable initiatives

How to apply

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