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.

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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

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.


Graduate / Trainee Positions in Accounting - Dublin
About the Company: EisnerAmper Ireland

At EisnerAmper Ireland, we design business and compliance solutions to make trade happen. We are a leading and high growth firm of accountants, tax, risk and regulatory advisors playing a key role in bringing international trade to Ireland and advising Ireland’s financial services industry.

We are globally connected. We are a founding member of EisnerAmper Global, a specialist network of independent member firms operating via global financial services and trading hubs. Our network includes offices across the globe in the US, Singapore, Cayman, India and Israel.

Our mission & vision
Our mission is to design business and compliance solutions to make trade happen. We have as our vision to be globally recognised as Ireland’s leading professional services firm.

Our strategy
What we do: Specialist services: Audit, Finance, Tax, Risk & Regulatory, Advisory and Outsourcing Niche markets: Financial Services, International Trade and Government How we do it: Designing Business & Compliance Solutions

Location: EisnerAmper Ireland, 6 The Courtyard Building, Carmanhall Road, Sandyford, Dublin 1
Date Posted: 

10 July 2018

Closing Date: Ongoing vacancies all year round
 Job Spec:

Graduate / Trainee Position in Accounting
If you want to kick-start your career in accountancy with real-world, hands-on experience, in a firm where dedication and commitment are recognised, valued and nurtured, then EisnerAmper Ireland is the place for you.

We are recruiting Accountant Trainees as part of our EAI Graduate Programme 2018/2019 (applications are also welcome from ACCA, CPA and CIMA and CTA students). Positions are available for 2018, both for new trainees and those who have had contracts terminated due to exams. The recruitment process may involves a set of interviews in our office in Sandyford (only 5 minutes walking from the Stillorgan Green line Luas). 

 You will get the chance at the interview setting to meet current trainees who will answer your questions and share their stories about life in the Firm.

What you will be doing
You will be learning from and working with an excellent calibre of colleague and best practice quality systems. Our aspirations for you go far beyond obtaining a professional qualification. Our hands on approach means that each trainee is given significant responsibility from day one and are fully supported by the Firm’s management team and in particular through direct on the job experience with the Partners.

Typical services provided to EisnerAmper Ireland clients include:

 • Corporate audit, accounting, company secretarial and compliance services;
• Tax compliance services;
• Outsourcing services to foreign inward investment clients; • Regulatory inspections and forensic work;
• Risk, regulatory, governance and compliance advisory; 

Your development 
Your development is our future and our approach to education and training reflects that. Education & training is so integral to our business that it is one of the professional services we offer clients such as law firms and banks.  We provide continuous coaching and training to develop our people into business advisors and professional practitioners.

 Training programs include: Education and personal development is key to our firm. We are committed to providing comprehensive business and technical training. This includes monthly in-house learning afternoons, twice yearly 2 day internal technical training and offsite hotel based training and planning days in July and November.

There is a strong coaching atmosphere within the Firm, where senior staff offer advice and support (through buddy systems) to trainees over the course of their training contracts. Partners are closely involved in the CAI Training, Audit and Assurance, QAC Committees and lecture on the FAE.

What we are looking for?
We welcome high achieving, self-starters from any degree or discipline, who clearly demonstrate a passion for and drive towards personal excellence. Whilst it is not a requirement to have an accounting degree, relevant experience in a financial services, international business, tax, auditing, governance and compliance, or a professional services environment would be an advantage. At EisnerAmper Ireland, we recognise and reward our people for the contributions they make on a daily basis.  Suitable candidates will have:

o Achieved excellence in their academic discipline, minimum of current 2.1 in a business, mathematical or analytical discipline;
o A passion to serve and a desire to work in accountancy practice, tax, audit, risk, governance and compliance advisory;
o An outstanding work ethic and a 100% commitment to being the best;
o A desire to be a team player with excellent communication skills and an attitude of enjoying life;
o Some expertise or experience in one or more of our target markets and in particular banking, financial services and/or international business;
o A working knowledge of a foreign language would be an advantage; and
o Demonstrated excellence at something in your personal life.

Our remuneration packages are designed to attract and retain the best people. We are offering a competitive salary, as well as funded exam support, including exams fees, subscriptions and study registration and paid study leave. 

In addition, we offer a set of perks, such as Gym membership (5 minutes’ walk from our office); Work/Life Balance – Firm wide early office closing hours on Bank Holiday weekends and during the summer (terms and conditions of the leave are defined by the Firm during the course of each year) and complimentary breakfast.            

 How to apply: To apply, please send your CV and a Cover Letter highlighting why you are suitable candidate to the role to



Trainee Chartered Accountants - Dublin
About the Company: OKC Charted Accountants

OKC Chartered Accountants was established in 1981 and offers a comprehensive range of audit and accountancy services, financial advice, and consultancy work to a broad range of clients.  We service a portfolio of Irish and internationally based limited and unlimited companies, partnerships, joint ventures, and individuals.

OKC is recruiting a trainee Chartered Accountant to commence immediately. 
Location: Dartry Road, Dublin 6
Date Posted: 

05 July 2018

Contact:  Eoghan McMorrow 
 Job Spec:

Applications are invited from graduates of all disciplines who are interested in joining the firm under a training contract. Training will be given in all areas including taxation, accounting, auditing and company secretarial.

 Suitable candidates will have:

  • a minimum 2.1 degree
  • strong IT skills
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • ability to work on own initiative and to tight deadlines.
  • team worker and highly motivated.
  • An interest in technology is an advantage.
We offer competitive packages to all trainees depending on qualifications and experience, including study leave, student registration and exam fees and flexitime.  

 How to apply: Interested candidates should forward their C.V.s and covering letter to addressed to Eoghan McMorrow, or by post to:
OKC Business Services Limited, Holly Mews, 29A Dartry Road, Dublin 6.


Trainee Chartered Accountants - Dungannon, Co Tyrone
About the Company: Gildernew & Co 

At Gildernew & Co we’re committed to providing expert accountancy services and high-quality restructuring and insolvency advice to our clients. Based in Dungannon, we work with a diverse range of businesses and individuals. Our clients are working in Mid Ulster, Belfast, Armagh, Fermanagh, the North West and across the UK and Ireland.


Six Northland Row, DUNGANNON, Co. Tyrone, BT71 6AW

Date Posted: 

04 July 2018

Closing Date: 31 July 2018

Contact:  Gerard Gildernew
 Job Spec: The successful candidate will be an university 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 


  •  2:1 or higher degree
  • Strong A level results and sound academic background
  • Self-motivated with good initiative
  • Strong communication skills
  • An interest in business and commerce
 How to apply: Please contact Gerard Gildernew


Trainee Chartered Accountants - Lusk Co Dublin
About the Company:

Ace Express

Ace Express have adopted lean philosophies over the last 18 months as a strategic decision in order to facilitate growth and expansion.  To this effect, there is now a requirement for graduate / entry level finance professionals, who are looking for an opportunity to gain relevant industry experience across a range of financial processes.  This role will report directly to the Finance Team Lead and will support the finance function and assist with a varied range of financial processes in a busy finance function environment.

The main responsibilities for this role include assisting in accounts payable and receivable, bank reconciliations, accounts preparation, reporting and general office admin.  This will be a challenging robust but rewarding environment with an emphasis on personal development.

We envisage that the successful candidate will partake in Chartered Accountants Ireland Flexible Route.


Blakes Cross, Lusk, Co. Dublin 

Date Posted: 

29 June 2018

 Job Spec:
  • To support the accounts payable team and assist with processing invoices
  • To support the accounts receivable team and assist with the managing of the age debt
  • To carryout, alongside finance team, bank reconciliations in accordance with company guidelines
  • To assist the company accountant with the preparation of monthly, quarter end and annual accounts
  • To contribute to the preparation of the weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual reports in a timely manner
  • To aid in final reconciliations at year end for the annual audit
  • To participate in general office admin duties, filing, scanning and shredding.
  • Ad-hoc finance projects as they arise
  • To promote a safe working environment for all
  • To ensure there is full engagement with training and that there is full conformance with training methods as presented

Key requirements for the position include:


  • Third Level Qualification (Financial/Non-Financial Degrees)


  • Previous office experience is preferable but not essential


  • Desire to gain experience in industry and a commitment to further education / development.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Professional and focussed approach
  • Proactive “Can Do” attitude 
  • Good Microsoft Office Skills strong word and excel skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable to change
  • Continuous strive for excellence through process improvement practices
 How to apply:

Job Reference Number: AEF018

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to  Please insert job ref number in the subject line.

Ace Express Freight is an Equal Opportunities Employer

This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities and qualifications for this position. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities an individual in this position might be asked to perform or that may be required to do either now or in the future and may be reviewed from time to time to reflect the needs of Ascot Freight and its associated Companies. The Company reserves the right to add to or change your duties in accordance with its business need. 



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,




Trainee Chartered Accountant - Kerry
About the Company:

Kelliher O’Shea Chartered Accountants & Registered Auditors

Kelliher O’Shea, Chartered Accountants, is a Kerry based accountancy and advisory firm who provide their clients with a comprehensive suite of accountancy, taxation and advisory services and solutions to meet their needs.

Location:  Castleisland, Co.Kerry 
Date Posted: 

26 June 2018

Closing Date: 31 July 2018
Contact:  James Kelliher   
 Job Spec:

We are seeking college graduates who wish to pursue a career as a Chartered Accountant.  You will be working with other trainee chartered accountants within the firm.  The role is a traditional trainee chartered accountant position.  Unlike some larger firms you will have direct access to the partners within the firm from the outset.  We believe that the correct approach is to require the trainee to master all the basics and to move up the chain of work as quickly as they are capable of progressing.  This approach produces a rounded and dynamic professional, capable of managing a portfolio and training new staff in the future.

Principal requirements:

  • 2.1 or Higher Degree Finance or Business (preferably) - CAP 1 exemption preferable but not mandatory
  • Proficiency in PC skills (including Microsoft Word and Excel)
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Self-motivated with good initiative
  • Excellent people and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Prior work experience would be helpful but not essential


Pay and Conditions:

  • A competitive package of pay and conditions
  • A 3.5 Year Training Contract, including professional development and study support
  • Sponsorship and support towards ACA qualification

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




Trainee Chartered Accountant - Galway
About the Company:

D V Mannion & Co Ltd Chartered Accountants  

D V Mannion & Co Ltd Chartered Accountants, provide accountancy, audit, taxation, advisory and business services to a portfolio of clients, both companies and individuals, across a broad range of sectors.

Location: Galway 
Date Posted: 

26th June 2018

Contact:   Declan Mannion
 Job Spec:

We have a vacancy for a graduate trainee.  We provide excellent training and our broad range of clients will provide the trainee with the relevant experience enabling the goal of a chartered accountancy qualification. 

The suitable candidate should be a recent honours business or accounting graduate, interested in pursuing a career in accountancy

The following attributes are necessary:-

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • Sound academic record

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

 Declan Mannion by email to



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 Accountants - Dublin
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 approximately 373,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at

Location: Dublin
Date Posted: 

21st June 2018

Closing Date: 

Emma Kenny

 Job Spec:

Accenture are recruiting 5 graduates who are committed to a career in finance/accountancy to become part of our Finance Development Program for Ireland. 
The Finance Development Program is a 3.5 year program in a number of finance areas. These are some of the potential area’s you may get exposure to: 

  • Core Accounting foundation principles
  • Statutory Accounting 
  • US GAAP Accounting 
  • Intercompany Accounting and Internal Controls (Sarbanes Oxley (Sox)) 
  • Intellectual Property cost analysis and control. 
  • Financial review, analysis and business commentary 
  • Cross Boarder Customer relationships 
  • Aid in detailed execution of a risk-based work plan, including Accenture management and Audit Committee special project requests. 
  • Gain internal audit experience to understand advanced and  complex audit elements, including issues escalated by Audit Associates 
  • Aid in the identification and recommendation of improvements to global processes/controls 
  • Tax & Interest Forecasting 
  • Client deal shape and commercial/contractual arrangements 
  • Develop externally focused financial processes such as billing, client reporting, management reporting, and forecasting 
  • Set up Accenture financial systems to efficiently support proactive financial management of the client engagement 
  • Developing Finance best practices through the use of new technologies.


  • Analytical and computer skills preferably MS Office 
  • Communication and interpersonal skills 
  • Positive attitude and flexibility 
  • Sense of responsibility, initiative and high quality work standards 
  • Strong team working skills 
  • Fluency in English


  •  Degree in Business, Finance or equivalent part-qualification would be preferable. 
  • Relevant experience may supersede degree requirements. 
  • Experience of working in a Finance function an advantage 
  • Experience of SAP an advantage
 How to apply Interested applicants should apply online here – or by submitting a cover letter and CV to

 Please note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation or gender identity. 

Accenture reserves the right to close the role prior to this date should a suitable applicant be found.



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


Trainee Chartered Accountant - Galway
About Firm: Michael Moran & Co is a Galway based firm of Chartered Accountants & Registered Auditors. We provide accountancy, audit, taxation and business advisory services.
Location: Galway
Date Posted:  14 May 2018 Closing Date: Open
Contact: Michael Moran Email:
 Job Spec:

We have a vacancy for an immediate start for a Trainee Chartered Accountant. The position will involve a 3 – 3½ year contract, leading to the ACA qualification.


Applicants should have an honours degree in business / accounting.

Candidates should have:

  • Good academic record.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Willingness to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.
Please email applications including cover letter and CV to

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