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.

Are all vacancies listed?

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.

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.

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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.


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, 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 - Dublin 1                              
About the company: John McElhinney & Co., Chartered Accountants & Statutory Audit Firm, based in Dublin 1, wish to recruit a Trainee Chartered Accountant.

For three generations John McElhinney & Co., based in Dublin city centre adjacent to the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC), have been providing key professional services including: accounts, audit, advisory, taxation, payroll and company secretarial.

Location: 7 Seville Place, Dublin 1
Job title: Trainee Chartered Accountant
How many trainees are you recruiting?   1
Date posted:   2 November 2018
Job spec:

During the training contract, trainees will be required to attain the ACA professional accounting qualification whilst gaining valuable experience across a broad range of finance disciplines including:

  • financial accounting & reporting;
  • business advisory;
  • tax compliance & tax planning, and
  • auditing, internal control & corporate governance

  • an honours degree in a business, mathematical or analytical related discipline;
  • a strong analytical and IT competence;
  • excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and
  • ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • quality partner lead training and mentoring;
  • an attractive work-life balance;
  • registration, examination fees and paid study leave in line with CAI guidelines;
  • hands on, practical experience across a wide range of business and specialist fields, and
  • practical experience in all aspects of general practice.
How to apply: Apply at


Trainee Chartered Accountants -                                 
About the company:

ESB is Ireland’s foremost energy company.  We have been supplying power to industry, communities and individuals for 90 years.  Through innovation, expertise and investment, we are leading the way in developing smart and sustainable energy systems to meet the demands of modern life, both at home and overseas, making us a vital part of building a brighter, more sustainable future.

As a strong, diversified, vertically integrated utility, ESB operates right across the electricity market, from generation, through transmission and distribution to supply.  We extract further value at certain points along this chain, supplying gas, using our networks to carry fibre for telecommunications, developing electric vehicle public charging infrastructure and more.

We have a regulated asset base of approximately  €9 billion with 49% of electricity generation capacity in the all-island market.  We currently supply electricity to approximately 1.5 million customers throughout the island of Ireland.  ESB Group employs approximately 7,600 people.

We are playing a leading role in transforming Ireland to be a low-carbon economy.  ESB is creating business opportunities form new innovative technologies to diversify ESB Group revenues. WE are working in a number of exciting innovative areas including Broadband, Telecoms, Electric Vehicles, Smart Energy Services, Battery Energy Storage Systems, Wave Energy, Solar PV  and other distributed generated technologies.

Location:                         Dublin 2
Job title: Trainee Chartered Accountant
How many trainees are you recruiting?   3
Date posted:   25 September 2018
Closing date: 24 October 2018  
Job spec:   

On our Accountancy Traineeship you will get an opportunity to experience first-hand how we work and what is the driving force behind it. You will be part of our Finance Operations team and will be supported to do your ACA qualification.

Our Finance Operations team provides a range of finance services across ESB Group.    Our traineeship programme offers structured rotations  to ensure you gain experience across a number of areas including:

  • Core Accounting foundation principles
  • Statutory Accounting 
  • Intercompany Accounting and Internal Controls  
  • Cost analysis and control
  • Financial review, analysis and business commentary 
  • Aid in the identification and recommendation of improvements to  processes/controls 
  • Develop externally focused financial processes such as billing, client reporting, management reporting, and forecasting 
  • Set up ESB future financial systems to efficiently support proactive financial management  
Developing Finance best practices through the use of new technologies         
  • You should have (or be working  towards) a minimum of 2.1 Honours Degree in Business, Accountancy & Finance or equivalent course where your major was Accountancy
  • Cap 1 exemption is desirable
  • Strong IT skills, Knowledge of SAP would be an advantage but is not essential.
  • You need good communication skills, excellent analytical skills and the ability to learn quickly.
  • Be innovative in your approach and able to demonstrate your ability to actively contribute


Benefits & Remuneration:

 ESB’s bespoke Graduate Development Programme includes:

Learning & Development -  As well as supporting you through the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ireland exams with study leave etc., you will also participate in personal development programmes designed to help you grow professional and personally.

Performance Orientated – On-going one-to-one conversations and management reviews to ensure that you are working towards achieving your professional status and position you for a career in ESB

Supportive Working Environment – In addition to your immediate support network of Line Manager, Middle Manager, Team Colleagues and Graduates Peers, you will also be assigned a Buddy and a Mentor. The role of a Buddy is to help you settle in during the early days of your employment, while the Mentor supports you over the entire term of the programme to guide you on your career.

Social Networking – Over the past few years our graduates have been involved in all sorts of Sports and Social activities. Anything from Tag Rugby, Cricket, Soccer and GAA to language classes, team building challenges, charity work and graduate social events. Our clubs, societies and networks  are a great way to build your contacts and of course make new connections

How to apply:  


Complete the application form at:






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:  10 August 2018
Closing Date:  27 August 2018  
 Job Spec:

We have two vacancies for Trainee Chartered Accountants on a three and a half year training contract, to be ACA qualified. Meagher Moynihan will provide full exam support for the contract term.

  •  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 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:



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 - 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 - 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 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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