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Fund Accountant - Private Client - Dublin City
Permanent
Updated 24/May/2017

Our client a private wealth management group, present in more than 20 locations throughout Europe, Asia, America and the Middle East and employing approximately 2,000 people is now hiring.Your job specification:Reporting to the fund accounting manager, the successful person will be responsible for the day to day administration of private equity funds including: Day to day administration of private equity funds including: Preparation of monthly net asset valuations Preparation of year-end and semi-annual financial statements Investment reporting and dealing with investment manager, custodian, regulator etc. Shareholder services (issuing notices, monthly statements etc) Processing daily trades, bank reconciliations and cash management Preparation of legal, tax and regulatory returns Assist in ad hoc projects in the area of fund administrationYou will have: At least one year experience in a fund accounting environment. Business related third level business qualification. Interest in pursuing an accountancy qualification Good analytical skills and attention to detail Computer literate and competent with MS Word and Excel Ability to act on own initiative Strong communication skills (both written and oral)Your Package: Salary and contributory pension benefits Bonus (annual review) Study package Holiday entitlement of 22 days Full Health Insurance (VHI Company Plan Extra Level 2), Permanent Health Insurance)For a confidential discussion about this role please contact John Fagan on 01-6377 251 or mail John.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Senior Financial Accountant - Financial Services - Dublin C.C. - c.€60k -€70k
Permanent
Updated 24/May/2017
Dublin City Centre

Our client a is one of Ireland's leading finacial services institutions in both the investment banking and the corporate finance area.Your job specification:Reporting to the Financial Controller but will be working closely wiht the CFO on key projects, the successful candidate will be a key senior financial accountant within the team • High level overview of the role• Traditional Financial control functions• Financial statement preparation• Regulatory reporting - CBI• Governance/Risk/Compliance• Treasury Management- Cash management• Activy based reporting and analysis• Business Analysis and management information preparationYou will have:• Qualified ACA with a good understanding of processes and procedures gained in an audit environment• A strong interest in the sector and organisation is of importance• Attitude and enthusiasm is the key to this role• You will embrace the challenge and potential of this role• Will be reporting to the FC but will work closely wiht the CFO on key projects• Systerm in place at the moment is OracleYour Package: Salary c. €60k -€70k and contributory pension benefits Strong Bonus (annual review) Standard Holiday entitlementFor a confidential discussion about this role please contact John Fagan on 01-6377 251 or mail John.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Qualified Accountant - Client Advisor (Assets) - Dublin
Permanent
Updated 24/May/2017

Our client, a leading financial advisory services organisation has an opportunity for a qualified Chartered Accountant to join its team and make an impact.Your new role will involve:•Full responsibility for management of discretionary client portfolios in conjunction with agreed client mandate and Investment Committee guidance;•Responsibility for proactive management of advisory client portfolios in conjunction with Portfolio Managers and in line with agreed client mandate, investment offerings and opportunities;•Responsibility for coordinating and managing investment activities;•Responsibility for trade implementation including order book management;•Significant portfolio analysis with a strong focus on asset allocation and risk drift. Formal Risk Drift Analysis undertaken on a ongoing basis;•Participating in the new business process through the preparation of customised investment proposals;•Acting as the primary point of contact between the team and the Investment Committee on all investment issues;•Preparation of investment presentations and documentation for client meetings;•Assistance with team operational workload as required.You will have:• Chartered Accountancy qualification• QFA qualified or working towards completion;• Previous investment advisory or financial planning experience desirable;• Demonstrable knowledge of financial markets and investments;• Keen interest in the investment process;• Strong organisational, written and verbal communication skills;• Understanding of the regulatory framework;• Strong administration skills and a high level of proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.For a confidential conversation about this role please contact Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Revenue Analyst - Technology sector - Dublin City
Permanent
Updated 24/May/2017
Dublin City Centre

Our client a dynamic technology company that is currently scaling up its operations is seeking to recruit a Financial Accountant to add to their expanding Dublin team.Your role:This is a key position, reporting into our Chief Financial Officer. You'll be working closely with our executive, sales, marketing and technology teams. The role is ideal for someone who's looking to take on an exciting, engaging challenge with plenty of scope to grow and advance. We’re hugely ambitious, tirelessly hard-working and we always go beyond the call of duty to ensure we’re the best.What the role involves:•Complete ownership of, at times, complex accounting for revenue, in accordance with company’s IFRS Revenue Recognition policies and is consistent with customer contracts and order forms•Ensure a timely and accurate month end close and assisting the audit process for revenue & associated costs:o Preparation of relevant elements of the profit and loss account o Responsible for maintaining revenue related balance sheet items in month end and working to tight deadlines in that regard•Revenue/affiliate fee reporting and client profitability analysis for monthly reporting packs for SLT and Board•Maintain & support development of commercially driven, non-financial KPIs (revenue drivers) for inclusion in monthly pack •Partner and develop relationships with all teams within the organisation, including the coordination with stakeholders •Develop an understanding of all finance/business processes with a view to implementing efficiencies and improvements, maintaining documentation in place •Supporting the CFO & the SLT, in managing the annual budgeting/forecasting process and reviewing performance against budgets/KPIs and targets•Management of relevant filings with local authorities and affiliated organisations, e.g. VIES, Enterprise Ireland regular & ad-hoc submissions•Working closely with external & internal auditors to facilitate the audit of the RevenueYou will have:• Chartered accountancy qualification with at least 3 years’ relevant industry experience•Strong analytical ability and excellent numerical skills, with a strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail•Proven experience and ability to work to tight deadlines with a drive for results•Flexibility – we want you to be a self-starter with a good initiative and a team player•Strong communication and relationship management skills, someone who can deal effectively with people from a non-finance backgroundFor a confidential discussion about this role please contact Ciara Tallon on 01 -6377 322 or mail Ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Accountant -Financial Planning & Analysis - Irish Plc - North Dublin
Permanent
Updated 22/May/2017
Dublin North

This leading Plc is hiring a qualified Chartered Accountant, to join its small and cohesive team. Your new company:A leading Irish Plc and a household name, in an exciting growth phase and offering real long term progressive opportunities. Your new role:Financial planning and analysis - reporting to the Manager Planning and Reporting, the role includes:• Key responsibilities relating to the development and reporting of the Corporate 5 year plan:• Directing and co-ordinating inputs from stakeholders, within and external to Finance• Working closely with Corporate Planning teams, who will have responsibility for the strategic input into the plan • Working closely with Executive management teams and Directorates, to develop financial inputs and analysis, • Developing and tracking of a limited number of key performance indicators (KPIs) which will be drivers for the delivery of acceptable levels of Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) over the 5 year plan period. • Providing meaningful scenario analysis, considering changes in key variables • Developing a fully integrated, driver based model (P&L, balance sheet, cash flow statement) • Developing and delivering insightful and high quality reporting, to Executive Management• Key responsibilities relating to the development and reporting of Budgets and Forecasts:• Directing and co-ordinating inputs from stakeholders, within and external to Finance, and critically analysing those inputs in line with relatively short timelines• Supporting monthly and quarterly forecast processes, including tracking of cost programme initiatives, and tracking and analysis of identified risks and opportunities• Working with Finance teams to deliver high quality financial analysis / presentations to Executive Management, within agreed timelines• Participating with the identification, design, development and testing of a new FP&A system which will be used for financial planning, budgeting and forecasting • Participating in, and co-ordinating inputs for, other planning exercises as required• Providing support for the CFO, the Director Reporting & Accounting, and the Manager Planning & Reporting • Working with Finance teams to support year-end processes, and to assess the impact of technical accounting issues and new accounting standards as required.• Providing support / financial analysis / project management services to finance and non-finance management on finance and non-finance projects as required• Working with external consultants as required in a liaison and information collation capacityWhat you'll need to succeed: • Qualified Chartered Accountant, with a strong academic background• At least 3 years’ experience in industry and/or professional practice in a similar role• Excellent project management skills - experience in a management/project management role is desirable• Excellent knowledge of MS Office suite, especially Excel and PowerPoint • Financial Modelling experience is ideal • Strong commercial focus and drive to succeed, with high energy and determination• Strong technical accounting knowledge• Proven experience of analysing and presenting complex financial information to senior management and to non-finance managementWhat you'll get in return:Given the highly cross-functional nature of the planning role, the FP&A Specialist will interact significantly with Executive and Senior Management Teams, Group Reporting, and numerous functions within the company including, but not limited to Planning, Network Revenue, Production Planning, Business Control and Treasury. With competitive salary and benefits this is undoubtedly a career enhancing role.What you need to do now:Call Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 to have a confidential initial chat, or email me at ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie.

Financial Controller / Finance Director Designate - Dublin South/West - €85 -90k
Permanent
Updated 18/May/2017
Dublin West

Financial Controller / Finance Director Designate.Our client is one of the leading suppliers of food processing equipment and service to the catering and industrial sectors throughout the 32 counties of Ireland. The Company would have the largest service operation in the commercial catering sector.The financial controller will report to the managing director / board of directors and be responsible for the finance function with an existing staff of 5. Our Client is based in Clondalkin in Dublin with an additional office and warehouse in Cork covering the Munster region. There is a total staff of 65 with a turnover in excess of €10m.The financial controller will be a key member of senior management, the ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years post qualification experience and will have worked in a senior finance function with in an industrial operation.The successful candidate will be involved in the key decision and strategic planning issues within the company, have strong systems experience and good interpersonal skills.The company continues to grow sales and profitability across a range of markets and has a large number of high profile international partners/ suppliers.Exciting opportunity for an experienced Chartered Accountant to enjoy a challenging but rewarding role. For a discreet discussion on this opportunity please talk to John Fagan at 01-6377 251 or mail john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Senior Management Accountant - Food Sector - Kilkenny
Permanent
Updated 18/May/2017
Kilkenny

Senior Management AccountantOur Client is Ireland’s largest dairy company, annually processing over 2 billion litres of milk into a uniquely broad range of ingredients for export to more than 60 countries. They supply leading multinational food and nutrition companies – across a range of sectors from branded cheese and butter through to infant formula, sports, affordable and clinical nutrition for both developed and developing markets. A vacancy has arisen for the position of Senior Management Accountantt. Reporting to the Financial Controller Ballyragget, this position will be responsible for the overall control and reporting of the gross margin including management accounting controls and risk management. This position will play a key role in bringing value to the business either through the identification of margin benefits or cost savings.Key ResponsibilitiesOwnership of all aspects of the Ballyragget gross margin.Responsibility for clear, accurate and timely gross margin reporting for the Ballyragget site as part of the monthly financial reporting and budgeting/forecasting cycle via clear and efficient reporting models.Responsibility for reporting, investigation and explanation of all financial variances impacting the site gross margin.Demonstrate an in-depth and clear understanding of operational & commercial gross margin variances versus budget / forecast and present detailed analysis to the site FC.Responsibility for the preparation of the annual budget and interim forecast gross margin, with associated in-depth variance analysis versus prior plan and prior year whilst liaising closely with other functions (Supply Chain, Commercial, Milk Assembly, Operations, etc.) in the collation of financial plans. Ensure process efficiency and quality of inputs from these key stakeholders.Responsibility for the preparation of the annual budget and interim forecast gross margin.Gain a full understanding of plant operations and the associated impact on site financials and be able to highlight and follow up on key issues impacting profitability as identified as part of the monthly or planning process.Support a culture of value enhancement for the business.Role RequirementsA professional accounting qualification with a minimum of 5 years experience in a management accounting role in a large, complex manufacturing organisation.Challenging, inquisitive & enthusiastic approach with an ability to take ownership and responsibility.Self-driven and committed to delivering constant improvement.Attention to detail, structured work ethic.Experienced in the use of SAP, or other ERP systems, would be ideal together with advanced Excel capability.Exciting opportunity for an experienced Chartered Accountant to enjoy a challenging but rewarding role. For a discreet discussion on this opportunity please talk to John Fagan at 01-6377 251 or mail john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Senior Accountant - Limavady/London Derry - Looking to move home?
Permanent
Updated 18/May/2017

SENIOR ACCOUNTANTKey Tasks and Duties Direct involvement with a diverse portfolio of SME clients;Preparation of accounts for a wide range of businesses;Preparation of tax computations and returns (primarily ROI) for both personal and corporate clients and provision of taxation advice;Review / manage work of junior staff;Delivery of ad hoc assignments;Limited involvement in audit.Core hours of work are 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, however a flexi-time scheme is in operation.Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.Essential ACA qualification;Experienced in the use of accounts production and taxation software;Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Outlook;Sound working knowledge of ROI taxation.Desirable Knowledge of UK taxation;Knowledge of charity SORP;Current driving licence and / or access to transport;Knowledge of Sage L50 software.

Financial Accountant - Property - Dublin City Centre
Permanent
Updated 18/May/2017

We are currently recruiting for a Property Accountant for residential property and stud farm related activities with responsibility for all aspects of preparation and reporting of property and stud farm accounts, overseeing property management and optimisation of property returns. The ideal candidates should be energetic, well presented with a great attitude, strong analytical, numerical and communication skills. They should also have the ability to work well under pressure and multi-task.Key Responsibilities:Management of tenant relationships & relationships with key property stakeholders (property management companies, utility providers, rating authorities, PRTB etc)Negotiation of new tenant lease arrangements & existing tenant renewals as appropriateManagement of process relating to property acquisitions & salesManagement and processing of tenant billing & timely collection of all monies dueManagement and processing of all outgoings related to properties (rates, service charges, utilities etc)Completion of returns related to properties as required (PRTB, LPT etc)Managing tenant yielding up process (dilapidation, deposits etc)Management of service charge and related mattersMaintaining up to date property related records (hard & soft copy as appropriate)Ensuring strong systems and controls in place for all property related mattersManagement of documentation relating to capital related projects (Purchase orders, payments etc)Preparation of monthly accounts for all property companiesWeekly tenant update reportsBudgeting / forecastingTreasury related mattersCompany secretarial related mattersYear end audit managementPreparation of statutory accountsTax compliance including VAT, CT / CGT, Stamp Duty etcOther general accounts related mattersGeneral project related workStud Farm ResponsibilitiesPreparation of key monthly accounts and related reconciliationsOverseeing and reporting of movement in bloodstock accountProcessing of farm income Processing of farm related costsEnsuring strong systems and controls in placeBudgeting / forecastingTreasury related mattersCompany secretarial related mattersYear end audit managementPreparation of statutory accountsTax complianceOther general accounts related assistanceGeneral project related workThe Candidate:Fully qualified accountant with excellent work experience in an accounting background.Strong analytical skills.Strong business acumen.Excellent administration skills.Ability to multi-task between property management and accounting.This is an immediate start- for a confidential discussion about this call Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Business Partnering - Irish Plc - Competitive Salary- North Dublin
Permanent
Updated 14/November/2016
Dublin North

A leading Irish business currently has a vacancy for and experienced finance business partner within the Finance Department. Key Responsibilities & Duties Include:Preparation of financial analysis in business cases, for example, NPV, payback calculations etcEnsuring that the likely future financial impact of business cases and investment proposals on the budget and five year plan is correctly reflected in the business cases Working with the Director to max asset efficiency through efficient planningPost business case review - tracking multi-year realisation of financial benefits as set out in business cases and investment proposals identifying any issues with non-deliveryReview of month end accounts (produced by the Reporting and Accounting team) with the business in order to understand any unusual/unexpected variances from budget/forecasts – challenging the business to mitigate against any increase in costsWorking with the Director to identify cost reduction and efficiency initiatives Studying benchmark airlines or relevant industries to address commercial, operational and strategic challenges in the functional areas. The Person: Chartered Accountant with at least 1 year PQEAbility to lead large improvement initiatives and projects Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office suiteExcellent verbal and written communication skillsA confident self-starter who is assertive and focusedDrive and determination to deliver outstanding resultsFor further details in relation to this role please contact Ciara Tallon on 01 637 7322or to apply for this role please email ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Pricing Analyst - Energy Sector - Louth
Permanent
Updated 17/May/2017
Co. Louth.

This energy focused company based in Louth has an opportunity for a qualified Chartered Accountant to join its expanding finance team.You will support the Finance and Sales teams in improving margin by monitoring global market developments, analysing customer pricing and recommending margin improvement initiatives.Main areas of responsibilities• Working closely with the Sales team, reviewing customer pricing strategies and structures• Recommending improvements to pricing structures• Identifying opportunities for margin improvement by customer• Analysing future margin expectation based on forecast volumes and pricing• Maintaining a database of sales and purchase price commitments• Recommending hedging approaches• Provide weekly market insights to management, sales teams and customers.• Additional duties as required.Education• Qualified Chartered Accountant.Experience:• Ideally in the energy industry. Role specific (technical) knowledge / skills:• Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Excel.• Strong quantitative analytical & problem solving skills with quality decision making ability.• Strong interpersonal skills.For an exciting opportunity in Louth contact Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Management Accountant - Start-up Exciting industry role - Dublin City
Permanent
Updated 15/May/2017

Are you an ambitious commercially driven Chartered Accountant looking to develop a career in a dynamic exciting organisation in the starting-up stage?Our client is looking to hire a management accountant. This small company ensures that every team member has an opportunity to work directly with senior management and have a real impact on the business. We are already expanding internationally, and we are seeking a new team member to be part of this growing team. Working closely with the Finance Director to improve our financial planning and reporting processes, you will have a measurable impact on the long term growth of the business. We are looking for someone who is committed to a positive company culture, who can work with their own initiative and who can make a contribution in all aspects of the company.Key Responsibilities:Reporting● Preparation of monthly management which includes budgeting and variance analysis● Present findings of Monthly / YTD Costs to the Finance Director● Preparation of KPI reports aligned to the business needs to include costs/productivityanalysis● Work closely with commercial / operations teams and provide support to maximizebusiness opportunities and cost synergies strategies● Assist in the preparation of the annual budget● Manage project and operating expenditure budget and produce monthly reporting packon each department● Review of monthly balance sheet reconciliations and work with the CompanyAccountant and outsourced partner to ensure resolution of reconciling items in a timelyfashion● Present findings of monthly balance sheet reconciliations to the Finance Director● Continual identification of and resolution of control issues and process improvements● Point of contact with external auditors for the annual audit and preparation of statutoryfinancial statements● Relevant project work on key initiativesEducation and Experience required:● Qualified Accountant with at least 1 years post qualified industry experience● Significant experience in the area of Balance Sheet reconciliations and month endreporting● Ability to work with significant volumes of data to investigate with a strong focus onaccuracy and attention to detail● Ability to work on their own to deliver results within a short period of time● Audit experience either as part of an internal audit function or an audit practice● Good communication, interpersonal and organisational skills.● Willing to work on a broad range of tasks● Strong IT skills e.g. Excel Word and PowerPointAnother exciting industry role for an enthusiastic qualified Chartered Accountant, ring today to discuss in confidence Ciara Tallon at 6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Financial Analyst - Growing Online business - Dublin City
Permanent
Updated 15/May/2017
Dublin City Centre

A leading company in the online finance sector is now recruiting a financial analyst.• You will deliver on the finance activities that allow us to track and manage billions in payments safely each year. This is the core of our business. • You’ll work as part of the Finance team to ensure accurate and timely financial analysis on which the business can base critical decisions. • You will also be required to act as a business partner to global executives as the business delivers its strategy of bringing the gateway to merchants globally through our affiliated companies based in Spain, US, Canada and further afield. • In short, you’ll be highly instrumental to the success of the business through the clear interpretation and communication of financial and KPI analysis to the wider business.•You’ll analyse high level financial MIS requirements of the business and break these into agreed deliverables•You’ll contribute to budget preparation and monthly forecasting for both revenue and operating costs•You’ll undertake monthly analysis of the results against budget and forecast, and you will deliver weekly revenue analysis, gaining a good understanding of customer trends and behaviours•You will liaise with our international colleagues on month end queries and the alignment of processes to ensure consistency across the group•We love to anticipate problems, so you’ll produce regular trend analysis and reports for senior management, pro-actively anticipating/highlighting areas of future opportunity or concern• You’ll be involved in pricing analysis for new clients, both gateway and acquiring, based on the evaluation of base running costs, adequate margin levels and market pricing comparisons• Develop and build detailed revenue and cost models for key strategic projects• Calculate commission incentive schemes to align our sales organisation to business objectives and you will identify KPIs relevant to key projects in order to measure their performance• Challenge processes and always find ways to introduce improvement and efficiencies, starting with streamlining reports from the newly implemented Oracle Hyperion reporting system• Engage with people; developing strong relationships with key stakeholders, inside and outside the business, is key to this roleWhat qualities you will bring: Expertise•Fully qualified Chartered Accountant•Business/Finance degree or similar•At least 1 years’ experience post qualification in a finance analyst role•Excellent analytical, problem solving, and interpersonal communication skills•The proven ability to quickly assess problems and find effective solutions•Able to work well under pressure, and conscientious about the output produced•Competent in Microsoft Office, with a high level of proficiency Excel•Previous experience using a financial MIS beneficial•Experience gained in a multinational B2B/payments acquiring organisation would be a distinct advantage•Ability to work on own initiative and demonstrate good organisational and time management skills•Keen attention to detail•A team-spirited attitude

Manager - Recently formed Fraud/Insolvency Practice - Dublin City
Permanent
Updated 9/May/2017
Dublin City Centre

We have a requirement for a Qualified Accountant with corporate recovery and insolvency experience to fill the position of Manager in our Dublin office. The successful candidate will primarily work on financial and fraud investigations in liquidations and forensic accounting assignments. The firm is newly established so there are extensive opportunities for the successful candidate to develop and contribute to the development of the firm. We are one of Ireland’s leading insolvency firms and we provide services to a large range of clients, including the Revenue Commissioners, banks, financial institutions, law firms, private companies and company directors.The successful candidate will report directly to a partner on commencement of employment and manage other team members on a range of cases, interacting with clients, legal advisors and other professionals.The Role• The successful candidate will manage a portfolio of corporate recovery and insolvency assignments including Liquidations, Receiverships, Examinerships and special projects.• Working on extensive financial and fraud investigations in liquidations and reviewing Section 682 reports for submission to the Director of Corporate Enforcement.• Preparing paperwork and evidence for litigation. • Managing junior staff and reporting directly to a partner/insolvency appointee. • Planning and controlling engagements carried out by the team, ensuring work is delivered on time and within budget. • As a key member of staff, the successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the strategic development and direction of the firm.• Working directly with professionals such as solicitors, estate agents, architects, engineers, construction professionals, insurance agents and other professionals. • Business development responsibilities, including maintaining existing client relationships, and bringing in new business.The Person• The successful candidate will ideally be a Qualified Chartered Accountant.• Experience in managing insolvency projects and co-ordinating the work of junior staff. • Familiar with Company Law and the Court system.• Possess strong analytical skills, with an ability to understand and interpret financial information• Ability to deal sensitively with directors, employees and creditors in stressful situations• Be able to multi-task, work under pressure to tight deadlines, while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail• Possess well-developed report writing and verbal communication skillsThe Rewards• Competitive remuneration package• Leading edge experience in an expanding, challenging specialist profession• Varied, hands-on experience on wide-ranging, high profile projects (each assignment with unique challenges)• Formal internal and external training programme, as well as access to knowledge and expertise at Partner level• Dynamic and vibrant work environmentFor a confidential conversation about this role please call in confidence, Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Assistant Financial Controller - Education - CORK - C.€50K - 9 month contract (may go permanent)
Contract
Updated 5/May/2017
Cork

Assistant Financial Controller - initial contract but a permanent contract could followThis is a key role within the finance function responsible for leading and managing the financial reporting (management and statutory accounts) process.Key responsibilities:Preparation of monthly management accounts and pack within agreed deadlines for review by the financial controllerPlanning and co-ordinating the accounts preparation and resources.lead the month end process to ensure targets are met by the team. Detailed variance analysis of actual to budget investigating variances on key financial areas and succinct commentary on same.Preparation of schedules and reports for Board meetings.Fixed asset accounting and reporting on monthly basis.Review monthly balance sheet reconciliationsFollow up on review issues and corrective action on processes if necessary.Assist planning and the preparation of annual budget and cash flow forecasts.Liase with department heads on the formulation of the draft budget.Preparation of the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow forecast each month.Preparation of the year end audit pack and statutory financial statements:Reporting:Prepare accurate and timely reports for senior management teamReporting on the management accounts by business area Assist in the preparation of quarterly forecasts Attend meetings in the absence of the Financial controller. Cashflow Management:Preparation of rolling cashflow forecast on a monthly basis for review by the Financial controllerResponsibility for preparation and sign off on bank reconciliationsInternal controlsTo improve and develop the internal controls of the hospital working with the FC.To work with the financial controller to ensure that the issues highlighted by internal audits are addressedICT DevelopmentsInvolved in the planning and implementation of new IT projects within the Finance departmentExciting opportunity for an experienced Chartered Accountant to enjoy a challenging but rewarding role. For a discreet discussion on this opportunity please talk to John Fagan at 01-6377 251 or mail john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Financial Accountant (View to Manager) - Industry - West Dublin
Permanent
Updated 3/May/2017

Our client in the customer experience and communications sector is seeking to recruit an experienced Financial Accountant to join its growing Finance team with an immediate start. This is an excellent opportunity to work in an exciting, fast-paced, innovative Group which is experiencing large growth. The role is very broad and will provide the successful candidate exposure to the full activities of the Group as a senior member of the Finance team. The candidate will report into the Group Financial Director.Responsibilities will include:• Preparation of monthly management accounting information and variance analysis for 5 entities• Assistance with Budget preparation and developing forecasts• Group Sales reporting and analysis• Assist with training and development of the other members of the team• Reviewing payroll and other work in the team• Systems development and implementation as required• Assist with maintaining and implementing internal financial controls and procedures• Oversee accurate and appropriate recording of revenues and analysis of expenses• Liaising with auditors in the annual audit process• Preparation of various statutory returns including VAT, INTRASTAT, PAYE/PRSI, CSO.• Adhoc project work as requiredThe successful candidate will meet the following requirements:• A Qualified Chartered Accountant with strong accounting knowledge• Practice trained, an advantage• At least 3 years PQE preferably working in industry• Excellent knowledge of excel and word• Must be numerate, analytical and have excellent attention to detail• Excellent organizational skills• Highly proficient with Accounting and systems software• Knowledge of Sage accounts would be an advantage• Must be highly motivated with the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, both verbal and written with an ability to convey technical information in a user-friendly format• Must be performance driven and solution focused• Team player who can multi-task and takes the initiative For an informal chat about this role please call Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Newly qualified financial accountant -Medical care- South Dublin
Permanent
Updated 3/May/2017
Co. Wicklow

An International health care organisation based in South Dublin has a vacancy for a newly qualified Chartered Accountant. The successful accountant will be responsible for:• Maintaining one or a combination of general accounting systems• Providing records of assets, liabilities, and other financial transactions.• Examining, analyzes and interprets accounting records for the purpose of giving advice or preparing statements. • Balancing accounts periodically and assists in preparation of profit and loss, income and balance sheet statements.  Assists and prepares complex journal entries and financial statements for monthly and year-end closing. Compiles financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts, documenting business transactions. Details assets, liabilities, and capital, in preparation of balance sheet, profit and loss statement, and other reports to summarize current and projected company financial position. Audits contracts, orders, and vouchers and prepares reports to substantiate individual transactions prior to settlement. Responsible for recommending control systems to ensure accurate and timely information. Support all company safety and quality programs and initiatives. Other responsibilities may be assigned from time to time as needed, based on the evolution of the company and the requirements of the department/position. The successful candidate will be:  Newly qualified.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. Excellent organizational, time management and administration skills required.This is an excellent opportunity to join a world wide company and to develop a career within industry. For a confidential discussion on this please call Ciara Tallon on 01-6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Senior Commercial Accountant - Education - Dublin c.c. 6mth contract - c€70k
Contract
Updated 3/May/2017
Dublin City Centre

Our Client is a dynamic enterprise headquartered in Ireland, with expanding operations domestically and internationally.The finance department fulfils a critical and expanding corporate governance role by overseeing the operation of the financial, budgeting and accounting processes for business activities including, Education, Research, Investments and Capital programmes, and International Business ModellingWhy this role will interest you?Opportunity to join a leading education ompany that is expanding rapidly at hhome and abroadYou will be joining at a time when the company are experiencing growth with potentially an optiion to stay on longer term and gain excellent experience in the industryThe role will see you have high levels of exposure to senior management and you will be involved in key decisions in relation to accounting for key projectsResponsibilities: Responsibility for financial management and control of cost and capital expenditure across Ireland, Bahrain, Malaysia and Dubai campuses, to include monthly management accounts, quarterly forecasting, annual budgeting, ad-hoc reporting and analytics, tax compliance and planning and internal and external audit. Financial Business Partner for operational expenditure budget holders, including Director of IT, Director of HR, Director of Corporate Strategy, Head of Estates and Head of Communications. Manage the group procurement process, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures.Manage a group cost savings and efficiencies project to ensure value for money on all operational expenditure.Continuously develop and improve financial reporting methodologies, structures and outputs to meet the changing demands of the organisation, with a focus on high quality outputs, automation and Lean principles. The Person:Big 4 trained, qualified accountant with 3+ years PQE, one of which to be in a commercial, multi-currency environment of a large company. Proven track record of success and high quality outputs.Highly systems literate. Strong Excel skills required. Experience with Business Intelligence and Financial Planning tools an advantage.Strong results focus, allied with an ability to work to and enforce strict reporting deadlines combined with excellent attention to detail.A can-do attitude. Flexibility to work in a dynamic environment. Contribute to and support continuous improvement and change to improve and develop service levels. Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills appropriate to audience and situation.Exciting opportunity for an experienced Chartered Accountant to enjoy a challenging but rewarding role. For a discreet discussion on this opportunity please talk to John Fagan at 01-6377 251 or mail john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Qualified accountant- Thriving practice - Co. Meath
Permanent
Updated 3/May/2017
Co. Meath

Well established practice in Meath with a diverse client portfolio is seeking to recruit a Qualified Chartered Accountant to join their team.Why this role will appeal?Do you wish to work closer to home and cut out a commute to DublinThere are high levels of client interaction with this role The role will be varied and challenging and you will deal with a wide range of clients providing diverse servicesResponsibilities include:Accounts to trial balance {incl full year end file prep, reports etc}Audit of SME companies and small groupsStatutory AccountsTechnical knowledge accounts and auditAssist with training of junior staff where requiredCommercially focussedAssess potential client’s requirements, scope and reportManagement Accounts and cash flow preparation where required Ability to interpret management information and understand KPI’s and sectorial requirementsAssistance with client tax returns Develop opportunities for expanding practice client base {promotion, business development}Proficient in Viztopia, Sage Line 50, Sage Tax , ROS , Microsoft suite, Omnipro Accounts/Audit working papersTo start your career nearer home contact us today on 01-6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Financial Reporting Accountant - Contract position - Cavan
Permanent
Updated 3/May/2017
Cavan

A leading financial services firm has a vacancy for a qualified Chartered Accountant for a temporary contract. This would suit someone looking to return to Cavan or keen to gain extensive financial reporting experience and exposure to financial services. The role will include:• Identify and drive efficiencies within the financial reporting team• Participate in project based assignments to improve reporting process• Assist in the preparation of financial papers for Committees of the Board• Contribute to the maintenance of company policies and procedures, ensuring regulatory review and update• Assist in the Group Solvency reporting requirements and Attestation process• Completion of varied and ad-hoc reporting or project requestThe successful candidate:• Qualified Chartered Accountant • Strong reporting experience• Excellent oral and written communication skills. • Strong attention to detail to ensure completeness and accuracy of information• Desire to learn and adapt and an ability to identify and implement improvements.• Flexible, committed, and can work effectively with Finance and non-Finance teams• Enjoy working in a dynamic environment with the ability to deliver high quality results within tight timeframes.For a detailed conversation about this varied, interesting role contact Ciara Tallon on 01-6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Senior Commercial Acccount - PLC - West Dublin
Permanent
Updated 3/May/2017
Dublin West

Senior Commercial AccountantOur client a household brand Plc has a number of vacancies for Chartered Accountants. The successful candidate will be responsible for best in class commercial reporting and performance analysis; including sales, pipeline performance and debtors management.The Senior Commercial Accountant will have key responsibility for improving the level of understanding of volume and margin performance in the business through the development of standardized and recurring reporting and analysis.Why this role will interest you?Opportunity to join a leading Irish PLC whilst the company that is expandingThe role will see you have high levels of exposure to senior management and you will be involved in key decisions in relation to accounting for key projectsKey responsibilities and activities will include:Working collaboratively with reporting SMEs within each business to ensure a shared understanding of business reporting requirementsEstablishing common practices and define and document standardized business requirements for reporting and analytics measuresWorking across a matrix environment to engage appropriate business partners to understand root cause of customized reporting within each business and identification of optimal common solutions with tactical executionDriving accountability with the Commercial teams on driving top line growth through insightful reporting with standardized performance scorecards.Preparation and delivery of presentations to Executive ManagementSupport on regional Commercial initiatives Qualifications: ACA QualifiedAn aptitude and appetite to embrace multiple technology platforms rack record of successful project managementStrong analytical & problem-solving skills with ability to interrogate data to drive performanceConfidence to liaise with business leaders across a matrix environment and to build strong relationships with key stakeholders.Exciting opportunity for an experienced Chartered Accountant to enjoy a challenging but rewarding role. For a discreet discussion on this opportunity please talk to John Fagan at 01-6377 251 or mail john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Audit Manager - Small Fiirm - Partner Potential - Dublin
Permanent
Updated 19/April/2017
Dublin North

This manager level role has arisen as a result of growth within the businessWhy this role will interest you1 Opportunity to join a growing practice with potential of becoming a partner further down the line.2 The role will see you have high levels of exposure to clents and manging these relationships going forward.3 Key role in a developing 2 partner practice. If you are seeking a long term move in practice this role will interest you.The position will suit those who are organised, disciplined and attentive to detail. They will enjoy working in a structured environment with the minimum of direct supervision.The remunerationHighly Competitive - In Line with market and the experience you bring to the roleRole OverviewYour role will involve audit work and some accounts work for limited companies. Good people skills are of course essential when dealing with clients, colleagues and third parties. The appointee will report to the partner and will have direct client engagementReasons Why Members Join this Firm:1.OvertimeNo overtime is required – work finishes promptly at 5.00pm.2.EnvironmentPleasant office environment - modern, air-conditioned, spacious offices with ergonomically-designed work-stations. New modern canteen facility equipped with all mod cons.3.BirthdayWe offer a half day holiday on your birthday as our gift to you.4.AppraisalsBy setting clear targets and having regular staff appraisals, employees know in a measurable way how they are progressing. As a result, employees have frequent opportunities to raise their professional development/direction with partners.5.ExamsOur students have been placed nationally in CAI examinations.6.AccessReady access to partners / clients – all employees, including graduates, have direct access to partners/clients.7.Work TypeEmployees carry out more interesting assignments because clients are generally entrepreneurial, middle market concerns.8.Parking and ShopsEasy parking and a wide range of shops and cafes near the office.9.JudgmentWe insist that all staff use their good professional judgment at all times. When you join, your opinion is sought and valued.For a confidential discussion in relation to this role please call John Fagan on 1 6377251. You can also email john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Commercial Financial Accountant - West Dublin - Global Plc
Permanent
Updated 24/April/2017
Dublin West

Our client a household brand Plc has a number of vacancies for Chartered Accountants. The successful candidate will be responsible for best in class commercial reporting and performance analysis; including sales, pipeline performance and debtors management.Reporting to the Commercial Finance Manager and working as an integral member of the commercial team, the candidate will be responsible: Reporting: Deliver weekly sales report and performance analysis. Prepare a monthly sales performance and pipeline performance pack for the division as a whole and also by account.Performance Analysis: Carry out an in depth review of margins identifying anomalies, working together with technologies to root cause the issue and ensuring corrected as appropriate.Margin Enhancement:Coordinate Bi-Monthly meetings with each sales team to conduct a deep dive review of Sku performance; investigating low margin products (per kg and in value)Pricing/Costing: Maintain pricing tracker. Actively partake in reviews with the Technologies. Conduct adhoc pricing audits to ensure SAP pricing is correctData Integrity: Ensure OLAP coding is both accurate and up to date. Partnering with the sales team to ensure correct maintenance and housekeeping of Salesforce.comBudgeting & Forecasting: Maintenance of a rolling monthly forecast for all Accounts; Completion of annual budget for sales/margin and costs;Cost Centre Reporting: Build summary cost centre report; Investigate and explain variances in costs. Skills/Experience/Requirements: Finalist / Newly Qualified Chartered AccountantExperience within a commercial or operational environment and with an appropriate third level qualification an advantageKnowledge of SAP an advantage.Advanced Excel skills required. This is an exciting proposition for a newly qualified member, for a confidential discussion about this role please contact Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Group Internal Audit Manager (USA) - Irish Plc - US base
Permanent
Updated 24/April/2017
United States

Due to the continued expansion, one of Ireland's leading Plc, is seeking an ambitious and energetic individual for the position of Group Internal Audit Manager. The Group Internal Audit team aims to contribute tangible value in the areas of business riskmanagement, business process evaluation, internal auditing, internal controls and regulatorycompliance. Our goal is to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of operations bydeveloping and agreeing with management constructive actions to strengthen the internalcontrol environment.The successful candidate will be based in their Chicago offices and theposition reports to the Senior IA Manager, who is based in their Dublin Corporate offices.Key responsibilities: Undertaking business unit reviews/audits in accordance with the Group Internal Auditplan under the following main headings: Review adequacy of internal controls and management reporting systems; Assess effectiveness and efficiency of business and administration procedures; Review compliance with Group Policies and Procedures. Managing local audit resources in Chicago in the delivery of individual engagements. Developing a thorough understanding of the Group’s operations in order to identify andmonitor the key risks facing the Group. Presenting findings to local management and, when appropriate, negotiating changes toexisting procedures. Performing special projects as directed by the Senior IA Manager.The successful candidate will join an experienced and dynamic Internal Audit team and willtake day to day responsibility for assignments in the US after an initial induction period withthe Group team in Ireland.Desired skills and experience:  Qualified Chartered Accountant with preferably Big 4 audit practice. Experience in Internal Audit will be a distinct advantage. Comprehensive understanding of risk and internal controls. Good commercial acumen and well-developed IT skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. The ability to contribute well in a team environment, lead audit engagements, and presentindependently to Senior Management within the organisation. The ability to work at times in an autonomous fashion, and comfortable with the requiredflexibility of reporting to HQ in Ireland from a US base. Strong analytical and problem solving skills. SAP & FMCG experience – desirable but not essential. Exciting opportunity for an experienced Chartered Accountant to enjoy a challenging but rewarding role abroad within a globally recognised Irish Plc. For a discreet discussion on this opportunity please talk to John Fagan at 01-6377 251 or mail john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Group Internal Audit Senior - Irish Plc - US base
Permanent
Updated 24/April/2017
United States

Our client an Irish Plc with global centres is seeking an ambitious and energetic individual for the position of Group Internal Auditor. The team aims to contribute tangible value in the areas of business risk management, business process evaluation, internal auditing, internal controls and regulatory compliance. The goal is to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of operations by offering constructive recommendations to strengthen the control environment. The successful candidate will be based in the group's Chicago offices and the position reports to the Senior Internal Audit Manager, who is based in the Dublin Corporate offices.Key responsibilities:  Undertaking business unit reviews/audits in accordance with the Group Internal Audit plan under the following main headings: Review adequacy of internal controls and management reporting systems; Assess effectiveness and efficiency of business and administration procedures; and Review compliance with group policies and procedures. Developing a thorough understanding of the Group’s operations in order to identify and monitor the key risks facing the Group. Presenting findings to local management and, where appropriate, negotiating changes to existing procedures. Performing special projects as directed by the Group Head of Internal Audit and/or Senior IA Manager.The successful candidate will join an experienced internal audit team and will take day to day responsibility for assignments after an initial induction period.Desired skills and experience: Bachelor Degree in a relevant financial discipline. Qualified Chartered Accountant with at least 1 year post qualification experience. Big 4 audit training highly desirable. (Experience in Internal Audit will be a distinct advantage.) Comprehensive understanding of risk and internal controls essential. Good commercial acumen and well-developed IT skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. The ability to contribute well in a team environment and work effectively in a semi-autonomous capacity. Strong analytical and problem solving skills SAP IT experience – highly desirable.The position offers the successful candidate excellent exposure to all aspects of the group's business operations, particularly in the US where the majority of the Group’s business activity resides. The position is challenging and offers an ideal entry point for a candidate who, in the medium term, wishes to progress into a commercial or financial management role within the Group. To find out more, email us at careers@charteredaccountants.ie or call Ciara at 6377 322*

Financial Accountant - Structured Finance /Aircraft Finance
Permanent
Updated 25/October/2016
Dublin City Centre

Our client, a global leading award-winning provider of corporate, fund and fiduciary services, in the structured and aircraft finance field is looking to recruit a Financial Accountant within their Finance team in Dublin. What does the role involve Setting up of NAV and overseeing the accounts set up in the first year for all new clients Maintaining a portfolio of New Aircraft Clients for the 1st audit and sign offAssist team members with liaising with external auditors and obtaining all backup information from 3rd parties required to get the audit sign off on the company accounts Ensuring the tax compliance obligations of the companies are complied with within the tax deadlines and monitoring changes in the Irish taxation system which may relate to the portfolio of companies under your management. This will also involve the preparation of various tax returns and processing of payments on a timely basis Overseeing all new accounting standards and changes and implementation procedures  Carry out any function/activity/project required by the Management Team or Directors from time to time New Deals - Assisting with some requirements in the company/Trust formation and the closing requirements of new dealsQualifications Qualified accountant coming from practice or financial service background Aircraft Leasing & Structured Finance experience an advantage Tax Qualification also an advantage.Implementation of new systems and procedures Preparation of financial statements and management accounts The post requires technical knowledge of accounting treatments along with an understanding of local company and tax law Good interpersonal skills are required to develop close working relationships with colleagues and clients Strong IT skills especially Excel & Word and NAV.Competencies Flexibility, energy and enthusiasm Good organisational skills and the ability to work methodically, independently and accurately Team spirit Willingness to adapt, a flexible approach and a desire to take on extra responsibility and workload as the organisation grows.With over 250 employees and offices from Jersey, Guernsey, London, Luxembourg, Dublin, Singapore, Mauritius to Cayman this will be an opportunity to build your career with a leading organisation.To apply for this role please email Ciara.Tallon@charteredaccountants.ie or for further queries call 01-6377322

Financial Services - ACA - Accountants looking for a move €55k -€75k
Permanent
Updated 3/November/2016
Dublin City Centre

Are you an ACA accountant looking to move across the banking/aircraft leasing or funds area with 0 -6 years PQE if so there are a number of roles on across these areas at the moment.If you are just looking to assess your options at this point either, please get in touch and I can give you a run through the market and your options. email John.Fagan@charteredaccountants.ie or call me on 01-6377251

Manager - SME Services - Location doesn't dilute Ambition - West Cork
Permanent
Updated 21/December/2016
Cork

A West Cork based but Global client portfolio firm is seeking a Manager to join their SME service team. Why you might consider this role1. Work as part of an experienced team of 20. 2. Client portfolio extends across a wide range of industries include agriculture, retail, professional services, financial services as well as manufacturing, oil distribution and management companies.Main responsibilities: The successful candidate be managing the team and coordinating several service lines including audit and non-audit work i.e. multi-project management. Will be responsible for client deliverables from planning through to completion and sign off. Will report directly to partner on engagements. Management of workload, delegation, use of initiative, excellent communication and assertiveness are skills required for this level of management. Will be working towards strategic goals and objectives. Will be the main point of contact for a range of clients. Will be sharing knowledge and experience with others including on the job training of trainee accountants. Assisting colleagues with preparation of clients’ presentations including preparation of tender documents.Skills and attributes: Chartered Accountant qualified with 2+ years’ experience and a strong academic record. Expected to have competent management skills and behaviours and strong technical skills (FRS 100 to 102, and auditing standards: IFRS experience an advantage but not essential). Ability to motivate and manage staff under tight deadlines. Ability to make professional judgements based on findings. Portfolio management experience as well as strong attention to detail and analytical assessment; Experience working as part of a team supporting others. Have strong market / commercial awareness. Experience gained in a Big 4/Top 10 accounting firm would be advantageous. Candidates currently working in Industry, with the necessary experience, and who would like to return to practice will be considered for this role. The role would be suitable for candidates looking to return to West Cork to a progressive and growing firm.This is a great role for someone seeking a location or role change, contact Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or email ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Audit Senior - Medium Sized Practice - Dublin South City base
Permanent
Updated 9/January/2017
Dublin City Centre

Our client a busy medium sized practice, currently has a vacancy for an Audit Senior. With ambitious plans to significantly grow the business and expand service offerings in Ireland over the next five years, they are looking for high achieving candidates who share their vision to progress their careers. They specialise in training staff from small sized firms and progressing them through expert training and advancement programme. Responsibilities include• Responsibility for a portfolio of audit clients across a range of industries • Planning of audit – timing, staffing and structure • Liaising closely with clients • Preparing and reviewing audit work papers • Researching and resolving technical queries from clients • Preparing and reviewing financial statements • Responsibility for managing the successful completion of the audit • Assist in the training junior audit staff • Working on ad-hoc assignments from time to time in conjunction with the firm’s directors The ideal candidate• A qualified Chartered Accountant, preferably with at least one year post-qualification experience• Strong attention to detail, strong technical knowledge and an awareness of current issues • Strong interpersonal skills and communication skills • An effective and motivated team player • Strong organisational skills with ability to prioritise workload and multi task • Self-starter who can critically analyse and assess information For a confidential discussion about this role please call Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or email me on ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Assistant Head of Internal Audit - Financial Services
Permanent
Updated 1/September/2016
Dublin City Centre

Senior level role in the Irish operation of an international financial services organisation.Why this role will appeal to you:1 It is a senior level role that is considered to be an integral part of the organisation in Ireland2 The role has extensive interaction at senior management level3 An opportunity to work with a recognised global brand.Operating environment and objectivesThis role is an assistant to the Head of the Internal Audit function forthe organisation across all their functions and sites. The position has responsibility and accountability for alll Internal Audit activity and reports to the Head of Internal Audit who reports to the CEO.The role carries a high profile including regular exposure at a senior management level. Internal Audit is a strategic function and the role is a Central Bank of Ireland Pre-approvedControl Function (PCF-13). Main activities of the Role:-· Owns and implements Internal Audit framework in compliance with the Group standards and Internal Audit best practice.· Development and implementation of the Internal Audit Plan considering the businessrisks and the input of all stakeholders · Completion of scheduled and ad hoc audit assignments across all business functions· Monitoring of audit issue progress to ensure all outstanding audit issues are brought toclosure.· Reporting all audit findings and issue status to the various governance bodies · Provide assistance to the CEO on governance matters.· Promotion of the Internal Audit function to ensure the buy in and acceptance of processowners for issue identification and closure.· Development of positive working relationships with members of the Senior LeadershipGroup to ensure commitment during and post Audit assignments.Skills & ExperienceQualified Chartered Accountant· Excellent interpersonal skills · Inquisitive and analytical· Strong report writing skills· Organised and structured, able to develop a plan and work to it.· 4+ years’ prior experience the Financial Services audit sector· Experience of working in a multi-cultural multi-site environment· Life insurance experience highly desirable· Knowledge of business processes and systems is essential.To apply for this role please email John.Fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Senior Financial Accountant - Insurance - Bermuda - $80k - $90k
Permanent
Updated 10/October/2016
International

This senior financial accountant position has arisen as a result of growth within the business. Why this role will interest you1 Opportunity to join a leading global insurance company2 You will be joining at a time when the company are experiencing growth and you can grow your career globally as they expand further3 The role will include presentation of financial results at board and stakeholder meetingsThe ideal candidate will be a qualified ACA accountant with circa 2 years PQE experience in a medium to large accounting practice or insurance company who is looking to gain international exposure. Experience auditing insurance clients would be an advantage but it is not essential. This is a highly responsible position requiring a strategic thinker and highly motivated individual.ResponsibilitiesDay to day administration of a portfolio of insurance and captive companies;Providing accounting services including preparation of financial statements inaccordance with US GAAP or IFRS, as well as overseeing the audit process andregulatory reporting;Presentation of financial results at board and stakeholder meetings;Develop and maintain client relationships;Liaising with regulators, attorneys, auditors and investment managers.The ideal candidate must possess:RequirementsACA qualified accountant with circa two years post qualificationexperience preferred;A proven ability to post journal entries and prepare financial statements fromsource data;Self-motivation with strong interpersonal and organizational skills;A high degree of computer literacy including advanced proficiency with accountingsoftware and Microsoft software tools such as PowerPoint, Word and Excel;Ability to meet deadlines Excellent written, communication and presentation skills.To apply for this role please email John.Fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Recently Qualified - CORK - Interested in a career in TAX
Permanent
Updated 11/December/2014
Cork

Recently Qualified Chartered Accountant Wishing to Specialise in Tax Consultancy - Cork- Competitive Salary on offerOur client is a multi-faceted consulting firm which provides its clients with leading-edge expertise in the fields of taxation, business consulting and financial planning. Their continuing growth has been based on building long- term relationships with their clients and delivering first-rate services tailored to their individual needs. Their principals include specialists with national standing in the fields of Irish, UK and International Taxation. They act for a diverse range of clients, including multinationals, private companies, partnerships and high net-worth individuals. Innovative and client-driven, the firm has the professional competences that enable it to deliver a suite of services that is second-to-none.As a result of their continued success and growth the firm are currently seeking to recruit a recently qualified accountant who wants to train and specialise in tax consultancy. The role represents an outstanding opportunity to build a career in a very rewarding discipline.The firm in question pride themselves on the quality of training given to staff so if you are a successful candidate you will join its 2 year training program for trainee consultants. Under this you can expect to receive a thorough grounding in Income Tax, the tax that forms the backbone of the Irish tax code. From this you will move on to gain experience in related taxes such as Corporation Tax and Capital Gains Tax before being introduced to specialist taxes such as VAT, Stamp Duty and Capital Acquisitions Tax. To complement your in-house training you will study for the AITI/CTC qualification.During your training period you will work in one of Ireland’s most renowned and innovative tax teamsThe scope of your work will include not only client engagements but also technical research and our publications for clients. If your career proceeds according to plan, by the end of your training period you will have gained the AITI/CTC qualification and will be ready to begin your post qualification career with our client as a fully trained tax professional.This is a unique opportunity for a candidate to be part of a team that deals with many of the most complex and interesting areas of Irish taxation on a day to day basis. The position carries with it a very competitive remuneration package. Interested members should contact John Fagan by email on john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Internal Audit Assistant Manager/Manager - Top 10 Practice
Permanent
Updated 17/February/2016
Dublin City Centre

One of the world's largest accountancy firms and Ireland's leading advisers is currently hiring Internal Audit Assistant Manager or Manager (depending on experience) to join their Risk & Advisory Services department. This outstanding career opportunity will offer interesting and challenging work across a variety of client engagements, as well as on-going training and the potential for significant personal development.Role of Internal Audit Assistant Manager/Manager:• Plan, execute and report on a range of Internal Audit assignments, both operational and financial• Manage the evaluation of processes, systems and controls, detailing any remedial action required where gaps or weaknesses are identified• Lead financial control reviews, including detailed testing and evaluation of financial control processes• Manage the review of systems and processes with respect to leading practice, as well as the firm's own insights and knowledge in order to advise clients on ways to improve efficiency and effectiveness• Oversee the assessment of clients’ compliance with relevant legislation, regulation and guidance in order to provide assurance that they are in a position to meet their requirementsYou will be expected to deliver high quality Internal Audit work, including:• Drafting Internal Audit terms of reference and developing Internal Audit work programmes• Overseeing the production of excellent working papers• Drafting Internal Audit reports and obtaining Management responses prior to their finalisation• Assisting Senior Managers and other team members to liaise with clients• Managing, and in some cases performing, process and system evaluations, and controls testing• Learning our various technology tools and systems and providing support for activities such as risk workshops and client meetings• Managing and reviewing the work of more junior team members as well as mentoring them in their career• Ensuring that audit fieldwork is completed on time and within budgetSkills, Experience and Qualifications:• Minimum of 4 years’ experience (6 for Manger) as part of an Internal Audit and/or Risk Management department within industry or a professional services firm• Third level qualification in a related field• Qualified Chartered Accountant (ACA or equivalent), or pursuing same• Outstanding communication skills - both spoken and written (including business reporting), as well as strong people skills• Strong commitment to professional and client service excellenceFor a confidential conversation about this role please call Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or email me ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.e

Finance Transformation - Manager and Director Level roles
Permanent
Updated 9/May/2016
Dublin City Centre

Advisory Services – Finance Transformation - Career enhancing opportunitiesWhy would this role interest you?1 Opportunity to join a global leader in the professional services sector who are focused on doubling the size of the business by 20202 You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team of professionals from whom you can learn and benefit from the exchange of ideas and knowledge3 You will gain exposure to a broad range of industry sectors and work on leading edge projectsOur client is expanding and are seeking to recruit high achieving individuals to be part of our growing business. Currently we are recruiting business consultants from Manager through to Director levels for our Finance Transformation team.The Finance Transformation team delivers globally integrated Finance service offerings to our clients, including:• Finance Operating Model Transformation• Business Performance Management• Global Business Services We are looking for experienced professionals who can demonstrate management of significant business transformation to work across multiple sectors and specifically those with a strong background in Finance change and transformation. We are seeking individuals with significant client-side advisory experience or who have gained project and programme delivery experience within large recognised organisations.For more senior positions, we are particularly seeking individuals who can build valued relationships with external clients and internal peers and develop a portfolio of business by focusing on high impact opportunities. You'll lead presentations and proposals for client projects, and provide subject matter insight to bids and proposals. Working in our Finance Transformation practice, you will:Effectively manage and motivate client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds. Provide constructive on-the-job feedback/coaching to team members. Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment. Play an active role in counselling and mentoring junior consultants within the organisation.Foster relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels. Consistently deliver quality client services. Drive high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget.Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. Manage expectations of client service delivery. Stay abreast of current business and industry trends relevant to the client's business.Cultivate and manage business development opportunities. Develop and maintain long-term client relationships and networks.Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge. Demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate to new knowledge. Possess good business acumen. Remain current on new developments in advisory services capabilities and industry knowledge.Skills RequiredSignificant experience delivering change in a Finance function environment across any industry sector – preferably gained from prior experience in consulting, although we will also consider applicants with a strong track record of delivering change/transformation projects in industryExperience delivering business change in one or more of the following areas would be expected:Shared Services and Outsourcing programmesEnterprise Resource Planning (ERP) implementationsProgramme/project management for large scale business transformation Process improvement in a Finance settings (e.g. Order to Cash; Procure to Pay; Close to Report; Budgeting and Planning)Characteristics of a forward thinker and self-motivator that thrives on new challenges and adapts quickly to learning new knowledgeAbility to work collaboratively in a team environment and manage a team of junior consulting professionalsStrong analytical and problem-solving skillsTo apply for this role please email John.Fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Senior Financial Accountant - Banking
Permanent
Updated 15/June/2016
Dublin South

This is a key role in a leading organisation where Finance is one of the key support functions. Finance delivers financial and regulatory accounts for external reporting and management accounts for the Leadership Team, Board & Stakeholders. Finance undertakes to support and challenge the business in ensuring that the chosen business strategies deliver the required shareholder value at an acceptable level of risk. Finance have a number of key activities: Business partnering, Financial Control and the Central Finance support functions. Financial, Regulatory & Management Accounting (FRMA) is the Financial Control team responsible for the provision of a comprehensive accounting service to all businesses and functions across the enterprise. This covers the end to end accounting process from core system controls to delivery of statutory, legal entity and consolidated group accounts and external regulatory reporting obligations imposed as a result of our banking licenses.This is an excellent time to be joining the FRMA team and the role will give the successful candidate a fantastic opportunity to develop their career. The successful candidate will have the ability to work in a dynamic and fast moving team environment, have a strong results focus, and demonstrate the ability to meet the competencies listed below. The Role Our client is looking for a suitable candidate for a senior regulatory reporting role, whose primarily focus will be the interpretation and collation of Ad hoc regulatory returns/templates and supporting the BAU team. As the regulatory demands increase this will be a challenging and exciting role. Principal Accountabilities:Act as a subject matter expert on accounting issues and definitions, to enable the efficient population of Ad hoc regulatory templates.Interpret and determine the accounting ask of the various templates.Liaise with finance resources to complete various templates.Ensure consistency to FINREP or COREP if required.Review completed templates.Ability to identify issues/risks and provide solutions to mitigate.Participate in business projects and change initiatives, proposing workable business solutions where relevant, to ensure FRMA requirements are met.Support in the production of relevant regulatory reports to customer requirements and deadlines. Relevant experience and qualifications required: Qualified Chartered Accountant 3 year PQE.Experience in banking i.e. familiar with Banking products and financial balance sheet.Experience in regulatory reports such as FINREP or COREP would be an advantage.Knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team.Proven capacity to meet challenging targets.To apply for this role please email John.Fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Finance Transformation Opportunity
Permanent
Updated 6/July/2016
Kildare

Financial Control is currently undergoing a significant transformation in respect of how it serves the business globally. Reporting to the Finance Director responsible for the global transformation of the Financial Control function the role will involve working with senior Financial Control, Tax and Treasury stakeholders throughout the group on the implementation of the Financial Control transformation in selected parts of the global organisation in accordance with priorities set by the Finance leadership, led by the Group CFO.Examples of transformation projects currently in focus are the GL Close, Intercompany Accounting, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Consolidation, Reporting, and Treasury. The group is also implementing SAP globally as the primary platform to enable the global process model. The role will involve significant travel, and periods working in regional service centres with local Finance teams to implement their transformation plans in the region. Key Activities for the first 12 months will include:• Much of the first six months will be spent in Ireland, gaining experience and knowledge of the organisation and the Financial Control function. This will include rotations as required in: o Munster Head Officeo Cork, Financial Control Service Centre for the EMEA regiono Kildare GL and Reporting Centre for the Ingredients business in EMEA• The candidate should be prepared to travel to company locations globally to work on Financial Control transformation projects with the Finance teams in the regions Person SpecificationQualifications, Skills and Experience:• Qualified chartered accountant with relevant experience in a Finance role in a multinational organisation• Familiarity with Financial Systems – would be an advantage to have experience with SAP Finance Modules, Hyperion Enterprise, and related Master Data • Strong communication, planning and project management skills• Strong technical and process skills• Ability to play a leading role in the establishment of “One Way of Working” across the Financial Control function • Flexible and adaptable with regard to travel and location, and ability to work with other functions and cultures• A self-starter with proven experience in change management and the ability to work independentlyCompetencies Required:• Critical thinking and problem solving skills• Planning and organizing• Decision-making• Communication skills• Influencing and leading• Team work• Negotiation• Flexibility and adaptabilityTo apply for this role please email John.Fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Tax opportunity - Boutique Firm - South Co. Dublin
Permanent
Updated 9/August/2016
Dublin South

A qualified Chartered Accountant is required to join an independent firm of Chartered Accountants which provides general tax and advisory services to Irish & International businesses.Why would this role interest you1 Opportunity to join a boutique firm and develop your own tax career2 Full study support given to those who wish to undertake a tax qualification3 Small firm relationships but large international clientsWorking closely with clients to support inbound investment and help manage their tax and financial affairs The successful candidateWill ideally be tax qualified with some experience and an understanding of all tax heads is preferable. Key responsibilities will includeCorporate and personal tax complianceDealing with Revenue and clients directlyAssisting with consulting assignments across all tax headsAdvising foreign contacts on the benefits of the Irish tax regime including advising inward bound companies on appropriate structuring of their Irish operations.Researching and resolving any tax technical issuesWork as part of a team to grow and further develop the businessThis presents a great opportunity for someone wishing to move into the area of tax and support will be provided to complete a tax qualification. For a confidential chat in relation to this role please call Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or email me on ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Senior Manager/Director Opportunities - Financial Transformation
Permanent
Updated 22/August/2016
Dublin City Centre

Are you seeking challenging and fulfilling opportunities with the potential to develop your range of skills significantly? As part of our Finance Transformation team you will gain cross-industry experience working with senior leadership teams within indigenous PLCs, multinationals and public sector bodies. You will work as part of a team that helps CFOs to transform the finance function into a "business partner" function - reducing cost base, increasing efficiency and quality of information, and improving decision-making through four core areas:- finance operating model design; performance management (including financial planning & analysis / close, consolidation and reporting); shared services design and implementation; and outsourcing advisory. About the opportunityYou will combine your finance capability with programme and change management expertise to implement and embed improvements and deliver sustainable value. You will work to deliver and manage finance transformation projects in one or more of the following areas:- • Finance strategy development• Finance operating model design• Finance processes improvement• Shared services design and implementation• Outsourcing advisory• Financial planning management and analysis (FPM&A)• Financial close, consolidation and reportingCore responsibilities will also include coaching and mentoring, performance appraisal and business development.RequirementsQualified ACAPrevious experience in the areas finance, consulting, audit or significant experience in finance-related project rolesStrong analytical mindset Strong commercial awarenessHigh level communication skills and the ability to manage senior level stakeholders To apply for this role please email John.Fagan@charteredaccountants.ieALL APPLICATIONS ARE DEALT WITH IN THE STRICTEST CONFIDENCE

Group Internal Auditor - Leading Business
Permanent
Updated 22/August/2016
Dublin City Centre

Growing and acquisitive organisation with a wide range of business interests including renewables and manufacturing is seeking to recruit a Chartered Accountant to join their internal audit function.The function to date has been managed by one person. Due to the growth of the business through acquisitions they are now seeking to add to their team. They will also be adding additional resources later in the year with a view to having a team of 4. The person who is recruited now will have the potential to move into a management role in the next 12 - 18 months.The Group Internal Audit function is responsible for assessing the operational and financial risk management and internal control processes of the organisation and also to assist the organisation in the identification of efficiencies.Reporting to a Group Head of Internal Audit, this role represents an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to experience rapid professional development and exposure to diverse business operations and cultures across the Group.The Role:Individually, or working as part of a small team, carry out multi-scope reviews and audits of operational and financial risk management and internal control processes in Group businessesOffer advice, guidance and practical solutions to issues that arise in the course of internal audit work. Compile oral and written reports and recommendations on issues arising during audit work Co-ordinate the reporting of issues arising, and receipt and adequacy of the responses of managementLiaise with Group and Operational management on issues and solutionsIdentify improvements in risk management and internal controls processes across the GroupCarry out special project work as requestedEssential Qualifications required Qualified Chartered Accountant preferably Top 10 trainedFull clean drivers licenceExperience required Experience of Corporate Governance, Internal Control Evaluation, Compliance and Substantive testingA good knowledge of IFRS accounting principlesProficiency in French would be desirable but is not essentialKey QualitiesExcellent interpersonal and communication skills, to be able to build effective client relationshipsStrong IT and analytical skillsHighly motivated and able to work proactively in a fast paced environmentInitiative, commitment, objectivity and professionalismFlexible with ability to adapt as needs require and willingness to travelAmbitious with desire to progress and developOther• This role will involve travel to Group operations at a minimum 50% of the time • Successful candidates will be expected to remain within Internal Audit for a minimum of 24 monthsPackage on OfferHighly Competitive SalaryBonus of up to 25%Pension ALL APPLICATIONS ARE DEALT WITH IN THE STRICTEST CONFIDENCETo apply for this role please email John.Fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Audit Manager - Banking -Strategic Career Move - Dublin South City
Permanent
Updated 9/January/2017
Dublin City Centre

A leading bank is now hiring an Audit Relationship Manager as part of their Group Internal Audit function. This may suit a risk management, accounting, audit or compliance professional who is ambitious, enthusiastic and looking to make a strategic career move. Why would this role interest you1 Great first move out of practice environment and into Banking2 Enjoy Audit but not the travel? This is for youReporting to the Audit Manager, the role will involve but is not limited to Lead an engaged and motivated team in the execution of individual assignments, including the planning, audit testing/fieldwork and reporting aspects of the audit assignment process.Develop and maintain effective relationships with senior management.Have an in-depth understanding of the key priorities, risks and challenges facing the business units within your responsibility, as well as those for the Group overall. This role will reward you with stimulating work environment and ample progression opportunities in the following areas:• Credit & Market Risk – experience in lending and credit risk required• Group Credit Review – experience in credit risk required• Group Manufacturing – experience in retail banking, operations and payments desirableWhat you can expect in returnOn top of a great career path, a range of benefits such as discounted VHI, FREE banking, preferential rates on loans and financial products, holiday and insurance funds, generous annual leave and staff offers. Also many sports & social clubs, award winning training and development opportunities to get involved in volunteering and collecting for charities. What you need to haveThe Audit Relationship Manager will have strong commercial acumen and communication skills with the ability to engage effectively with key stakeholders both internally and externally. You will have the ability to think outside the box in order to identify key and emerging risks for the Group and propose tactical, strategic and value-add solutions within strict time frames. Salary will be reflective of the experience you bring to the role.Members interested in this role should submit their CV asap to ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie or contact Ciara Tallon on 01 637 7322 for a more detailed discussion in relation to this opportunityALL APPLICATIONS ARE DEALT WITH IN THE STRICTEST CONFIDENCE

Tax Senior - Medium Sized Professional Firm- Dublin South City
Permanent
Updated 9/January/2017
Dublin City Centre

A large practice, part of a strong international network is currently hiring a Tax Senior.Why would this role interest you:1 Large practice clients and efficiencies - small practice friendliness2 Opportunity to make your mark and develop your own career path3 Key client relationship management and developmentWith ambitious plans to significantly grow the business and expand service offerings in Ireland over the next five years, high achieving candidates who share the vision to progress their careers will have an opportunity to do so.The role:As a tax senior, you will be responsible for assisting the tax directors with consultancy projects. You will advise on tax consultancy matters across all tax heads. You will be involved with the research of technical tax issues and the preparation of tax advice in both letter and report format. You will be liaising with clients and the revenue commissioners on a regular basis.The successful candidateWe are looking for a fully qualified tax consultant with a minimum of 3 years tax experience. You should have strong technical skills and a detailed knowledge of tax. Be a committed team player but also have the ability to work on your own initiative. You much have a good academic record and have a strong attention to detail.The Experience: (desirable but not essential)Ideally you will have experience with tax restructuring of trading companies/businesses. You will have been involved with succession planning and debt restructuring for businesses. You will also have experience with capital allowances and property incentive schemes as well as VAT on property.This has the potential to offer you a long term tax career, for a confidential discussion about this role please call Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or email ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Senior Accountant - Expanding Firm - Belfast based
Permanent
Updated 11/January/2017
Co. Antrim

Our client a thriving practice in Belfast City centre has a number of new roles due to continued expansion.Responsibilities of our Senior Accountant position will include;1. Direct involvement with and responsibility for portfolio of predominantly SME clients, typical of a medium sized chartered accountancy practice. 2. Managing and coordinating progress of junior staff via internal mentoring scheme.3. Working closely with the partners/managers in delivery ad hoc assignments.4. Encouraged and supported in business development.Essential skills;1. A qualified Chartered Accountant.2. Solid core knowledge of accounts preparation and financial statements. 3. Good working knowledge of UK Tax.4. A good working knowledge of ROI taxation would be advantageous but not essential.5. A keen interest in managing and motivating people to perform to their highest potential.6. Client facing - confident in client interaction / development.7. Strong IT skills.This firm is ramping up and with other new hires at various levels it could be a great time to join them. For a confidential discussion about this role please call Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or email ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Assistant Manager - Expanding Firm - Belfast based
Permanent
Updated 11/January/2017
Co. Antrim

Our client a thriving practice in Belfast City centre has a number of new roles due to continued expansion.Responsibilities of our Assistant Manager position will include;1. Comprising part of the Senior Management Team.2. Direct involvement with and responsibility for portfolio of predominantly SME clients, typical of a medium sized chartered accountancy practice. 3. Managing and coordinating progress of junior staff via internal mentoring scheme.4. Working closely with the partners in delivery ad hoc assignments.5. Encouraged and supported in business development.Essential skills;1. A qualified Chartered Accountant.2. Solid core knowledge of accounts preparation and financial statements. 3. Good working knowledge of UK Tax.4. A good working knowledge of ROI taxation would be advantageous but not essential.5. A keen interest in managing and motivating people to perform to their highest potential.6. Client facing - confident in client interaction / development.7. Strong IT skills.This firm is ramping up and with other new hires at various levels it could be a great time to join them. For a confidential discussion about this role please call Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or email ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Manager - Expanding Practice - Belfast base
Permanent
Updated 11/January/2017
Co. Antrim

Our client a thriving practice in Belfast City centre has a number of new roles due to continued expansion.Responsibilities of our Assistant Manager position will include;1. Comprising part of the Senior Management Team.2. Direct involvement with and responsibility for portfolio of predominantly SME clients, typical of a medium sized chartered accountancy practice. 3. Managing and coordinating progress of junior staff via internal mentoring scheme.4. Working closely with the partners in delivery ad hoc assignments.5. Encouraged and supported in business development.Essential skills;1. A qualified Chartered Accountant.2. Solid core knowledge of accounts preparation and financial statements. 3. Good working knowledge of UK Tax.4. A good working knowledge of ROI taxation would be advantageous but not essential.5. A keen interest in managing and motivating people to perform to their highest potential.6. Client facing - confident in client interaction / development.7. Strong IT skills.This firm is ramping up and with other new hires at various levels it could be a great time to join them. For a confidential discussion about this role please call Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or email ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Financial Controller - North Dublin - c.€70k
Permanent
Updated 23/January/2017
Dublin North West

Our client is an established North/West Dublin based (international offices also), profitable, private company, engaged in the Construction industry and is seeking to recruit a Financial Controller to take full responsibility for the Irish Finance Function.Key Role Responsibilities:•Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and responsible for the day to day financial operations of the Irish business division. •Supervise the Credit Controller ensuring duties/tasks are fully explained and understood and carried out in accordance with required standards and timelines. Ensure there is adequate cover for all key duties in the event of absence. •Deliver statutory reporting, audit and tax reporting requirements. Ensure books of account are properly maintained and that all key reconciliations are carried out on a timely basis.•Stay up to date with relevant accounting, regulatory and other developments that impact the Group and be able to advise colleagues on same. Partnering with Senior Management to develop and implement a sound financial strategy for the business.  Partnering with Senior Management to ensure achievement of business goals for growth and profit, ensuring sound financial management and financial controls throughout, and delivering cost effectiveness.  Developing Operating budgets, forecasting and long range planning preparation.  Managing cash-flow, working capital initiatives, Foreign Exchange Risk, managing and co-ordinating external audits.  Identification of cost synergies and rigorous management of cost base on an ongoing basis.  Full responsibility for all communication with key external stakeholders including financial institutions. Knowledge and Experience  Qualified ACA Accountant with a minimum of five years post qualification experience Strong commercial acumen with the ability to influence at board level, develop and implement strategy, and be solutions driven.  Strong IT, analytical and data interpretation skills. Excellent communication skills and ability to influence key stakeholders.  Ability to work through detail but also to focus on the bigger picture.This is an excellent career development opportunity for an exceptional, energetic and dynamic professional with a strong commercial leadership focus to optimise profitability and enhance revenue growth and business development. To apply for this role please email John.Fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Financial Accountant - Recently qualified - North Dublin practice
Permanent
Updated 30/January/2017
Dublin North

Our client a well respected and best place to work in North Dublin is growing, to meet that growth they are looking to hire a number of newly qualified Chartered Accountants.Why would this role interest you1. Join this dynamic firm at a very exciting growth stage2. Work with professionals with the opportunity to gain extensive cross dept. experience3. A competitive salary, suite of benefits and good long term progression available The successful candidates will be• Recently qualified - Chartered Accountant;• Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a busy audit and accounts team;• Strong academics, be ambitious and career driven;• Ability to manage their own workload; and• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.For the successful candidates, a full, exciting and progressive career awaits within a highly skilled, dynamic team. For a confidential conversation about this role please call Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or email ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Recently Qualified - Newly Merged Firm -Exciting Opportunities- Dublin City
Permanent
Updated 2/February/2017
Dublin City Centre

Our client, a newly merged firm is in an exciting growth period and they are expanding. They are looking for a recently qualified Chartered Accountant to join their newly formed team. If a career in a dynamic practice where development and progression is not just lip service then this could be a shrewd move for you.The successful candidate will be a qualified accountant with practice experience and the following skills:• Able to plan, control and complete audit assignments on a diverse range of clients• Self motivated, capable of working on own initiative• Strong organisational and client management skills• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills• Experienced with working to tight deadlines.• Strong technical competence• Excellent attention to detailThis has the potential for real long term career prospects along with solid mentoring from experienced practitioners. For a confidential conversation about this role please contact Ciara Tallon on 01-6377322 or email ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Practice Accountant - All levels available - Multiple counties hiring
Permanent
Updated 2/February/2017
Co. Meath.

We work with a huge number of practices throughout the country who are always keen to hear from qualified Chartered Accountants keen to focus on a long term successful and rewarding career in practice.There are a number of practice vacancies at junior and senior level within small to medium sized practices. Covering Dublin and Cork amongst other counties, if you are interested in finding out more please contact the team at Career Development & Recruitment for more details.Contact us via careers@charteredaccountants.ie

IT Audit Manager - PLC - Dublin
Permanent
Updated 3/February/2017
Dublin South

Exciting opportunity to work within Internal Audit for a successful Irish plc. The Internal Audit team is the perfect place to build your Pharma Industry experience. The successful candidate will get exposure to a broad range of IT and operational assignments and gain experience working with all layers of management. The Role:Assisting the Head of Internal Audit as IT audit subject matter expert within Internal Audit, the successful candidate will be responsible for the overall IT Audit Plan of this global PLC, performing and delivering a portfolio of Sarbanes Oxley, ITGC and risk-based IT audit assignments.Managing, developing and growing a robust, cutting edge IT Audit teamPlanning and executing Sarbanes Oxley, risk-based IT audit and integrated value-add audit assignments where required.Acting as a trusted Business Partner to the business in complying with and updating IT audit process documentation in relation to the Sarbanes Oxley Act and ITGC best practices. Conducting all audit activities in compliance with Internal Audit standard processes and contributing to the creation and development of a best-in-class Internal Audit function to best serve the needs of the business, management and the Board.Consistently executing high quality audits - IT audit report preparation for review, issuance and follow up including discussing issues with process owners and senior management to ensure a robust best-in-class IT control environment.Conducting ad hoc projects and special/value-add investigations, where required.Keeping up to date on IT industry changes and new developments within the business – be the IT audit SME to the business incl senior exec management. SB*The PersonQualified ACA & CISAKnowledge of IT audit methodologies, tools and techniquesPrevious Sarbanes Oxley audit experience Knowledge and experience of performing risk based audits of IT governance, IT security and systems development life cycle projectsPrior experience in the review and audit of IT systems implementation projects for ERP and IT systems / infra relating to large-scale business transformation programmes.To apply for this role please email John.Fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Recently qualified - International Business Team - Large Firm setting
Permanent
Updated 8/February/2017
Dublin South

A large firm based in South Dublin has an opportunity for a recently qualified member. This role is within their International Business team.Why would the role interest you* Avoid city centre commute - this is a South Dublin location* You can expect to be a key member of the International Business team providing the following services: • Company incorporation, set-up and execution;• Outsourced Management Accounting (including VAT returns, MOSS returns, VIES returns, etc.);• Preparation of statutory financial statements under IFRS and FRS102; • Liaising with external auditors; and• Annual company secretarial compliance. The Successful candidateA recently qualified chartered accountant, ideally from a small to medium sized firm.With demonstrated experience in:• The preparation of management accounts (including filing of relevant revenue returns);• The preparation of statutory financial statements in accordance with Company Law and GAAP; • Client and staff “portfolio management” skills; and • Taking a structured approach to the completion of jobs with an emphasis on process improvement.Skills & attributes. • Technical –a working knowledge of either IFRS or FRS102, or preferably both.• Initiative – ability to take the initiative, work with limited supervision (although, we will be there to support you).• Dynamism – desire to work in a fast paced environment with a highly energetic and motivated team.• Flexibility – willingness to adapt to varying and changing client demands.• Attitude – motivated, hardworking and evidence of having excelled at something in your personal life to date.Your development Education and personal development is key to our firm.We are committed to providing comprehensive business and technical training. 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.For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or mail on ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Taxation Manager - Large Progressive Firm - Midlands base
Permanent
Updated 8/February/2017
Midlands

Our client a large midlands based firm with multiple offices is expanding and have a newly created vacancy for an experienced Taxation Manager.A key focus of the role includes - The role will involve working closely with the Tax Partners, Directors and the tax team with regard to the development of service provided to a large and varied portfolio of clients.- Responsibility for a varied portfolio of clients to ensure the highest standard of service is maintained.- Manage the production and delivery of high quality taxation advice to an extensive client base across all offices of the Firm, in all tax codes.- Developing tax planning initiatives and advising on best commercial and corporate structures for clients.- Develop close business relationships and be commercially mined / show initiative in interacting with clients- Play a lead role in the management and development of the Tax Team ensuring work is completed to a high quality standard.- Actively contribute to delivering on the team’s KPI’s, in the areas of productivity, recoveries, leadership and team development, fee levels and lock - up management.- Work closely with each Portfolio Partner and their teams to plan and execute tax work efficiently.- Participate actively on a daily basis with audit/ accounting staff on ensuring all areas of tax are dealt with through Corporate Tax reviews, Tax planning assignments, ad hoc queries, assistance on Revenue audits etc.- Manage and deliver services, economically and efficiently.- Participate in the ongoing development of the tax department which may include internal and external tax briefings and presentations.- Collaborate with other specialist departments (e.g. Tax, CF, HR etc.) in the implementation of department policy and delivery of service to clients.- Act in a business advisory role with the client, grow general & specialist market knowledge and generate new business for the firm.- Apply “Business First” principles to the way we do business with our clients and support and contribute to the commercial and financial objectives of the Firm.- Involvement in the Firm / Department developing proactive marketing initiatives.Key Competencies and qualifications A qualified Chartered Accountant- Be technically competent- Be fully aware and conversant with compliance standards imposed by the various regulatory authorities for tax and audit staff- Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills with ability to effectively interact with all levels of clients and staff.- Excellent decision making skills.- Natural exponent of people skills when dealing with Firms staff and clients- Accuracy, timeliness and economic management and performance on cases. This is an exciting role within a midlands based practice that offers development as well as ideal location, for a conversation about this please call Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Internal Audit - Insurance Sector
Contract
Updated 8/February/2017

This Insurance Plc is hiring a qualified Chartered Accountant within the Internal Audit function. The Internal Audit function is a valued assurance provider and well regarded within the organisation. Responsibilities include:• Execution of the annual risk based audit plan including participation in the ongoing evaluation of audit plan based on emerging risks;• Planning and developing the scope, audit program, and appropriate procedures for each audit in accordance with departmental guidelines, IIA Standards, and relevant laws and regulations;• Demonstrate comprehension and ability to evaluate existing policies and procedures and identify controls. Perform audit procedures to test the effectiveness of the controls;• Conducting audits including being responsible for completion of workpapers, identification of risks/audit issues, report preparation, and escalation of relevant matters identified in the audit process to business management and IA management; • Work with management to develop effective solutions for any issues identified. • Help to foster risk and control awareness across the organisation by working with first line staff and second line of defense functions; • Follow up of open audit issues and take responsibility for updating Issue tracker and sending updates to the Issue ownersRequirements:• Chartered Accountant. • Strong knowledge of current internal audit standards and methods. • Internal audit experience and knowledge of general Insurance a distinct advantage• Attention to detail and strong reasoning and decision making skills are key • Excellent oral and written communication and influencing skills. • Capacity to meet deadlines while maintaining quality standards and effective time management • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.This role is for a fixed term contract but does offer the successful candidate the opportunity to gain exposure to and work with a highly functioning audit team.For more informatiion on this role please email me at john.fagan@charterdaccountants.ie

Tax Analyst - Irish Plc - Dublin North
Permanent
Updated 14/February/2017
Dublin North

Our client a major Irish Plc, has a vacancy for a qualified Chartered Accountant with responsibility for tax, reporting to the Group Tax Manager. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: Assist with direct and indirect tax compliance in various jurisdictions including coordination of the preparation of the corporate tax / VAT returns with external advisers and managing relevant tax payments. Preparing and review of monthly tax computations and quarterly tax provisioning under IFRS. Assisting with the implementation of taxation strategy across the Group Review of contracts with third parties vendors and business partners Providing relevant tax advice and assistance within the Group Liaising with external advisors, revenue authorities & auditors on various direct and indirect tax matters Work with the treasury department and assist with cash movements, including distributions, loans, and cash flow activities Ad-hoc dutiesIdeal Candidate:A qualified Chartered Accountant and ideally tax qualified, with one year (p.q.e.) Exposure to a large PLC or subsidiary of a large Multinational (working in the tax department of an accountancy practice or in industry).Excellent analytical skills are essential. The candidate should be able to demonstrate a high degree of initiative, strong interpersonal and excellent communications skills.A great opportunity exists for the right candidate, to develop a career with this Plc within a tax team, for a confidential discussion about this role please call Ciara Tallon on 01-6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Commercial Accountant - Food Sector - Multinational - Monaghan
Permanent
Updated 17/February/2017
Northern Ireland

Our Client who is a leading multinational company in the food sector is looking for a talented and ambitious ACA professional to join their Management Accounting Team. This role will provide excellent career prospects and the opportunity to work within the international business environment. Working as part of a vibrant and enthusiastic Management Accounting Team you will develop and manage the preparation of group product costings, weekly group KPI reporting and quarterly group performance forecasting, with any ad hoc reporting as required.*SE Key ResponsibilitiesResponsibility for supporting the European Commercial Team in the financial analysis of commercial performance, and in the preparation of financial information used for negotiations and decision-making, including pricingWork closely with the Commercial Team and the wider Finance Team to ensure that appropriate financial controls and procedures are in place to achieve maximisation of customer and overall net profitPerform adhoc tasks as directed by the Chief Commercial Officer/Head of Finance/Management & Project Accountant. Assist in preparation of annual sales budgetAnalysis and reporting on revenue and volume in Ireland/Uk/Holland and GermanyWeekly sales forecast reporting Uk/Irl/Holland and GermanyLiaise with Sales and Operations departments in providing management information requirements.Input and involvement into the strategy process and delivery of analysis to senior managementReview commercial proposalsPrepare financial and management information used for decision making purposesOngoing margin analysis, root cause of variances, identification and implementation of corrective actions to prevent repeat incidences Experience and Qualifications Qualified accountant with industry experience.Experience of working closely with the commercial function of a business supplying major retailersExperience of providing insight and recommendations on profit/margin improvement to commercial teamsFor further details in relation to this role please contact John Fagan on 01 637 7251or to apply for this role please email John.Fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Internal Audit Manager - Limerick
Permanent
Updated 22/February/2017
Limerick

This is an excellent career opportunity for a Risk & Controls Specialist at a Manager level to work in the Risk Advisory department of our Limerick office.You will be given the opportunity to develop your knowledge of various technology tools and systems, scope for personal development and if appropriate on-going training towards completion of a relevant qualification.Working as a Risk & Controls Specialist at a Manager level you will typically be involved in:Internal Controls – Providing independent evaluation of, and opinion on, processes, systems and controls and detail any required remedial action where weaknesses are identifiedCorporate Governance – Supporting clients through the documentation of board/committee terms of reference, evaluation of board and committee effectiveness, providing training to boards and audit committees;Risk Management - Assisting in the identification and evaluation of corporate, process, operational and/or project risks and developing/advising on appropriate management and assurance strategies;Best practice reviews - reviewing systems and/or processes with a focus on using the firm's knowledge and experience to recommend improvements and/or changes in the client's methods;Regulation or legislation driven reviews – reviewing processes to give clients assurance that they are in a position to meet the requirements of any new legislation, government regulation or guidance; andEfficiency reviews - detailed testing and evaluation of financial and non-financial areas with an emphasis on assisting clients in meeting objectives in a more cost efficient or timely manners; andLeadership – providing direction and leadership to the team.About youYou will have minimum 5 year internal control, governance and risk management experience;Qualified ACAStrong commitment to professional and client service excellence; Business acumen and insight to be an effective business advisor to clients;Experience managing and leading teams effectively;Excellent oral and written communication skills;Motivated self-starter with ambition to continue progressing successfully your career;Availability to travel within Ireland when requiredFor further details in relation to this role please contact John Fagan on 01 637 7251or to apply for this role please email John.Fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Financial Accountant - Education - Dublin CC - C.€60K - 12 month contract
Contract
Updated 24/February/2017
Dublin City Centre

Our Client is a dynamic enterprise headquartered in Ireland, with expanding operations domestically and internationally.They are seeking to recruit an ambitious qualified Chartered Accountant member with industry experience to join their team of professionals.The finance department fulfils a critical and expanding corporate governance role by overseeing the operation of the financial, budgeting and accounting processes for business activities including, Education, Research, Investments and Capital programmes, and International Business ModellingResponsibilities:Reporting: defining and managing the production of monthly management reports and financial analysis including:managing the timely production of monthly management reporting packgenerating internal management reports providing and developing comprehensive performance analysis, business intelligence and data mining support for selected areas of the businessLeadership and Team Management:providing leadership and management to the GL team of 3developing and implementing good team governance implementing performance and development planning and reviewsProject Management/Process Compliance: managing relevant projects within the Finance department to include responsibility for implementation as and when they arise supporting and contributing to the design, development and implementation of policies and procedures for the Finance function ensuring the necessary finance policies, procedures, controls, systems, processes and support are in place to meet changing & evolving business needsPerson Specification:Qualified Chartered Accountant 2+ years PQEexcellent Microsoft Excel skills experience of Agresso accounting system would be an advantageexcellent oral and written communication skillsan ability to deliver results to tight deadlines in a multi-disciplined and multi cost centre environmentFor further details in relation to this role please contact John Fagan on 01 637 7251or to apply for this role please email John.Fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Small Practice Manager - South Dublin
Permanent
Updated 24/February/2017
Dublin South

Commercially focused Practice Manager required for a leading independent firm of business advisers and accountants to join the management team. Reporting at Director and Partner level the role will be focused on managing the relationship between the firm and its key clients. This is an exciting opportunity for candidates seeking a challenging and exciting work environment, that is internationally focused with interesting and varied client engagements, and that also offers scope for personal development, progression and on-going training. The role and its responsibilitiesAs an Audit Manager, you will be expected to work as a key part of the client service team managing audit engagements to the highest standards whilst demonstrating the firm’s core values of: Responsibilities include: Servicing a portfolio of key indigenous and multinational clients. Building and leading teams effectively, ensuring service levels and standards are maintained.Review and approve all financial statements, reports and other deliverables for clients.Provide high level technical support and business advisory to clients where appropriate.Manage billing, collections, and profitability per assignment.Conduct timely performance reviews and provide performance feedback/training. Working with other departments (e.g. Tax, Consulting) to provide coordinated solutions to clients.Contributing to the development of the Audit practice within the Irish marketMaintaining and developing existing client relationships, and contributing to the development of new business opportunities.Proactively support and assist the firm’s efforts in ensuring on-going development of technical knowledge and expertise across the firm The Candidate IntegrityExcellence in client serviceInnovation that achieves tangible results for our clients Performance that means we deliver on time to the standard expected by our clientsClose collaboration and teamwork Members interested in this role should submit their CV to john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Financial Controller - Real Estate - 12 month contract - South Dublin- c.€75k
Contract
Updated 24/February/2017
Dublin City Centre

Our client In is an established property investment company and is seeking to recruit a Financial Controller to take full responsibility for the Irish Finance Function.Key Role Responsibilities:Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer and responsible for the day to day financial operations of the Irish business division. Supervise the Credit Controller ensuring duties/tasks are fully explained and understood and carried out in accordance with required standards and timelines. Ensure there is adequate cover for all key duties in the event of absence. Deliver statutory reporting, audit and tax reporting requirements. Ensure books of account are properly maintained and that all key reconciliations are carried out on a timely basis.Stay up to date with relevant accounting, regulatory and other developments that impact the Group and be able to advise colleagues on same.Partnering with Senior Management to develop and implement a sound financial strategy for the business.  Partnering with Senior Management to ensure achievement of business goals for growth and profit, ensuring sound financial management and financial controls throughout, and delivering cost effectiveness.Developing Operating budgets, forecasting and long range planning preparation. Managing cash-flow, working capital initiatives, Foreign Exchange Risk, managing and co-ordinating external audits. Identification of cost synergies and rigorous management of cost base on an ongoing basis. Full responsibility for all communication with key external stakeholders including financial institutions. Knowledge and Experience Qualified ACA Accountant with a minimum of five years post qualification experienceStrong commercial acumen with the ability to influence at board level, develop and implement strategy, and be solutions driven. Strong IT, analytical and data interpretation skills.Excellent communication skills and ability to influence key stakeholders. Ability to work through detail but also to focus on the bigger picture.To apply for this role please email John.Fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Internal Audit Consultant - Financial Services - Dublin South
Contract
Updated 2/March/2017
Dublin South

Reporting to the Head of company, the Internal Audit Consultant will initially be a project role within the business, responsible for setting up the internal audit function to establish policies, governance and internal control processes. Following the set-up of the function, the company will review the suitability of the successful candidate to run the function on a permanent basis.The successful candidate will be a member of the Management Team and will also work closely with the Head of Finance. Project/Start-up Responsibilities• Develop a comprehensive risk based internal audit strategy/plan for the business.• Draft Internal Audit Mandate/Charter, Policy, Procedures, Methodologies and Reporting Templates for approval by Board/Audit Committee.• Provide proof of concept by executing an audit(s) under the developed framework.• Work with the Management Team and second line of defence functions to identify, risk assess and formulate plans of action driven by changes in business, risk profile and regulatory requirements/changes. • Provide strategic input, advice and recommendations to the Head of company in respect of existing projects.• Provide guidance to managers on devising practical and measurable remediation plans from audit observations and in relation to existing projects as appropriate.Knowledge and Experience• Appropriate audit qualification (e.g. accountant) including full membership of an appropriate professional body including an up-to-date CPD programme.• 8-10 years’ internal audit/risk experience at management level within the Financial Services industry.• Experience of the internal audit and legal/regulatory environment applicable to mortgages/lending is a strong advantage. • Strong relevant industry and operational knowledge.• Strong knowledge of risk identification, root cause analysis and an ability to develop solutions.• Experience reviewing end to end business or financial processes.• Experience of strategic objective setting and management. • Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of governance, risk management and internal control. Personal Competencies• Proven leadership skills and ability to make decisions and remain independent.• Strong executive presence with ability to challenge at senior level.• Highly numerate with proven problem solving skills with strong questioning approach.• Excellent organisational, communication and analytical skills. • Experience of working in a cross-functional environment (Operations, I.T., etc.).• Ability to work on own initiative and meeting tight deadlines. • Enthusiastic and adaptable in a fast moving environment. • Ability to achieve key audit/risk objectives for the business.• Adhere to professional internal auditing standards (and where appropriate accounting and auditing). • Keep up to date with developments in governance, risk management, control and internal auditing.For a confiential discussion about this role please call John Fagan on 01-6377 322 or email john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Leading Plc - Internal Audit See the world, use your language skills - Dublin South
Permanent
Updated 8/March/2017
Dublin South

Our client a world class listed Plc is recruiting a Group Internal Auditor. Reporting to the Internal Audit Manager you have the opportunity to gain far reaching understanding of this high profile organisation to use as a stepping stone to a broader finance position or to develop a long term rewarding career in Internal Audit.The areas in which the successful candidate would have significant involvement would include:  Individually (or within a team), plan and carry out multi scope reviews of operational and financial controls  Devise practical solutions, offer advice and guidance and co-ordinate the reporting of issues that arise during audits/reviews Use audit software to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of audits Carry out special project work as required Develop and promote improvements to risk management and internal processes Liaise with senior group and operating company management on issues and solutions Areas in which the successful candidate would have the opportunity to develop: Develop their risk and control & governance experience Develop their knowledge of business operations throughout the group, divisions, cluster and op co levels Linking the risk and control work to enterprise strategy Develop their negotiating, influencing, problem solving and analytical skills Relevant Experience• Qualified Chartered Accountant• 3-5 years’ experience in a large accounting firm or similar accounting/business experience • Experience in SOX, corporate governance, internal controls evaluation, compliance and substantive testing• Full clean driving license is essential• Successful candidates would be expected to remain with IA for an expected minimum of 2 years before transferring to/rejoining the business.BenefitsIntense one to one language courses for anyone with rusty language skills but keen to use themYou have an input into the annual plan and the countries you'd like to visit Know your diary a year in advance - no last minute travel chaosAttractive salary, bonus and travel allowanceCompany mobile and credit cardExtensive onsite facilities at their Dublin headquartersThis is a great opportunity to work with a world class leader and would make a shrewd move for anyone wishing to gain exposure to a global Plc but also as stepping stone to a wider finance function. Please contact Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or mail in confidence ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Manager (Audit) - South city medium sized firm with long term prospects
Permanent
Updated 10/March/2017
Dublin 12

A leading Accountancy and Business Advisory practice in Ireland has a vacancy for an experienced accountant to join its team.Why would this role interest you?Work with a variety of clients, from sole traders and small owner-managed companies, through to multinational organisations and some of Ireland’s leading national companies. As well as working across a range of industry sectors, there is a particular expertise in the IT, construction, entertainment, not for profit and professional servicesYou will be working as part of the management team.Key accountabilities:- Will be managing the team and coordinating a number of audits i.e. multi-project management- Will be responsible for audits from planning through to completion and sign off - Will report directly to partner on engagements - Will be bringing solutions to table and resolving issues with clients including fee negotiation and cash collection- Time management, work in progress management, delegation, use of initiative, excellent communication and assertiveness are skills required for this level of management- Will be involved in delivery of technical training- Will be working towards departments strategic goals and objectivesRelationships:- Will be the main point of contact for a range of clients- Internal relationships are key; requiring a good understanding of the firm’s objectives/strategies, how they impact on the department and the part the job holder and the team plays in achieving them- Will be involved in selling other services of the firm, looking for opportunities and developing them- Will be sharing knowledge and experience with others including on the job training of junior team members - Assisting Partner with preparation of clients’ presentations including preparation of tender documents Knowledge:- Minimum 3years PQE (preferably with a top 20 practice)- Will be expected to have competent management skills and behaviours- Will be technically and professionally qualified including knowledge of FRS100 to FRS102- Will have a strong market/commercial awareness- Will communicate budget requirements to junior members of staffIf an interesting and challenging role is what you'd like next contact Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or email Ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Partner Designate - Accounting Practice - Kerry
Permanent
Updated 13/March/2017
Kerry

Partner Designate - Practice Kerry Our client a leading small practice in the Kerry area seeking to recruit an ambtious and career minded Chartered Accountant to join their firm with a view to making partner within a 12 - 18 month period,The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years post qualification in practice with a particular expertise in the area of small practice. This is a unique opportunity with a well-respected practice with an enviable client portfolio.For a member with a desire to build a sustainable long term career in practice in the Kerry this represents an excellent move.ALL APPLICATIONS ARE DEALT WITH IN THE STRICTEST CONFIDENCEFor a confidential discussion about this role please call John Fagan on 01-6377 322 or email john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Practice Consultant - Chartered Accountants Ireland
Permanent
Updated 15/March/2017
Dublin City Centre

Would you like a role that is flexible and interesting that will bring you into constant engagement with our members? Are you interested in a career move that will: • allow you to share your knowledge and network with our members in practice;• provide you with a stepping stone to a wide range of career development opportunities; and• enhance your knowledge of developments in auditing and financial reporting.We are recruiting a Practice Consultant. The role includes advising members on compliance, assisting firms with business development, technical support and service innovation. It is Dublin based and involves some travel within Ireland. The position will appeal to professionals who want to be empowered to be creative and innovative, enjoy being part of a supportive team in an environment where work/life balance is important, and in an organisation at the centre of the development of the accountancy profession in Ireland. The RoleThe Practice Consulting team is responsible for supporting members in practice. Your key responsibility will be to support practitioners through: • consulting on all aspects of practice development and change;• assisting firms with compliance, audit and financial reporting; and • presentations on technical and practice topics at CPD courses and practice workshops.The CandidateThe successful candidate will ideally be an experienced qualified accountant. Technical competence and experience in audit are requirements of the role. The candidate will also demonstrate the following competencies:• Have excellent verbal and written communication skills;• Be an effective presenter;• Be welcoming of new challenges;• Be a good team player;• Work efficiently, multi-tasking and managing a number of projects simultaneously; • Have a commercial approach; and• Excel at bringing projects to completion.The role includes identifying opportunities to deliver new products and services, so candidates will be required to demonstrate ambition and initiative. The position is full time and is based in Dublin. The role will involve travel within Ireland, north and south. Car options will be discussed as part of packageFor further details in relation to this role please contact John Fagan on 01 1 6377251. You can also email john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie.

Head of Internal Audit - Financial Services - Dublin
Permanent
Updated 20/March/2017
Dublin City Centre

Our client who are leading global investment firm are looking for a head of risk and assurance activities for Europe. The vice president’s primary responsibility is to develop and execute the annual audit plan. The vice president is also responsible for developing a high-performing internal audit function, communicating the results of assurance activities, and identifying and assessing risk. The vice president works closely with other senior-level executives and is an important part of the organization’s management team. Essential CompetenciesHave a comprehensive understanding of governance structures, risk management, internal controls, and leading business practices. Originality, creativity, and advanced critical thinking are also essential. Must be experienced with the International Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing as promulgated by the Institute of Internal Auditors. Must be proficient in technical writing and possess strong verbal communication skills. In addition, the vice president must have the ability to develop and maintain productive relationships with clients, staff, and other senior-level executives. Must possess solid interpersonal and relationship skills, including the ability to work effectively in a global environment. Possesses Strong Project Management Skills:Minimum RequirementsA relevant certification, such as Chartered Accountant (ACA or FCA)7+ years experience as an internal auditor or external auditor. Relevant experience in public accounting, asset management, real estate, or financial services. Members interested in this role should submit their CV to john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Internal Audit Senior - Food Group - Ireland and Europe
Permanent
Updated 20/March/2017
Co. Louth.

Our client is one of Europe’s leading privately owned agribusiness organisations and now has a vacancy for an internal auditor. The successful candidate will be required to travel throughout the UK and Europe. This full time role has excellent potential for career progression in the future.Responsibilities:• To assist the Head of Internal Audit on protecting assets of the Group by planning and completing financial audits; identifying inadequate, inefficient, or ineffective internal controls; recommending improvements. • To assist the Head of Internal Audit in the execution of individual site audits across the group from planning to completion, the preparation of reports for submission to Board of Directors and Audit Committee and following up on proposed improvements and action plans. • Actively mentor financial graduates throughout their Internal Audit rotation.• Plan financial audits by understanding organisation objectives, structure, policies, processes, internal controls, and external regulations; identifying risk areas; preparing audit scope and objectives; preparing audit programs.• Assess compliance with financial regulations and controls by executing audit program steps; testing general ledger, account balances, balance sheets, income statements, and related financial statements; examining and analyzing records, reports, operating practices, and documentation.• Assess risks and internal controls by identifying areas of non-compliance; evaluate manual and automated financial processes; identify process weaknesses, inefficiencies and operational issues.The Candidate• The ideal candidate for this role will be a qualified Chartered Accountant with excellent technical audit and accounting skills and a proven track record of engaging with and reporting to Senior Executives.• Experience in working with manufacturing and food processing companies would be an advantage • Key necessary attributes also include excellent communication skills (both written and verbal), attention to detail, integrity, professionalism and objectivity. • Must be comfortable with a high degree of travel throughout Ireland, UK and Europe and have a full UK driving license.For further details in relation to this role please contact John Fagan 01 637 7251 or email john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Finance Director - Construction/Engineering - North Dublin - €100k - €120k
Permanent
Updated 22/March/2017
Dublin North West

Finance DirectorKey Tasks and Responsibilities –OperationalReporting to the MD/ CEO and responsible for the day to day financial operations of the Irish business division. Supervise the Credit Controller ensuring duties/tasks are fully explained and understood and carried out in accordance with required standards and timelines. Ensure there is adequate cover for all key duties in the event of absence. Deliver statutory reporting, audit and tax reporting requirements. Ensure books of account are properly maintained and that all key reconciliations are carried out on a timely basis.Stay up to date with relevant accounting, regulatory and other developments that impact the Group and be able to advise colleagues on same.Deliver monthly management accounts including inciteful commentary, trading and project level analysis, overhead analysis and short and long term cash flow analysis. Working closely with Commercial and Operations colleagues, develop and manage ongoing project review analysis to be able to highlight as early as possible any issues with or variances from programme which could have a financial impact on the business. Ensure risks, opportunities, and contingencies are fully reported.Build and develop models to predict and track project financial performance including cash flow movement and profitability and to track the delivery of planned procurement benefits.Provide financial control and support for procurement functions including, where appropriate, financial business cases to support project or business buying decisions. Annual Budget and Forecast preparation for Trading; Balance Sheet and Cashflow. Ensure robust analysis is in place to support any approval requests for overhead spend that is outside of budget.Identify opportunities to strengthen financial systems and controls.Undertake ad-hoc projects to implement new systems, processes and controls in accordance with project plans and timelines.StrategicWork with the Senior Management TeamFunding requirementsDirect and lead the finance teamDevelop and maintain external and internal relationships with key stakeholdersBonding capacity activityConsolidation reporting for Ireland entitiesFinancial risk assessmentsResponsible for review of FC reports/ reconciliationsStatutory Government returns for IrelandInsurance statistics for annual premiumIT Developments / improvementsProject Site VisitsClient relationship development activityStatutory reportingResponsible for all financial strategy, including budgeting and forecasting, cash flow planning and the use of forward looking, predictive models to inform business planning and strategy.Coordinate for audits and proper filing of tax returns.Responsibility to keep up to date with accounting changes/ legislationRequirements for this RoleSuccessful candidate will have the following attributes:Qualified with 10 years relevant experience, with at least five year M&EStrong technical accounting skills, and commercial acumenOrganised and adaptable, as the Finance Director you must have excellent attention to detail. You must also have a deadline-oriented approach, a strategic mindset and the ability to motivate and mentor others. Very strong interpersonal and communication skillsSelf-motivated, dedicated to getting the job doneStrong people management skills with the ability to coach and lead M&ETo apply for this role please email John.Fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Financial Controller - Events Industry - 3 DAY WEEK - 12mth contract - South Dublin
Permanent
Updated 24/March/2017
Dublin South

New and exciting role with a rapidly expanding company in Dublin. Why this role will interest you1 Opportunity to join a leading well recognised events company2 You will be joining at a time when the company are experiencing growth. There may be potential to stay on past the 12 months!3 The role will see you have high levels of exposure to senior management. You will be involved in the decion making of the business!THE PRINCIPLE DUTIES OF THIS POSITION WILL INCLUDE: Implement best of practise finance function systems and controls Instruct and delegate activities to a small accounts team Monitor and reconcile individual project events for compliance and completenessPrepare management accounts in timely and accurate mannerManagement of cash flow across individual projectsPrepare payrollKEY ATTRIBUTES, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE FOR THE ROLE INCLUDE:Ability to take ownership of role and work to a high standard.Must be a team playerInterpersonal and communication skills are required to deal with staff at all levels including senior managementExperience Proficient in word & excelTax qualification or strong tax experience a strong advantage Members interested in this role should submit their CV asap to careers@charteredaccountants.ie or contact John Fagan on 01 637 7251 for a more detailed discussion in relation to this opportunity

Head of Finance - Dublin North/West - Distribution & Logistics
Permanent
Updated 27/March/2017
Dublin West

Head of Finance This senior level role has arisen as a result of change in senior management of the businessWhy this role will interest you1 Opportunity to join a mature stage company where there can be more focus on business development than finance system and reporting improvements. Its a commercial role.2 You will be joining at a time when the company are about to move in a different direction as the previous leaders step away from the business and you can grow your career as they expand further3 The role will see you have high levels of exposure being part of the senior management team Our Client is a highly successful business specialising in the areas of Chemical Management. The business serves leading Tier 1 clients in the Hi-tech, Pharma and the Food sector. The company employs approx. 80 staff with a head office in Dublin.The company is very successful and due to the change of Finance Director to a non executive role is now looking for a high calibre replacement to build on the incumbent’s excellent work. The business is both profitable and has strong reserves and is looking to grow and develop the business further by acquisition and organically. Reporting Lines:The Head of Finance reports to the Managing Director Responsibilities: Business Partnering:• Supporting the Managing Director in all aspects of running the business• Playing a pro-active role as part of the Senior Management Team• Helping the business deliver on its targets• Explaining finance concepts in an easy to understand manner to non-finance people• Making a valued contribution around strategic, commercial and operational decision making• Analysing and creating operational profit centres to assist decision makingFinance:• Overall responsibility for all aspects of the Finance function • Overall responsibility for cost control and value for money analysis• Overall responsibility for integrity and timeliness of Financial and management reporting• Review of finance pack for presentation at board level.• Managing, motivation and development of Finance team and function• Ownership of the budgeting process• Working capital management with significant emphasis on stock management• Project costings and evaluation• Management of professional relationships – audit, tax legal etc…• Pension AdministrationBanking:• Developing relationships with Banks• Negotiation of facilities with the BanksHR/Admin:• Responsible for performance reviews with all direct reports• Motivating and mentoring direct reports• Monthly KPI meetings with direct reports• Managing recruitment for your area• Ensuring the company is an employer of choice• Developing IT in respect of the financial reporting function and functionalityAcquisitions/Growth: • Prepare reports on potential acquisition targets• Assess new business opportunities with the Senior Management Team• Manage due diligence exercises for the businessCommercial:• Work with Heads of function (Sales, Marketing, Operations etc…) on commercial issues• Looking at new lines of business• Adding significant value to the commercial operation of the company• Looking at ways to configure deals commercially as opposed to stopping deals happening• Ensuring all contracts/deals make commercial sense for the business• Proactive on procurement and securing the best value terms for the businessOperational:• Ongoing identification of efficiencies and value for money audits• Work closely with Head of Operations on different projects, business supportProjects:• Ad-hoc project work. Candidate Profile:Professional:• Controller experience in an entrepreneurial fast growing business • Logistics/Distribution sector experience a distinct advantage• Staff managerial experience a pre-requisite.Personal:• Driven personality• Independent thinker• Strong team ethic• Leads and motivates people• Ambassadorial• Inquisitive by nature• Confident in yourself and back your own judgementPackage:• Attractive base salary with an incentivised bonus scheme.• Car allowance• Pension of 5% of base salary• Health insurance, equivalent VHI Plan B individual.For a confidential discussion about this role please call John Fagan on 01-6377 322 or email john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Part-Time Tax Consultant - Dublin City Centre
Permanent
Updated 27/March/2017
Dublin City Centre

Part-Time Tax ConsultantOur client a well-established boutique practice in Dublin 2 is seeking to recruit a Part-Time Tax Consultant to work as part of their team of professionals. Our client has a multidisciplinary staff who are specialists in Receiverships, Liquidations, Examinerships and all facets of Corporate Insolvency.The firm has a modest general practice which it is expanding.This role is an exciting opportunity for an experienced professional who wants flexible work arrangements and to work with one of Ireland’s leading niche practices. This will provide the successful candidate with opportunities to work with clients on a range of assignments in a variety of sectors. The Role:• Responsibility for advisory and compliance for clients both in Ireland and abroad.• Assisting partners in providing advice to clients on a wide range of advisory projects.• Liaising with Revenue.• Managing client relationships including service delivery and co-ordination of service offerings from other departments.• Liaising closely with clients in relation to submission of tax returns and payment of tax liability. • Working to deadlines and within budget on each assignment.• Managing, developing, reviewing and mentoring staff at both qualified and trainee level. • Tax research with regard to consultancy assignments. The Person • Qualified ACA accountant • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in a professional tax environment.• Excellent team leading, interpersonal and communication skills.• Excellent drive, enthusiasm and commitment.• Ability to manage a large client base and to build client relationships• Excellent delegation and presentation skills. For a confidential discussion about this role please call John Fagan on 01-6377 322 or email john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Financial Controller - Experienced accountant- Legal Sector - Dublin
Permanent
Updated 29/March/2017
Dublin

Our client a commercially focussed firm of Solicitors is expanding and now requires a qualified Chartered Accountant to manage it's client accounts. As part of your role of Financial Controller/Accountant you will be part of the management team with responsibility for:• Managing the accounts function for a busy solicitors’ firm;• Administering and maintaining solicitors’ client accounts;• Being responsible for the firm’s electronic banking transactions to facilitate the speedy movement of funds to enable frequent transactions to complete in a timely fashion;• Administer the firm’s debtor collections and payment of creditors;• Preparing budget and financial forecasts;• Inputting accounting data into and maintaining the accuracy of the firm’s accounts using a Keyhouse Solicitors’ Accounts package;• Reporting directly to the managing partner as well as generally sharing management information with the firm’s partners to facilitate the development of the practice and to develop a management team and management structures within the firm;• Prepare monthly payroll and related returns; • Preparing VAT and PAYE (P30) returns, balance sheet, profit/loss statement etc.;• Develop periodic reports for management; • Maintain strict confidentiality of accounting records and data; and• Prepare reports and provide information for the firm’s auditors.Job briefWe are looking for a qualified Accountant to handle prepare, compute, manage, research and analyse all accounting data, using our Keyhouse Solicitors’ Accounts package in order to provide quantitative information on performance, financial position, solvency, liquidity and cash flows of our business. The firm has undergone some recent growth which is likely to continue providing scope to develop and grow the role.Requirements• Strong academic results combined with an ability to implement practically;• Proven working experience in accounting or relevant field with knowledge of solicitors’ accounting requirements;• Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures;• Excellent accounting software user;• Strong attention to detail and confidentiality;• Familiarity with solicitors accounting regulations and solicitors’ accounting systems preferred; and• Qualified Chartered AccountantWe believe that the role may suit a newly or recently qualified accountant who has gained experience during or after training in a small to medium sized accounting practice. For a confidential discussion on this intrinsic role please contact Ciara Tallon on 01-6377322 or email ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Newly qualified - Entertainment Industry - Contract - Dublin
Permanent
Updated 30/March/2017
Dublin City Centre

Our client a leading figure in the entertainment business is expanding and now has a vacancy for a newly qualified Chartered Accountant to join their team.The role will require you to: Implement best practise finance function systems and controls Instruct and delegate activities to a small accounts team Reconcile individual entertainment events for compliance and completenessPrepare management accounts in timely and accurate manner Manage the cash flow across individual projects Key attributes, skills and experience preferred:Ability to take ownership of role and work to a high standard.Experience Proficient in word & excelHospitality industry experience helpfulThe successful candidates will be:• Recently qualified - Chartered Accountant; • Approx. 2 years’ experience working in a busy audit and accounts team;• Strong academics, be ambitious and career driven; • Ability to manage their own workload; and• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.This is an initial 12 month contract and while not promised there may be potential to lengthen this. For a discussion in confidence please call Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Financial Accountant - Food Sector - Louth - c.€45k + Bonus
Permanent
Updated 31/March/2017
Co. Louth.

Financial Accountant - Food Sector - Louth Excellent opportunity for a recently qualified accountant to join one of Europe’s leading privately owned agribusiness organisations . This full time role has excellent potential for career progression in the future. Duties and responsibilities are as follows: • Preparation of monthly management accounts for review• Preparation of weekly and monthly bank reconciliations• Preparation of monthly intercompany reconciliations• Preparation of monthly supplier reconciliations• Treasury duties - confirming deposit deals with banking institutions, confirming foreign exchange deals with banking institutions.• Maintenance of the recharge control account• Preparation of ad hoc reports, including analysis reports• Any other tasks as required by management• Drafting financial statements • Filing monthly VAT returns and return of trading details• Completing 46G returnThe successful candidates will be:• Recently qualified - Chartered Accountant; • Approx. 2 years’ experience working in a busy audit and accounts team;• Strong academics, be ambitious and career driven; • Ability to manage their own workload; and• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. For further details in relation to this role please contact John Fagan 01 637 7251 or email john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Internal Audit - Plc opportunity with 20% travel - South Dublin
Permanent
Updated 4/April/2017
Dublin South

Reporting to the Senior Internal Auditor, you will perform financial and operational audits for this global plc, with emphasis on global project governance and risk assurance. Why would this be a good role for me? This is an outstanding and unique career opportunity to join an exciting and evolving Internal Audit function in a dynamic environment. The role allows you to optimize your auditing & accounting skillset in a fast-paced environmentPut your own stamp on the role by developing the Internal Audit functions data analytics capabilities Be at the forefront in helping the Internal Audit function drive more targeted auditing, provide a higher degree of assurance and help provide more insightful and actionable audit findings. Responsibilities• Planning, auditing and testing controls in selected audit areas, ensuring compliance with the Financial Control Framework, delivering a portfolio of predetermined Sarbanes Oxley, risk based audits and project assurance assignments and also performing other Internal Audit procedures• Implementing a data analytics program into the Internal Audit function and contributing to the overall success of the program internally. • Assessing risk and making recommendations for remediation and improvement;• Producing excellent working papers and drafting clear, concise reports and obtaining management responses prior to their finalisation;• Assisting with the preparation of the annual internal audit plan• Assessing risk levels for current and new processes in the business;• Performing follow-up audits to ensure appropriate action plans raised in both internal and external audit reports have been implemented and are operationally effective;• Completing ad-hoc audits or project governance tasks as and when required;• Ensuring work is completed on time, and• Building strong relationships with all stakeholders.• Guiding management on devising practical and measurable implementation plans for their audit findings• Providing support on Sarbanes Oxley queries and assisting the business with updating their control documentation• Contributing to the development of the Internal Audit department and assisting other team members• Promoting the Internal Audit brand internally and encouraging stakeholders to engage with Internal Audit• Expected 20% international travelQualifications / Experience / Key Attributes:Required• Qualified Chartered Accountant;• Audit experience required (internal or external);• Experience in implementing & using data analytics - data visualisation, and modelling techniques • Strong report writing skills, excellent attention to detail and time management skills;• Ability to work on own initiative while also being a good team player, • Commercial mind-set and value-add focus.• Proven problem analysis and problem solving skills; • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills - ability to convey technology and business value propositions to non-technical audiences• Good knowledge of Internal Control systems ( incl. Sox)• Act in a professional and ethical manner at all times including observing the confidential nature of Internal Audit’s work• Ability to effectively work on multiple projects at the one timeDesirable• Preferably Big 4 trained• Additional certifications such as CIA, CFE, CISA, IFRS desirable.• Experience working within a PLC or other large organisation is highly advantageous• Understanding of Internal Audit’s role within an organisation• Understanding of Sarbanes Oxley requirements• Pharmaceutical or CRO industry experienceFor a confidential discussion about this role please contact ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie or call 01-6377 322

Recently qualified - Cloud based exciting practice - Belfast base
Permanent
Updated 6/April/2017

A leading cloud based accountancy practice in Belfast is now hiring a recently qualified Chartered Accountant. Your typical day-to-day responsibilities would include:• Accounts preparation for companies with a turnover up to £10m. • Monthly and quarterly management accounts preparation.• Preparation of projected accounts including Profit & Loss account, balance sheet and cash flow statements• The ability to prepare Self-Assessment and Corporation Tax Return returns would be preferred but not essential • Providing leadership and management by supervising and training junior team which will include reviewing of work prepared by junior team members• Audit experience is NOT required.The PersonYou are recently qualified accountant ACA and you are looking for a great company where you will learn, grow and pushed to be the best that you can be. You also like challenges, you are a great communicator and you are pro-active and very flexible.You will also: -• Have at least three (and preferably more) years’ experience in a medium size practice • Be technically proficient the use of Accounts Production and Tax software • Be fully aware of the implementation and application of new Financial Reporting Standards.• Be proficient in aspects of the various Microsoft Office applications.• Have excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills• From day one, be willing to take on a sizable client portfolio and can manage the relationships within that portfolio • Have the commercial acumen to spot opportunities to assist in developing the clients within that portfolio• Be flexible in your approach to both clients and other team members• Have ambition to progress • Able to work to tight deadlines, both internal and statutoryFor a confidential discussion about this role please call Ciara Tallon on 00353 1-6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Tax Accountant - Shared Services Commercial entity- Cork
Permanent
Updated 6/April/2017
Cork

Our client, a shared services team in Cork is now hiring a qualified Chartered Accountant for a specified purpose contract.The Financial Control team within Shared Services is responsible for ensuring the effective financial management of the Shared Services Centre and provides the expertise, services and information to support the business in achieving the required business outcomes, including financial reporting, business planning, and internal audit/controls. Reporting to the Shared Services Financial Control Tax Specialist, the Shared Services Tax Accountant has responsibility for managing transactional tax compliance affairs for the organisation, including: Main Duties and Responsibilities:• Managing and monitoring tax compliance across the transaction services function including Accounts Payable, Accounts receivable, Major Projects, General Accounting, Project Accounting and Payroll• Preparing VAT, RCT, PSWT, CIS PAYE and CT returns and ensure that the related Revenue deadlines and requirements are achieved in an efficient and effective manner in accordance with tax legislation/guidance. This would include a reconciliation of returns to tax balances in accounts• Provide necessary guidance and advice on tax legislation to those with responsibility for processing transactions• Liaise with the Divisional Tax specialists to ensure all tax compliance activities are undertaken and to support any Tax reporting requirements• Establish and maintain relationships with finance teams across shared services• Assist in promoting an increased awareness of tax risks, threats and opportunities across the transaction services function• Assist in identifying key taxation issues and taking appropriate action to minimise tax risks and maximize returns• Provide appropriate support/advisory/training on tax related matters including researching and resolving technical queries from the transaction services function, reviewing contracts, carrying out periodic reviews, and advising of any updates in new tax legislationContinually strive to seek improvements and efficiencies for running and executing tax activities within the transaction services area of finance• Developing and maintaining effective and constructive working relationships with the management and finance teams in the transaction services areas• Keep up-to-date with all relevant tax requirements for transaction services• Respond to related tax correspondence and research issues as they arise in line with tax advice policy process• Other duties as required from time to time. Knowledge, Skills and Experience• A qualified Chartered Accountant with 5 years experience in a similar role• Have exposure to all areas of taxation including VAT, RCT, PSWT, CIS CT and Payroll taxes• Proven ability to create and develop good working relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals, coupled with the ability to gain commitment from others• Have experience of working in a large complex organisation• Advanced experience and expertise in MS Excel• Familiarity with ERP systems, particularly Oracle would be advantageous.• Experience in the use of Hyperion Reporting tool would be particularly advantageous• Ability to assess and execute programs, policies and show initiative in relation to operational needs• Ability to work to strict deadlines• Enthusiastic committed self-starter with proactive approach to problem solving.• Ability to set up ongoing procedures to collect and review information as needed• Have excellent analytical skills and be able to identify and analyse problems and potential improvements, and propose and implement solutions• Excellent communication and presentation skills• Ability to distil complex taxation legislation into meaningful advice• Proactively identifying new areas of learning and using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job• Ability to set own high standards of performance and delivering desired resultsInterested members should send their CV to ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie or contact Ciara Tallon on 01 637 7322

Tax Specialist - Fixed term contract - Cork City Commercial entity
Permanent
Updated 6/April/2017
Cork

Our client, a shared services team in Cork is now hiring a qualified Chartered Accountant for a fixed purpose contract.The Financial Control team within Shared Services is responsible for ensuring the effective financial management of the Shared Services Centre and provides the expertise, services and information to support the business in achieving the required business outcomes, including financial and non-financial reporting, business planning, and internal audit / controls.Reporting to the Shared Services Financial Controller, the Tax Specialist has responsibility for the management of the tax affairs including tax compliance, tax planning, tax advice and tax reporting.Main Duties and Responsibilities:• Review and overall responsibility of VAT, RCT, PSWT and PAYE returns to ensure that returns are in accordance with tax legislation and guidance and that the related Revenue Commissioners deadlines and requirements are achieved, in an efficient and effective manner.• Responsible for preparation and submission of corporation tax returns and payments in accordance with tax legislation and guidance and that the related deadlines and requirements are achieved, in an efficient and effective manner.• Preparation of the corporation tax and deferred tax provisions and related disclosure notes for submission to Group Tax within very tight year end timelines. Ensure all provisions and disclosures for inclusion in Financial Statements, are prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards and tax legislation.• Preparation of the corporation tax and deferred tax provisions for the corporate plan, budget, forecasts and month end reporting within the relevant deadlines.• Manage all tax reporting commentary requirements • Manage the process of preparing a periodic fixed asset review for capital allowance purposes in conjunction with Group Tax• Responsible for preparation and submission of Intrastat returns in accordance with tax legislation and guidance.• Manage the process of preparing Capital Goods Records.• Reconciliation of tax balances to accounts.• Act as a driving force to ensure the development and implementation of best practice taxation processes and systems• Champion an increased awareness of tax risks, threats and opportunities across the business• Provide appropriate support/advisory/training to all areas of the business on tax related matters, including researching and resolving technical queries, carrying out periodic reviews, and advising of any updates in new tax legislation. In conjunction with Group Tax provide advice on a wide range of projects and planning opportunities to optimise the tax position of the business Advising management team on the tax implications of all contractual decisions Ensuring the planning strategy is aligned to the business strategy, thereby ensuring that all tax activities support the management team in achieving its strategic objectives Liaising with Shared Services and Group Tax regarding tax compliance, processing and reporting Develop and maintain effective, proactive and constructive working relationships within Shared Services, Group Centre In conjunction with Group Tax liaise with external/internal auditors, tax advisors and the Revenue Authorities including any audit requirements. Escalating risks and issues to Finance as appropriate Any other duties assigned from time to time.Knowledge, Skills and Experience• Qualified Chartered Accountant• An ability to work to strict deadlines.• Have strong exposure to all areas of taxation including corporation tax, deferred tax, VAT, RCT, PSWT and Payroll taxes.• Have thorough knowledge of Irish tax legislation.• Have experience of working in a large complex organization, experience of operating in a utility company or in a regulated industry would be an advantage.• Strong organisational and analytical capabilities with attention to detail, high levels of integrity, and professionalism at all times, with a proven ability to multi-task.• Have excellent analytical skills and be able to identify and analyse problems and potential improvements, and propose and implement solutions.• Ability to distil complex taxation legislation in meaningful advice.• Sound judgment and decision making skills and ability to work under pressure.• Excellent skills in excel and experience in PowerPoint and Word.• Enthusiastic committed self-starter with proactive approach to problem solving.• Capable of working on own initiative and also as part of team.• Excellent influencing, interpersonal and communication skills• Proven ability to create and develop good working relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals, coupled with the ability to gain commitment from others.• Experience with identifying improvement opportunities, generating ideas and implementing solutions.• Ability to set up ongoing procedures to collect and review information as needed.• Proactively identifying new areas of learning and using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job.• Driving continuous process improvements• Ability to set own high standards of performance and delivering desired resultsThis is a fixed term contract but one that could offer up an opportunity to broaden your skills set, for a confidential discussion about this please call John Fagan on 01-6377 251 or mail John.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Treasurer - Charity (Voluntary Basis)
Permanent
Updated 18/April/2017
Dublin City Centre

The Treasurer has a designated role on the Board. The Treasurer provides oversight in respect of the all aspects of the financial management. HE/she is not expected to become involved in any aspect of the operations of the Finance function. ORGANISATIONSOUTH INNER CITY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATIONABOUT USWho we areFounded in 1982, we are a community development organzsation based in The Liberties is in Dublin’s South Inner City. SICCDA, working with a board made up of local residents, along with volunteers from the local community, is committed to and actively involved in tackling the social, educational, health, economic, and environmental problems facing the community.The Treasurer should have an interest in working in the not for profit sector on a voluntary basis and should have an empathy with the values and mission of the organisation.The Treasurer is expected to attend the monthly Board meetings and the quarterly Finance Committee meetings (which could be held on the same day as the Board meetings). Keeping in touch with the Finance Manager on a regular basis is key aspect of the role. Responsibilities as Treasurer • Keeping the board informed about its financial responsibilities (including, the specific responsibility of the Board to confirm in the Annual Directors Report that the system of Internal Control is adequate) • Advising on the financial implications of the Association's strategic plans; • Ensuring that proper books of account are maintained.• Ensuring that the budgetary control system is effective, including the requirement that there are no deficits, thus ensuring that the company is operating as a going concern. • Ensuring that financial reports issued to the Board and to the various funders are accurate and are in accordance with the procedures mandated by the funders.• If the Treasurer deems it necessary, he/she should recommend to the Board that a special investigation or internal audit process be initiated• Ensuring that proper financial procedures /policies are maintained; • Liaising with CEO & Finance Manager about any financial matters; • Authorizing payments and signing cheques as required;• Ensuring that End of Year accounts are prepared in partnership with auditor and disclosed in the form required.• To convene the finance committee at least 4 times per year to review quarterly spending • To convene and chair other working groups of the Committee as required;If you feel you have the required financial background and skills to join a local community development board please forward a CV and Cover letter to martinfcowley@hotmail.com. Please note this is a voluntary role.

Audit Relationship Manager - Banking Sector - Dublin South City base
Permanent
Updated 9/January/2017
Dublin City Centre

A leading Irish bank is now hiring an Audit Relationship Manager as part of their Group Internal Audit function. This may suit a risk management, accounting, audit or compliance professional who is ambitious, enthusiastic and looking to make a strategic career move. Why would this role interest you1 Great first move out of practice environment and into Banking2 Enjoy Audit but not the travel? This is for youReporting to the Audit Manager, the role will involve but is not limited to Lead an engaged and motivated team in the execution of individual assignments, including the planning, audit testing/fieldwork and reporting aspects of the audit assignment process.Develop and maintain effective relationships with senior management.Have an in-depth understanding of the key priorities, risks and challenges facing the business units within your responsibility, as well as those for the Group overall. This role will reward you with stimulating work environment and ample progression opportunities. in the following areas:• Credit & Market Risk – experience in lending and credit risk required• Group Credit Review – experience in credit risk required• Group Manufacturing – experience in retail banking, operations and payments desirableWhat you can expect in returnOn top of a great career path, a range of benefits such as discounted VHI, FREE banking, preferential rates on loans and financial products, holiday and insurance funds, generous annual leave and staff offers. Also many sports & social clubs, award winning training and development opportunities to get involved in volunteering and collecting for charities. What you need to haveThe Audit Relationship Manager will have strong commercial acumen and communication skills with the ability to engage effectively with key stakeholders both internally and externally. You will have the ability to think outside the box in order to identify key and emerging risks for the Group and propose tactical, strategic and value-add solutions within strict time frames. Salary will be reflective of the experience you bring to the role.Members interested in this role should submit their CV asap to ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie or contact Ciara Tallon on 01 637 7322 for a more detailed discussion in relation to this opportunityALL APPLICATIONS ARE DEALT WITH IN THE STRICTEST CONFIDENCE

Technical Speakers - We Want you!
Permanent
Updated 21/October/2016
Dublin City Centre

Do you want the opportunity to be seen by 25,000 members as an expert in your field ?Technical Speakers : We want you !We are currently in the process of developing our CPD Programme for 2017. We would like to hear from members who would have an interest in presenting in the following areas:Strategic Finance, Management reporting & Analysis, Audit, Financial reporting, Financial servicesTaxation.Who This Opportunity Might Appeal to:We are interested in hearing from members who enjoy training and development and their bringing their area of expertise to others. Experience gained in the area of training in general as well as public speaking can be career enhancing and serve to broaden your network of contacts.For a confidential discussion please call Karin Lanigan on 01 637 7331 or email karin.Lanigan@charteredaccountants.ie

Commercial Business Controller - North Dublin
Contract
Updated 22/September/2016
Dublin North

A leading Irish business currently has a vacancy for and experience finance professional within the Finance Department. Why would this role interest you:1 Report directly to the Business Control Manager - invaluable exposure2 Assume responsibility for revenue, sales and distribution, digital and media3 Support the leadership of other business areas 4 The role is offering an excellent salary and packageKey Responsibilities & Duties Include:Financial leadershipBuilding a close working relationship with functional managementBecoming a trusted and critical finance business partner on matters related to revenue, distribution and advertising and digital activityWorking with functional management and internal audit to address areas where financial and other controls may be improved Performance measurementUnderstanding and explaining performance variances (both positive and negative)Working with functional management to identify remedial measures if required Coordinating the monthly review process, budgeting and forecasting for the functional areasRecommending appropriate metrics (financial and non-financial) for performance measurement Working with functional management to address investor relations queries Performance managementDeveloping a deep understanding of the functional areas’ business model, drivers & performanceIdentifying cost reduction and efficiency initiatives and quantifying their financial effectStrategic planningMaintaining financial models for the functional areas Facilitating the integration of long term projections for the functional areas Capital disciplineWorking to identify potential, suitable commercial/operational proposals Challenging and reviewing business cases from a financial perspectiveTracking multi-year realisation of financial benefits, identifying any issues with non-deliveryTo be considered for the role:Previous relevant experience in a financial role at a publicly listed company or comparatively large private companyExperience operating in a complex, highly competitive and margin focused business environment Be accustomed to balancing the need to focus on short-term results while delivering on a long-term vision that requires sustained transformationAbility to demonstrate leadership ability and interpersonal skillsKey Competencies/Skills Required:Ability to lead large improvement initiatives and projects Keen analytical ability, review of facts and numbers, solutions and actionsExcellent knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, with general proficiency in IT systems Proven ability to systematically analyse and apply internal management financial and non-financial data to generate new ideas, improve business performance and track resultsFor a full confidential conversation please call Karin Lanigan on 1-6377 331 or email careers@charteredaccountants.ie

Financial Accountant - 3 mth Contract Immediate
Permanent
Updated 25/August/2016
Dublin City Centre

• Ensure timely and accurate preparation of monthly management accounts and reporting pack. • Co-ordinate with relevant members of the finance team to ensure timely month-end close and reconciliation of banks, creditors, debtors, fees, etc. • Prepare and report on monthly performance against budget including analysis of variances. • Assist and liaise with unit and department heads on the preparation of their 2017 budgets. • Prepare the organisation’s payroll for staff, Committees and Council for approval. • Prepare & file all tax returns calculated• Modify/develop new finance procedures to assist with rollout and implementation of the organisation’s new finance systems (Sage200). I would envisage the role would be for a minimum 2 months, required immediately preferably and qualified or nearly qualified

Audit Senior - Top 10
Permanent
Updated 25/August/2011

Top 10 practice is seeking to recruit a Qualified Chartered Accountant to join their team of professionals in an Audit Senior role.This is the ideal opportunity for a member with up to 2 years post qualification experience in a small to medium sized practice to enhance and build on their experience in a Top 10 practice where you will gain exposure to larger clients, more complex work and learn new processes and methodologies.This is a genuine career oppoirtunity with a market leading professional services firm.Interested members should submit their application to careers@charteredaccountants.ie or contact Karin Lanigan Careers Advisory & Recruitment Executive on 01 637 7331 for a confidential discussion