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Experienced Accountant - Professional Services Sector - Part-time - Dublin
Permanent
Updated 15/November/2017
Dublin City Centre

Well established provider of outsourced financial controller services is seeking to recruit a qualified and experienced Chartered Accountant to join their team.They are recognised and valued for their provision of strategic, business advisory and financial controller services to professional service firms and other sectors on a 'trusted advisor' basis. The vacancy that they now have is for a part-time financial controller. The role involves the following:• Handling a portfolio of clients• Providing management accounts, budgets and business advice around same• Dealing with senior management, usually owner managers • Liaising with, supervising and integrating with client bookkeepers• On-going liaison with company DirectorsThe key skills and attributes needed are:• Excellent foundation accounting skills• Good IT working knowledge, including the ability to work across different client accounting systems• The ability to give thought out and credible business advice• Enjoys working with multi clients and assisting with the challenges those clients face• Good interpersonal and communication skillsThe package on offer is generous and will reflect the market salaries and other benefits available together with the candidate’s experience. For a confidential chat about this call Ciara on 01 6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Compliance Manager - Government Agency - Dublin City
Permanent
Updated 15/November/2017
Dublin City Centre

Our client is an organisation jointly responsible for the operational management of the compliance function, provided on behalf of a Government agency. They now seek a qualified Chartered Accountant for the role of Compliance Manager. The successful person will contribute to, and be involved in influencing the strategic direction of the function and working collaboratively with a series of stakeholders delivery. 1. Compliance - Assume responsibility for key elements of the management of the compliance function. - Conduct ongoing reviews of existing practices and procedures. - Collate and analyse data from all compliance visits with a view to providing critical assessment. - Ensure a clear understanding on all aspects of the compliance function as it evolves. - Work collaboratively and engage proactively across the company. - Introduce procedures which enhance coordination and information sharing. - Developing internal plans on a formal basis. - Plan, design and ensure that all compliance visits are carried out in an efficient and effective. - Contribute to the development of the compliance ICTsystem. - Ensure a comprehensive policy and procedures manual is maintained to an appropriate standard - Develop comprehensive training programmes and support materials and ensure all staff receive appropriate ongoing training and mentoring 2. Reporting - Develop appropriate reports - Collate, analyse and critically assess/comment on compliance visit data. - Implement month-end procedures- Ensure all appropriate reporting cycles are consistently being met - Analysis and interpretation of the data. 3. Monitoring - Participate in and conduct ongoing reviews of the compliance function - Conduct ongoing reviews of the format of visits, quality of reports etc. 4. People Management - Ensure the unit is fit for purpose in competency and practice; - Ensure the unit enjoys credible relationships within and outside - Establish a defined remit and sustainable caseloads - Team management, performance/staff management and development - Develop relationships and linkage mechanisms across Directorate unitsThe successful candidate should have Prior Experience of managing staff Strong financial skills Self-driven with a proven track record of achievement and ability to guarantee quality and accuracyEvidence of the production of high quality reports and written materials Proficient in MS packages e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, programme databases, SharePoint portalsChartered Accountancy qualificationDesire able:Knowledge of workings of the community/voluntary/public sector -Knowledge of Government Accounting RegulationsUnderstanding of the Irish languageFor a confidential chat please call Ciara on 01 6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

General Ledger Accountant - Global Software Company - Dublin North City
Permanent
Updated 15/November/2017
Dublin City Centre

Our client an exciting Global software organisation is expanding it's Dublin operation and has an opening for a Chartered Accountant.The successful candidate will be responsible for financial reporting and record maintenance of a portfolio of entitites both for local statutory reporting and consolidation purposes. Ensuring compliance with US GAAP / local accounting standards and GAAP reporting requirements.If successful an exciting career awaits where you'll:• Be responsible for Monthly, Quarterly, and Annual Financial Reports of the Company (Consolidation and subsidiaries LE).• Also be responsible towards the External Auditors over the completeness and accuracy of financial records (Consolidation and subsidiaries LE) on a timely manner, according to US GAAP or Local GAAP.• Be involved in the analysis of the financial results to ensure correctness and relevant provisions were booked• Be expected to provide financial and accounting support to the business partners' finance representatives as well as those responsible for internal audits.• You will prepare the analysis of the financial results to ensure correctness and that relevant provisions were booked• You will monitor the profitability of the legal entity and ensure that the relevant corporate units are updated.• You will provides ongoing support and maintain the financial infrastructure to ensure smooth business operations.• You will act as a professional accounting focal point within the company as well as with the company's business counterparts.So what do you need?Advanced knowledge of MS OfficeKnowledge of statutory compliance requirementsTechnical knowledge of US GAAP and SOXAbility to work as part of a teamERP experience (Oracle would be an advantage)Why you will love this job? You will be working within an extremely diverse and multi-cultural environment, and a fast growing and dynamic organizationYou will be provided with a rare learning opportunity within an experienced teamYou will be working on market leading software for the telecommunications industryIf you want real challenging work this is for you. Call Ciara on 016377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Financial Controller - South Dublin - 6/7 month contract
Permanent
Updated 14/November/2017
Dublin South

Our Client is an Irish owned multi award winning Event Management Company, headquartered in Dublin, with a US subsidiary. They are the largest in the tech sector and a major player in the international conference industry, delivering the most innovative and creative events in the market. Financial ControllerExciting role with a rapidly expanding events company. This is full-time contract for a fixed six month period, with the potential to extend beyond this.The principle duties of this position will include:• Implement best of practice finance function systems and controls; • Prepare group management accounts in a timely and accurate manner;• Management of cash flow for trading entities and projects;• Manage a small accounts team; • Monitor and reconcile project events; • Liaise with external tax advisors and auditor;• Prepare year end audit file and review annual statutory financial statements;• Ensure tax returns are filed on a timely basis, including payroll, VAT and corporation tax; • Review and approve supplier payments and payroll; and• Lead the budgeting and forecasting process.Key attributes, skills and experience for the role include:• Ability to take ownership of the role, work to a high standard and multi-task• Must be a team player• Strong interpersonal and communication skills are required to liasie with senior management, finance and operational teams • Excellent proficiency in Excel and Word• Experience in event management and tourism related matters an advantage• Experience with tax and a tax qualification an advantageFor 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

Professional Services Firm - Munster - Suit relocation
Permanent
Updated 13/November/2017
Munster

Our client in the professional services sector based in Munster is expanding and has a vacancy for a new position in that of Manager. This may suit a member looking to relocate or change tack in their career, with clients mainly in the aviation sector. The successful candidate would be a Chartered Accountant with prior experience in a similar organization or a progressive accountancy practice, this is a role for someone who enjoys rolling their sleeves up and doing the actual debits/credits and not just the reviewing. In time the successful individual would aspire to be Head of Team and grow the number of reports to them.The role would involve but would not be limited to:Preparation & management of client management accounts;Tax Compliance (VAT & PAYE);Company Secretarial;Preparing management accountsAudit liaisonIn the medium term, your career objectives would include:Develop into Senior Manager in the organisation with overall responsibility for operations;Manage and optimise the team performance;Achieve quality in everything the business does; andWork with the Directors to continue to grow the business.Ideally you would possess amongst other things: A professional approach to and response to clients; Communicative with all clients and staff;Share issues with the Directors etc.If you are interested in pursuing a senior role with long term potential and development and enjoy practice setting and culture but keen to take it to the next level then this would be the ideal role for you. Call Ciara on 01 6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Recently qualified? Looking for an exciting opportunity? IT Services - South Dublin
Permanent
Updated 10/November/2017
Dublin South

Our client one of Ireland's leading IT Services company, has an immediate vacancy for an experienced Financial & Management Accountant to join their busy team.Reporting to the Financial Director, responsibilities would include:- Production of monthly management accounts and ad hoc financial performance reports.- Management of creditors (payments, posting of purchase invoices, monthly reconciliations, ongoing liaison).- Management of debtors (purchase notifications, invoicing and payment collection, ongoing liaison).- Banking (daily monitoring of bank accounts including payments and reconciliations).- Time Recording, Professional services invoicing, liaison with services resources- Ad hoc support of management team and administrative duties.The ideal candidate:A qualified Chartered Accountant, ideally proficient in Sage200 accounting software, and in MS Excel, Word & PowerPoint.Experience of the IT sector would be a distinct advantage.This is a responsible position and a great opportunity for an ambitious person to join a friendly, fast-paced and expanding company. You should be a good team player with excellent communication and organisational skills.Salary and benefits package will be commensurate with experience.For a discreet chat about this role call Ciara on 01 6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Part-time role - Suit experienced member - Immediate start - Dublin
Permanent
Updated 10/November/2017
Dublin City Centre

An interesting part-time role has become available in a professional practice for a qualified Chartered Accountant. Reporting to the finance and company directors, responsible for the day to day book-keeping of a professional practice including client invoicing, collections, cash receipts processing, supplier payment processing, VAT and Withholding Tax returns, management accounts to trial balance, administration of time cost system and other ad hoc financial requirements.Key requirements of the role include:Maintain the books and records of the practice on a timely and accurate basis including some or more of the following: Bank and cash:  Accounts payable:  Client invoicing VAT and Professional Services Withholding Tax (WHT) Credit control and collections Aged debtor reporting Fee income and cash flow forecasting  Accounts preparation Time cost system (Coretime). Control environment.  Annual audit process Human resources and office administrative and management duties Business development support and other ad hoc duties Excellent knowledge/experience of accounting software - ideally Sage 50 and Sage Coretime Good knowledge of MS Excel and Word  Good communication skills Well organised with ability to deliver to multiple stakeholders and to agreed deadlines Self-starter with ability to work independently Successful track record in a senior book-keeping role Likely to have experience working in an organisation of a similar size  Ideally experienced in a professional service firm working with time cost systems and ideally in the built environment sector – architecture or engineering related.Full job spec available by calling Ciara Tallon on 01 6377322 or mailing ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Financial Services - Retail Division - Process/Systems Driver
Permanent
Updated 10/November/2017
Dublin City Centre

Our client a leader in the financial services space has an opportunity within its Retail division. Your role will be responsible for standardizing and instigating the approach to product changes. This role will act as part of first line control, governing the quality and effectiveness of Consumer Finance capability covering such areas as Personal loans, Overdrafts and Credit Cards, CRIF Changes, JBPM workflow changes and Rate changes.The successful candidate will:• Engage with all stakeholders to complete a change plan, outlining all planned changes impacting on the product suite for the next 12 months to meet organisation goals and strategy. You will be responsible for the following items:o CRIF roadmap planningo T24 roadmap planningo TSYS improvements• Embed standards on capability change control, with sign off responsibility on capability documentation, BRDs and input to NAPP in relation to system changes and testing across all channels• Act as change agent and manage small change for continuous improvement initiatives• Communicate change performance and engage with teams to conduct root cause analysis on performance issues, with implementable actions plans to resolve• Support senior management to deliver strategic business objectives through change solution design and impact assessments• Act as change gate-keeper- accountable for ensuring performance quality and standards maintained/ improved as a result of change initiativesSkills and Abilities• Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with ability to think conceptually• Extensive experience in delivering cross-functional change enhancements • Excellent facilitation skills• Strong analysis capability, with experience in Business project Management• Excellent leadership and communication skills including the ability to influence senior executives• Strong influencing skills and credibility to interact with all levels including senior leadership team• Good business acumen and understanding of organisational issues and challenges. • Competent and experienced in project management, capacity management and change management• Strong understanding of Microsoft Office suite.Experience:• Qualified Chartered Accountant. • Previous Management role desirableFor a confidential chat about this role call Ciara Tallon on 01 6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountant.ie

Restructuring & Insolvency Associate - Advisory - Dublin City Centre
Permanent
Updated 9/November/2017
Dublin City Centre

Restructuring & Insolvency SeniorOur is seeking to recruit a highly talented Restructuring and Insolvency professional to work within an existing team. The successful candidate will provide assistance to the Corporate Finance Partners and senior management team within the department in restructuring, receiverships and other insolvency work. You will work within different sectors and with both trading and non-trading assets.ResponsibilitiesThe responsibilities of the role will include:Working on a diverse portfolio of Receiverships, Creditor and Member Voluntary Liquidations assignments.Day to day asset management of a large portfolio of assets including but not limited to residential and commercial property.Ensuring projects and cases are completed within appropriate timeframe and budget.Maintain work files for each case, ensuring all paperwork is kept up to date and in proper order.Attend client meetings, keeping up to date records and presenting to clients if required.Keeping client files maintained.Develop and maintain relationships with clients and key intermediaries.Work within a team environment, with more senior and junior personnel.The requirementsQualified ACA accountantPreferably with prior insolvency experience in professional practice.Strong financial analysis skills.Good level of proficiency in Word, Powerpoint and Excel.Report writing skills.Commercially astute.For 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

Finance Director - Financial Services - West Dublin - €80 - €95k
Permanent
Updated 8/November/2017
Kildare

Our Client is one of the largest credit unions in Ireland and has assets of more than €150 million. They now seek to hire a Finance Director, the successful candidate will share responsibility to develop and drive the business forward to achieve the ambitions and attainable growth targets. Key Responsibilities:• You will provide strategic recommendations to enhance financial performance and identify new business opportunities, and keep abreast of regulatory reporting requirements.• Support Management in ensuring the achievement of the organisation’s objectives, targets, and budgets.• Periodically review functional areas to ensure effective operation, management and quality of performance.• Develop financial models to critically evaluate strategic development plans• Manage the overall credit union budget cycle and prepare quarterly budgets, forecasts and business plan models that include continued performance monitoring and evaluation• Ensure a robust risk and control framework exists within the Credit Union by working with the Risk and Compliance manager.• Responsible for the motivation, coordination and leadership of employees within the finance teamFinance function• Lead the financial function involving oversight of excellent financial information. Ability to develop and implement financial reporting packs that report in a timely manner, showing actual results against forecasted/budgeted figures.• Manage the Finance team in the production of accurate and timely monthly financial and statutory reports as well as financial analysis, projections, budgets and results.• Ensure accuracy and integrity of various accounting records and financial systems. Ensure that all internal controls and procedures are fully implemented and close any control weaknesses by implementing changes where necessary.• Ensure a successful external audit at year end.• Interaction with auditors, regulators and other professional advisers to ensure ongoing corporate and regulatory compliance.Requirements:• Qualified, experienced Chartered Accountant • 10 years’ financial management experience, ideally at least 5 at a management level.• Experience working in a financial institution is preferred.• Strong leadership skill• Excellent ability to communicate, be self-motivated• Experience managing stakeholder, customer and third party relationships• Demonstrated capability in driving and implementing continuous improvement.• Be systems focused and embrace technology to deliver improvements and efficiencies• Strong Excel and financial modelling skills with a high level of attention to detail and accuracy• Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures to include statutoryFor 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 Controller - Retail - Waterford - c.€65k
Permanent
Updated 7/November/2017
Waterford

Our Client is a well established 100% Irish owned group which operates a number of large retail outlets the South East, South West of Ireland as well as Dublin. The Group has recently completed a restructuring of its business and is well positioned for growth and new opportunities going forward. The Finance Team consists of a CFO, Financial Accountant, Commercial Support Manager and Business Support Team. Responsibilities: Finance:• Maintaining a documented system of accounting policies and procedures. • Maintaining Books and records of the Company and subsidiaries. • Maintain robust internal controls and processes. • Perform annual planning, annual budgeting, and periodic forecasting • Develop driver based reporting for monthly management reporting and store analytics as well as managing same on a periodic basis. • Develop and manage weekly performance reporting to issue to store managers. • Participate in financial analysis associated business transformation projects for specific business areas and objectives. • Enhance profitability models, interpret outputs and develop mechanism for providing relevant profitability data to support the delivery of a cost effective service. • Ensure adequate decision support capability exists for all aspects of the business including technical accounting and valuation, capital analysis, impairment, investment decision making and benefits tracking & new business initiatives etc. • Benchmarking performance across the group and across best practice retail standards in general. • Support the CFO in the development of company strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and decision making as appropriate and providing financial analysis and guidance on activities, plans, targets and business drivers. Commercial;• Establish a high level of credibility and manage strong working relationships with external parties including partners, corporate customers, advisors and industry forums. Operational: • Work with senior teams to grow the business, formulating strategies and plans. • Manage outsourced functions. • Ensure accounts payable and receivable are managed in a timely manner. Candidate Profile: • Member of appropriate professional organisation/institute (ACA). • 5 years PQE• Retail Experience desirable• Strong IT skills • Experience in managing multiple stakeholders (internal and external) • Prior implementation of tools and technology required to automate processes where possible. Package:Attractive base salaryBonus systemPension Health Insurance. For 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

Part Time Accountant - South Dublin based practice
Contract
Updated 27/October/2017
Dublin South

Our client specialises in providing accounting services to a prestigious client base. They are now seeking to recruit an experienced Chartered Accountant to work with them to assist in the management of a client portfolio.Your role will be varied and challenging and broadly see you involved in the following:Client relationship management- Act as the main point of contact for clientsPreparation of financial and management accountsAdministration of tax related mattersProcess of payrollRequirements:Experienced Chartered Accountant with solid experience either in practice or industryHigh level interpersonal and communication skills with the ability establish credibility and a relationship with clientsExperience dealing with tax related matters would be s strong plusThe role will require you to work approximately 20 hours a week but open to how that works and there is flexibility in relation to how the hours might be structured.Members interested in this role should submit their CV asap to ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie or contact Ciara Tallon 01 637 7322 for a more detailed discussion in relation to this opportunityALL APPLICATIONS ARE DEALT WITH IN THE STRICTEST CONFIDENCE

Leading Pharma - Internal Audit - Career Building role - Dublin
Permanent
Updated 26/October/2017
Dublin City Centre

A leading Pharma has an excellent career development role for a qualified Chartered Accountant.Reporting to the Internal Audit Manager, the Senior Internal Auditor will participate in the execution of financial, operational, and compliance audits, both domestic and abroad. The Senior Internal Auditor will also plan and execute SOX testing of key financial cycles and provide support for other department activities and initiatives as required. Responsibilities include: 60%:Audit Planning, Execution & Reporting o Assist the GIA management team in performing all aspects (planning, fieldwork, reporting) of internal audits of an assigned location, function, or 3rd party with the objective of identifying risks and evaluating the effectiveness of internal controls across multiple control domains (financial, operational, compliance, IT, etc.). In addition, assess the efficiency of operations and compliance with corporate policies and procedures, and laws and regulations by developing and executing complex audit work programs. o Provide management with valuable recommendations and insights to strengthen the control environment.25%: SOXo Independently plan and execute SOX (Sarbanes-Oxley Section 404) testing of key financial cycles. o Coordinate work as necessary with our external financial auditors.15%: Othero Assist in key departmental process improvement initiatives, including internal quality assurance, and assist with audit issue trend analysis and reporting.o Assist in special projects, including consulting on controls design and operation.o Assist with preparation of quarterly Audit Committee presentations. Maintain the highest standards of professionalism and independence in the execution of duties.Education & Experience Requirements:o Qualified Chartered Accountanto Large practice/Big 4 experienceo Experience with the requirements of Section 404 of the Sarbanes Oxley Acto International work experienceo Pharmaceutical industry experience, including auditing business integrity compliance (e.g. anti-bribery)o 3rd party (e.g. distributors, suppliers) audit experience is a pluso Experience in data analyticso Knowledge of SAPo Foreign language skills (desirable but not essential)Key Skills, Abilities, and Competencies: o Be Results Oriented and Be An Excellent Manager of Self and Otherso Driven individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skillso Strong ability to develop and foster positive working relationships with business and corporate staff from various cultureso Excellent written communication skills including the ability to summarize audit issues, risks, insights, and recommendationso Highly proficient in understanding processes, risks, and controls across multiple disciplines (financial, operational, compliance, IT, etc.)o Strong organizational and project management skills with a proven ability to think strategically, work independently, and deliver on complex projectso Ability to effectively manage ambiguityo Proven ability to deliver quality deliverables on multiple audit projects or work streams simultaneouslyOther Job Requirements:Willing to travel up to 40%, domestically and internationally to any of our operations, including where distribution partners and other third parties act on our behalf. International travel is usually limited in duration to two weeks per assignment.This is an exciting role and as any senior finance professional will attest - Internal Audit exposes the individual to the broadest range of detail and experience of an organisation. Fantastic career building opportunity. Call Ciara on 01 6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Love practice but want work life balance? Large Firm audit review role - Belfast
Permanent
Updated 26/October/2017
Co. Antrim

Large Belfast practice has two interesting roles for anyone who loved practice but not the long hours.This is an internal client facing role, which offers a good work life balance and flexible working options without the long hours associated with external audits.You'll take ownership of allocated assignments in a way that meets and exceeds client expectations while taking responsibility for managing and developing employees.•you'll support the Audit practice in a smooth transition from current working practices to the newly designed processes.•you'll deliver issues led solutions, focusing on client needs and business drivers.•you'll deliver initial training on newly designed processes and refresher training where required.•you'll collaborate with colleagues within the Programme team and the wider Audit service line to deliver the best ideas and possible solutions to our clients.•you'll work closely with the relevant Managers and Team leaders in order to develop their technical and operational skill set.•you'll ensure that the teams follow established procedures for each process, including adhering to risk requirements and quality standards to maximise the quality and accuracy of service.•you'll deal with any technical or complex queries received by the department from client facing teams.•you'll carry out risk based quality reviews in respect of technical accounting requirements and devise remedial training/ action plans if required.Education, skills and experience:•you'll hold a professional accountancy qualification and have at least 1 years' PQE.•you'll be educated to degree level or equivalent.•you'll have experience in managing client facing audits.•you'll have experience in interpreting auditing standards.•you'll have project leadership skills and the ability to prioritise.•you'll have excellent organisational, communication and interpersonal skills.•you'll have experience in delivering training and presentations.•you'll have an interest in IT software development.This is an exciting role for someone looking to enjoy a practice role but still be exposed to industry. There are two roles available to the successful candidates. Call Ciara on 01 6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Tax Specialist role - Meath base - Work/life balance
Permanent
Updated 26/October/2017
Co. Meath.

An expanding medium size firm based in Meath is developing its Tax team. Location wise this is great for someone who wants to move out of the city.The role will include but is not limited to:1. Tax Strategy for Firm2. Tax sign off, review and approval. Development of Internal Policies & Procedures Guidelines for all tax work.3. Responsibility for delivery of annual tax fee target and monthly tax fee targets4. Regulation Compliance5. ITR Cases6. CT Cases7. Responsibility for delivery collection of outstanding tax fees8. Staff Oversight9. Liaison with Revenue in respect of all Tax CorrespondenceTax areas covered:1. Compliance requirements 2. Corporate Re-Organisations – Tax Considerations, Share for Share Swaps etc3. Tax Planning on Key CGT / CAT Reliefs – such as (but not confined to) Retirement Relief, Business Relief, Entrepreneurial Relief, Agricultural Relief4. VAT Consulting Assignments – Such as VAT on sale / purchase of Commercial Property, PCVE etc5. Tax Considerations on Sale of Business – Corporate & Personal & estate planning7. Tax Advices on Irish Residency Rules, Marriage Annulments / Separations9. Tax Advices on Start upsSectoral exposure to be gained:• Aircraft Leasing & Section 110• Media• Owner Managed Businesses• Property Holding• Construction and Development• Professional Practices• Retail• Charities and other not for profitsFor a confidential chat about this role please contact Ciara Tallon on 016 377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Tax Specialist - Large Dublin firm - Exceptional exposure!
Permanent
Updated 25/October/2017
Dublin South

A large firm based in South Dublin has an opportunity for a qualified Chartered Accountant with focus on tax, to join its tax team for a challenging role.We are a leading and high growth firm of accountants and advisors playing a key role in bringing international trade to Ireland and advising Ireland’s financial services industry.Our niche market focus:We are chartered accountants and tax advisors with a niche focus on three main markets: Financial Services, International Business and Government. We create business and compliance solutions to make trade happen.Our Tax Team:We are specialists in the provision of tax solutions to the banking, structured finance, aviation financing and leasing, insurance, and asset management sectors and would like to speak to candidates with experience in any of these sectors.You will support the Firm’s financial services Partners in building business for the Firm, leading and managing assignments won, and developing and managing teams.You will also lead our market development with our hedge fund and private equity client base in the US through our global network. What you will be doing:As a member of our Tax Department your initial focus will be:on the management and provision of tax compliance and advisory services to our international clients and clients in the financial services industry, as well as assisting senior members of the department with the delivery of other services including tax advisory services. Key aspects of the role involve:o Responsibility for large portfolio of corporate tax clients and potentially some VAT clients (depending on experience);o Liaising closely and regularly with tax clients;o Researching and resolving technical issues arising throughout the compliance process;o Responsibility for managing junior members of the tax department in completion of corporation tax and VAT computations and returns, reviewing work and assisting with training and monitoring of trainees;o Assisting in planning and supervision of corporate tax and VAT compliance process within Tax departments;o Assisting colleagues within the Tax Department with administrative matters such as client acceptance and engagement etc.;o Liaising with managers, directors and Partners as well as other professionals within the Firm;o Assisting colleagues within the firm with tax queries relating to mutual clients; ando Other ad hoc tax related duties. Who are we looking for?o A qualified or part qualified tax qualified and Chartered Accountant (ACA).o A minimum of two years’ experience in a professional environment preferably working in a tax department;o Achieved excellence in their academic discipline, minimum of 2.1 in a business, mathematical or analytical discipline;o Experience in providing corporate tax compliance and advisory services to Irish corporate entities; ando Preferably with experience in the financial services and / or international business sectors.Key Competencies: • Technical – a thorough understanding of the Irish corporate tax system and VAT system (not a necessity) and issues affecting Irish companies. • 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. Call Ciara for a confidential chat on 01 6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Finance Director - Investment Management Group - Dublin City Centre - Salary 120k -150k
Permanent
Updated 25/October/2017
Dublin City Centre

The purpose of the Head of Finance is to provide finance support to the leadership team. the development and implementation of short and long term business plans, supporting the business to maximise the profitability on all available opportunities and working with the CEO and leadership team to achieve strategy and productivity gains. To achieve this the Finance Director would be expected to developing and leading a team of finance professionals and drive the constant evolution of the Finance function to support the changing needs of the business. Key Responsibilities:Contribute to the business strategy and objectives, with emphasis on return and profitability.Manage the delivery of financial data to business management and decisions (e.g. pricing, terms of business) in order to maximise product and client profitability.Play a key role in negotiations with clients on contract renewals to ensure highest possible profitability from all relationships.Manage the preparation of business strategic and operating plans Manage the production of financial reports and management information, in accordance with statutory and business requirements.Report on actual v plan and deliver financial forecasts, which scope future expectations and provide the basis for strategic planning.Ensure robust controllership processes and systems are in place in line with local statutory and global requirements.Maintain financial systems which support accounting and financial information requirementsEnsure robust tax and treasury management processes and systems are in place Lead and develop the finance function.Experience:Qualified accountant - c7+ years PQEFinance Leadership ExperienceExperience of financial management including pricing, profitability, financial planning and analysis, reporting accounting procedures and controls.High level financial management experience in a financial services provider.Strong commercial focus.Commercial acumenFor 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

Tax Specialist - Fixed term contract - Cork city
Permanent
Updated 24/October/2017
Cork

This role based in a Shared Services environment could be a great stepping stone into a broader tax role for someone tax qualified.The team: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/controlsThe Role:Reporting to the Shared Services Financial Controller, the Shared Services Tax Specialist has responsibility for tax compliance, providing tax advice and tax planning to the Shared Services Centre.Duties and Responsibilities:• Manage the process of preparing Board and subsidiary VAT, RCT, PSWT, CIS and PAYE returns.• Review of Board 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.• Review of all subsidiary VAT and Intrastat returns to ensure that returns are in accordance with tax legislation and guidance.• Preparation of the Shared Services Centre and Group Centre Corporation Tax and Deferred Tax provisions for submission to Group Tax within the year end timetable, corporation tax return timetable, month end timetable, corporate planning timetable and budget and forecasting timetable as appropriate.• Manage the process of preparing a periodic fixed asset review for capital allowance purposes in conjunction with Group Tax for Shared Services Centre and Group Centre.• Manage the process of preparing Board and subsidiary 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.• Provide appropriate support/advisory/training to all areas of the Shared Services Centre on tax related matters, including researching and resolving technical queries from the business units, carrying out periodic reviews, and advising of any updates in new tax legislation.• Advise on a wide range of projects and planning opportunities to optimise the tax position of the Shared Services Centre.• Lead and motivate staff.• Develop and maintain effective proactive and constructive working relationships• In conjunction with the Group Tax liaise with external/internal auditors, tax advisors and the Revenue Authorities.• Any other duties assigned from time to time.The person:• Chartered Accountant with experience in a similar role.• Have strong exposure to all areas of taxation including corporation tax, deferred tax, VAT, RCT, PSWT and Payroll taxes.• Exposure to CIS would be desirable.• Have thorough knowledge of UK and Irish tax legislation.• Have experience of working in a large complex organisation• Strong organisational and analytical capabilities • Have excellent analytical skills and be able to identify and analyse problems • 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 with a strong ability to delegate, allocate and motivate resources to achieve agreed targets.• 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.• Ability to set own high standards of performance and delivering desiredFor a discreet discussion on this role please contact Ciara on 01 6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Financial Controller - Investement & Property Sector - London calling
Permanent
Updated 24/October/2017
United Kingdom

Our client, an Irish owned asset management business with specific responsibility for a portfolio of investment properties is expanding.The business has various offices and this role will be located at the London office. The underlying properties are held in Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) subsidiaries within a Luxembourg domiciled holding structure. The candidate will work closely with the Finance Director and will receive the necessary support to complete their role in an optimum manner. The role includes but is not limited to: • Preparation of management accounts for the Irish and UK Companies in accordance with relevant financial standards • Liaising with the Irish and UK based Auditors, reviewing the financial statements and ensuring the Company Secretarial responsibilities are adhered too• Management of the Financial Reporting process across seven different countries and preparation of a consolidated set of financial statements;• Maintenance of group inter-company balance schedules including calculation of interest;• Review of cashbooks and cash flow projections on both a company and country basis • Understanding and organising the treasury operations of the group • Understanding the group’s relationship with its lenders – preparation of banking covenants certificates, updating cash-flow summaries for the lenders, maintaining tenancy schedules, etcThe ideal candidate would be a newly qualified Chartered Accountant who would relish the challenge of managing the accounting processes for a multi jurisdictional group whilst simultaneously developing Real Estate competencies and understanding the investment and financial decisions key to the owner’s primary objective of wealth preservation for the generations to come. There are service providers retained in each jurisdiction where business is conducted so the role has a very strong emphasis on building relationships with professionals (local accountants, administrators, lawyers etc) in the relevant countries. If you would like to find out more or discuss this great opportunity please call Ciara on 01 6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Experienced Accountant - Senior Consultancy - Funds Industry - Dublin City
Permanent
Updated 23/October/2017
Dublin City Centre

A Dublin based consulting firm has an opportunity for a qualified accountant. This is ideal for someone who has worked within the funds industry for the past ten years or so and is now seeking something a bit different. The ideal individual for this Senior Funds Consultant role will hold 10+ years’ of experience in the funds and/or investment industry. They will be a Chartered Accountant and have a detailed understanding of mutual and hedge fund operations. The person will have a strong proven track record of success throughout their career thus far with a drive to succeed.This is a tremendous opportunity for somebody in the funds industry to take that next step in their career advancement, to really challenge themselves and to work with an internationally recognised company who have offices in Dublin and overseas. The Senior Funds Consultant will have the opportunity to partner with some of the worlds leading funds and asset management companies.The Senior Funds Consultant will hold responsibility for but not limited to the below (further detail can be obtained upon your inquiry)Advising clients on a wide range of compliance and governance areasFunds Compliance in accordance with UCITS/AIFMDMonitoring of regulatory developmentsResearch across a wide range of investment fund topicsProject ManagementReward / PackageHighly competitive salary and bonus on offer to the successful person.For a confidential discussion about this call John Fagan on 01 6377 251 or mail john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Recently qualified - Consultancy - Funds Industry - Dublin City
Permanent
Updated 23/October/2017
Dublin City Centre

A Dublin based consulting firm has an opportunity for a qualified accountant. This is ideal for someone who has perhaps worked in audit within financial services and is keen to use that knowledge in this high profile funds consultancy. The role involves but is not limited to:Review fund documentation including prospectus, KIID and fund agreementsDraft fund documentation including business plan and risk management process documentsInvolved in the process management of the fund establishment and launch processManage the audit process on behalf of fundsReview reports provided by auditors, administrators, depositories and investment manager to investment fund boardsEnsure funds compliance with UCITS/AIFMDMonitor regulatory developments impacting the funds industryUndertake research across a wide range of investment fund topics as requested by senior consultants. Requirements of the successful candidateA minimum of four year's experience in finance/funds/investments sectorsBe a qualified Chartered AccountantUnderstanding of mutual/hedge fund operationsExcellent interpersonal For a confidential discussion about this role call Ciara Tallon on 01 -6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Senior Financial Accountant - Education - Dublin City Centre - Mat Cover
Permanent
Updated 23/October/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 finance professional to become a key member of the Finance Management team of a growing business in the health sciences sector. The primary function of the position is to play a pivotal role in the strategic financial modelling and business planning systems of the Group including the co-ordination and consolidation of budgeting, collaboration and building close partnerships Responsibilities: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 SpecificationQualified 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

Senior Manager Advisory - Large Practice - Midlands
Permanent
Updated 19/October/2017
Midlands

One of Ireland's leading established and reputable firm of Chartered Accountants is now hiring. They specialise in & have vast experience in delivering quality audit, tax and business services to a large client base in the mid to large corporate market from their various Irish locations.The RoleBased in the midlands, the successful candidate will join the SME All Service Accounting Solutions team and be the lead contact for a portfolio of clients and staff in the management and delivery of service and in developing business advisory strategy for clients. Key responsibilities will include:• Manage and develop the client service team in the production of service.• Act in a business advisory role with the client; grow general & specialist knowledge to generate new business opportunities.• Support Portfolio Partner to achieve fee targets set for assigned portfolio.• 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. Key Attributes• Qualified Chartered Accountant with post qualification experience. • Technical competence – have a broad technical knowledge and expertise.• Commercially focused with financial and business acumen.• Excellent communication skills and to be capable of working successfully in an interactive management and team structure.For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Ciara on 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Director - Advisory - Large Practice - Midlands
Permanent
Updated 19/October/2017
Midlands

One of Ireland's leading established and reputable firm of Chartered Accountants is now hiring. They specialise in & have vast experience in delivering quality audit, tax and business services to a large client base in the mid to large corporate market from their various Irish locations.The RoleBased in their midlands office, the successful candidate will join the SME All Service Accounting Solutions team. The role will involve leading out the full service delivery of quality audit, accounting and advisory services to a large portfolio of clients and working on a pro-active basis to bring added value to clients and the Firm. The role will involve working closely with the Partners with primary emphasis on the following key responsibilities:• Leading out the audit of a portfolio of clients.• A specialisation in a certain niche area and driving and growing work in this area.• Be actively engaged in the development of client and other work through seeking new opportunities and developing initiatives.• Motivate and develop an effective and motivated team.• Achieving the required economic performance for productivity and fees associated with a Director role in the Firm. • Awareness of practice business development and successful ability to contribute to growth of the Firm.Key Competencies• Qualified Chartered Accountant with 3-5 years post qualification experience• Commercially focused and have a proven track record of strong economic performance in delivery of service. • Management & Leadership – ability to lead, motivate, empower & influence peers and staff.• Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communications skills.This is a great opportunity to secure a senior, high profile role within this practice. For a confidential discussion about this please call Ciara on 01-6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Manager - Stepping stone from practice to Industry - Tipperary
Permanent
Updated 19/October/2017
Tipperary

Our client in the corporate services sector in Tipperary is expanding and has a vacancy for a new position in that of Manager. This may suit a member looking to relocate or change tack in their career. The successful candidate would be a Chartered Accountant with prior experience in a similar organization or a progressive accountancy practice, this is a role for someone who enjoys rolling their sleeves up and doing the actual debits/credits and not just the reviewing. In time the successful individual would aspire to be Head of Team and grow the number of reports to them.The role would involve but would not be limited to:Preparation & management of client management accounts;Tax Compliance (VAT & PAYE);Company Secretarial;Preparing management accountsAudit liaisonIn the medium term, your career objectives would include:Develop into Senior Manager in the organisation with overall responsibility for operations;Manage and optimise the team performance;Achieve quality in everything the business does; andWork with the Directors to continue to grow the business.Ideally you would possess amongst other things: A professional approach to and response to clients; Communicative with all clients and staff;Share issues with the Directors etc.If you are interested in pursuing a senior role with long term potential and development and enjoy practice setting and culture but keen to take it to the next level then this would be the ideal role for you. Call Ciara on 01 6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Finance Manager (Compliance/Controls) - Financial Services - Dublin City
Permanent
Updated 18/October/2017
Dublin City Centre

A leading financial services organisation is in the process of strengthening its team and now has a vacancy for an experienced Chartered Accountant to take on the role of Control Manager.You will be responsible for the implementation of an appropriate Risk Management framework within Finance and will support the Finance Department in all risk and compliance matters, you ideally adopt a critical thinking approach to all activities.Your key Duties & Responsibilities:• Responsible for Finance Departments Risk Control Assessments, ensuring they are kept up to date with current risks, emerging risks and appropriate controls. • Ownership of the General Ledger master data and transactional system interface reconciliation. • Responsible for Finance department input to Group Key Controls and ongoing control monitoring.• Standardise Finance process and procedure documents work with team leaders to ensure that all processes are appropriately documented and kept up to date.• Responsible for ensuring Operational Risk, Fraud, Information Security and Compliance events and breaches are reported in a timely manner, remedial action undertaken to prevent re-occurrence and losses are recorded in line with procedures.• Drive the resolution of any Finance risk \ control related issues should they arise. • Act as point of contact for Finance with the Chief Risk Officer functions, Internal Audit and Information Security teams.• Secretary to Finance Internal Control Council and participate in other department Internal Control Councils when required.• Co-ordinate the review of procedures that have a risk impact to ensure that they are updated and signed off by appropriate Management. Where new legislative requirements have been established, co-ordinate the implementation of these into the appropriate procedures and processes. Co-ordinate local Internal Control Councils with input from CRO function where required. • Responsible for the co-ordination/completion of the product review process and any related follow on actions to ensure that appropriate controls are in place to mitigate risks raised. • Completion of Fraud Risk Assessments in conjunction with the Financial Crime unit and implementation of recommendations as agreed. • Responsible for the co-ordination/completion of Operational Risk activities and actions. • Compliance monitoring reviews and facilitate where required, the implementation of any recommendations. • Competition Compliance Programme Co-ordinator for Finance.• Review of network and system access across Finance, monitoring network and system access for new joiners \ leavers.• Management development and coaching of a small team.Education & Experience required:• Qualified Chartered Accountant. • Prior experience of Risk assessment and control monitoring.• Prior SOX or similar type experience an advantage.• Highly motivated and comfortable working in a demanding environment. • Excellent written, presentation and oral communication skills. • Ability to build relationships, collaborate and engage with colleagues cross functionally.• Commercial awareness with the ability to challenge existing processes.• People management and communications skills including the ability to influence Senior Management.For a confidential chat about this please call Ciara on 01 6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Director of Finance - Charity - Dublin - 6 month
Permanent
Updated 17/October/2017
Dublin City Centre

Director of FinanceAs a member of the Service Executive the Director of Finance participates in the decision making process and maintains a close working relationships with the financial staff. The Director of Finance will have a coordinating and management function in relation to financial accountants and financial accounts staff across the totality of the Service.The Role:The Director of Finance has overall responsibility for monitoring and managing the finances of the organisation including the production of the annual budget, the management of cash flow and the production of information for the CEO, the Executive Management Team, the Finance Committee and to the Board. The Director of Finance reports to the Chief Executive Officer.Key Responsibilities:Management of all financial matters of the Service in consultation with the Chief Executive Officer.Providing financial support, advice and guidance as necessary to all budget holders.Supervising and supporting the Service Pensions staff.Contribute to the management and development of the Service by participation in both Service Executive Meetings and Service Coordinating Committee Meetings.Provide and deliver Financial Reports to the Board of Management as required.QualificationsFully qualified Chartered Accountant with c.10 year PQEExperience within the charity sector would be an advantageFor a confidential discussion about this role please call John on 01-6377251 or mail john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Ambitious Accountant - Challenging & happy fund environment - Dublin City base
Permanent
Updated 10/October/2017
Dublin City Centre

A leading figure in Dublin's fund administration sector is adding to its team with another interesting role for a qualified Chartered Accountant.Your role will involve:• Review and understand the fund’s offering memorandum and verify that offering memorandum agrees to fund set up and ensure ongoing operations adhere to offering memorandum details• Liaise with investment managers, prime brokers and custodians in relation to trading activity as required for transaction processing and NAV preparation• Calculate the NAV for a portfolio of complex investment funds on a bi-monthly, monthly or quarterly basis• Inputting all portfolio trading activity• Inputting of corporate actions and related information• Assist with inputting of shareholder activity• Inputting of expenses, payments, accruals and sundry adjustments• Manual pricing of securities, as required• Pricing of portfolio using secondary pricing sources• Reviewing and clearing of all exception reports and queries• Completing of investment checklists.• Reconciling of administration records with custody and shareholder records and resolution of differences arising• Calculate recurring fees as set out in various agreements• Review and validate the partner/shareholder allocation calculations, including management and incentive fee calculations and the allocation of feeder specific income and expenses• Preparing and reviewing of the dealing NAV• Secondary review of the finalized dealing NAV with the relevant Investment Manager• Releasing of NAV to agreed third party vendors such as Bloomberg• Track all cash items whether trade related, subscription and redemptions or from dividend, interest and other income and expense items• Preparing of cash management forecasts• Preparing of interim fund accounts for agreement with Investment Manager and approval by fund board• Provision of registered office and corporate secretarial services• Preparing of draft annual fund accounts and liaison with the Investment Manager and approval by the fund boardOther duties:• Calculate and send out estimates for clients requesting this service• Assist in asset or new business conversions and reconciliations• Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual financial reports• Complete audit conformation requests• Respond to investor due diligence requests• Liaise with the fund’s auditors at year end and interim periods to ensure sufficient information is provided to facilitate the timely completion of controls testing and substantive work to the auditor stratification• Process fees and expenses on behalf of the Investment Manager and wire funds to third party service providers such as lawyers and auditors• Performance of general administration relating to client funds• Participate in special projects• Other duties as requiredIf you would like to make that first move out of practice and into the fund environment then could be a great option for you. Call Ciara on 016377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie for a discreet chat about it.

International client exposure- South Dublin based large practice
Permanent
Updated 10/October/2017
Dublin South

A large firm based in South Dublin has an opportunity for a qualified Chartered Accountant. This role is within their International Business team so will give the successful person great worldwide exposure.Why would the role interest you?• Accessible South Dublin location• You can expect to be a key member of the International Business team • Working alongside the Head of Internal Business Partner you will gain unprecedented experience.• 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 candidate:Will be a 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.The successful candidate will be skilled in the area of:• Technical - a working knowledge of either IFRS or FRS102, or preferably both.• Initiative - ability to take the initiative, work with limited supervision • 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 this firm, they are committed to providing comprehensive business and technical training. 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 on 01-6377 322 or mail on ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Technical Speakers -We Want you!
Permanent
Updated 9/October/2017
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 7331/087 746 3741 or email karin.Lanigan@charteredaccountants.ie

Insurance Sector - Internal Audit (Opportunity to develop FS career) - Dublin base
Permanent
Updated 9/October/2017
Dublin West

A leading insurer has a vacancy for an internal auditor to join its crucial team responsible for auditing the Group, the role will include reviewing internal control policies, procedures and processes and reports directly to the Head of Internal Audit. This is a highly functioning team and as such you will be exposed to senior teams and have the opportunity to shine and be seen by those that matter.You will facilitate and contribute to the Groups risk assessment and management, in a structured yet varied role.Responsibilities: o Conduct audit assignments from initiation to completion; o Audit planning and risk identification for individual assignments & multi-year plans; o Provide advice on controls to business units; o Carry out special investigations as required; o Write clear concise reports for use by key stakeholders; o Recommend control improvements that add value to the business; o Work with management to develop solutions for any issues identified; and o Develop and maintain productive business relationships with business units across the Group and its outsourced service providers. Requirements: o A qualified Chartered Accountant o Big 4 accountancy background is desirable. o Sound knowledge of current internal audit standards and the regulatory environment. o Good influencing skills o Excellent oral and written communication o Capacity to meet deadlines while maintaining quality standards and effective time management o Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team. Call to have a discreet discussion about the opportunities available here on 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Financial Accountant - FMCG - North Meath - Work life balance
Permanent
Updated 4/October/2017
Co. Meath.

One of Ireland’s leading companies with group operations cover manufacturing, distribution and sales and marketing of products and services to the grocery retail, food service and export sectors, is now hiring!Group Financial Accountant. This role represents an excellent opportunity for an ambitious qualified accountant to get significant exposure to all operations within an indigenous organisation. It involves working with the finance team, three manufacturing sites and the wider business community. This is a dynamic role incorporating the traditional aspects of finance, along with significant interaction with key stakeholders across the business. Key Responsibilities: Management and Statutory Accountso Preparation of monthly management accounts; consolidation of P&L and balance sheet as well as variance analysiso Preparation of statutory accounts in accordance with FRS 102 reporting requirements, along with liaising with external auditorso Review of Balance Sheet reconciliations and resolution of issuesPayrollo Preparation of weekly and monthly payrolls in Sage Micropayo Preparation of all payroll returns - P30, P35, etc. Cost Accountingo Supporting the Finance Manager with maintenance of Bills of Materials for manufactured productso Preparation of monthly variance analysis of manufacturing sites costsTax Reporting & Company Secretarialo Assisting the Group Reporting Manager on all corporation tax compliance matterso Liaising with external advisors on all Company Secretarial matterso Preparation of Irish and UK VAT returnsOthero Review and management of daily cash requirementso Ensuring internal controls, procedures and systems are in place throughout the business; promoting continuous improvement of sameo Sundry ad-hoc projects and analysisRequirements for the Role:• Qualified Chartered Accountant; 1-2 years post-qualified experience would be advantageous. • Determined outlook with a desire to progress.• Strong Microsoft Excel skills essential.• Organised, with strong numerical and technical analysis skills. Attention to detail is critical.• Strong interpersonal and communication skills with an ability to influence non-finance people.• Ability to work within a team and also on own initiative is essential to succeed in this roleThis position represents an outstanding opportunity to develop within a progressive company. So if you are fed up with a city commute this North East location could be just for you, talk to Ciara Tallon on 01 6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie in confidence.

Financial Accountant - Aircraft Leasing - €60k -€70k
Permanent
Updated 4/October/2017
Dublin City Centre

Our Client is a Professional Services firm that is setting a new “best in class” standard in the provision of corporate administration services to aircraft leasing and securitisation special purpose vehicles in Ireland.They are now looking for a financial accountant to join their rapidly expanding team to be part of a busy, client facing, professionally qualified team working under the direction of the Managing Director. Their main responsibilities will include:• Preparation and posting of accounting journals for a varied portfolio of Irish incorporated aircraft leasing and securitisation SPVs, in line with transactional and statutory deadlines. • Accounting for lease rentals, lease payments, interest calculations, maintenance reserves and expenses for aircraft leasing transactions.• Beginning to end responsibility for the preparation of annual financial statements under IFRS or local GAAP including active involvement in both audit preparation and delivery. • Frequent set up of new clients through researching and understanding the transaction, designing the general ledger, assessing the applicable accounting treatment, booking the opening accounting entries and drafting the initial financial statements.• Liaising directly with the auditors, the legal advisors, the client and the SPV Directors to ensure successful completion of the financial statements. • Completion of routine monthly and quarterly management accounts for a portfolio of SPVs.• Liaising with the tax advisors and others in relation to VAT and corporation tax compliance. Completion of VAT and CT returns and preparation of iXBRL tagged financial statements• Preparation and filing of quarterly regulatory returns to Central Bank of Ireland on a timely basis.• Prepare and submit FATCA, EMIR and CRS returns.• In time, train and mentor less experienced members of the team on elements of the above workload.• Ensure compliance with internal policies and procedures, while actively contributing to process improvements within the accounting team and to a positive office environment. Skills & Competences required:• Qualified Chartered Accountant.• The candidate must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience in a relevant auditing/accounting role with a Top 10 accounting firm, or in an aviation leasing or financial services company.• Strong technical accounting knowledge is essential.• Experience at either performing an audit or preparing for and answering audit queries is essential.• Experience in a financial reporting role would be a significant advantage.• Proficiency in using MS Office suite of applications with advanced Excel skills is essential.• The successful candidate should have a desire to work in a fast paced, client facing environment where delivery of a professional service to both clients and other counterparties is of key importance.• Experience in managing trainees/junior team members would be a benefit.• The successful candidate will be able to think on their feet, show attention to detail and resourcefulness, and have strong communication and organisational skills.To apply for this role please email John.Fagan@charteredaccountants.ie or for further queries call 01-6377251.

Financial Controller - Donegal - Food and Healthcare
Permanent
Updated 3/October/2017
Donegal

Our client designs, manufactures and sells high quality and innovative temperature and task management systems for the Food and Healthcare sectors. They now have a vacancy for a Financial Controller resorting directly to the Chief Finance Officer. Key Areas/ScopeManage day to day accounting functionDesign and implementation of appropriate systems and procedures of financial control;Preparation of Monthly Group Financial Performance Pack;Preparation and tracking of budgets / KPI’s;Ensure a robust reconciliation process is in place in respect of key control accounts, and that a formalised process is in place in respect of balance sheet reconciliations on a monthly basis;Ensure the company maintains compliance with statutory and legal filing requirements. In particular, ensure that VAT, PAYE and taxation are met on a timely basis;Liaise with the company's auditors as directed to ensure the smooth and effective completion of the annual audit;Lead, oversee, develop, mentor and coach finance and administration team membersStaff performance management; andSupport the Senior Management Team on ad-hoc projects.QualificationsFully qualified Chartered Accountant ant with post qualification experienceKnowledge of IT / technology sectors would be advantageous.Must have a strong commercial and strategic background.Must be a strong team player with management and leadership skills.Persona/Culture:Our Client is seeking an individual with the following attributes: motivated, dynamic, innovative, disciplined, results focused, flexible, adaptable, inspiring, organised, ambitious, quality driven and tech savvyThis has huge potential for the right talented and dynamic individual.For a confidential discussion about this role please call John on 01-6377251 or mail john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Qualified Accountants - Dynamic Practice Setting - Cork City
Permanent
Updated 18/September/2017
Cork.

Our client based in Cork, seeks qualified accountants with 1-2 PQE who enjoy and thrive in a practice environment. You will take over a portfolio of clients, looking after their compliance needs but also assist with servicing their consultancy, tax planning and business advisory requirements. For the right person there may be an opportunity to progress to a management role.The ideal candidate will be:Fully qualified Chartered AccountantPrevious experience in practice in the area of audit, accounts preparation and taxation Able to work to tight deadlines and to be proactive in meeting sameHighly personable with good communication skillsAble to work closely with the partners and to build relationships with clientsCompetitive salary rates, paid CPD and annual subscription are on offer for the right candidate so for a confidential discussion about this role please call ciara on 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Opportunity for Tax career - Newly Qualified - Dublin 8 practice
Permanent
Updated 15/September/2017
Dublin City Centre

A medium sized accountancy firm based in Dublin 8 has an opportunity for a Chartered Accountant interested in developing a tax career.Client base consists primarily of SME’s and high net worth individuals so growth, learning and exposure will be high in this team. Reporting to: Tax Manager / Tax Director you role will involve working as part of the tax team, covering Income Tax, Corporation Tax, VAT and RCT compliance.Duties & Responsibilities•Preparation of income tax and corporation tax returns in an efficient and accurate manner.•Liaising with clients to ensure timely submission of tax returns and payment of taxes.•Liaising with Auditing / Accounts Department on tax compliance matters.•Engaging with Revenue on behalf of clients.•Dealing with ad-hoc tax related queries from clients.•Meet scheduled deadlines for completion of work.Qualification & Skills•Qualified Chartered Accountant••Good computing skills, including Excel and Word.•Experience using sage tax pro and ROS is a plus•A team player, with excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills.With great exposure to UK tax and impending Brexit, this role will offer you great exposure to Irish and UK tax and is a great broad foundation to a long term career in tax. Call Ciara on 016377322 or mail me ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie for a discreet chat about this.

Financial Accountant/Finance Manager - Financial Services - Dublin City
Permanent
Updated 14/September/2017
Dublin City Centre

An International Leasing Company established in Ireland is expanding its operation and seeking a senior Financial Accountant/Finance Manager to develop its worldwide business.It is intended that the Company will build a portfolio of approx. 50 commercial jet aircraft on operating lease worldwide over the next four years or so, with a value of approx. $2 billion to $2.5 billion. The Company will be responsible for raising its own debt, for producing its own accounts, monitoring its bank accounts, and performing all corporate functions with the exception of origination, lease management and remarketing.The role:Reporting to the General Manager the Financial Accountant will be responsible for 1. The production of management accounts including monitoring of all major elements including bank accounts, receivables etc.2. Ensuring statutory filings (VAT, taxes, Annual Return etc.) are made accurately and on time3. Production of single company and consolidated financial accounts for audit 4. investigating and monitoring liability to withholding or other taxes under its leases or financing facilities.5. Assisting in monitoring reports from the Servicer 6. Following up and holding the Servicer to account. 7. Involvement from time to time in the negotiation of debt facilities8. Liaising with overseas offices in the production of management and financial reports9. Such other tasks as the General Manager may require from time to timeThe Financial Accountant will be a qualified Chartered Accountant that can exhibit a strong work ethic combined with a flexible mindset. Some knowledge of leasing and Mandarin would be an advantage, but are not essential. International travel may be required.For a confidential chat about this exciting and interesting role please call John Fagan 01-6377 251 or mail johnd.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Internal Audit Manager - Dublin - 80k -110k - 20% international travel
Permanent
Updated 13/September/2017
Dublin

Job Title: Group Internal AuditorPosition Reports To: Director of Risk & The Chairperson of the Audit, Risk and Finance CommitteeJob Purpose Summary: The role of the Group Internal Auditor is to provide independent assurance that the organisation's risk management, governance and internal control processes are operating effectivelyKey Responsibilities and AccountabilitiesGovernance • Assess governance and compliances with rules and regulations set by authorized legal bodies• Develop a solid understanding of business processes, corporate strategy, controls and risks to provide reliable and independent assurance on the design and effectiveness of the control framework• Monitor key compliance issues including CSR, ethics, laws, regulationsRisk Management • Identify and evaluate significant risk within the organization (e.g. Financial, Operations, Project Risk) and contribute to improvements in Risk Management area• Evaluate internal risk management procedures to ensure they design, implementation and effectiveness are fit for purposeAuditing • Lead all aspects of audit activities including risk assessments, audit planning, audit testing, control evaluation, report drafting, work paper documentation, follow-up and tracking of management's corrective actions in response to findings, and verification of issue closure• Communicate the results of audits and other related work to appropriate levels of management, using influencing techniques to gain support and agreement• Proactively look for areas of improvement during the audit process and provide value adding and insightful recommendations that are pragmatic, address root causes, and lead to control/process improvements• Produce Summary of Issues Reports and Draft Audit Reports that are well written and effectively communicate the key finding and recommendations of an audit• Coordinate and manage a portfolio of audit actions being implemented by the businessQualifications and ExperienceRequired • ACA• Advanced Computer skills in MS Office, Databases and Accounting Software• Experience using Audit/Data Analytical Software • Familiarity with the Agresso Financial System an advantage • Member of a recognised Accounting Body and/or Certified Internal Auditor with the IIA, CPA or other relevant professional body• A minimum of 3 - 5 years’ experience a requirement, with relevant experience in the Professional Services Industry / Construction an advantage • Experience in risk-based auditing with a thorough knowledge of all relevant Regulations, Accounting and Audit Standards • The role will require international travel For 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

Audit Manager, Seniors and Juniors - Thriving Limerick practice
Permanent
Updated 6/September/2017
Limerick

Our client, one of the most dynamic in the Limerick area has a number of vacancies arising from recent growth and expansion. Providing a full range of services including Audit, Tax and Advisory, the firm has unique teams to specialise in each service.Audit Vacancies:Audit ManagerThe successful candidate should be a qualified Chartered Accountant and management experience preferable.The role would entail a mix of the following activities:• Client liaison • Engagement planning and oversight• Supervising and mentoring staff• Reviewing of files• Reporting to partner• Billing and cash collection• Assisting with management of Dept. and StaffAudit SeniorsThe successful candidate should be a qualified Chartered Accountant with audit experience is essential. The role would entail a mix of the following activities:• Client liaison • Engagement planning and oversight• Supervising and mentoring staff• Reviewing of work completed by other staff• Reporting to Manager or directly to partnerFor a confidential discussion on any of these roles please call Ciara on 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Recently qualified - High net worth clients - High Autonomy- South Dublin
Permanent
Updated 31/August/2017
Dublin City Centre

Our client in the advisory sector provides core services including the establishment and administration of companies, trusts and other structures on behalf of clients who wish to arrange the creation, management and distribution of wealth in an optimum manner.They now have a vacancy for a qualified Chartered Accountant to join their Client Accounting team. Why would this role interest you?Gain exposure to high net worth individualsManage your own portfolioHigh levels of autonomy with this role - complete ownership of portfolioIncrease your technical and client relationship skills setResponsibilities: • Preparation of management accounts and statutory accounts for client companies. • Assist with planning the accounting compliance timetables. • Correspond with clients in respect of accounting matters. • Participate at Board Meetings to present financial accounts.• Liaise with auditors and external service providers.• Other duties as assigned.Requirements:• Qualified Chartered Accountant• Experience gained in public practice • Audit experience an advantage, not a requirement• Knowledge and experience of Corporate Financial Reporting• Excellent analytical and reporting skills • Self motivated• Good verbal and written communication skills• Computer “literacy“For a confidential discussion on this call Ciara on 01 6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Assistant Manager - Large Belfast Practice - Excellent career prospects
Permanent
Updated 30/August/2017
Co. Antrim

A large thriving Belfast practice would like a qualified Chartered Accountant to join its team and offer real long term interesting career prospects.Responsibilities of the role will include:• Preparation of financial statements for companies, partnerships and sole traders• Perform audit work and preparation of audit files• Preparation of corporation tax returns• Preparation of self-assessment tax returns• PAYE and VAT• Cloud accounting• Supervision of junior staff and review of junior staff filesThe successful candidate:• Qualified Chartered Accountant• Experience gained within small or medium sized practice• Computer literate, in particular, proficient in Excel. Knowledge of Sage 50, Xero and QuickBooks online would be desirable.• Ability to work to tight deadlines• Highly motivated and professional• Ability to work as part of a team, and on your own initiative.For a quick chat about the role call Ciara on 003531 6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Head of Finance - Property - Dublin City Centre
Permanent
Updated 30/August/2017
Dublin City Centre

Head of Finance - Property - Dublin City Centre - €80 - €90kOur client is one of Ireland’s most ambitious providers of customer-focused housing and support services. They provide high quality modern homes for elderly people, families, mature singles and people with complex needs across the Republic of Ireland.They have built a strong business with a social purpose and are a leading provider of quality customer focused housing and support services. The organisation currently has c.1000 housing units under its management and has ambitions to double this figure over the next 3 years. Our client is seeking to strengthen its management team with the appointment of a Head of Finance to play a strategic financial leadership role, ensuring high quality financial management; risk management; compliance with stakeholder requirements and helping drive innovation and change as part of the Management Team. The Head of Finance will be responsible for contributing to and leading the financial strategy, as well as assisting the CEO with strategy formulation and implementation. The Head of Finance will lead the business, working closely with the CEO and Group Director of Finance and Resources to provide commercial support that will improve performance and further establish the business as a market leader in providing social and affordable housing. Key Responsibilities include:Oversight of the services in the finance area (finance planning and control, internal and external finance reporting, as well as finance management services). Develop appropriate financial strategies to implement the Board’s decisions, including investment of funds, borrowing requirements and the financing of development plans.Develop and implement a financial management strategy and plan based on a comprehensive budget and stress-tested financial forecasts.Ensure that there is an effective Treasury Management Strategy and banking arrangements in place.Prepare financial reports and financial forecasts for the Board and Committees.Ensure compliance with legislation, regulatory codes and recommendations of internal and external auditors. Oversee and manage performance against budget in conjunction with the CEO and ensure sufficient analysis of variances by cost centre.Experience Required:Qualified ACA Accountant with a minimum of five years’ post qualification experience 5+ years of relevant industry experience Comprehensive experience of computerised financial management systems.An understanding and knowledge of the domestic housing market in Ireland.Clear evidence of delivering improved performance in a finance department.Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to think and communicate creatively, thoughtfully, and on your feet with diverse groups, spanning all organizational levelsExcellent verbal and written communication skillsIf you are interested in an organisation where you will be challenged and offered opportunities to develop then this is for you, contact John 01-6377 251 or john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie to have a discreet discussion about this.

Audit Senior - Dublin City centre - International practice
Permanent
Updated 28/August/2017
Dublin City Centre

Our client a practice in the city centre now has an opportunity for a recently qualified Chartered Accountant. Your role will include some audit, accountancy and taxation, predominantly within the SME industry.Excellent experience with attractive remuneration package and opportunity to advance within the company to Management /Partner level.Requirements:Qualified Chartered Accountant with a passion for practice.For a confidential discussion about this please contact Ciara on 01 6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Newly qualified Audit Senior - Large Practice - North Dublin City
Permanent
Updated 24/August/2017
Dublin North

Our client a large practice north of the city has an opportunity for a newly qualified Chartered Accountant keen to stay and develop a career in an exciting practice.Duties and Responsibilities:Preparation of accounts and financial statements.Audit of companies involved in various business sectors.Implementing audit plans and controls.Ensure completion of assignments within the appropriate time frame.Developing and mentoring of trainees and staff.Business Planning and other advisory services to our clients.The successful candidate will have:Strong experience of audit engagements.Strong technical ability.Strong interpersonal skills are essential.Capable of working on your own initiative and the ambition to develop a career in practice.For a confidential discussion about this call Ciara on 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Senior Fund Accountant - Private Client - Dublin City
Permanent
Updated 22/August/2017
Dublin City Centre

Our Client in the fund accounting space with a global network of clients and administrators has a vacancy for two Senior Fund Accountants.Your role involves:Ensuring that the fund accountants are carrying out their functions, by way of support and supervision, within the required deadlines by monitoring deadlines and quality of their work. Key to this role will be organisational, time management, motivational and communication skills along with the technical understanding the fund administration process. Ensure proper review and completion (including accurate and complete back-up schedules) of monthly net asset values within deadlines Support and supervision of senior fund accountants in meeting deadlines and developing controls to monitor their performance. Ensure scheduling and resourcing in place to meet workload and assistance and back-up where necessary. Ensure timely completion of all tasks relating to the administration of the funds (operational, legal and regulatory). Supervise and support timely completion of periodic accounts and financials for assigned funds Review, assign and support accountants in dealing with shareholder queries as they are received. Act as back up for senior fund accountants• Oversight of daily control functions including bank reconciliations, cash management, booking allocations• Communication and appraisal of senior fund accountants to clarify roles and expectations including completion of eBSC• Support senior fund accountants in developing processes and procedures for funds.• Identifying training requirements.• Reviewing and preparation of fund specific procedures and overall fund administration procedures.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 Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Recently qualified - Rewarding career in practice - Wexford base
Permanent
Updated 22/August/2017
Wexford.

A well-established successful medium-sized accountancy practice in Wexford is expanding and has the need for a fully qualified Chartered Accountant to join its team.What will the role entail:Audit, accounting, taxation, client relationship management as well as statutory filing etc.General practice and administrative dutiesMentoring and supporting the training and development of new staff and traineesThe type of person who might suit this role:A qualified Chartered Accountant with previous practice experienceStrong interest and knowledge of accounting and audit standardsAdvanced computer skills (Sage/Relate an advantage)Attention to detail with strong interpersonal and communication skillsA good, long term career is on offer to the successful candidate.For a confidential conversation about this call Ciara on 01 6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Newly qualified - Fund administration opportunity - Dublin city
Permanent
Updated 22/August/2017
Dublin City Centre

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 Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Senior Asset Managers - North Kildare base - Work/Life balance
Permanent
Updated 15/August/2017
Dublin West

Our client based in North Kildare has a number of opportunities at Senior Asset Manager Level in various areas of credit, legal and receivership. These roles may be attractive for anyone wishing to leave the city centre bustle, and indeed might be of interest to Midland based members seeking a challenging role.Your role will primarily involve:Efficiently lead and develop a team of managers and analystsPromote collaborative and meaningful relationships involving all stakeholdersResponsible for credit analysis and risk assessment, providing meaningful analysis and interpretationReview and assess the quality of and reliability of financial information, implement new procedures and provide recommendations and suggestions as requiredDevelop strong, dynamic, high performing teamsResponsibility for the management, delivery and compliance to team SLA's and KPI'sConstantly update and maintain current credit risk and regulatory knowledge and seek ongoing training and developmentEssentially your skills set will include:Substantial credit analysis and lending exposureSignificant regulatory and conduct exposure and understandingExcellent leadership and motivational expertiseStakeholder management, motivation and collaborationCore project management ability and expertise coupled with sound commercial and business acumenIf you are a fully qualified, experienced Chartered Accountant looking for a fresh new challenge and maintain a work/life balance then these opportunities are for you. QFA or APA required.Contact John Fagan on 01 6377 251 or mail john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Corporate Treasury Specialist (FX/Deposits)- Financial Services - Dublin City
Permanent
Updated 15/August/2017
Dublin City Centre

Our client in the financial services sector has an opportunity for a highly experienced qualified Chartered Accountant to join their Corporate Treasury Function. The successful candidate will take responsibility for the management of a key element of this business's Corporate Treasury activities .The department plays an increasing role in the overall funding mix as well as having a significant presence in the corporate foreign exchange market. The successful candidate will acquire the overall management responsibility of one of these three key sections within Corporate Treasury depending on the qualities and experience of the successful candidate. Key Duties & Responsibilities:The key responsibility will focus on growing one of our activities i.e., Corporate funding, Credit Union funding or foreign exchange activities with experience in at least one of these client classifications essential. The key duties will include, but not be limited to, the management of the existing team , the maintenance and development of relationships with a large cohort of existing customers and the sourcing of new clients. The candidate will also play a leading role in the future strategic direction of the unit including involvement in the annual budgetary process. Within this role the key duties and responsibilities are : -- Assume responsibility for a key area of Corporate Treasury - Report directly to the Head of Corporate Treasury- Devise plan to achieve budgets which are set out by the Head of Corporate Treasury- Successfully maintain existing relationships in the portfolio- Extend our product outreach to the existing customers in your portfolio- Deliver new clients to the business - Represent the unit at key meetings both internally and externally- Manage existing team and impart knowledge to the other team members - Assist in the delivery of strategic roadmap to ensure a sustainable and successful unitKnowledge, Education & Experience:• The candidate will typically have 7-10 years’ banking experience• Qualified Chartered Accountant.• Previous client management experience in Treasury {Deposits and/or FX} or Corporate Banking or Portfolio Management is required• Team management experience is preferable but not essentialEssential Skills & Abilities:• Strong customer centric focus and excellent interpersonal skills • Confident and professional, and to be a self-starter • Display attributes that command customer respect • Strong mathematical skills• Focus upon the delivery of goals and targets• Articulate and able to motivate other team members• Good presentation skills• Flexible approach to work and capable of working in a fast moving, exciting environment.For a call in confidence dial 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Internal Control and Risk Specialist -Insurance Sector - Dublin City
Permanent
Updated 3/August/2017
Dublin City Centre

The successful candidate will be part of the Internal Control team with responsibility for supportingthe implementation and maintenance of a strong Internal Control Framework across the company.Main activitiesAs an Internal Control and Risk Specialist, you will be responsible for supporting the furtherdevelopment and enhancement of the Internal Control Framework in line with Group requirements. The role will include responsibility for:· Providing risk and control owners with support to implement relevant aspects of theInternal Control Framework within their areas of responsibility.· Ensuring that risk and control owners are appropriately defining and operatingeffectively internal controls to address key risks.· Performing 2nd line control activities to review and challenge the implementation of theInternal Control Framework.· Facilitating risk and control owners with developing action plans to address identifiedcontrol deficiencies.· Monitoring the implementation of action plans.· Developing positive working relationships with risk and control owners.· Preparing internal control updates and reports for the attention of Senior Managementand Board / Board Committees.· Submission of local deliverables to Group Internal Control.· Working closely with other 2nd line of defence functions where necessary, in particularwith Risk Management and other control functions; and· Assisting with the delivery of some Operational Risk Management objectives.Skills & ExperienceQualifications:· Qualified Chartered Accountant · Internal control or risk management qualifications also desirable.Experience:· 1 – 3 years post qualification experience which includes internal control, operationalrisk management or audit experience;· Big 4 Professional Services Firm experience or similar, in financial services sector,preferably in the insurance industry.Skills and Knowledge:· Knowledge of business processes, systems and internal controls is essential.· Excellent report-writing ability; ideally with experience of having preparedpresentations / deliverables for Boards, Board Committees and Senior Management.· Strong technical, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with a focus onattention to detail.· Customer focused with the ability to deliver services to internal and external parties ina reliable, attentive and available manner.· Hardworking, dedicated and focused with the ability to deliver results ensuring timelyhigh quality deliverables, under pressure.· Ability to work well within a team environment, sharing ideas, experience andknowledge with colleagues and with others across the business.· Ability to handle multiple tasks effectively and to demonstrate flexibility towards workrequirements / job specification depending on team needs and priorities; andA great opportunity to join this expanding team, talk to John Fagan on 01 6377 251 or mail john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Recently qualified - Boutique practice - Part-time option - South Dublin
Permanent
Updated 1/August/2017
Dublin South

A boutique firm in South Dublin has a vacancy for a newly qualified Chartered Accountant to join and add value and experience to the current team.The ideal candidate:Will have recent audit experience in practiceWill be responsible for preparation and review of audit files and also financial accounts under FRS102. Preferably have had experience of reviewing audit files and have a good technical overview of the requirements of Clarity ISAs. Personal and corporate taxation will be relevant alsoMay suit someone from a larger firm looking to move to part time depending on experience, however equally it can be a full time role. A hands on approach is essential with excellent attention to detail and good accounting knowledge. If you are interested in reducing your working hours this may be the option for you, contact Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Qualified Accountant - West Cork thriving practice
Permanent
Updated 27/July/2017
Cork

This is a great opportunity for someone wishing to perhaps move back to West Cork, enjoys practice and wants to maintain and further develop a long term career.Key Responsibilities:• Preparation of accounts to trial balance stage• Preparation of audited and audit exempt financial statements for companies across a variety of sectors• Preparation of financial statements for sole traders and partnerships• Management accounts• Overseeing the provision and submission of tax registration services, book-keeping, payroll and VAT returns.• Electronic filing of CT returns.• Managing of team of two other Accountants/Book-keepers.• Preparation of statutory end of year accounts and management accounts.• Proactively manage your client database to ensure all submissions are filed in a timely manner.• Carry out other duties as assigned by the Company Principal or Practice Manager.Education/ Experience• Qualified Chartered Accountant• Experience in practice and/or multi-client environment.Benefits• Competitive salary and great work life balance working in a dynamic and supportive environment.To discuss this opportunity please contact Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

Head of Strategy Planning and Governance - Retail Banking - 100k+
Permanent
Updated 20/July/2017
Dublin City Centre

Head of Strategy Planning and GovernanceThe Role:The Head of Strategy, Planning & Governance will lead the development of our Distribution strategy, our annual sales and service planning process, the development of our Sales & Service capability & effectiveness through a best in class Sales & Service Excellence programme, the development and implementation of a robust governance & quality control environment, the development and implementation of the Distribution performance management & review process, and the management of the planning, forecasting and budgeting process including Distribution APC. Key Duties & Responsibilities: The successful candidate will have responsibility for leading the development of our Distribution strategy & planning, governance model, performance management & review process, sales & service capability model and change management. Lead the development of the retail distribution strategy and multi-year plan that ensures the Retail Distribution model supports the achievement of the overall Retail strategic ambition and APC objectives.Lead the development of the multi-channel retail customer service strategyLead the development of the retail distribution sales and service models ensuring they are set up to deliver optimal performance in the most efficient and way focussing on customer, people, process and compliance, ensuring digital technology is embedded across all channels.Lead the development and implementation of a robust governance and quality control environment ensuring the Distribution operating model is consistently compliant, and all risks are identified and proactively managed within a robust control environment.Essential Experience:10 years + hands on Retail Banking experienceSignificant hands-on Retail Distribution experience in a multi-channel environment.Developing and implementing multi -year Retail Distribution strategies and business plansDeveloping and implementing best-in-class sales and service capability modelsDeveloping and implementing robust performance measurement, analysis and reporting modelsImplementation of robust and compliant Retail governance models, quality control and operating standards in a multi-channel environmentInterested members should contact John Fagan by email on john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Manager - Expanding team - Thriving practice - Dublin South
Permanent
Updated 18/July/2017
Dublin South

Our client a large firm with international business clients has a vacancy for a Manager. You can expect to be a key member of our 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.Qualifications A qualified Chartered Accountant with 3+ years’ experience, ideally from a small to medium sized firm.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• Filing annual returns with the CRO; and • Taking a structured approach to the completion of jobs with an emphasis on process improvement.This offers the successful candidate the opportunity to develop a career within an thriving environment. Contact John Fagan in confidence on 01- 6377 251 or mail john.fagan@charteredaccountants.ie

Director of Finance - Health Sector - Dublin - c.€90k
Permanent
Updated 14/July/2017
Dublin

Our client has an exciting opportunity to lead the Finance team in one of the largest Health, Social Care, Education and Training Service for people in Dublin. The role: The Director of Finance has overall responsibility for the leadership and development of the Finance function and effective management of the finances of the organisation, including the production of the annual finance budget, the management of cash flow and the production of management information for the CEO, the Executive Management Team, the Finance Committee and the Board. The role also involves working closely with the Chief Executive by contributing fully to the development of organisation strategy across all areas, challenging assumptions and decision-making as appropriate, and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers. Responsibility for the regulatory requirements of all statutory bodies are met and also Internal and External audit.Resources available to the Director of Finance:The Director of Finance has the following roles directly reporting to it including:- Finance Manager.- Accounts Department staff.- Payroll Department staff.- Management Accountant. The Person:ACA qualifiedA high degree of analytical, conceptual and problem solving skills in financial and business management.At least five – seven years experience of managing a substantial service organisationExperience of managing staff and other resources. Excellent process management and organisational skills.An ability to work under pressure and achieve tight deadlines with attention to detail. Project Management skills. Strong communication skills including influencing, persuading and problem solving. Excellent IT skills. An ability to work on own initiative and as part of a teamFor 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

Finance Business Partner - Dublin City Centre - circa .€65k
Permanent
Updated 14/July/2017
Dublin City Centre

Our client is seeking to hire a commercially driven finance professional to join its Finance Decision Support Team to work internally with the business. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and motivated person to join a growing area of focus within the firm. The successful candidate will be exposed to a variety of different business disciplines including accounting, financial modelling, project management, and internal analysis. The Decision Support Team works closely with each business unit to provide timely, reliable and insightful support that drive financial and commercial discussions and helps identify actions. Building financial and performance insight will include developing financial forecasts and analyses, generating internal management reports and monitoring key performance indicators. The Role:Help the Business Unit Leaders to understand their financial performance, trends and the relevant underlying drivers to support business growth and increased profitability objectivesWork with Business Unit Leaders to devise and implement performance improvement programmes – improved profitability, accelerated cash flow, etcWork with the Business Unit Leaders to support budgeting; forecasting and other business modelling activity;Conduct Client, Service Line and Service Title profitability reviews, together with appropriate response plans;•Project manage the development and implementation of certain system and process changes to support better quality reporting and forecasting.The Person:Your role as a Manager, Decision Support will focus on the management and delivery of client engagements, as well as sales and practice development. In this role, you will develop high- performing people and teams, leading and supporting them to make an impact that matters, and setting the direction to deliver exceptional client service.To be considered for this position, you must demonstrate skills and experience in the following areas:Qualified ACA,Minimum of 4/5 years working in aggressive commercial rolesExperience working in a finance and/or Financial transformation teamsExcellent understanding of general business practicesStrong inter-personal skillsStrong business development acumenAn ability to work effectively under pressureA strong attention to detail and commitment to qualityFor 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

Tax Consultant (temporary) - South Dublin established practice
Contract
Updated 4/July/2017
Dublin South

A well established small practice in South Dublin, has a requirement for a qualified Chartered Accountant (tax qualified) to join the team for an initial six month contract, there may be an option for this to develop into a fulltime permanent role further down the line.The role will require the successful candidates responsibility for looking after all tax compliance for the firm to include:1. 2016 income tax preparation and filings – all due to be filed in early November 2017.2. Accounts preparation in relation to income tax clients – noted at 1 above.3. Corporation Tax calculations and filings for all client companies.4. VAT and PAYE – calculations and filings on ROS for a number of clients.5. Dealing with all general tax related queries that arise within the firm.This has the potential to be an interesting assignment and anyone interested should contact Ciara Tallon on 01-6377 322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccoutants.ie

Audit Manager - Expanding practice - South East base
Permanent
Updated 21/June/2017
Waterford.

One of the leading Accounting Firms in the South East providing Audit, Tax and Consulting Services to a broad range of clients is now hiring a qualified, experienced Chartered Accountant.The RoleWe are looking for someone to join our team as an audit manager.Required skills and experience : - Qualified Chartered Accountant - An ability to analyse problems and deliver and implement solutions. - A team orientated approach with flexibility regarding multiple tasks. - An outstanding work ethic and a 100% commitment to being the best. - A high level of understanding of audit and accounting standards. What you will be doingYour initial focus will be on the provision of compliance services to our broad base of SME Clients. Some of the key aspects of the role include :- - Effectively manage teams and actively coach and develop team members. - Responsible for planning and managing assignments for compliance with all technical requirements. - Responsible for handling various assignments concurrently including dealing with project budgets, people resourcing and liaising with key client contacts. - Liaising with Partners as well as other professionals within the Firm. - Other ad-hoc related duties. RemunerationOur remuneration packages are designed to attract and retain the best people as part of our team and are flexible based on prior experience.For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Ciara Tallon on 01-6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charterdaccountants.ie

Tax Compliance Manager - Expanding Practice - South East base
Permanent
Updated 21/June/2017
Waterford.

We are one of the leading Accounting Firms in the South East providing Audit, Tax and Consulting Services to a broad range of Clients.We rely on talented people to ensure that we deliver the highest standards of Client Service.Recruiting and retaining quality staff is a priority for us and we are committed to an ongoing program of education and training for all of our people. The RoleWe are looking for someone to join our tax department as a Tax Senior. The Suitable candidates should be / have: - A tax qualification or on the path to qualification - A Chartered Accountant - Minimum of two years of experience in a busy tax environment. - An ability to work within deadlines and under pressure during busy times. - An ability to analyse problems and deliver and implement solutions. - A team orientated approach with flexibility regarding multiple tasks. - An outstanding work ethic and a 100% commitment to being the best. - A proficiency in relevant computer applications will be an advantage. What you will be doingYour initial focus will be on managing the firm’s tax compliance services but there is also the opportunity to be involved in consultancy projects. Key aspects of the role include: - Responsibility for a large portfolio of Clients. - Researching and resolving technical issues throughout the compliance process.- Liaising with Partners, Managers as well as other professionals within the Firm. - Assisting colleagues within the Firm with tax queries relating to mutual Clients. - Other ad-hoc tax related duties including assisting on consultancy projects. RemunerationOur remuneration packages are designed to attract and retain the best people as part of our team and are flexible based on prior experience and exams passed. For a confidential discussion about this role please contact Ciara Tallon on 01-6377322 or mail ciara.tallon@charteredaccountants.ie

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

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

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

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

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