Due to continued growth and development, Avid Partners is seeking a Qualified/Part Qualified Accountant to join us as Audit Senior / Senior Accountant and become a crucial team member in helping develop and grow a multiple office practice in line with the development plan.
We currently have a wide range of staff over multiple locations within Leinster including Dublin and Portlaoise with a practice wide agenda for growth of service, locations and clients.
You will be described as:
Ambitious, a great communicator, a great team leader, someone who wants to make a difference to our clients’ lives, organised and efficient, a make-it happen person.
Someone who can take charge of any situation and provide guidance to fellow staff and clients.
Someone who really gets a kick from helping clients and bringing real value to their business and their lives.
Someone who wants to make a difference and put their mark on whatever they do.
Someone who is a Qualified/Part Qualified Accountant engaged in Accountancy Practice
The job is:
You will be in charge of a portfolio of clients while working alongside the Managing Partner, Jamie O’Hanlon..
You will have all the assistance and training you need, but this role definitely requires a go-getter personality with strong management skills and experience in leading and driving a team.
You will have a mix of service portfolio including auditing, financial reporting, management accounting and corporate/personal taxation – auditing will account for 25% of your assignments while the greater amount of time will be spent on management reporting and preparation of financial accounts and other reports including the presentation to client and related advisory services.
A Qualified/Part Qualified Accountant with an extensive background of experience in Accountancy Practice is required including accounts, corporate/personal/capital tax, auditing, management accounts and financial reporting, client advisory services and a track record in supervising staff and dealing face to face with clients and other stakeholders.
Areas of responsibility:
Preparation of accounts and financial statements
Assist in maintaining and developing client relationships
Design and implementation of audit plans
Ensure completion of assignments within appropriate budget and timeframe
Manage trainees while on assignment
Responsible for development and mentoring of trainees.
Managing and planning audit, audit exempt and project assignments
Receiving the financial records from the client and the preparation of routine financial reports essential to the effective support of the financial function of the client to include annual financial statements and taxation reports
Managing a portfolio of clients and the provision of business advisory support to these clients
Setting out key goals and objectives to deliver the strategic plan
Working with existing clients to develop new business opportunities
Identifying and promote additional services and support to client
Provide high-level technical and business and commercial advisory support to clients
Working to deadlines and budgetary measures and other KPI essential for the efficient functioning and growth of the practice
Liaising with Management and staff on co-ordination and alignment of work flow strategy
Liaising and co-ordinating with internal staff members and providing them with support, guidance and training
Communicating with colleagues, clients and public at large
This role with only involve 15% audit assignment while the majority of assignment focus will be on practice advisory services supporting the development of the clients business and performance.
Skills and attributes:
Minimum 3 years' experience required
Qualified/Part Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or similar qualification)
Strong technical knowledge
Experience in audit engagements
Worked with a diverse portfolio of clients
Capable of working on your own initiative
Ambitious and want to pursue a career in practice; and strong interpersonal skills are essential
You will be based either in the Dublin or Portlaoise regional office but will travel to all other regional offices within Leinster and to clients throughout Ireland.
From €40,000 to €45,000
Permanent / Full-time