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Client Accountant

Accounting/Auditing Dublin, Ireland Full-time
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Job Description

To assist with accounting requirements for a portfolio of client companies, including aviation and capital markets special purpose vehicles (SPVs). To ensure the timely preparation and delivery of client's financial statements, and effective management of clients and auditors.

Work closely with the client services team along with the Global Operations team for the preparation of financial statements, addressing client queries on a timely basis.

Main responsibilities

As a key member of the client accounting team:

  • Assisting in the preparation of annual financial statements and, where required, management accounts from the accounting records of the client entities as maintained in accordance with relevant accounting standards
  • Post final bookkeeping entries required to produce financial statements and perform year end ledger close-down procedures
  • Reviewing accounts preparation working papers and financial statements as a quality control function
  • Liaising with client services, Global Operations and auditors to ensure the audits of clients' financial statements is completed in a timely manner
  • Assisting with the update and maintenance of financial statement templates in accordance with appropriate accounting principles
  • Review final accounts for presentation before delivery to clients or their advisers
  • To provide advice on ad-hoc accounting and reporting queries
  • To assist in the completion of tax computations
  • To assist in the preparation of VAT/46g/RTD returns
  • Keep abreast of all relevant accounting and regulatory developments
  • Identify opportunities to enhance and develop the service provided by the client accounting team and Global Operations
  • Fully support the Head of Client Accounting and assist management on ad hoc projects
  • Manage your time efficiently and effectively to achieve the objectives of the function
Your Key Roles and Responsibilities

All staff are expected to embody our core values that underpin everything that we do and that reflect the skills and behaviours we all need to be successful.  These are:

  • We are AMBITIOUS – We aim high and are always seeking new ways to delight our people and clients
  • We are AGILE – We act on our initiative to get things done
  • We are COLLABORATIVE – We achieve more working together
  • We are ETHICAL – We behave with integrity at all times
Qualifications Required

The post holder will ideally have recently attained or be working towards an appropriate accountancy qualification (e.g. ACCA/ACA).


  • Have at least 2 years’ experience in a fiduciary or similar environment
  • Experience with Navision and ValueFinancials desirable but not essential
  • As a result of study and experience possess a comprehensive understanding and knowledge of accounts preparation, accounting standards, company administration and Irish Company Law
  • Competent IT skills


  • Strong technical ability
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with clients and colleagues at all levels
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • A "hands-on" approach and solution drive attitude to problems
  • Strong time management and organisation skills
  • Sound judgement and the ability to make decisions
  • Willingness to learn