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SENIOR ACCOUNTANT

Whelan Accountancy, based in Dublin Hill, Cork, is currently recruiting for a Senior Accountant to join their practice.

Whelan Accountancy offers clients tailor-made accountancy and business consultancy services to suit both start-ups and established SME’s. Their mission is to help their clients achieve success by ensuring personalised attention and a commitment to service. They pride themselves on customising their services to each company’s needs. These services include cash flow management, bookkeeping, annual accounts, payroll, business planning & development, stakeholder management, tax & CRO filings, and board services. The successful candidate will be a senior accountant who enjoys a client-facing and varied General Practice role which will be heavily focused on providing business advisory, accounting, audit, and tax services. You will be working with a client base spanning many sectors, and you will also be managing the staff within the practice and providing mentoring, advice, and support to more junior accountants.

You will ideally have a broad range of experience across accounting and financial management along with an ambition to develop your career.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Full cycle client management across accounts, tax, and audit
  • Preparation of monthly, quarterly, and annual management accounts detailed reporting of monthly financial results for discussion with clients and Partners.
    Assisting in the Budget Management of clients’ businesses and reconciling same with performance.
  • Preparation of annual, quarterly, and monthly forecasts, reporting key variances, and highlighting key features.
  • Preparation and completion of company audits.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with clients and managing client expectations and business competition.
  • Providing advice to clients on tax planning and efficiencies.
  • Assisting with and managing ad-hoc projects, as required, to support existing services and processes as well as addressing developments and proposals.
  • Participating in enhancing the reporting system to communicate financial performance and results to clients in a timely and relevant manner.
  • Review business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
  • Co-ordinating, managing, and leading the practice’s team
  • Developing junior staff, providing support, guidance, and mentorship as required.

Successful candidate requirements

  • Fully qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CPA or equivalent)
  • 8+ years relevant Post-Qualification Accountancy experience
    Fluent English
  • The right to live and work in Ireland

Desired Characteristics

  • Highly organised with the ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritise work in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong attention to detail with exceptional numerical, logical, analytical and problem-solving skills and the ability to make educated decisions
  • Self-starter with a mature and responsible attitude and an ability to use own initiative.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, as well as good leadership and management abilities
  • Positive, team-orientated focus with experience managing a team
    Experience with various IT systems, advanced excel skills, and a solid understanding of accounting software

Job Type: Full Time, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Job Location: Cork
Salary: €50K – €60K DOE

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ACCOUNTANT

Whelan Accountancy, based in Dublin Hill, Cork, are seeking to welcome a Trainee / Junior Accountant to join their team.

Whelan Accountancy offer clients tailor-made accountancy and business consultancy services to suit both start-ups and established SME’s. Their mission is to help their clients achieve success by ensuring personalised attention and a commitment to service. They pride themselves on customising their services to each company’s needs. These services include cash flow management, bookkeeping, annual accounts, payroll, business planning & development, stakeholder management, tax & CRO filings and board services.

The successful candidate will be a trainee accountant who is currently studying towards or completing exams or who has recently qualified. You will be looking to develop your skills within a client facing and varied General Practice role which will be heavily focused on providing business advisory, accounting, audit and tax services, working with a client base spanning across many sectors. This is an excellent opportunity for a successful candidate to grow into a fully qualified
accountant and to build a rewarding career in professional services while helping businesses across the region to maximise their potential.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Assisting with full cycle client management across accounts, tax and audit.
  • Assist with the month-end and year-end close process, preparing reconciliation and financial analysis files for review by management.
  • Assisting with the preparation of customer statements to ensure that customer accounts are kept up to date.
  • Completing and filing of VAT and tax returns and preparing trackers to make sure that deadlines are adhered to.
  • Assisting with the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual management accounts and compiling reports of monthly financial results.
  • Running reports and preparing analyses to support management.
  • Assisting in the preparation for and completion of company audits.
  • Developing and maintaining relationships with clients.
  • Providing advice to clients on tax planning and efficiencies.
  • Updating internal documents and adhering to internal controls.
  • Assisting with ad-hoc projects, as required, to support existing services and processes.

Successful candidate requirements

  • Working towards or recently qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CPA or equivalent)
  • Experience of working in an accounting role is desired but not essential.
  • Fluent English.
  • The right to live and work in Ireland.

Desired Characteristics

  • 1+ years experience.

  • Excellent organisation and time management skills with the ability to work under time pressure and to prioritise tasks effectively.

  • Strong attention to detail with a good level of numerical, logical, analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • A “can-do” attitude and a sincere desire to develop your skillset.

  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to support and influence colleagues.

  • Positive and team-orientated focus.

  • Experience with various IT systems, good excel skills and an understanding of accounting software.

Job Type: Full Time, 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday
Job Location: Cork
Salary: €40K 

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