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Client Accountant

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Work type: Full time
Location: Ireland
Categories: Client Accounting
Office Location: Dublin

Duties and responsibilities

  • Responsible for ensuring the timely completeness and accuracy of the accounting records while using the appropriate functionalities of the mandated systems (like DAX).
  • Responsible for the accurate preparation of primary accounting documents, accounting statements and reports required by the client including management accounts (periodic and annual) and roll-forward financial statements (IFRS and Irish GAAP).
  • Responsible for meeting the indicated deadlines for each allocated client.
  • Responsible for preparing all compliance related filings (like CBI and tax filings).
  • Executes primary documents in accordance with accounting for fixed assets, inventory items, settlements with customers, payroll.
  • Some day-to-day contact for clients under the guidance of the team’s Senior (JB4).
  • Responsible for the accurate booking of all journal entries and accounting documents into the general ledger for allocated clients (depreciation, prepayments, re-evaluations).
  • Reviews accounting entries processed by assistants & executives. Processes other entries, such as accruals, depreciation, re-valuation and any other needed for a complete financial closure.
  • Assists in the maintenance of the chart of accounts, sub-ledger accounts and other accounting application configurations.
  • Identifies out-of-scope service and providing respective information to the team leader/manager.
  •  Maintains contact with auditors, tax advisors, lawyers, notaries and other involved parties to obtain the required information for reporting purposes and deal with queries and follow up.
  • Keeps up to date with changes in local accounting and tax legislation.

Job specific requirements

  • Degree holder in Accountancy or business-related disciplines.
  •  Candidate with 2-4 job experience is preferred.
  • Resourceful, independent and strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Excellent written and communication skills, with strong ability to plan ahead and organise themselves.
  • Analytical structured mind set with ability to follow and build upon existing processes and ensure data is maintained with accuracy and consistency.
  • Fluency in English is preferred.
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word is essential, with experience of local accounting system desirable.

Key results Areas & Key Performance Indicators

  • 99% Data Entry completeness and accuracy into the Accounting system.
  • 99% Compliance to Tax Reporting Deadlines.
  • 100% Adherence to ISO27001 Data/information Security protocols.
  • Ensure timeliness and correctness of data provided to clients.
  • 100% timely and accurate personal time writing and in line with personal productivity target.
  • Ensure the team’s entities remain fully compliant with accounting and tax legislation.
  • Support process enhancement and continuous process improvements, utilising systems as required.
  • Zero Customer escalations related to delivery within your span of control.

Critical competencies for success

Operational Excellence

  • Will take advantage of learning opportunities to meet needs of current job.
  • Promptly and efficiently completes work assignments.
  • Strives for high standards of delivery to clients.
  • Has a strong understanding of processes needed to undertake the role successfully.
  • Will keep up to date with business trends / changes in the law that will impact their role.
  • Only makes decisions within defined limits of authority

Commercial Awareness

  • Has a basic understanding of TMF Group’s business lines and how TMF is structured.
  • Understands and applies control and risk governance frameworks consistently.
  • Fully knowledgeable on the day to day activities required to maintain client statutory records.

Leadership & Resource Management

  • Reviews own work and some non-complex work undertaken by more junior team members / interns.
  • Regularly manages expectations of more senior colleagues.
  • Understands own motivation and personal impact in optimizing personal and team performance.
  • Acts with integrity and upholds the values of the organization in all they do.

Interpersonal Skills

  • Communicates information in a clear and concise manner (verbal and written work) to both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Able to deal with difficult situations in a calm and diplomatic way.
  • Manages internal and external stakeholder expectations with regards to delivery, escalating concerns as appropriate.

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