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Client Accountant

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


Job purpose

Supports more complex tasks in the daily bookkeeping procedures. Responsible for posting transactions in Accounting system which do not require Senior level.  Reviews drafts prepared by Assistants and Administrators, suggest amendments. Prepares management accounts, financial statements and filings (like CBI and tax filings) under review and supervision of their team’s Senior (JB4).  Answers basic queries from clients and provide them with requested documentation.


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


Working at TMF Group offers

Learning opportunities: you will work with highly experienced colleagues who are ready to share their knowledge, and will receive the opportunity to work on diverse and complex client requests. You will also be able to apply for and be supported for training.

Value-driven work environment: you can expect integrity and respect from all your colleagues and your leadership team.

Teamwork: an environment where we learn from our mistakes and work together to improve our processes continuously. A no-blame culture where teamwork is important, valued and lived daily.

Ambition: we are a growing company in which we constantly look for the next opportunity and where all ideas are welcome.


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