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Client Accounting Manager

Apply now Job no: 551816
Work type: Full time
Location: Dublin, Ireland
Categories: Client Accounting
Office Location: Dublin


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About TMF Group

TMF Group is a leading provider of critical administrative services, helping clients invest and operate safely around the world. Our 9,100 experts and 120 offices in 85 jurisdictions worldwide serve corporates, financial institutions, asset managers, private clients and family offices, providing the combination of accounting, tax, payroll, fund administration, compliance and entity management services essential to global business success.


Key Responsibilities

  • Implements and leads client activity workload team meetings - ensures these are structured, occur weekly and have full participation from the wider team
  • With the support of the Line Manager, the CAM plans and co-ordinates all clients/team work plan (including audit plans and incorporating statutory/client deadlines) taking full ownership
  • Onboarding of new clients with the support of the Line Manager
  • Responsible for the review process and ensuring there is a high level of service quality through training, sharing knowledge, mentoring junior staff and ensuring technical updates and new development are shared within the team
  • Responsible for collection and reporting of team metrics (accounts completed, late deliverables, statutory filings completed (e.g. VAT/CT etc.), audits started/in progress)
  • Supports Senior Management in any change initiatives ensuring that all communications are cascaded to the team and process enhancements are implemented
  • Empowered to review and approve client activities through timesheets, and ensuring the accuracy for recovery of revenue and will feedback to the line manger
  • Supports the wider office in change initiatives through participation in projects, sharing ideas and supporting the implementation of changes to procedures or new systems
  • First point of escalation for client issues or technical matters on their allocated portfolio
  • Supports client engagement plans through acting as the relationship manager for a specified number of client relationships
  • Supports their Line Manager with employee engagement plans by ensuring there is a collaborative and supportive team environment, encouraging team members to participate in broader local and group initiatives and facilitating periodic one to one conversations with their team
  • Supports the Line Manager with the performance review process through feedback on performance and development areas for team members
  • Day to day management of a Corporate Accounting/SPV/SFS portfolio, ensuring the delivery of accounting services in accordance with each client engagement letter
  • Responsible and accountable for ensuring that all reporting deadlines are met
  • Builds and maintains strong relationships with clients and internal/external stakeholders.  Follow ‘Our Service Promise’ delivery guidelines for relationship management
  • Manages the audit team's audit schedule/plan ensuring that schedules are adhered to and is responsible for the first escalation during the audit process in the event of deviations from plan
  • Allocate and coordinate the workload of the team, assigning or re-assigning tasks to them and monitor day to day progress of delivery using available means to ensure work is delivered on time.  Ensure the simplest tasks are appropriately allocated to the most junior team members
  • Review the work of junior team members ensuring accuracy and providing timely feedback where needed (following a 4-eye principle
  • Provide guidance and support to junior team members (including on the job training) with complex work/calculations and acting as a point of escalation. Oversee their communication with third parties, stepping in as required
  • Accountable for the accurate preparation of accounting statements and reports required by the client, specifically new client/entity financial statements (IFRS and UK GAAP)
  • Oversees month-end and year-end close activities, from balance sheet and cash account reconciliations to roll forward financial statement preparation - reviewing all reconciliations and ensuring they are followed-up on monthly
  • Oversees VAT compliance, corporate income tax returns and other filings
  • Keeps up to date with changes in local accounting and tax legislation
  • Provide technical support to the team
  • Review and provide first approval on bank payments.
  • Undertake debtor management and credit control working with internal Finance, when necessary
  • Maintain and maximize revenues for portfolio including the invoicing cycle to ensure all fees, including out of scope work, are billed
  • Responsible for ensuring all data pertaining to their portfolio is maintained accurately on prescribed systems or spreadsheets


Key Requirement 

  • Graduate in a relevant field
  • Professional qualification (ACCA/ACA)
  • Candidate with at least 3 years PQE
  • Structured finance experience required if managing a SPV/SFS portfolio
  • Resourceful, independent and strong problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent written and communication skills, with strong ability to plan ahead and organize 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 both written and spoken English is required
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word is essential, along with experience of local accounting system
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience in a similar role from a corporate service provider, related financial services or outsourcing company or an accounting practice background with strong client servicing skills.
  • Previous supervisory experience is desirable


What's in it for you?

  • Stable employment
  • Flexi-time and remote working
  • An international and dynamic environment
  • Private medical care
  • Life insurance
  • Co-financing of tickets for sports activities
  • Free language courses
  • Exceptional people and atmosphere
  • Christmas and occasional gifts
  • Charity work

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