Assistant Client Accountant

  • Contract
  • Location: Dublin
  • Ref: 890274C

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You will work as a Assistant Client Accountant for our client, an investment bank company in Dublin. 

This is a 3-month contract role.

Your new job
  • Assisting the Accounts Payable (AP) function by monitoring/reviewing payment runs for your portfolio of clients.
  • Preparation of bi-monthly bank reconciliations
  • Preparation of monthly journals for upload into exchequer
  • Compile monthly management accounts and supplementary information
  • Complete a self-review of accounts for completeness with explanations of any large variances on month to month basis prior to submitting for secondary review
  • Ensure all management company accounts and packs are finalised accurately on time, and all issues/queries are resolved.
  • Rolling forward the proformas financial statements and agreeing timetables with reporting lines and then external stakeholders
  • Responsible for the preparation of the annual and semi-annual financial statements including liaising with all parties to ensure accounts are completed, approved and filed within the deadline given.
  • Assist with managing the audit process for the portfolio of clients under your remit.
  • Responsible for preparation and submission of bi-annual returns for specific clients using the Central Bank online system and including a variance analysis on a timely basis
  • Ensure management companies meet their ongoing minimum capital adequacy requirements
  • Responsible for the preparation of VAT returns bi-monthly for specific clients
  • Prepare and review annual recovery rate calculations and prior period look back for submission to Revenue
  • Monitor and review the production of the annual RTD (Return of Trading Details)
What are we looking for?
  • A person working towards a professional accounting qualification or someone with relevant experience will be considered
  • Strong clerical and keyboard skills with particular focus on accuracy and a high attention to detail
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft packages particularly Excel
  • Knowledge of accounting packages
  • Exposure to VAT particularly within Financial Services would be beneficial
  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal, oral and written communication skill
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