Audit Senior - Dublin

The Role
 
We are looking for an audit senior to join the audit department in our Dublin office.  Working closely with managers, seniors and other departments, this role offers a wide range of experience and opportunity for a suitable candidate, with exposure to preparation and completion of client audit files, accounts and tax returns. The ideal candidate should have experience working in an office environment.  An accountancy qualification is preferable, but not a necessity.
 
Duties & Responsibilities
 
Key duties will include:
  • Preparation of client accounts from client records to accounting standards.
  • Completion of client audit files to auditing standards.
  • Completion of client tax returns and ensuring compliance with legislation.
  • Drafting financial reports as required by client assignment.
  • Training junior staff in the technical aspects of accounts preparation, auditing and taxation.
                       
Key responsibilities will include:
  • Completion of auditing, accounting, and taxation assignments to the firms internal quality standard, within agreed financial budgets and to internal and statutory deadlines.
  • Productivity, training and development of junior staff whilst leading them on client assignments
 
Training:
  • Internal training will be provided to familiarise the job holder with internal documentation, methods and procedures.
  • External professional training will also be provided depending on requirement and knowledge of the job holder.
 
Skills, Experience & Qualifications
 
The ideal candidate should have:
 
Knowledge:
  • A strong professional and technical knowledge gained through education and experience is required.
  • Membership of a recognised Professional Institute of Accountants is required.
  • A good working knowledge of Accounting Standards is required.
  • A working knowledge of Auditing Standards while desirable, can be learned on the job.
  • A working knowledge of Irish tax legislation – not critical, can be learned.
           
Skills :
  • The capability to prepare and complete client accounts from original accounting records.
  • The ability to carry out statutory audits to auditing standards.
  • English language skills both written and spoken.
  • Communication with clients and their staff, in order to collect the required information necessary to complete assignments.
  • Excellent IT and computer skills, with strong attention to detail.
  • Organisational skills, with the ability to manage a diversified workload.
 
 
Experience:
  • Completion of three years employment in a professional accounting practice with exposure to accounting, auditing and taxation work.
  • Team leader on audit’s having delegated work to juniors and developed them through training.
 
How to Apply
 
Please forward your CV for the attention of Ray Murdoch at ray.murdoch@moorestephens.ie