Consultant Financial Accounting FAAS

Job Overview

Our client with offices nationwide is now seeking to hire a skilled Associate to join their team on a permanent basis in Cork.

Main responsibilities:
Supporting compliance assignments for multi-nationals including centralised statutory accounting and compliance projects;
supporting internal finance teams and financial operations;
develop a comprehensive understanding of client operations, processes and business objectives and use this knowledge on assignments;
providing practical accounting advice to clients on a variety of issues;
advice on accounting requirements under IFRS and Irish & UK GAAP;
identifying new business opportunities and working with internal contacts to convert leads and opportunities into projects;
Ensuring quality and timely service is delivered to clients;
building and maintaining strong relationships with senior finance personnel;
managing and coaching junior team members; and
promoting FAAS both internally and externally, articulating all FAAS services and the value that we bring to our clients.

Skills and attributes:
3 years of practical experience in dealing with accounting issues ideally in the Insurance industry;
Knowledge of financial reporting including practical experience of auditing or preparing financial statements
experience of relationship management, negotiating with and influencing senior individuals, both internally and externally;
experience in Multi-National / Shared Services desirable;
committed to relationship development and able to identify opportunities to deliver the best value;
a genuine interest in financial reporting issues;
awareness of current topics in insurance and challenges facing the insurance industry;
good communicator, highly articulate with excellent report writing skills;
project experience in the insurance industry is desirable e.g IFRS17;
a passion for client service;
ability to learn quickly and keep abreast of the latest developments in financial reporting;
recognised accounting qualification; and
a strong knowledge of IFRS, Irish or UK GAAP and Irish or UK company law.

If you match the above skill requirement and are interested in having a chat - apply with your most recent CV to Lynn Kallides for immediate consideration.

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