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Assistant Accountant

o Financial Services

s 40,000 - 45,000

q South Dublin

p Permanent

r 2211

Our client is a global company based in South Dublin and they are recruiting for an Assistant Accountant who will support the accounting for revenue. The ideal candidate will be a Part-Qualified Accountant who will assist with tax accounting, reporting and the related submissions to Revenue for Professional Services Withholding Tax (PSWT), VAT and corporation tax.

 

Responsibilities

  • Monthly accounting for revenue across all segments including Corporate Risk and Broking (CRB), Human Capital and Benefits (HCB) and Investment, Risk and Reinsurance (IRR)
  • Revenue accounting responsibilities to include:
  1. Post and reconcile accrued revenue balances and ensure that items are properly aged, supported by adequate documentation and invoiced on a timely basis
  2. Accrue and reconcile HCB Trustee revenue
  3. Oversee the accounting for Life and Group Commission revenue
  • Assist in the annual external audit and statutory account preparation
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly revenue reports and metrics
  • Monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Oversee VAT reporting including bi-monthly filings to Revenue, and irrecoverable VAT calculations
  • Oversee the PSWT process, ensuring the withheld tax is accurately reported on the Oracle general ledger, and refunds from Revenue are claimed on a timely basis
  • Assist in corporation tax reviews, coordinating with Group Tax, external advisers and Ireland Finance team
  • Act as Administrator for the Revenue Online Service (ROS) application
  • Coordinate with the Global Finance Services (GFS) team to support the Accounts Receivable process, ensuring that receivables are collected on a timely basis, and doubtful debts are appropriately provided
  • Support the annual budgeting and monthly forecasting process
  • Adhoc projects

Requirements

  • Exceptional commercial acumen – understanding of the key business revenue and Profit & Loss drivers
  • Strong financial knowledge – Accounting Technician or part qualified accountant
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to develop strong working relationships with the business
  • Pro-active – ability to use initiative, self-starting, ability to prioritise and deliver within deadlines
  • Passionate – to make a difference and to “add value” to the business
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Detail-oriented with ability to prioritise and organise workflow
  • Highly computer literate with superior skills in Microsoft Excel, and knowledge of accounting applications e.g. Oracle E-Business Suite, Hyperion, etc

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