Grant Thornton Ireland

Financial Accounting and Advisory Services - Audit Senior

Dublin, Ireland
24 Jan 2022
24 Feb 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Role Responsibilities

You will be working as an Audit Senior within the Financial Accounting and Advisory Services (FAAS) service line.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Audit of companies in the large corporate and multi-national sectors;
  • Design and implementation of audit plans;
  • Project management of multi-jurisdictional audits centralised in Ireland;
  • Ensure completion of assignments within appropriate budget and timeframe;
  • Manage a team of qualified accountants;
  • Preparation of accounts and financial statements;
  • Assist in maintaining and developing key client relationships, primarily in the large corporate market;

Skills and attributes

  • Qualified accountant (ACA; ACCA or similar qualification);
  • Strong technical knowledge;
  • Strong experience in audit engagements;
  • Experience in a top 20 practice;
  • Worked with a diverse portfolio of clients;
  • Be capable of working on your own initiative;
  • Be ambitious and want to pursue a career in practice; and
  • Strong interpersonal skills are essential

Financial Accounting and Advisory Services (FAAS)

Financial Accounting and Advisory Services (FAAS) is the fastest growing department in Grant Thornton. Our team has grown from 12 to 160 over the last 6 years. We are a specialist team who service complex large scale and multinational companies, providing solutions to accounting challenges in global finance functions. Our experienced and multinational team operates across 4 key service lines as per the below;

1) Global Compliance and Reporting Solutions

  • Centralised approach to the following services:
  • Statutory accounts production
  • Conversion from group to local
  • GAAP
  • Supporting audit file
  • Tagging & filing VAT
  • Income tax

2) Audit and Accounting Advisory

  • Centralised coordinated non-financial services audits for EMEA and APAC entities through our Centre of Excellence
  • Conversion to new accounting frameworks
  • Implementation of new accounting standards
  • Technical accounting advice on new transactions

3) Effective Financial Reporting

  • Interim/Surge resourcing
  • Remediation and review
  • Transition management
  • PMO Offering

4) Business Process Outsourcing

  • Full or partial process outsourcing including PTP, OTC and RTR
  • Payroll coordination
  • Process optimisation
  • Reporting, budgeting and forecasting
  • Access to consulting advice for Shared Service Centre setup and implementation

The characteristics of the target client base we are selling to are as follows:

  • Complex clients and group structures;
  • Multi-jurisdictional;
  • Technically demanding;
  • Driving efficiency and change;
  • Looking for value;
  • Want a single point of contact ;
  • Sophisticated procurement processes; and
  • Often SEC regulated.

The service delivery therefore demands a combination of rigorous project management with clear communication protocols, technical excellence and a deep knowledge of shared service centre operating environments. This role will suit an ambitious motivated person who is willing and interested in getting involved with helping the team. It involves working closely with Partners and other senior personnel within Grant Thornton but also with key people from our multinational client base.

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