Senior Manager - Accounting & Tax

TMF Group
Dublin, Ireland
Competitive salary plus great benefits
18 Jan 2023
18 Feb 2023
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

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Job purpose

Accountable for all tasks and activities of an Accounting & Tax client services delivery team, ensuring that our clients are provided with an efficient, professional and high-quality service. Acts as a reviewer and point of escalation for all accounting/tax compliance duties for Client Entities within their span of control. Applies comprehensive procedures, review and reporting systems to all Accounting and Tax clients.

The Client Accounting Senior Manager owns workforce planning for their team creating a positive working environment with high levels of motivation and engagement. He/ She is accountable for leading the team towards adherence to all Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and applicable Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), inclusive of all mandatory local legislation compliance requirements.

Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for the overall management of an accounting team(s) with the primary focus to meet all aspects of client delivery on a timely and efficient basis
  • Acts as the focal point for the Accounting team(s) to internal and external stakeholders / clients on daily operational escalations and issues. Works closely with client to set expectations and communicates expectations to the team
  • Qualified reviewer for all monthly Client Accounting services oversight checklists, internal control points and audit paperwork as required
  • Has a comprehensive technical and functional understanding of all accounting processes in use (i.e. AR, AP and general ledger) and any relevant amendments or appendices, and of the client’s structure and needed interfaces
  • Accountable for review and approval of closing files, annual accounts, corporate income tax returns of client files
  • Assists senior accountants in onboarding of new clients
  • Responsible for the internal control of the internal accounting process
  • Involved in system testing & coordination with IT teams on accounting related system changes, upgrade, enhancements or issue log
  • Develops and maintains all necessary manuals associated with accounting processes and controls
  • Responsible for creating a high-performance team by focusing on team development, satisfying work experiences and accountability for team(s) results and performance and ultimately retention
  • Manages the training, development, and workload of accounting team staff
  • Monitors staff performance and provides necessary coaching & mentoring

Key requirements

  • Qualified accountant
  • Candidate with 4-6 years PQE is preferred
  • 2- 4 years of direct people management experience/ prior supervisory experience is preferred
  • Resourceful, independent and strong problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent written and communication skills, with strong ability to plan ahead and organise themselves
  • Analytical structured mind set with ability to follow and build upon existing processes and ensure data is maintained with accuracy and consistency
  • Fluency in English is required
  • Proficiency in MS Excel and MS Word is essential, along with experience of local accounting system
  • Experience in an outsourcing firm with strong client servicing skills is preferred

Key results Areas & Key Performance Indicators

  • Accountable for smooth onboarding of new clients each month into the team (amount to be specified in annual objectives & regularly reviewed)
  • Accountable for maintaining Last Twelve Months (LTM) attrition levels below 20% for employees within their span of control
  • Support process enhancement and continuous process improvements, utilising systems as required
  • Accountable for the team’s entities remaining fully compliant with relevant local legislation
  • Zero Customer escalations / complaints within your team’s span of control
  • Accountable for 99% of audits being filed prior to Annual Return Date (ARD)
  • 100% timely and accurate time writing for own time and validation and signoff for employees within your span of control
  • Contribute towards achieving Team’s Annual Efficiency Target
  • Accountable for 99% Data Entry completeness and accuracy into the local Accounting system
  • Accountable for 100% Payments accuracy and timeliness
  • Accountable for 99% Compliance to Tax Reporting Deadlines
  • 100% Adherence to ISO27001 Data/information Security protocols

What’s in it for you?

  • Private Medical insurance through Laya
  • Annual leave starts at 21 days and increases by 1 day on a yearly basis up to a maximum 25 days
  • Pension scheme – Employer contributes 5%*
  • Death in Service (Life Assurance) – 4 x salary
  • Permanent Health Insurance through joining the pension scheme*
  • Eligibility for Group Discretionary Bonus Plan**
  • Discounted gym membership through FLYEfit
  • Tax saver ticket*
  • Cycle to work scheme (via Salary Sacrifice) capped at €1250 for non-electric bicycles and €1500 for pedal assist electric bicycles*
  • Birthday hours (2 hours off)
  • Refer a Friend Scheme (RAF)
  • TMF Explorer: ​​​​​​​TMF Explorer could allow you to ex​​​​​​​tend a personal trip, explore new locations or just visit another TMF office and experience a different culture – widening your horizons and building your network.

Applications close: 28 Apr 2023 GMT Daylight Time

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