Grant Thornton Ireland

Senior - Outsourced Accounting Services

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23 May 2024
23 Jun 2024
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

We are Grant Thornton. We go beyond business as usual, so you can too.

Grant Thornton Ireland (GT) has nearly 3,000 people in 9 offices across Ireland, The Isle of Man, Gibraltar, and Bermuda, with a presence in over 145 countries around the world, and a global network of over 68,000 people.

At GT, we work as trusted advisors, bringing local knowledge and national expertise, with a global presence, to help businesses succeed – wherever they are located. We make business more personal by investing in building relationships and empowering our clients to make the right decisions for their organisation now and for the future.

Whether that is working with the public sector to build thriving communities, with regulators and financial institutions to build trust, or with a diverse range of businesses to help them achieve their goals, Grant Thornton Ireland work hard to support clients to act on the issues that matter.

At GT Ireland we don’t just predict your future, we build it.

A Career at GT

Looking for a more fulfilling role in professional services? One where fresh thinking, collaboration and diversity are valued? At Grant Thornton we do things differently.

What does this mean for you?

A career in a more inclusive working environment, a more collaborative work culture, a more supported, flexible working role, more possibilities to grow and more opportunities to help shape the future for your clients. We respect and value your experience. And we want you to bring your authentic self to work and be at your best. It is how it should be.

Grow with us

At Grant Thornton, we care about our people and work hard to make you feel valued. If you are looking to deepen and develop your skills, knowledge, and experience throughout your career, then that is what you will get, and more.

Department Overview

We, in Audit and Assurance are looking to expand our Outsourced Accounting Services team due to our exponential growth. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our expanding Outsourced Accounting team. We have a growing client portfolio and provide a holistic service to start-up and dynamic growing clients. Current client portfolio includes companies from the ICT/ Pharmaceutical/ Construction/ Retail and Service sectors. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, capable of working on own initiative, and have the ability to plan, control, and complete outsourcing engagements for a diverse portfolio of local and global based clients. This is a hands-on position that requires someone who wants to get to grips with the finance processes quickly. Excellent opportunities exist for ambitious and driven candidates to progress within the firm. The position attracts a competitive remuneration package and ongoing career development.

Main Responsibilities

  • Oversee the work related to bookkeeping, reconciliations, preparation of periodic management accounts, VAT returns, and other ad hoc work as prepared by the team members.
  • Preparation of client-specific management reporting packs including relevant key performance indicators and business analysis to support the business decision making.
  • Preparation of financial statements for audit-exempt clients and liaising directly with client auditors on any matters arising.
  • Support and mentor trainees.
  • Assist in maintaining and developing client relationships.
  • Planning and coordination of all client requirements within agreed timeframe to optimise client service delivery.
  • Managing assignments within appropriate budget and resource allocations.
  • Optimise all opportunities for efficiency gains resulting from the streamlining of business processes across client files supported by the utilisation of automation and other process improvements tools.

Skills and Attributes

  • Qualified accountant with 3+ years post-qualification experience (ACA, ACCA, or similar qualification).
  • Ability to effectively manage and prioritise multiple activities with competing deadlines
  • Must be commercially aware and self-motivated.
  • Excellent planning and organising skills, ability to multi-task, plan and prioritise work schedule, and work within agreed timescales.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Keen attention to detail & drive to improve quality.
  • Ability to work as part of a team in a dynamic, fast-paced, and transforming environment.
  • Ability to explain financial concepts to non-financial staff in a confident and professional manner.

Life at GT

Reward and benefits:

Our reward and benefits are designed to create an environment where our people can flourish. We are committed to building a culture where our people have access to the necessary benefits to help promote a healthy lifestyle and thrive.

Equity, diversity and inclusion

At Grant Thornton, we provide equitable opportunities for all our colleagues. We are a responsible, sustainable business where equity, diversity and inclusion (ED&I) is at the forefront of our workplace culture agenda, and today, we continue to build and develop on our existing ED&I structure and strategy to meet our workplace culture needs. People are at the heart of our business and teams built with varied backgrounds, racial differences, cultures, sexual orientations, religious orientations, ages, gender identities, abilities and family types present diverse viewpoints, which need to be heard and valued.

We are all at our best when we are able to be ourselves and we view integrity and authenticity as integral values to bring to our day-to-day work-life at the firm. We are excited to see the personality and perspectives you will bring to our team because we know we will all benefit from them. Diversity of thought, background and experience enables better decision-making, improves the quality of our delivery, and helps us to meet the needs of our clients. Our firm is built on people and their ideas, so we want to hear all the new perspectives and fresh thinking you have to offer. You form the bedrock of our firm’s best-practice principles and we will champion you as leaders from day one. 


We want to create a culture of recognition and celebrating success, by saying thank you to people who surpass our expectations and recognising the right values and behaviours. Our Shout Out recognition scheme is our way of highlighting and promoting achievements. Whether you simply want to say thank you, celebrate a special occasion or give an award for doing something exceptional, you can do all of this and more through the scheme.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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