Grant Thornton Ireland

Associate Director - Asset Management

Location
Dublin, Ireland
Salary
Unspecified
Posted
28 May 2024
Closes
28 Jun 2024
Ref
JR6715
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Director

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 Asset Management team due to our exponential growth. This position will give you exposure to some exciting industries such as Funds, Aviation Leasing, Structured Finance and SPV, whilst also giving you the opportunity to collaborate with clients both locally and globally. We are looking for passionate individuals, who are self-motivated, capable of using their own initiative and have the ability to plan, control and complete audit engagements for a diverse portfolio of clients.

Main responsibilities:

  • Taking a responsibility for a portfolio of clients to ensure delivery of multi-disciplined services in line with engagement objectives, scope and budget.
  • Promotion and oversight of quality audit work on your client engagements
  • Proactively develop client relationships, working closely with client management to develop commercially focused solutions to issues identified.
  • Preparation and presentation of business tenders in order to develop and grow your client portfolio.
  • Managing work in progress, billing, cash collection and budgeting.
  • Ongoing supervision, training and development of staff to ensure that firm standards are maintained throughout the entire audit process.
  • Lead by example, demonstrating a clear ability to manage multiple projects and responsibilities while maintaining the highest standards of quality and risk management.
  • Assisting and motivating the team, allocating administration tasks (including staff and job allocation) job planning, training needs, staff issues, identification of resources required etc.)

Skills and attributes:

  • ACA/ACCA qualified
  • Minimum 7+ years’ experience
  • Strong technical skills (Irish GAAP and auditing standards. IFRS experience an advantage but not essential);
  • Electronic auditing experience ability to motivate and manage staff under tight deadlines
  • Ability to make professional judgements based on findings
  • Portfolio management experience
  • Strong attention to detail and analytical assessment
  • Experience working as part of a team supporting others
  • Commercial awareness
  • Experience gained in a Big 4 accounting firm would be advantageous

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, diversityand inclusion(ED&I)is at the forefront of our work place 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.

Recognition:

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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