Financial Reporting Accountant

Blackrock, Dublin (IE)
In Line With Industry Norm
02 Oct 2018
31 Oct 2018
Barbara Purcell
Job role
Contract type
Full time

Mainstream Fund Services (Ireland) Limited is a highly successful fund administration company based in Blackrock, Co Dublin that is growing at a fast pace and has a permanent job opportunity for a recently qualified Financial Accountant.  The role will involve the preparation of financial statements and management accounts for both the Company and for a variety of Investment Funds.  This excellent position is a new role which will offer the suitable candidate the opportunity to further their career by joining a small team in a dynamic Company. If you are a recently qualified Accountant either from the funds industry or from a small or midsized practice this could be the perfect opportunity to gain both supervisory experience as well as broad PQE in an accounts preparation focused role.

Tasks involve:

  • Preparation of management accounts and annual financial statements for both the Company and a variety of investment funds
  • Supervision of the monthly invoicing/accounts receivable and accounts payable process. 
  • Quarterly analysis and analytics of Client profitability
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulatory requirements
  • Liaising with auditors and responding to their queries in a comprehensive and timely manner
  • Preparation of Central Bank of Ireland regulatory returns including monthly and quarterly CBI returns as well as preparation of the Fund Annual Returns for Cayman Funds on an annual basis.
  • Preparation of Administrators reports for presentation at board meetings
  • Assist with ad hoc project requirements

Key requirements

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CPA)
  • 3+years accounts preparation experience 
  • Valid work permit enabling applicant to work in the Republic of Ireland
  • Good organisational skills with the ability to prioritise
  • Track record of working in line with timetables and meeting strict deadlines.
  • Ability to be flexible and work effectively both within a team structure and independently.
  • Highly numerical individual with strong analytical and excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to identify and resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Reliable and dependable.
  • Take ownership of designated tasks.
  • A desire to gain funds industry experience and career progression

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