Assistant Accountant

Dublin City Centre
11 Oct 2018
31 Oct 2018
Job role
Our client a leading Asset Management company in Dublin city centre have an opportunity for an experienced Assistant Accountant. Within this role you will have the opportunity to learn and work with a team of investment and finance professionals within the organisation and across a broad array of alternative and traditional investment funds, third party service providers and external clients. Role detail: Assist with preparation and maintenance of fund budgets, including liaison with fund managers and service providers Responsible for timely and accurate fee invoicing, including complex fee structures working to strict reporting deadlines Collection and payment of fees on a timely basis in line with agreed company and client authorised procedures including generation of payment instructions Effective maintenance and accurate record of invoices and payments Ownership of client queries and support other partners in driving solutions to all fee challenges and ensure smooth resolution Assist in the preparation of management accounts, variance analysis and month-end reconciliations Enforcement of internal controls - expenses, invoicing, receivables and purchasing Participate as Subject Matter Expert in all fees related changes and projects Review and update procedures and develop information systems efficiencies Assist in bringing forward business process improvement & automation initiatives The candidate: University degree preferably in accounting, finance or economics. Part-qualified ACCA Accountant 2 - 3 years' experience in a similar role ideally having worked within the funds / asset management sector. Excellent attention to detail Highly numerate with strong analytical skills Exceptional relationship building skills Ability to work in a high volume, high intensity environment Proficiency in MS Excel with advanced macro / VBA skills desirable   In addition to a great working environment and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, they offer a comprehensive benefits package including pension & private health insurance, plus competitive bonus. If you are interested in this accounts assistant job, please contact Grace Caraher on 01 662 1000 for full details.