CPA Trainee Accountant - Tipperary

  • Job Reference: 00000208-1
  • Date Posted: 25 January 2022
  • Employers: CPA Ireland
  • Location: Clonmel, Tipperary
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Trainee Accountant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

A well respected and established practice in Clonmel Co Tipperary are looking for an enthusiastic CPA Trainee to join friendly and supportive team. In this role you will gain invaluable experience in progressing your career toward becoming qualified in accountancy. You will report directly to the Senior Partner and Director, who will ensure you build on your current skillset.

In this career-building opportunity, you will spend time working across different accounts areas to develop your skills and experience such as.

  •  Preparation of journals and all account reconciliations to support the management accounts.
  • Assisting in the preparation of annual and interim management accounts.
  • Preparation of annual and interim management account analyses and appropriate analytical review/analyses.
  • Review of annual and interim management accounts with supervisors
  • Maintaining the company’s financial systems and processes to support current business and future
  • Supporting the accounts payable function 
  • Maintaining the group accounts receivable ensuring that monthly sales invoices are issued in a timely manner and outstanding amounts are being followed up on
  • Manage bank reconciliations liaising with various group banking facilities
  • Oversee reconciliation ensuring all submissions are received from the difference business units
  • Preparation of all statutory compliance requirements including VAT, Intrastat, VIES etc.
  • Preparing monthly payroll for review by senior accountant and updating group HR system for any employee changes
  • Posting monthly journals including fixed asset depreciation, external funding, stock movement etc. bringing the trial balance to completion for review by the senior accountant
  • Dealing with admin tasks to support clients.

Essential Requirements:

  • A graduate of accounting and finance or related discipine with a minimum of 2.1 or equivalent
  • Started or is interested in completing their accountancy qualification (CPA)
  • Confident in developing  IT system skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office & excel skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.

 Specific Competencies

  • Experience in month end financial close and reporting
  • Strong IT and Excel skills
  • Excellent teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Positive and flexible attitude

 

You will be working with a team of experienced accountant and bookkeepers and on the job, full training will be provided alongside generous benefits and remuneration. 

 

 

 

 

The role of the Trainee Accountant will be to work with the Finance Controller & Director in all financial aspects of preparing and providing relevant information for Company stakeholders and ensuring compliance obligations are met.

 Key Responsibilities of the role will include completing and working towards the below:

  • Assisting in the preparation of annual and interim management accounts.
  • Preparation of journals and all account reconciliations to support the management accounts.
  • Preparation of annual and interim management account analyses and appropriate analytical review/analyses.
  • Review of annual and interim management accounts with Finance Officer.
  • Overseeing of VAT and Payroll tax compliance obligations.
  • Overseeing of payroll administration.
  • Assistance in forecasting.
  • Maintaining the company’s financial systems and processes to support current business and future
  • Providing all aspects of support and making recommendations to the Finance Officer.
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably requested by company management from time to time.
  • Managing the accounts payable function across a number of group entities ensuring that weekly reports are being issued to senior management for review
  • Maintaining the group accounts receivable ensuring that monthly sales invoices are issued in a timely manner and outstanding amounts are being followed up on
  • Manage bank reconciliations and treasury function liaising with various group banking facilities
  • Oversee the monthly credit card reconciliation ensuring all submissions are received from the difference business units
  • Preparation of all statutory compliance requirements including VAT, Intrastat, VIES etc.
  • Preparing monthly payroll for review by senior accountant and updating group HR system for any employee changes
  • Posting monthly journals including fixed asset depreciation, external funding, stock movement etc. bringing the trial balance to completion for review by the senior accountant
  • Maintain the group purchase order system ensuring that all business units are adhering to agreed internal processes 
  • Ensuring that group intercompany ledgers and all balances agree
  • Dealing with admin tasks to support clients.

Essential Requirements:

  • Has started or is interested in completing their accountancy qualification (CPA)
  • An interest in developing their IT system skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office & excel skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.

 Specific Competencies

  • Experience in month end financial close and reporting
  • Strong IT and Excel skills
  • Excellent teamwork, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Positive and flexible attitude

 

You will be working with a team of experienced accountant and bookkeepers and on the job, training will be provided.