Elevate Graduate Programme

  • Job Reference: 00000014-1
  • Date Posted: 26 March 2021
  • Employers: UHY Farrelly Dawe White Limited
  • Location: Dundalk, County Louth
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accountant, Assistant Accountant, Audit, Trainee Accountant
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

The Role

Our Elevate Graduate Programme equips you to provide a range of assurance and business services to a diverse client base ranging from small businesses to substantial international groups.
On-the-job training and studying towards your professional qualification will enable you to gain a full understanding of the technical aspects of audit and accountancy and additional financial advisory services. During your contract, you will study towards the ACCA/ACA/CPA qualification.

You Will

  • Develop an understanding of our clients and their businesses
  • Complete audit programmes and form conclusions on each individual test and section completed
  • Highlight issues and problems for the attention of senior auditors or managers
  • Become familiar with our audit and accounting software

From day one you will engage with our clients at their offices (at times this will involve travelling to client’s premises) and you will be expected to:

  • Work as part of a team to undertake a variety of audit and accountancy tasks
  • Discuss queries with client staff, obtaining relevant information and explanations
  • Resolve queries, whether of an audit or accountancy nature
  • Obtain an understanding of related services such as Corporate and Personal Tax through on-the-job and structured training
  • Attend a range of internal training sessions including industry experience and soft skills
  • Communicate in a professional manner with clients
  • Work as part of a team – this is essential to your role at every level and will also require self-management as your role develops
  • Understand from your manager the scope of tasks allocated and objectives to be achieved
  • Keep seniors and managers fully informed of any issues and problems
  • Ensure work is completed to a level agreed with the manager and recorded clearly and concisely
  • Prioritise tasks whilst monitoring time against budget
  • Support department events and procedures and build relationships within UHY

To Be Successful In This Role You Must

  • Be proactive and committed to delivering first class professional client service
  • Enjoy working effectively as part of a team
  • Be dedicated and motivated to studying towards a professional qualification
  • Demonstrate an ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing
  • Have a high level of general commercial awareness

Preferred Academic Requirements

  • Preferred candidates will have or be studying for a Level 8 Accountancy & Finance Degree but consideration will be given to those with or studying for a relevant Level 7 or 8 business degree. Must have or be on course for at least a 2:1
  • We do understand the challenge of achieving consistently high academic results so we are open to meeting applicants who believe they have what it takes to be successful at our firm despite having grades outside these requirements

Remuneration and Benefits

  • Standard hours 9:00am to 5:30pm with one hour for lunch (37.5hrs / wk)
  • 24 days holiday plus standard bank and public holidays
  • Flexi-time system
  • The option to take an additional 5 days leave via flexi days
  • Time off to attend lectures
  • Study leave before sitting exams
  • Commission for introducing new clients / work
  • Commission for introducing new staff
  • Funded social events
  • Early finishing on Fridays before public holidays

If you have you got what it takes to be a member of a winning team then send your CV to Martina Gribben, Director at martinagribben@fdw.ie

Download our Elevate Graduate Programme brochure: https://fdw.ie/assets/uploads/2021/02/Elevate-Graduate-Programme-1.pdf 

Visit our website: https://fdw.ie/graduate-programme/