ACCOUNTANT - CORPORATE BANKING

Overview

Our client a leading corporate banking entity are currently recruiting for a Qualified Accountant to work within their small finance team. This role will offer the successful candidate unrivalled exposure within a corporate banking environment while getting hands on experience dealing with large corporate lending and bond transactions.

This role will suit a qualified accountant looking to get into an accountancy position within a corporate bank.

This is a varied role with excellent international exposure and a wide remit of responsibility. Excellent culture and work life balance


Responsibilities include:

Accounting

  • Prepare monthly management accounts including all backup schedules and ensure that all reports are submitted to management.

  • Ensure the in-house accounting system is maintained and updated daily and reconciled monthly with differences reported to the team at Head Office for amendment.

  • Prepare business activity analysis reports pack each month and any other various reports thereafter required by management.

  • Preparation of budgets and forecasts as requested by management.

  • Ensure all cheque and direct debit payments are made accurately and on time.

  • Prepare and submit CSO report on time each quarter.

  • Maintain record of VAT payments and reconciliations and ensure accurate and timely submission of bimonthly returns.

  • Maintain Euro cash level ensuring current account has sufficient funds and all surplus funds are placed on deposit.

  • Assist in the preparation of the Irish Statutory Accounts and liaise with the company's auditors.

  • Assist in the preparation of Corporation Tax returns and submission to the Revenue.

  • Monitor all maintenance contracts including review and prepare proposal for renewal e.g. office insurance, cleaning, computer maintenance etc.

  • Maintain Fixed Asset register including proposal for purchases and disposals.

  • Maintain and control monthly expenses including comparison with budget and assist in preparation of annual expense budget.

  • Prepare monthly file for submission to the CCR (Central Credit Register).

  • Maintenance/Backup of all computer data.


Regulatory

  • To assist in ensuring that the company complies with all regulatory and legal requirements, including:

    • Financial Regulator regulations and guidelines

    • Company Act – Keep up to date - especially regarding impact of recent changes on our company.

    • Revenue Authorities – Keep up to date and provide advice on changes in taxation rules – Local and International Tax.

    • Accounting Policies – Keep up to date and provide advice on changes in accounting policies e.g IFRS 16, IFRS  9.

    • Internal procedures – including preparation of disaster plan and general office security.

    • Assist Senior Management in all statutory, taxation and regulatory matters as required. 

The Successful Person:

  • Happy to work in a small team with an excellent & friendly environment.

  • Qualified accountant

  • Experience within Corporate Banking or Funds Industry preferred but not essential.

  • Analytically skillset needed.

  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail

  • Strong IT Skills

  • 3rd level degree in accountancy or related qualification.


Job Type: Permanent

Salary: €65,000.00-€70,000.00 + Excellent Benefits