Part-qualified Accountant -maternity, practice exp


LOCATION: Dublin City Centre

Part-qualified Accountant - maternity contract. Practice industry experience essential

Start: Early/Mid May 2019 (possibly sooner)

Location: Close to Dublin 1 (walking distance from O'Connell Street)

Salary: Neg DOE

Our client, a professional advisory and corporate services practice is seeking to hire a Part-Qualified Accountant to cover a maternity contract.  the ideal candidates will be part-qualified (ACA, ACCA or CPA) and have min 3 years's experience working an accountancy practice.  The role will include but will not be limited to year-end accounts preparation and tax calculations for external clients. The role includes providing the following services, to the highest standards possible, for entities within the group.



  • Preparation of financial statements for limited companies under FRS 102.
  • Preparation of accounts to trial balance stage for external auditors.
  • Processing Corporate and Personal tax returns.
  • Preparation of VAT returns.
  • Reconciliation of bank accounts and other balance sheet control accounts.
  • Proficient in Sage50 and Sage Accounts Production.
  • Assist in training of junior members of staff.
  • Liaising with clients over the phone, email and in person.


Essential requirements:

  • ACA, ACCA or CPA Qualified/ Part-Qualified
  • Minimum 3 years’ relevant experience working in an accountancy practice
  • Excellent organisational and communications skills essential
  • Ability to work on own initiative, with the support of colleagues.
  • Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Ability to work in a busy environment working to weekly, month and year end deadlines.
  • Efficiency in data processing, and great attention to detail

*NB: All applicants CVS will be reviewed and should your skillset match our client's requirements, we will contact you via email / mobile.  We are also happy to consider you for other open opportunities within Firstaff.  If however, you object to us holding your data on file, please acknowledge via email by return.

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Mary O’Rourke

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Firstaff Personnel Consultants Ltd

85/86 Grafton Street

Dublin 2

Tel: 003531-6797766

Mobile: 086 2632535


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Mary O'Rourke

Senior Consultant