Financial Reporting - Assistant Manager

Location: Dublin City Centre . Type: Permanent. Salary: Negotiable . Reference# DH200368

DHRP are working closely with one of Irelands “best places to work” who want to strategically grow their Advisory and Technical Accounting team throughout 2018. This is a high profile role and the successful candidate will be working closely with Finance teams in both publicly listed companies and multinational environments.  The existing team are a group of proactive accounting specialists who are focused on providing practical solutions to clients’ complex financial issues. This is a growth opportunity that will offer the successful candidate strong scope for progression, work-life balance and access to some of the most interesting projects in the space.


  • Providing practical accounting advice to clients (in the form of written papers and/or by way of oral communication) on a variety of technical accounting issues such as business combinations, share options and complex financial instruments
  • Researching the impact of new accounting standards/legislation and potential impact on clients in our target market
  • Advise on accounting requirements under IFRS, Irish & UK GAAP and US GAAP 
  • Identifying new business opportunities and working with internal contacts to convert leads and opportunities into projects;
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with senior finance personnel   
  • Managing and coaching junior team members
  • Working closely with other departments, such as Tax and Corporate Finance, to provide accounting advice in relation to group reorganisation projects or business combinations for example  
  • Promoting FAAS both internally and externally, articulating all FAAS services and the value that we bring to our clients, and representing FAAS at relevant technical seminars.   


  • Experience in Multi-National / Shared Services desirable  
  • Committed to relationship development and able to identify opportunities to deliver the best value  
  • A genuine interest in financial reporting issues and able to demonstrate how they keep abreast of changes in the financial reporting arena  
  • Experience in drafting technical accounting papers to support a conclusion/accounting treatment within a complex area either in an audit capacity or otherwise;   
  • Good communicator, highly articulate with excellent report writing skills;   
  • A passion for client service  
  • Ability to learn quickly and keep abreast of the latest developments in financial reporting   
  • Strong management skills  
  • Recognised accounting qualification
  • Minimum of 2 years of practical experience in dealing with technical accounting issues in a plc or equivalent organisation, either in Practice or Industry in areas including share options, complex financial instruments and business combinations  
  • A strong knowledge of IFRS, Irish/UK GAAP (including FRS 100 – 105), Irish/UK company law, US GAAP (desirable)   


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