Newly Qualified Accountant – Hybrid

CREGG is currently seeking to hire a pro-active and self-motivated Newly Qualified Accountant to join the business. In this role, you will, with the support of your Manager, be responsible for all tasks and activities of an Accounting & Administration for the client services delivery team, ensuring that our clients are provided with a high-quality professional service.


  • Assist in onboarding of new clients, including co-ordinating the incorporation of legal entities where relevant.
  • Act as main point of contact, on a daily basis, for internal and external stakeholders for client portfolio.
  • Ensure that client reporting deadlines are met, and any ad-hoc client requests are dealt with in a prompt manner.
  • Commercial review of agreements entered into by your client and determining appropriate accounting for same.
  • Accountable for the review and approval of all ongoing servicing activities provided to clients, including but not limited to monthly management accounts, annual financial statements, corporate income tax and VAT returns.
  • Financial accounting duties for client including:
    • Ownership of the trial balance with responsibility for ensuring all accounts are reconciled and open items cleared within agreed timelines.
    • Preparation and posting of accounting journals to reflect all accruals, prepayments, and other financial transactions in line with deadlines.
    • Preparation of management accounts.
    • Preparation of consolidated and/or entity statutory financial statements (end-to-end including active involvement in audit preparation and delivery and liaising directly with auditors and other advisors as required)
    • Preparation of reconciliations of balance sheet accounts.
    • Reconciling and managing inventory for client companies including overseeing purchase orders, sales orders, stock levels and liaising with customers and suppliers.
    • Maintenance of fixed asset register.
    • Monitoring of clients’ debtors ledger, creditors ledger and treasury management.
    • Preparation, review and filing of client tax returns (i.e., Corporation tax, VAT and Payroll taxes).
  • Preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Responsible for the internal control of the client accounting and administration processes in use; identifying opportunities for process improvement and efficiencies and implementing change.
  • Organising and preparing agendas for and taking minutes of board meetings and annual general meetings (AGMs).
  • Attendance and participation at client board meetings and AGMs where required (e.g., to present financial results).
  • Liaise with the internal company secretary and compliance department, and the client in relation to corporate filings to ensure compliance with Irish law and any contractual obligations.
  • Maintain excellent working relationships with third parties such as Revenue Commissioners, Companies Registration Office, Auditors, Tax advisors, Legal advisors, and banks, as required.
  • Oversee preparation and filing of regulatory returns to the Central Bank of Ireland, where required, on a timely basis.
  • Co-ordination and management of the annual audit process and tax compliance work, ensuring review for all audit deliverables as required.
  • Assess client profitability.
  • Ensure clients are billed in accordance with agreed terms.
  • Ensure achievement of targets and KPIs as agreed with the directors.
  • Assisting with the development of junior members of the team.
  • Escalating any issues in relation to client and/or team delivery to the directors.
  • Ad hoc duties that may be assigned from time to time.



  • Qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA/CIMA).
  • Up to 2 years post qualification experience, preferably in the corporate services industry or accounting practice.
  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and client servicing skills.
  • Strong time management skills with a proven ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
  • Results oriented.
  • Audit experience is advantageous, but not desired.
  • Highly organised with an eye for detail.
  • Resourceful, independent, and strong problem-solving abilities.
  • Team player with flexible and hands-on approach where required.
  • Analytical mindset with ability to identify opportunities for leaner, consistent processes which promote accurate data capture.

Please be aware that your CV will not be shared with anyone outside of Cregg Recruitment without your express permission

For further information please contact Cleo Muir with your updated CV



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