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Assistant Manager - Accounting

Requisition ID:  3782

Each one of us brings something different to Vistra, working as one team to deliver the right solution.That’s why our clients choose to work with us – the power of our combined skills makes us unstoppable.Vistra offers a unique platform for our clients and our people to seize the world of opportunities.At the heart of everything we do are our core values:Committing to clients, Working as ONE Vistra, Empowering people and Doing the Right thing.


Why Vistra


At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency.


We support our clients over six sectors: Private Equity, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Corporate, Company Formation and Private Wealth and deliver value across three service lines:


  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Advisory and Transaction Support
  • Finance, Accounting and Administration


We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world.


You can also check out our LinkedIn Life page and our About us page to get a sense of Vistra’s culture and our values.


So, what do you think? If you are excited about working with us and think you can get the job done but not quite sure if you meet all the requirements 100%, we want to encourage you to give it a try OR have an informal chat with one of our Talent Acquisition representatives.   



Our opportunity for you:


Vistra are currently recruiting an Assistant Manager, Accounting for our rapidly expanding Irish  business, to  provide accounting services to a large spectrum of clients, acting as the first point of contact for client queries, working closely with the auditors, tax and advisory teams.  We have a broad range of corporate clients, many of whom are focused in the technology and pharmaceutical sectors and who are expanding internationally.  We offer excellent career opportunities both in Ireland and globally.



Key responsibilities:


  • Act as the point of contact for a portfolio of clients on all accounting/ indirect tax and advisory matters and work in close cooperation with client managers & partners.
  • Preparation of management accounts/ reports for clients observing tight month end deadlines.
  • Preparation of annual financial statements in accordance with standard operating procedures and in compliance with relevant accounting standards company law.
  • Act as bridge between auditors and the client. Requirement to maintain a strong working relationship with all audit firms and challenge them where required to ensure audits are planned and completed within specified deadlines.
  • Provide oversight and review of the accounts produced by team members ensuring high quality of accounts produced which are in full compliance with all IFRS / Irish GAAP standards as applicable.
  • Drafting Corporation Tax computations for accounts provisioning purposes and for tax department review and finalisation.
  • Supervise client Vat / Vies and related indirect tax compliance ensuring all deadlines are adhered to.
  • Ensure all Companies Office deadlines are met.
  • Daily interaction dealing with day to day requests / queries from clients.
  • Attend client meetings and calls providing accounting advice where necessary.
  • Support with practice development initiatives for the firm;
  • Working with the Management team to ensure the agreed objectives of the business unit are achieved in a timely manner;
  • Assistance in preparation and management of the workflow calendar for the team or a section of the team
  • Assistance in month end billing and reporting
  • Any other duties which may be assigned from time to time.



Attributes & Skills:


  • Excellent language skills including good grammar essential
  • Excellent internal and external communication skills
  • Time management skills and team workflow management skills
  • Excellent client relationship management skills
  • Commercially focused with good practice development skills
  • Excellent technical and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in numerous accounting software packages
  • Team player 



Relevant experience:


  • 2 years PQE preferred
  • Management/Supervision of a team or team member experience is beneficial
  • Prior practice experience is preferred 



Education/Professional Qualifications:


  • Qualified ACA/ACCA Accountant
  • Minimum 2.2 degree from a recognised university 



Join US!


Our promise to our clients is simple: we help them seize opportunity and make a difference in the world. It’s the same to you.


Make a difference — seize your world of opportunity with Vistra!






Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We’re passionate about Diversity and Inclusion at Vistra.We believe that everyone is equal and unique, and by embracing diversity it makes us better company.This creates an environment where anyone, from any background, can do their best work; Vistra is for the ambitious, the entrepreneurial, the bold.


Dublin 2, IE

Department:  Capital Markets (B402005)

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