Client Manager

Requisition ID:  6433

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 Ireland is currently recruiting for a qualified accountant to join us as a Client Manager for our Capital Markets business. We are growing rapidly and 2023 will be an exciting year as we complete our merger with Tricor, making us 8,000 people strong globally in 53 countries, under the leadership of our new CEO Simon Webster.


We are a fast paced, entrepreneurial business that offers great career progression both locally and globally and we promote from within wherever possible.


Purpose of the Role :

Delivery of accounting and administration services to a portfolio of clients


Key responsibilities:

  • Assist in onboarding of new clients, including co-ordinating the incorporation of legal entities where relevant
  • Main contact for internal and external stakeholders for client portfolio on a daily basis
  • 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 client and determining appropriate accounting for same
  • Accountable for 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 of client
  • 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 administration of payroll were reuqired
  • 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, 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), and subsequent filing of the financial statements with the CRO
  • 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
  • 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.


Attributes/Technical Skills:


  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and client servicing skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and thorough and organised approach to work
  • Strong time management skills with a proven ability to multi-task
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines, being goal and results oriented
  • Team player with flexible and hands-on approach where required


Relevant Experience:


  • Up to 2 years post qualification experience, preferably in the corporate services industry or accounting practice
  • Experience in aviation industry a significant advantage, but not essential


Education and Professional Qualification:


  • Qualified accountant (ACCA/ACA/CIMA/CPA)


 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!





Assisting with preparation of monthly/quarterly/annual investor reports



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.


Shannon, Co. Clare, V14 FW97, IE

Department:  Operations (B402010)

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