Audit Associate Director

25 Oct 2019

Leading Accounting & Finance firm looking for a highly motivated Audit Associate Director based in Dublin City Centre


  • provide a diverse portfolio of clients with the highest quality audit and related services;
  • project management - take responsibility for managing a large and varied portfolio of clients;
  • take full responsibility for managing and reviewing the work of the audit team;
  • cross business-unit collaboration with other teams such as tax, advisory etc.;
  • supervise and train less experienced members of the team to ensure that Grant Thornton's quality standards are maintained throughout the entire audit process;
  • develop excellent professional relationships to identify client needs and new business opportunities within client organisations;
  • prepare and present business tenders in order to develop and grow your client portfolio;
  • working capital management - manage work in progress and billings; and
  • client fee negotiation;

Skills and Qualification:

  • ACA/ACCA qualified;
  • minimum 6+ years' experience;
  • strong technical skills (Irish GAAP/IFRS and International Auditing Standards). US GAAP and PCAOB auditing standards experience an advantage but not essential;
  • experience in public company audits;
  • electronic auditing experience (preferable but not essential);
  • ability to motivate and manage staff under tight deadlines;
  • ability to make professional judgements based on findings;
  • portfolio management experience;
  • strong attention to detail and analytical assessment;
  • experience working as part of a team supporting others;
  • be commercially aware;
  • experience gained in a Big 4 accounting firm would be advantageous

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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