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Director – Financial Services Audit – AWM Sector – Dublin

Our client is one of Ireland’s largest growing professional services firms and plan to continue developing and growing over the coming years. With 8 offices in Ireland and the Isle of Man, with in excess of more than 2500 employees, their people are their brand, and they shape the growth strategies of our client. 

Their diverse team of people who have ambition, energy, motivation and who share core values builds the continued success of the business. They have 50 different nationalities working with them.

Due to ongoing growth, they are looking for a highly motivated individual to join their expanding Financial Services Audit team based in Dublin.

You will be responsible for managing a significant portfolio of clients.

The role involves providing audit and related services to companies and groups operating across a wide range of sectors, in addition to participating in the management of the Financial Services Audit group.

The financial services industry is a core focus of our client.

Their Financial Services Audit team consists of country, regional and service line leaders with a wealth of expertise. They have a client base covering Aviation, Asset Management, Banking, Fintech, Insurance and SPV’s.   

Main responsibilities:

  • Project management – take responsibility for managing a large and varied portfolio of clients.
  • Promotion and oversight of quality audit work on your client engagements
  • Management of client relationships
  • Supervising and training junior members of the team to ensure that standards are maintained throughout the entire audit process.
  • Preparation and presentation of business tenders in order to develop and grow your client portfolio.
  • Working capital management – manage work in progress and billings.
  • Client fee negotiation
  • Taking full responsibility for managing and reviewing the work of the audit team

Skills and attributes:

  • ACA/ACCA qualified
  • Minimum 7+ years’ experience
  • Experience in AWM Audit is a must.
  • Strong technical skills (Irish GAAP and auditing standards. IFRS experience an advantage but not essential);
  • Electronic auditing experience 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.
  • Commercial awareness
  • Experience gained in a Big 4 accounting firm would be advantageous.


  • A competitive compensation package with a defined career path
  • Training and support from our dedicated learning and development team
  • Defined Contribution Pension Plan
  • Subsidised healthcare insurance
  • Wedding leave
  • Hybrid working week – blended arrangement where you can work from home, at the office or client sites depending on business, client and teams needs. 
  • 3pm finish on Fridays during the summer months and before a bank holiday

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Categories: Audit and Risk Advisory
Roles: Director
Locations: Dubai Ireland

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