Fiduciary-Client Accountant (Asset Finance / Securitisation / Aviation Finance / Structured Finance)
Applications are invited by the Dublin office of the Maples Group for the position of
who, under the supervision of an Assistant Vice President and/or Vice President will have responsibility for a portfolio of clients and be required to prepare management accounts and financial statements, ensuring all tax filings, regulatory and ad-hoc reporting is completed in accordance with regulatory and deal requirements.
The portfolio will comprise of either a variety of Special Purpose Vehicles (“SPVs”) including CDO and CLO vehicles, note programmes, asset finance (aircraft leasing) and all types of asset-backed securitisations, or a specialization in any of foregoing. This role could be ideal for candidates who are looking for a stepping stone into the financial services or aircraft leasing sectors or would like to bridge the gap from practice into industry.
Other duties include the ongoing liaison with auditors, investment bankers, lawyers, investment managers, custodians and other transaction parties. Processing of client payments may be required from time to time.
They will be required to deliver high levels of client service while ensuring that each relationship is compliant with internal policies and procedures.
The successful candidate will hold a professional accountancy qualification (ACA/ACCA/CIMA), ideally gained in financial services; a strong knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards, GAAP and financial and regulatory reporting requirements. Prior experience in a similar role would be an advantage.
Candidates from a Big 4 background with exposure to financial services or qualified accountants working in the tax departments of Big 4 firms will also be strongly considered.
Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent analytical and problem-solving abilities, strong written and verbal communication skills and must be proficient in Microsoft Office. The role will require liaising with senior bankers, investment managers and lawyers. Ability to meet strict deadlines is a must.
Benefits include health insurance and pension plan. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.