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02 June 2023

Business Advisory Assistant Manager

FPM is one of the largest and leading chartered accountancy, audit, tax, advisory and insolvency firms on the Island of Ireland, North and South. FPM is an AAB Group Company. Together, we have a significant presence across the island of Ireland, the UK and Internationally. With £50m+ revenue, 10 regional hubs and a dedicated team of 700+ across the island of Ireland and the UK, The Group has impressive global connections and experience working with high-growth SME businesses and large corporations internationally.

Recognised as Market Leaders in Ireland and the UK, FPM has picked up some of the highest accolades our industry has to offer including ‘Employer of the Year’ at the 2023 Irish Accountancy Awards, ‘Accountancy Firm of the Year’ from both the Irish & British Accountancy Awards, Sunday Times’ Best Company to Work, Team of the Year at the NI Dealmakers Awards to name but a few.

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Purpose of the role/key responsibilities:

  • Support the team in all aspects of a client portfolio working alongside the client engagement team ensuring all client deadlines and demands are met
  • Take ownership of client portfolio, which may include year end and management accounts, budgets and forecasts for selected clients
  • Managing and developing relationships with clients to ensure satisfaction with services provided and identifying opportunities to support clients
  • Displaying effective communication with clients and colleagues;
  • Take ownership and responsibility for delivery of all aspects of client accounting work from start to finish, on budget, liaising with other departments to agree timescales and plan performance of work and act to ensure delivery by all agreed deadlines
  • Perform work as may be required, particularly work of an advanced technical nature, oversee the finalisation of all accounts, produce detailed reports and ensure all client queries are answered on a timely basis
  • Take responsibility for the delivery of specialist advisory and project work to a high technical standard, writing in a clear concise manner, providing alternative options and concluding on recommendations
  • Maintain and develop technical knowledge, undertaking research of new legislation, identifying opportunities for clients and advising accordingly
  • Participating in tenders/proposals for new work as required.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of GAAP and Accounting standards – in particular FRS 102 1A

Experience and skill set required for the role:

  • Relevant professional qualification (ACA/ACCA or equivalent)
  • Previous experience of working in a similar role
  • Candidates will be required to have a good working knowledge of clients accounting systems such as Xero
  • Experience of handling a client portfolio
  • Experience of training junior members of the team
  • Experience of technical compliance and advisory work
  • Experience in utilising technology, cloud accounting software and implementing client-driven solutions

The Benefits

Some of our benefits are;

  • Hybrid, flexible and family friendly working practices to enable you to manage your work life alongside your home life
  • Tailored development programme
  • Mentored by senior team members
  • Half day Friday’s
  • Regular updates from our Health & Wellbeing team and access to all Headspace resources
  • Volunteering leave through our Charitable Initiative (AABi)
  • Enhanced maternity / paternity
  • Dress for the day dress code

At FPM you will have tremendous opportunities that will meet your career aspirations, working in a progressive, energetic and stimulating environment alongside supportive and engaging professional teammates.


An excellent package is available for the right person who demonstrates ambition, drive and enthusiasm.

Interested candidates should send a CV to before 5pm on Tuesday 27th June.

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