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06 June 2023

Virtual Finance Function (VFF) – 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 800+ 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 ‘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.

Interested in Virtual Finance Function (VFF) – Assistant Manager?

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The Team

At FPM we pride ourselves on providing everyone with an inspiring career opportunity. Our culture keeps the layers simple and the relationship personal. We know that our success is down to one thing, our people, and we make sure looking after our people is at the heart of everything we do. Does FPM sound like a good fit for you? We currently have an opening for a VFF Assistant Manager/ Manager.

The Role

Purpose of the role/key responsibilities:

  • Build strong and credible relationships to understand the clients’ priorities, providing them with trusted and valued advice, ensuring delivery by all agreed deadlines.
  • Collaborate effectively, embrace diverse perspectives, and work holistically with stakeholders including, different business areas, the wider professional network, and the community.
  • Develop a detailed knowledge of FPM’s specialist services and actively identify opportunities for business development in response to our clients’ needs.
  • Providing technical accounting advice both internally to existing client teams and externally to new and existing clients to FPM.
  • Lead on the provision of technical accounting training to the VFF team and wider FPM/AAB group.
  • Deliver for clients one-off finance projects such as accounting standard conversions, process and control reviews and other financial information remediation exercises.
  • Determine resource requirements ensuring that the team has relevant experience, support and skills to ensure an unrivalled client experience.
  • Lead, motivate and coach all members of the team, aiding development of both technical and client management skills and identifying any training needs.
  • Be a vital part the management team, involved with the day-to-day operations of the team, ensuring financial targets and deadlines are met and assist with delivering the strategic objectives of the department and wider firm.

Experience and skill set required for the role:

  • Fully qualified with experience of working within practice or industry.
  • Strong technical accounting knowledge across local GAAPs and IFRS.
  • Experience delivering one off projects.
  • A passionate problem solver, bringing solutions, making recommendations, and driving implementation of agreed approach
  • Experience of handling a client portfolio with strong client engagement
  • Team player with the necessary interpersonal skills to build professional relationships with clients and internal stakeholders
  • A growth mindset and continuous desire for lifelong learning

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
  • Regular updates from our Health & Wellbeing team and access to all Headspace resources
  • Volunteering leave through our Charitable Initiative (AABie)
  • Enhanced maternity / paternity leave
  • 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.

How to apply

 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 Wednesday 14th June.

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