Associate Director


Eden Recruitment

Associate Director Dublin, Ireland

To manage your own portfolio of clients, working with Partners/Directors or alone on complicated consultancy and advisory projects. A significant part of the role will be business development of existing and new clients as well as potentially developing a specialist field of technical and/or sector knowledge and expertise.

Key responsibilities:

Client work

  • Act as trusted adviser and engage with clients on wider commercial and strategic issues
  • Manage portfolio of complex advisory and compliance cases
  • Give exceptional client service, taking the lead in managing and developing client relationships
  • Technically strong
  • Identifying opportunities on client portfolio

Staff Management and development

  • Liaison with Partners
  • Appraisals/monitor staff performance, acting as formal ADR managers for some staff
  • On the job training for junior staff on a one-to-one basis
  • Dealing with staff questions
  • Work collaboratively with peers in team and across firm to ensure joined up approach

Practice Development

  • Involved in business development activities/profile raising locally
  • Actively use network of established relationships to drive new business opportunities and cross referral of services
  • Able to take advantage of marketing/PR opportunities


  • Ensuring S&W procedures are followed taking account of institute and HMRC guidance, where relevant

Personal Development (Technical & Other)

  • Internal and external seminars and courses
  • Reading
  • Internal meetings

Key Competencies:

  • Client focus ability to deliver consistently excellent client service.
  • Commercial awareness – delivers value to client and team profitability.
  • Teamwork – organises and supports others.
  • Good communicator – both written and oral.
  • Problem solving – positive attitude to solving problems and delivering outcomes.
  • Enthusiastic and keen business developer.
  • Excellent organisation skills


Candidate Profile


  • Qualified accountant (ACA) and/or tax advisor (CTA)

Key Experience/Skills:

  • Significant corporate tax experience gained within the profession and/or industry
  • Technically capable tax adviser who is able to manage complex client work
  • Demonstrable experience of managing people and clients
  • Existing business development skills and appetite to grow business
  • Project management experience
  • Experience of dealing with senior stakeholders both internally and externally

If this sounds like you please contact Mary on

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