Chartered Accountants & Registered Auditors


Tax Trainee


Hours: Full Time                                        
Salary: Negotiable
About us

McInerney Saunders are a top 20 firm of Chartered Accountants, Business & Tax Advisors, based in Swords, an ideal location for those on the M1 commuter belt looking to access challenging work without the commute to the city centre. 

What we can offer you
  • Competitive Salary
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Generous Benefits Package
  • Opportunity for Progression
  • An Emphasis on Work/Life Balance
  • Fantastic Culture including regular staff socials and a friendly environment
The Role

We are expanding the tax department and are interested in recruiting a Tax Trainee. The main aspect of this position will initially involve working on tax compliance matters and is an excellent opportunity to gain Irish and international tax experience. Responsibilities will include:

  • Delivering the firm’s compliance services to include the preparation and filing of income tax returns for company directors, professionals and other high net worth individuals
  • Preparing Capital Gains Tax computations and making appropriate tax payments and tax return submissions on behalf of clients
  • Completing Capital Acquisitions Tax returns where required and advising clients in relation to the tax process
  • Coordination of VAT returns on behalf of international clients to ensure tax compliance and dealing with ad hoc queries in relation to same
  • Maintaining RCT compliance in respect of Irish and international clients involved in the construction sector to include submission of contract and payment notifications to Revenue and advising clients in respect of RCT queries
  • Liaising with Revenue in connection with client matters and cooperating with clients to ensure that any problems are resolved.
Education, Experience and Skills
  • Progressing with TMITI or AITI exams
  • Experience of working with personal taxes , RCT and VAT an advantage
  • Strong client engagement skills are important
  • Proficient at Excel and Word with good IT skills
  • Good organisational skills with an ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and an attention to detail
  • Good team player and strong interpersonal skills


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