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Graduate Programme

Graduate Programme 2023

We encourage our teams and individuals to thrive and flourish from the beginning of their careers.

Roberts Nathan is an accountancy and business advisory services practice based in Cork and Dublin. Our offices are based in the central business districts of both cities. Our team has been growing since it was first established in 1997, and we currently have over fifty staff members working between both offices. We have a number of graduate opportunities within the firm for ambitious, dedicated individuals who wish to kickstart their thriving careers.

Roberts Nathan Graduate Programme – Why Choose Us?

At Roberts Nathan, our graduate training programmes are designed to help people reach their full potential, both individually and also as part of a team. Our trainee accountants excel in a fast-paced environment, where they are seen as valued members of the team and given substantial support and encouraged to succeed. We focus on helping you grow, develop, and build foundations for a great career.

We are now accepting applications for the 2023 Graduate Programme. We have positions across Audit, Tax, Advisory and Consulting.

The Candidate

The successful candidate should have:

  • Achieved or are currently on target for a 2.2 honours degree or higher from an Accounting, Business, Finance or related discipline
  • Willingness to learn and desire to work towards a professional qualification (ACA, ACCA, ITI, ATI or similar)
  • Ability to collaborate and work well within a team environment
  • Ability to deal with problems and deliver solutions
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Be proficient in the Microsoft Suite of products (MS Excel and Word)
  • Excellent communication & interpersonal skills

 

 

The Package

Professional Development Benefits

In addition to receiving a competitive remuneration package, the successful candidate will also enjoy the following professional development benefits:

  • Additional annual financial support towards your professional qualification (to include registration fees, course fees and exam fees)
  • Paid study leave for the duration of the exams will be provided in respect of first sitting
  • Paid annual subscription fees to your professional body
  • A mentor system to assist you in the progression of both your examinations and career development
  • On-the-job training and studying towards your professional qualification will enable you to gain a full understanding of the technical aspects of audit, accountancy, tax and additional financial advisory services.
  • The opportunity to train with a Platinum-level ACCA approved employer / CAI approved employer

Lifestyle Benefits

  • Business Casual Fridays
  • Summer Early Friday Finish
  • Early Friday Finish Santa Hours in December
  • Firm Activity Days
  • Tax-saver Commuter Travel Scheme

Health & Well Being Benefits                                               

  • Flexible working hours
  • Hybrid working policy
  • Bike-to-work scheme
  • Complimentary fruit

This position will allow successful candidates to progress within our growing and developing firm. The role will enable them to gain valuable experience, working with a wide selection of domestic and international clients across a variety of industries to progress their future careers.

Our structured Graduate Programme provides a collaborative, open environment where you can be yourself and bring your great ideas to life. You’ll be an important part of the team from day one, working face-to-face with clients on jobs that are relevant to your interests. You’ll enjoy a supportive environment where everyone is accessible and invested in your training and growth.

 

Graduate Trainee Chartered/Certified Accountants

Our graduate trainees will become fully qualified Charted/Certified Accountants once they complete their training programmes. During their training programmes they will:

  • Develop an understanding of our clients and their businesses
  • Complete audit programs and form conclusions on each individual test and section completed
  • Highlight issues and problems
  • Become familiar with our audit software
  • Resolve queries whether of an audit or accountancy nature
  • Attend a range of internal training sessions, including industry experience and soft skills
  • Work as part of a team to undertake a variety of audit and accountancy tasks for our diverse client base
  • Understand from your manager the scope of tasks allocated and objectives to be achieved
  • Keep seniors and managers fully informed of any issues and problems, ensure work is completed to a level agreed with the manager, record clearly and concisely the work completed.

 

Graduate Trainee Chartered Tax Advisors

Our graduate trainees will become fully qualified Chartered Tax Advisors once they complete their training programmes. During their training programme they will:

  • Be responsible for preparing tax returns for individuals and corporates and deal directly with clients on a daily basis.
  • Liaising with Revenue on behalf of clients and assisting with Revenue aspect queries.
  • Liaise with audit & accounts department on tax compliance matters.
  • Manage compliance workflows in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Assisting management with various advisory projects.
  • Attend a range of internal training sessions, including industry experience and soft skills
  • Work as part of a team to undertake a variety of different tax tasks for our diverse client base
  • Understand from your manager the scope of tasks allocated and objectives to be achieved
  • Keep seniors and managers fully informed of any issues and problems, ensure work is completed to a level agreed with the manager, record clearly and concisely the work completed.

 

Join us at Roberts Nathan!

 

 

To apply for our 2023 Graduate Programme, please email cork@robertsnathan.com or dublin@robertsnathan.com with your C.V.