Tax Manager Opportunity



An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Tax Manager

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Tax Manager to work within our national practice. The role will be located in our Waterford office. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious, forward thinking high-achiever who is keen to progress within the firm.

The position attracts a highly competitive remuneration package and ongoing career development.

Main Responsibilities

• provide a top class tax service to a wide portfolio of corporate and personal tax clients – manage the corporate and personal tax compliance deadlines for all tax clients;
• work with fellow managers and partners to ensure the smooth running of the department and the achievement of key business goals and objectives;
• development of a team of tax trainees;
• assist in the provision of proactive tax planning advice including and not limited to;

– succession planning for privately held businesses;
– capital taxes;
– intellectual property and R&D tax exploitation;
– capital allowances and general tax relief’s;
– tax restructuring including M&A, MBO’s and Retirement Reliefs;

• correspond with both Revenue and clients on the clients’ tax affairs;
• promote increased awareness of tax issues and opportunities across the business units;
• involvement in sustaining/growing client business, proposing and winning new business and positively contributing to the overall development of the practice; and
• various ad hoc duties and responsibilities as directed by partners and management.

Skills and attributes

• the chosen candidate will have a proven record for service excellence, be a strong communicator and be able to demonstrate outstanding leadership skills;
• you will need to be AITI qualified with at least 3 years post-qualification experience; and
• a strong personal tax, corporate tax and capital gains technical knowledge will be essential, in addition a working knowledge of other taxes.

Please send all inquiries to or call our office on (051) 876366

We’re expanding and looking for 2 more accountants



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ProfitPal is a dynamic and technology-focused accountancy firm. Due to continued growth and success we require two experienced Financial Accountants to join our team.

The role will include:

  • Work on a range of assignments to include audits and preparation of financial statements for both audit exempt companies and sole traders
  • Preparation of Income Tax / Corporation Tax Returns
  • Co-ordinating the planning, execution & completion of assignments
  • Communication with management and delivering on deadlines and expectations

The successful candidate will:

  • Be a Qualified or Part Qualified Accountant (CPA, ACCA, ACA)
  • Have a minimum of 2-3 years experience within an accountancy practice
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Be a fast learner with the ability to become efficient in a short time frame
  • Have excellent IT skills (Experience of Xero would be an advantage but not essential)

Give us a call and please send us a ONE PAGE CV outlining your work experience and education.



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Share Option schemes for Technology Companies



What new tech founders need to know when it comes to offering Stock options. 

Granting stock options has become a key component to attracting and rewarding people in start up and growing companies in Ireland. There are 3 key components that should be understood before considering offering stock options to your employees.

1. The tax consequences

2. The various ways to reduce or eliminate taxes and

3. Why you might want to issue options in the first place.

I’ve rounded off the blog with some of the TOP 10 GOLDEN RULES Ireland’s leading start up founders shared with me after presenting this topic at a recent techpreneures meeting.

Don’t forget to claim your R&D Tax back by Sept 23rd


You don’t really need to create a living electrical capacitor in order to claim R&D tax relief, but if you did you can take it that you’re eligible even if the outcome was a freak accident.

Here’s how it works. 

You quantify the costs relating to R&D in any given year. There is a lot of criteria relating to what constitutes R&D but it boils down to two key considerations and ensuring the work can be attributed to them.

What is the specific scientific or technological advancement which the company sought to achieve?

What is the specific scientific or technological uncertainty, which the company sought to resolve?