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Trainee Accountant 

Function:                  Finance
What’s the Job?
As Trainee Accountant you will have the opportunity to work in each of the following areas, covering every aspect of finance in An Post:

Group Financial Accounting:
This area is responsible for compiling the An Post statutory financial statements, tax compliance, treasury, payroll, pensions as well as a number of subsidiary accounts.
Group Management Accounting:

Responsible for monthly reporting to the Board, budgeting, forecasting, and compiling the financials for the five year strategic planning process and the completion of the An Post regulatory accounts.
Mails & Parcels Finance and Retail Finance:

These areas work closely with the two main business units, having responsibility for revenue reporting and billing, cost control in large operational divisions, new product and capital project financial analysis as well as business unit performance reporting.
On the Job Experience:

The Trainee Accountant will have exposure to all these areas with the opportunity to gain experience in all of the systems, processes, financial control and reporting in An Post.
Who are we looking for?
The Trainee Accountant programme is open to current final year undergraduates and those who graduated in 2017 and 2018, with a minimum 2:2 honours degree. It is also open to Accounts Technicians or those with one year’s recent, relevant work experience and have achieved 365 points in their Leaving Cert from any combination of six subjects in one sitting.
What to expect?
This Chartered Accountants Ireland administrated ACA ‘Flexible Route’ qualification programme offers unique practical & theoretical learning across our growing e-commerce and financial services businesses, formal training, a mentor programme, supported study leave and work opportunities in a dynamic commercial environment.
Download and complete an application form and send it to us at or email us for more information.