Professional Accountancy Education

The programme which is aligned to our business objectives to be recognised as a learning institution and the leader in accountancy/audit recruitment in the public sector, provides financial and other supports for entry level staff.

Trainees joining the Office enjoy a number of benefits and supports as part of their contract. The key features are as follows:

  • qualification as a professional accountant via any of the nine recognised prescribed accountancy bodies
  • initially a one year contract (subject to a satisfactory probation assessment) with another six years to attain the professional qualification 
  • financial support for student membership, studies and examinations 
  • additional support for examination practice 
  • leave allowance for studies and examinations 
  • flexible working arrangements allow staff to utilise hours for studies 
  • provision for on-the-job training upon appointment, usually with an experienced auditor 
  • a varied client base including government departments, regulators, State agencies, educational and health bodies.