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I think a career in tax is very rewarding and is an enjoyable career. There are a varied number of jobs which are available to someone with a tax qualification, including private practice, industry, Revenue, lecturing etc. The role of a tax adviser in practice or indeed within Revenue is, in my experience, extremely varied and challenging.

I would advise college students who are considering a career in tax to look into placements offered by their colleges / summer internships. I know from my time spent in private practice that a great number of the bigger accountancy / tax practice offer such positions to college students. This is a great way for such students to get a feel for what a career in tax entails and will help them in making a decision as to whether or not tax is something that they would enjoy.
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Intertrust Announces 60 Financial Services Jobs for Dublin

Intertrust are expanding their Dublin Office and creating 60 new jobs

Intertrust Announces 60 Financial Services Jobs for Dublin

Intertrust are expanding their Dublin Office and creating 60 new jobs

Intertrust Ireland, a financial services administration company plans to create up to 60 new jobs in its recently expanded Dublin office.

Intertrust provides administration and back-up services for private equity firms, aircraft lessors, asset managers, technology firms, pharmaceutical manufacturers and several other industries.

The company said at the weekend that the recent redevelopment of its office on Haddington Road on the capital’s southside gives it the scope to hire 60 new workers.

Intertrust recently expanded the services it provides to allow it act as a managing agent for aviation asset-backed securitisations, where aircraft lessors transfer the ownership of planes to specially-established companies. It has also added performance and reward management services.

The company provides corporate administration, company secretarial, accounting and cash, and specialised agency services. It now employs 90 people so the new staff will increase the total to 150.

Mary Buckley, executive director of IDA Ireland, called Intertrust’s decision to expand its operations here a “notable endorsement” of the Republic’s financial services business. “Ireland is now home to some of the world’s top financial service companies and offers a highly skilled and educated financial services workforce,” she said.

Only last week another financial services company announced 605 new jobs for Northern Ireland. Read about Fintru here.

For more information on occupations  in the financial services sector click here.

 

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