Accounts Assistant

Location Dublin
Discipline: Financial Recruitment
Job functions Industry - Commerce, Part-Qualified Accountant
Job type: Permanent Full-Time
Contact name: Claire McKeon

Contact email: claire.mckeon@empowermentinternational.com
Contact phone: 0858673461
Job ref: A002059
Published: about 1 month ago
Expiry date: 29 Feb 2024 23:59

​EMPOWERMENT are delighted to partner with one of Ireland’s largest PLC’s who are seeking an accounts assistant to join their team in South Dublin.

You will report into the Financial Controller and support the wider management team. This role would suit someone with 1-2 years’ experience and pursuing their ACA/ACCA exams.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the preparation of monthly management accounts including Profit and Loss account and Balance Sheet.

  • Ensuring that every transaction is correctly recorded, that a strong system is in place to identify problems, that a daily sales KPI report is prepared and distributed to each department, and that sales are recorded across multiple computer information systems.

  • Accounts Receivable: Ensure that the system of recording, invoicing and chasing of payments is done in an effective manner.

  • Accounts Payable: Maintenance of the company’s purchasing system, reconciliation of creditor statements and dealing with supplier queries.

  • Control of the cash & banking function through the maintenance of the daily income audit, monitoring of the cash handling procedures.

  • Assist with the preparation of monthly management accounts including Profit and Loss account and Balance Sheet.

  • Provide training where necessary, managing petty cash & ordering and maintaining appropriate cash levels.

  • Collaborate on ad hoc projects/other duties as they arise.

Experience:

  • Part-Qualified (ACA/ACCA).

  • 1-2 years’ experience in a finance function.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Knowledgeable on accounting principles and procedures.

  • Excellent skills in MS Office, especially Microsoft excel.

For further details please contact Claire McKeon via email, claire.mckeon@empowermentinternational.com or apply directly to this application and Claire McKeon at EMPOWERMENT, will reach out to discuss in confidence.