Accounts Assistant | Dublin City

Reference: MB236
Sector: Accounting & Finance
Job Type: Permanent
Consultant: Martin Byrne
Martin Byrne

The Opportunity

On behalf of our client, we have an excellent opportunity for an Accounts Assistant with 2- 3 years’ previous experience in a leading professional services firm in Dublin City Centre.

The Role

  • Month end
    • Preparing and posting journals for accruals and prepayments.
    • Bank and balance sheet reconciliation with supporting documentation.
    • Fixed assets – including running and posting depreciation.
    • Reconciling our third party travel agent statements to our expense system.
    • Variance analysis – comparing actuals to prior months and prior period to ensure that all postings are complete and accurate and explaining differences.
  • Assisting the Billing team
    • Reviewing AR invoices.
  • Assisting the Credit Control team
  • Assisting the Banking team
    • Posting receipts.
  • Assisting the members of the AP team
    • Assigning invoices on the system to approvers and posting approved invoices.
    • Dealing with queries on invoices from internal approvers and Vendors.
    • Organising Vendor payment runs.
    • Processing bank transfers for intercompany bank accounts and for payment of Vendors.
    • Monthly creditor’s reconciliation to statements. Following up on outstanding invoice/queries.
    • Monthly Tax Analysis.
    • Reviewing T&E reimbursement claims.
    • Ad hoc tasks.

Candidate Profile / Experience

  • Accountant technician with 2-3 years’ PQE.
  • Competent with double entry bookkeeping.
  • Ideally has worked in a financial control environment with month end experience.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and accurately.
  • Good Excel skills.
  • Good communication skills.

Please note only candidates that match the minimum job requirements above will be contacted for this role.

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Consultant: Martin Byrne

Martin Byrne, Head of Financial Recruitment in confidence on + (353) 1 554 1294 or email