Salary: €25k – €35k
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Accountant to join a global player in Financial Services.
We are seeking a talented individual who is seeking to gain outstanding accounting experience and qualify as an Accountant.
Full financial, exam and study support are provided – apply today for more details!
Duties and Responsibilities
Responsible for Accounts payable and liaise with Group and teams in other locations on a regular basis
Ensuring all AP transaction are coded correctly in SAP General Ledger
Cheque payments for TPA clients, bank reconciliations and monthly Bordereaux’s.
Assisting with accounts receivable tasks in liaison with the credit controller to include, cash allocation, collection of outstanding debt etc.
Weekly AP and AR calls with Group and teams in other locations.
Assisting in the preparation of yearly Budgets and monthly forecasts
Assisting with monthly reporting to Group.
Assisting in preparation of sales invoicing and file closures
Involvement in Group Finance Projects
Ad hoc duties as required from time to time by your line manager
To provide administration support to all aspects of the finance department.
Liaise with internal staff and external suppliers and respond to enquires
Represent the business in a professional and positive manner at all times.
Maintain a positive attitude when faced with challenging circumstances and changing business needs
Be flexible with time and willing to get involved in other areas of the business as directed by management
Skills and Experience
Be a team player with a positive attitude
Ability and confidence to interact with the other lines of the business i.e. Directors, Managers and Colleagues
Possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Possess a high level of organisational skills
Ability to prioritise
Possess an IT literacy and technology-orientated mindset
Have a “can do’ attitude and demonstrate a desire to deliver performance excellence.
Possess an ability to maintain focus, control and positivity under pressure
Excellent numerical skills
Ability to maintain confidential information
Proficiency in word and excel
Excellent Problem Solving Skills
Effective Time Management Skills
Third level qualification
2-3 years’ experience an advantage in general accounting
Knowledge of accounts payable
Experience with SAP an advantage
Keen interest in perusing professional accounting qualifications
Proficient in data entry and management
Knowledge of general accounting procedures
Excellent attention to detail