Accounts Assistant

  • Permanent
  • Dublin

Our client are a rapidly growing Irish Company who due to growth and expansion, they are looking to hire an Accounts Assistant.

As the Accounts Assistant, you will be responsible for the full range of accounting and administration functions. The Accounts Assistant will play a key role in the management of the Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable activities

Reporting to the Financial Controller, the successful candidate will form an integral element of the cross functional management team as the Company. The successful candidate will be based in our head office in Bray.




Accounts Receivable:


  1. Issue invoices for completed work on a daily basis.
  2. Process payments from debtors
  3. Manage cash/credit card transactions
  4. Prepare Bank / Cash lodgements
  5. Process credit notes
  6. Follow up on Purchase Order requests
  7. Process Customer Credit Account Applications
  8. Process deposits from customers
  9. File and organise associated paperwork on a daily basis
  10. Provide assistance with any potential audits or internal requests
  11. Liaise with debtors as required and resolve any issues in a timely and professional manner


Accounts Payable:


  1. Receive, process and seek approval of creditors invoices
  2. Manage petty cash process and transactions
  3. Seek and process creditor credit notes
  4. Reconcile Creditor summaries versus Creditor statements
  5. Assist Financial Controller to prepare and process creditor monthly payment run
  6. File and Organise associated paper work on a daily basis
  7. Provide assistance with any potential audits or internal requests
  8. Liaise with creditors as required and resolve any issues in a timely and professional manner
  9. Liaise closely with Financial Controller as required




  1. To post all accounting entries to trial balance stage
  2. Prepare month end reconciliations
  3. Assist Financial Controller with the preparation of Monthly Accounts
  4. Processing Supplier Invoices and Matching to GRNs and Payments
  5. Manage Debtors’ and Creditors’ ledgers
  6. Supplier Payment Management
  7. Bank Reconciliations
  8. VAT/ PAYE Returns
  9. Payroll
  10. Process Employee Expense Claims
  11. Assist in preparation of year end Audits





  1. The successful applicant will have 2+ years’ experience within a busy Accounts Assistant / Bookkeeping role and ideally be Account Technician qualified (This qualification is not essential but would be a distinct advantage).
  2. Proficiency with bookkeeping software/applications.
  3. Possess excellent knowledge of excel and previous experience with ABM Software is highly desirable.
  4. Strong relationship building skills with a high degree of responsiveness, and integrity. Strong people skills / team skills are essential for this role.
  5. Professionally persistent in achieving deadlines.
  6. Excellent communication and presentation skills (verbal and written), with attention to detail.
  7. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office suite, data extraction and ability to run reports.




  1. Team player who is driven, adaptable, dynamic, and willing to bring confidence and enthusiasm to team members.
  2. Passionate about driving continuous improvement in processes.
  3. It is a must that the individual is highly organised with the ability to manage multiple activities simultaneously to accomplish goals, establishes efficient work procedures to meet objectives and be skilled in prioritising. Forms the right structures, process, and/or teams to enhance productivity.
  4. A person with a hard-working ethos who is disciplined and reliable in executing company processes and strategies. Able to work in a dynamic, fast paced, competitive environment. The ability to execute is crucially important. A professional manner and strong ethical code is essential due to requirement of handling confidential information.
  5. An open personality that can fit with the company’s culture of integrity and respect for colleagues.
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