Accounts Assistant, Dublin South

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Accounts Assistant, Dublin South

Purcell O Leary has been assigned to recruit for the role of Accounts Assistant based in Dublin South


The role of the Accounts Assistant includes the following:

  • Liaising with Human Resources to ensure that all payroll updates are documented and approved
  • Reviewing and approving all employee expense claims for reimbursement through payroll
  • Communicating approved changes to Outsourced Payroll processor
  • Reviewing and approving payroll run by Outsourced Payroll processor
  • Resolving employee and management queries
  • Preparing and posting monthly payroll journal to ERP
  • Preparing monthly payroll reports and reconciliations

Daily Accounts:

  • Administration of Credit Cards and Petty Cash
  • Oversee and administer the purchase approval process
  • Process Purchase Requisition Requests & set up new suppliers
  • Act as point of contact for supplier queries from staff and vendors

Monthly Accounts:

  • Preparation and filing of VAT and RTD Returns
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Petty cash journals and reconciliations
  • Accrual journals and reconciliations
  • Payroll journals and employee related expense control account journals and reconciliations

The Accounts Assistant will also take ownership of areas of responsibility and work to continuously improve processes
Ad Hoc accounts duties as may be required.

Qualifications for the Accounts Assistant

  • Third Level Business/Finance degree
  • Relevant Payroll and/or Finance qualification
  • A minimum of 2 years’ current payroll /accounts assistant experience
  • Proficient in MS Office (Excel, Outlook & Word)
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills
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