Accounts Assistant-Perm-Cork

  • Reference: CJ45943
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: Accountancy & Finance

Role Responsibilities:

Accounts payable:

  • Processing of invoices, complete by 7 day of monthly accounts cycle
  • Creditor reconciliations & accruals listing complete by day 9 of monthly accounts cycle
  • Verification of weekly supplier payments based on the reconciled supplier accounts.
  • Dealing with supplier & invoice queries

Payroll Processing:

  • Collection and validation of hours for processing of payroll.
  • Weekly & monthly processing of payroll.
  • Posting of wages journals.
  • P30 & P35 returns.
  • Dealing with day to day queries re payroll


  • Bank postings and reconciliations complete by day 3 of monthly accounts cycle.

Accounts receivable:

  • Processing of sales orders and flag any issues as regards price, credit limit or payment status
  • Maintenance of customer price lists, customer account status and credit limit
  • Opening of new customer accounts
  • Ensuring credit limits are kept up to date and are sufficient
  • Send out monthly statements.

Management reporting:

  • Preparation of a range of weekly and monthly management KPI reports


  • Assisting in preparation of financial accounts.
  • General office duties including providing phone & reception cover in the afternoons
  • Ad hoc duties as and when required


Role Requirements:


  • Attention to detail & numerical skills
  • Disciplined and consistent approach to following process and procedures
  • Ability to work well when under pressure and meet expected deadlines.
  • Excellent IT skills including intermediate level Excel with prior knowledge of computerised accounting and payroll packages. Knowledge of Sage product suite (Line 50 & Micropay) an advantage.
  • Willing, flexible and adaptable attitude
  • Communication skills


  • Accounts Technician and/or Diploma Level Business/Accounting
  • 2 -3 years relevant experience


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Susan on 021 4911065 or email

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