Accounts Payable Assistant – Sligo – contract

  • Reference: SJ46031
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo
  • Category: Accountancy & Finance

Our client, a third level institution in the North West of Ireland are recruiting for an experienced Accounts Payable Assistant. Primarily the role involves taking responsibility for the Accounts Payable / Creditors function under the instruction of the Finance Manager (FM). 

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Posting of invoices, credit notes and payments to Great Plains system;
  • Payments to Suppliers made both electronically and by cheque;
  • Dealing with queries relating to same;
  • Reconciling Creditors on a regular basis;
  • Providing accurate Creditor information to the FM as required;
  • Assisting the FM in maintaining proper purchasing procedures;
  • Completing Creditor, Accruals & Prepayment reconciliations for management accounts;
  • Completion of VAT Returns & Annual Return of Trading Details;
  • Compiling information for reporting to Revenue – including -Quarterly Prompt Payment Report, Annual Sec 891B Reporting of payments made;
  • Administration & Completion of Professional Services Withholding Tax Returns;
  • Ensuring we hold current Tax Clearance certificates for suppliers as required;
  • Ensuring we hold current insurance details for suppliers as necessary;
  • Dealing with any other issues that may arise through the above work that requires attention;
  • Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register;
  • Provide Payroll Cover / Assistance on occasion;
  • Assisting Accounts Receivable area to be able to cover for sick or annual leave, processing credit card payments, issuing tax receipts etc.

Person Specification

  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant experience desirable;
  • Third level qualification in Accounts desirable;
  • Experienced in Microsoft Excel;
  • Very strong attention to detail;
  • Ability to work both as part of a team and on own initiative;
  • Good time management skills and the ability to prioritise;
  • Ability to work to deadlines.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aideen Cummins on 071-9140252 or email

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