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Senior Accounts Assistant

Our client is a leading wholesale company based in Cork. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Accounts Assistant with enthusiasm and energy to support the management team to grow the business.

Working closely with the Financial Controller you will assist in the financial management, financial administration, and financial operation of the organisation.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Full end to end AP Management
  • Manage accounts payable team including onboarding, retention, motivation, performance management and development
  • Provide support, direction to the AP Team, setting objectives and KPI’s targets 
  • Oversee the invoice processing function for the company
  • Creditor reconciliation review and sign off
  • Manage the preparation of payment runs
  • Management of bank accounts and cash balances including bank reconciliations, cash book, cheques, etc.
  • Management of month end process, journals, reporting and close process for AP and GL
  • Preparation and filing of Revenue ROS Returns - Intrastat, P30, VAT, Vies, etc.
  • Support process improvement and any project activity in relation to AP
  • Support the wider finance team as required

Key Requirements:

  • Previous experience within a busy finance department, specifically as an AP Team Lead / Accounts Assistant.
  • Good IT / Microsoft Office skills.
  • The ability to lead and manage staff.
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail with strong numerical ability.
  • Dynamic individual with the ability to work on their own initiative in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills.
  • Ability to Multi-Task and prioritise workload with excellent attention to detail.
  • A team player who will work closely with all departments in the company and is willing to learn.
  • Previous experience within the wholesale business an advantage but not essential.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Jessica Kennedy

021 2427110