Accounts Assistant

Job Overview

Our client based in Kilkenny are seeking to recruit an accounts assistant to join their team. This is a varied role but will focus mainly on accounts payable as well as supporting the Payroll function.
Accounts payable

  • Daily management of orders once authorised on our purchase ordering system and following up with staff for authorisation where needed.
  • Following up with staff regarding deliveries of relevant orders and processing on purchase ordering system.
  • Daily processing of invoices on received from suppliers and investigations of discrepancies.
  • General management and control of information on our purchase ordering system.
  • Reconciliation of creditor accounts to supplier statements on a regular basis.
  • The ability to follow up with and answer any queries to or from suppliers.
  • Set-up of payments due to suppliers on online banking system for further authorisation.


  • Assist with payroll ( Micropay) on a weekly basis and ensure that the information from the time management system has been imported correctly.
  • The ability to investigate any differences between the payroll system and the time management system.
  • The ability to set-up new employees on the system and generally maintain the information on the payroll system.
  • Produce the necessary weekly reports for payroll for review and authorisation of same by supervisors.
  • Production and distribution of payslips in a timely manner.
  • Set-up of weekly bank file to be uploaded to the online banking system and processing of this payment.

You will be an accounts assistant / payroll administrator with approx. 2 years accounts experience. Training on inhouse systems will be provided. Proficiency in MS Suite is required. Candidates must have excellent organisational skills, attention to detail with strong numerical skills. This is a full time permanent role. Monday to Friday 9 to 5.30pm
For full details and to apply in strict confidence, send a CV to Elizabeth in FRS Recruitment via link provided.

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