Accounts Clerk

Job Overview

Job Title: Accounts Clerk

Department: Finance

Reports to: Finance Manager

Location: Limerick Office


Reporting to the Finance Manager , the Accounts Clerk is responsible for processing vendor invoices and providing support to clients and colleagues to enable them to make sound business decisions.


  • Processing of accounts payable invoices / credit notes received from vendors, including matching to original purchase order and goods received note.
  • Ensure all price and quantity variances on invoices received are dealt with and posted correctly.
  • Raising credit requests to vendors for discrepancies in price / quantity and returns, including following up with vendors in relation to the requests and maintenance of credit request database.
  • Dealing with queries from vendors regarding discrepancies returns and other issues on all purchases.
  • Preparation of daily sales numbers for submission to corporate HQ
  • Efficient filing of all documentation received from vendors
  • Other ad hoc duties as requested by the Finance Manger
  • Month end inventory accrual listing
  • Listing of all invoices on hold due to issues with vendors
  • List of outstanding credit requests for follow up with vendors
  • List of expense accruals to be included in management accounts by Financial Accountant
  • Daily sales report


A third level qualification in Finance is essential.


Several Years working in a similar role.

Experience of working with Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint to a very high standard is essential

Knowledge of ERP systems is desirable


  • Knowledge of MS Windows, MS Office, MS Excel and Internet Explorer
  • Skill in working in a detail-oriented deadline driven environment
  • Ability to prioritise tasks while maintaining consistent level of quality
  • Ability to work with and for multiple employees and meet deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing


Conscientious and hardworking individual who has the ability to work effectively in a fast moving environment, whilst maintaining accuracy at all times

Ability to work to tight deadlines and to deal with several issues at once


Office based

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