Assistant Accountant

Job Overview

Assistant Accountant

Our client - a leader within their chosen field and an exciting company with a focused corporate strategy to catapult this successful business into achieving ambitious growth targets in the coming years are seeking to hire an Assistant Accountant to join their team.
This is a newly created position within a strong and successful accounting team. Reporting into the Management Accountant - you will become part of an established team on a permanent basis in their Irish offices in Malahide.

The role will involve the consolidation & analysis of the monthly and quarterly results for the group. In addition to processing financial data, you will find out how the finance function works on a high level within the business and develop working relationships across the various departments of the organisation.

Key Responsibilities
Assisting with the compilation and consolidation of the group management accounts for the UK and Irish businesses.
Liaising with business partners to obtain relevant information for preparation of month-end.
Preparation of monthly analysis and reporting schedules to support month end journals
Analysis and supporting explanations in variances to budgets
Review and reconciliation of all consolidated balance sheet accounts
Assistance with forecasting and budgeting
Compilation of monthly KPI's
Processing Purchase invoicing, sales invoicing, and bank postings for the UK entity.
Liaising with external accountants in the preparation for the statutory accounts.
Order management and backup for procurement on pricing and invoicing process, resolving operational
day-to-day supplier-related subjects
Running the Purchase Order System
Coordinating delivery dates, to meet our operational schedules.
Assisting the FD with business analysis and other ad hoc duties as required

Personal Profile
Part Qualified, IATI or qualified by experience.
Proficient in Excel (V-lookups, Pivot Tables & Formulas)
Ability to deal and communicate with non-finance professionals
Ambitious, driven and ability to implement and improve processes and procedures
A strong attention to detail
Excellent written, oral and presentation skills
Being able to prioritise, multi-task and work under pressure is essential.
Be able to work as part of a team whilst being self-motivated.
Experience in Xero and Sage would be an advantage

If you are interested in joining a progressive company with exciting times ahead and you have the skills required for the role - please apply with your most recent CV to Bernadette Sisson for immediate consideration.

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