Assistant Accountant

Job Overview

Our client is currently seeking to hire a skills AP and AR professional to join their established team on a contract basis for 11 months based in their Galway office.

The role of European AP & AR Representative reports to the AP Specialist and AR Manager, and is a key member of the European Finance team, supporting the finance function in three locations

Receipting of goods/services received within the ERP system.
Organizing and executing weekly Payments for multiple entities in multiple banks.
Month-end reconciliations.
Support to the Global Xperi finance team on preparation of accurate and timely information. Assisting and providing back-up support for month/quarter/year-end close.
Point of contact for internal and external audit queries.
Expense processing and reporting.
Responsibility for accurate and timely entry of invoices into the Accounts Payable system for multiple legal entities.
Obtains invoice approval as required from managers based locally and across Europe.
Participation in process improvement and other projects.
Support to the local finance teams on specific and Ad-hoc duties.
Responsibility for accurate and timely entry of customer reports into the SalesForce system for multiple customers.
Customer Collections Including weekly updates with Manager and Financial Manager.
Cash Allocations on receipts into back for customers.
Investigating of outstanding balances and other financial queries and disputes.

Ideally, you will be Full or Part Qualified IATI with multinational exposure.
Prior experience in a similar role (GL, Accounts Receivable, Accounts Payable) would be a distinct advantage.
Excellent communication skills both verbal & written.
Naturally organized and detailed.
Ability to work towards tight deadlines and targets.
Initiative taking & flexibility.

If you are available to start a role on short notice and would be interested in a progressive Galway based company - please apply with your most recent CV to Bernadette Sisson for immediate consideration.

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