Assistant Accountant

Location
Cork
Posted
11 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Job role
Accountant
Key responsibilities Assisting in the preparation of monthly accounts for individual companies (within the Alimentary Health Group) in line with month end reporting deadlines. Bank reconciliations, reconciling bank movement with nominal ledger and the day book transactions. Completing balance sheet reconciliations. Debtors and Creditors control reconciliations to include monitoring of month end ledgers. settlement and allocation of creditor and debtor payments and monitoring of aged listings. Providing support and cover to financial and business administration team members as required. Assisting the finance team with ad hoc finance projects and ensuring deadlines are adhered to. Assisting with the development of financial reporting processes within the group. Profile Be a part-qualified or recently qualified Accountant. Have 3+ years' experience working in an Accounts Department of an SME or larger organisation. Have previous experience with nominal ledger and the day book transactions. Have excellent IT skills, with a keen interest in systems and process improvement. Have good technical and analytical aptitude. Experience of integrated accounting packages essential and knowledge of SAGE desirable. Enthusiastic team player with the ability to communicate effectively and support key stakeholders and departments (finance, sales, marketing). Must display initiative and a common-sense approach. Proven time management and an ability to deliver to tight deadlines. Be highly motivated with an ability to take ownership of tasks and possess strong attention to detail. Remuneration Package: An attractive remuneration package will be made available to the right candidate.