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Accounts Assistant (Practice only)

Location Meath, Republic of Ireland
Sector
Job Type Permanent
Salary €30000 - €32000 per annum
Published about 1 month ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Lorraine Mooney
Job Ref DN 0002447_1502811953

Job Description

Accounts Assistant | Professional Services | Permanent | Co. Meath

The Client: A professional, progressive firm with over 1,000 clients, this company is a market leader in their field and have a well established presence locally. They pride themselves on customer satisfaction and have an excellent reputation in the local community.

The Role: Accounts Assistant (Practice)

Due to an increase in growth, our client has a vacancy for a suitably qualified Accounting Technician to join their team. Reporting to the Chief Accountant, the successful candidate will join an established team and will form an integral part of the overall company structure.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing accounts for specific clients, acting as their first point of contact and handle all queries in a professional and timely manner
  • Managing debtor and creditor's ledger
  • Processing weekly payroll for up to 500 staff
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Weekly invoice runs
  • TAX/VAT returns
  • Attending client meetings when required
  • Ad hoc administration tasks

Requirements:

  • At least 2-3 years experience in a busy accounting role
  • IATI qualified an advantage
  • Strong IT skills with proficiency in MS Office, Sage and Thesaurus an advantage
  • A proven team player with an ability to work independently
  • An excellent customer service approach and the ability to maintain and develop customer relationships
  • Ability to work on own initiative, with strong planning and organizational skills

Desirable Criteria:

  • Practice experience is ESSENTIAL for this role
  • Third level qualification or working towards business related discipline preferred although not essential
  • Previous experience working in a professional accounting firm

In Return:

  • €30-32k salary
  • Convenient location - Dublin/Meath border

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