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Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Job Category

Accounting & Finance

Job Industry

Finance & Accounting

Job Location

Galway, Connacht

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Job Description

JWR Employment Specialists are working with a family owned growing retail company located in the heart of Galway City to recruit an experienced Accounts Assistant.

The ideal candidate will be well organised, have an ability to multi-task, have exceptional numerical, logical, analytical and problem-solving skills and be able to work on own initiative.

This is a part time role of 22.5 hours per week. Initial training and induction will be done onsite with an option for hybrid working arrangements after this.

Duties and responsibilities include;

  • Accounts Payable – processing invoices, preparation and posting of payments, reconciling supplier accounts and liaising with suppliers in relation to any queries
  • Accounts Receivable – preparing invoices, reconciling customer accounts, issuing statements and liaising with customers
  • Preparation of bank reconciliations
  • Analysis, Costing and Review of monthly stock counts
  • Preparation of VAT
  • Monthly accounts preparation and general ledger management
  • Assist with the annual budget
  • Assist with annual external audit and audit queries
  • Any ad hoc reports and general admin duties



  • Qualified Accounting Technician or a Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in a similar role
  • Strong IT skills and proficient across the MS Office suite particularly in Excel
  • Have an ability to multitask and prioritise workload with attention to detail
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Willing to take initiative and contribute to the efficiency of the department
  • Knowledge of Enterpryze is desirable but not essential

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