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Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Job Category

Accounting & Finance

Job Industry


Job Location

Castlebar, Co. Mayo

Date Opened


Job Description

JWR Employment Specialists are working with one of Europe’s leading Technology distributors to recruit an Accounts Assistant to join a large dynamic finance team. The primary focus of this role is to oversee the finance admins in our banking area, implementing best practices and leading process improvements across the team.

Role Responsibilities

·         Oversee banking finance admins being the point of escalation for the team

·         Daily upload of current and invoice discount account bank statements to SAP

·         Daily allocation of all customer receipts within the Group – EFTs, cheques and credit cards

·         Complete all tasks to ensure reconciliations are performed accurately for the invoice discounting facilities, preparation of month end reports

·         Daily upload of sales invoices and credit notes to the invoice discounting facilities and prepare Month end reconciliations

·         Administer intercompany movements

·         Banking day to day (cash allocations and current accounts)

·         Oversee the completion of monthly bank reconciliations as per reporting timelines

·         Process transfer and drawdown request

·         Monitor and reconcile banking fees

·         Facilitate customer refunds or customer receipts into incorrect bank account

·         Manage queries regarding transactions on the bank accounts

·         Responsible for Petty Cash transactions

·         Customer Postings & Allocations (including release of Credits & Refunds) 

Lead specific project work within team targeted at:

·         Work to improve existing processes / procedures, enabling automation.

·         Ensure all policies and procedures are well documented across team.


·         3 years Finance / Accounts experience desirable

·         Good communications skills (written and oral) are essential for this role

·         Good excel skills are essential

·         SAP knowledge an advantage

·         Has high level of interpersonal and effective communication skills to build effective and successful relationships

·         Excellent organisational skills and ability to manage own time effectively

·         Methodical with an eye for accuracy and detail

·         System orientated outlook with automation improvements mindset

·         Experience of managing a significant workload, highly organised with strong attention to detail.


Full Private Health Insurance
Hybrid Working Options

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