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Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

Finance Assistant

Job Category

Accounting & Finance

Job Industry

Manufacturing

Job Location

Sligo, Sligo

Date Opened

2022-12-22

Job Description

JWR Employment Specialists are delighted to be recruiting a Finance Assistant. This role will be based in Sligo. The role will entail dealing with all aspects of accounts from accounts payable/receivable invoicing to reporting to the company parent group.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an existing Finance Assistant/Part-Qualified Accountant as the role offers excellent exposure across the business. Ideally you will be a qualified Accounting Technician or a Part-Qualified Accountant and have previously worked in a similar role.  Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, you will be given the necessary training and development opportunities to grow and develop your career within the business.

Hours of work: (Monday to Friday 08:00 – 17:00)

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 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, Intrastat and VIES returns
  • Monthly accounts preparation and general ledger management
  • Assist with the annual budget
  • Assist with annual external audit and audit queries
  • Prepare and submit various reports to the parent company 
  • Provide support and assistance to the finance manager as required
  • Any ad hoc reports and general admin duties


Requirements

Skills, Experience and Education

  • Qualified Accounting Technician or a Part-Qualified Accountant
  • Minimum 2 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
  • A team player who will work closely with all departments in the company
  • Willing to take initiative and contribute to the efficiency of the department
  • Knowledge of Pegasus desirable but not essential

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