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Accounts Assistant

Ref: 76040

  • 30,000-36,000
  • 09 Nov 2021
  • Dublin (South)
  • Permanent

Accounts Assistant

About the Company

My client, one of Irelands leading real estate’s agencies in Ireland, has an exciting opportunity for an Accounts Assistant to join their Finance Team

About the Position

Based in South Dublin, this is a permanent role with a focus on both Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable for the Countrywide unit. The successful candidate will report directly to the Financial Accountant within the finance team

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaising with colleagues to ensure invoices are correctly authorised and coded;
  • Scanning and inputting supplier invoices and credit notes onto the accounts system;
  • Requesting creditor statements and reconciling to the accounts system;
  • Assisting with the weekly and monthly payment run and creditor reconciliations;
  • Reconciling petty cash and monitoring floats;
  • Creating payments using on-line banking system;
  • Entering and allocating payments on the accounts system;
  • Dealing with creditor queries by phone / email;
  • Ensuring creditors are paid in a timely manner;
  • Processing sales invoices and credit notes on the accounts system in a timely manner;
  • Liaising with third parties via email and telephone regarding queries on Invoices and Debtors;
  • Ensuring accurate recharging of client advertising and other related charges;
  • Assisting with credit collection and liaise with staff on outstanding invoices or queries;
  • Processing bank lodgements, deposit refunds and client balances due;
  • Producing aged debtors’ listings and statements in a timely manner;
  • Following up on outstanding invoices and liaising with staff on their outstanding debtors;
  • Assisting with balance sheet maintenance including monthly reconciliation of control accounts, fixed assets, prepayments and staff expenses;
  • Preparation of weekly bank reconciliations and monthly commissions
  • Reconciling valuation projects, posting invoices and preparing payment file;
  • Providing support and cover to the financial team members as required;
  • Supporting any other ad-hoc tasks that may arise;


The successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Two years previous experience in an accounts/administration role;
  • A good knowledge of MS office packages - specifically Excel and Word;
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.
  • Highly motivated with an ability to take ownership and multi-task;
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy;
  • Ability to pro-actively communicate with third parties;
  • Reliable and diligent team player focused on delivering an exceptional service;
  • Capacity to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines;
  • Experience of SAGE accounting systems an advantage but not a requirement

Remuneration Package

  • Salary €30,000-€36,000
For more information on this role or any other Accountancy roles contact Conal O'Connor on 01 5927858, or e-mail or click on the apply button below

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