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Accounts Assistant

Ref: 76263

  • 40,000-45,000
  • 11 Jan 2022
  • Dublin (North)
  • Permanent

Accounts Assistant

About the Company

Based in North Dublin, my client is Ireland’s largest distributor of fresh produce and part of the worlds leading fresh producer providers

About the Position

For this Accounts Assistant position, the ideal candidate has a good attention to detail, is able to juggle multiple tasks and has a can-do attitude. The successful candidate needs to be an excellent communicator and can work in collaboration with multiple internal stakeholders. Excellent culture, training and promotion possibilities are on offer to the successful candidate.

Key Responsibilities

· Assist with the timely production of monthly management accounts

· Variance analysis - actuals versus budget and last year

· Calculation of accruals and prepayments whilst taking accountability for the results with supporting back up

· Maintenance of key schedules such as fixed asset register

· Managing intercompany accounts and reconciliations

· Preparation of month end reconciliations.

· Assist in the preparation of the Group's annual financial statements and annual audit.

· Liaise with auditors both internal and external

· Assist in the preparation of budgets, forecasts, and key performance indicators for the Group.

· Assist with SOX Compliance

· Assist in the monitoring of financial controls for the Group.

· Maintenance of nominal ledger including transaction auditing, journal posting and expense coding.

· Assist with ad hoc investigations and reports, while ensuring that scheduled reports are produced and circulated in accordance with agreed deadlines.

· Actively participate in any training and personnel exercises designed to improve standards and performance levels

· Documentation of Process and Procedures

· Support and guidance for other departments within finance such as Stock, Accounts receivable, Accounts Payable

The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list and you will be expected to comply with any reasonable request or duties directed by management.


· Part Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, IATI or equivalent)

· Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

· Excellent Attention to detail

· Must be able to work effectively both as part of a team and individually

· Excellent interpersonal, communication, analytical and problem-solving skills

· Ability to work well under pressure to tight deadlines

· Competent in IT i.e., Microsoft office, and in particular, extensive experience with Excel

· Ability to work on their own initiative

· Previous FMCG experience

· Knowledge of SOX

· Previous experience in using an accounts software package

Remuneration Package

  • Salary €40,000-€45,000
  • 5% bonus
  • Pension
  • Educational Assistance

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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