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Accounts Assistant

Ref: 77366

  • 45,000-50,000
  • 17 Jun 2022
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Accounts Assistant

About the Company

My client, based in Central Dublin, are a top tier Global Asset Management company that provides retail, institutional and corporate clients with innovative investment strategies and solutions. They are looking to add to their team an Accounts Assistant to join their financial team

About the Position

This Accounts Assistant position supports the entire finance team with key involvement in accounting, treasury and accounts payable and accounts receivable processes. This role is responsible for the integrity of the financials and includes preparing balance sheet reconciliations, analyzing daily bank account movements, assisting with month-end journals, management of fund invoice process, and supporting daily invoice process. Also responsible for assisting other members of the Finance department with the month end accounts process and preparing forecast cash flow projections for the Head of Finance

Key Responsibilities

•    Monitor the daily cash position of the company and establish and monitor controls and procedures related to bank account management. Raise payments where necessary.
•    Preparation of Cash flow forecasts and present suggestions on how best to utilize our bank accounts to ensure adequate working capital.
•    Prepare and issue relevant invoices in a timely and accurate manner ensuring receivable balances are kept to a minimum. Follow up on outstanding invoices. Maintain ownership of invoice register.
•    Assist the accounting function in the month end close process, including preparation of bank account reconciliations. Adhere to corporate timetables. Introduce remedies to improve process efficiency.
•    Support on Management Company activities including preparation of Management Fee invoices and update of Total Expense Ratio (TER) reports.
•    Assist with the year-end financial statements preparation and assist with audit queries throughout the process.
•    Assist preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliation review report in a timely and accurate manner. Ensure all balance sheet accounts reflect a true position of underlying assets and liabilities. Escalate any issues.
•    Support the internal & external auditors on any queries.
•    Support group & other finance functions on ad-hoc general ledger queries or analysis.
•    Provide accounts payable support to include processing invoices and payments to suppliers, when required.
•    Responsible for the maintenance of up-to-date procedures on own job


•    Role would suit a part-qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA).
•    Finance degree with progression in accounting exams are an advantage.
•    Experience with working to deadlines in a Finance function, ideally for an Asset Management Company.
•    Knowledge in Fund Industry beneficial
•    Experience in timely and accurate delivery of Monthly Financials.
•    Knowledge of the Oracle accounting package an advantage
•    Good Technical accounting skills.
•    Strong Excel skills.
•    Good communicator, strong role model who can work well as part of a team. 
•    Ability to work on own initiative and unsupervised to deadlines.
•    Very analytical, excellent attention to detail with good report presentation skills.
•    A team player, flexible and ambitious

Remuneration Package

•    Salary €45,000-€50,000
•    Healthcare 
•    Dental Insurance 
•    Pension 
•    Club Subscription 
•    Professional Membership reimbursement
•    Educational Sponsorship
•    Travel Saver ticket and Bike to Work  
•    Life Assurance 6x their annual salary
•    Annual Leave: 25 days – Option to tag on 1 or 2 weeks working abroad, be used in conjunction with annual leave. 
•    Hybrid working


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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