Finance Assistant – Roscommon

JWR Employment Specialists
March 16, 2023
Sligo, Ireland
Job Type
Hours of Work
Monday to Friday 08:00 – 17:00
Education Requirements
Qualified Accounting Technician or a Part-Qualified Accountant
Experience Requirements
Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a similar role
Job Responsibilities
See Job Description
Job Industry
Accounting and Finance
Salary Currency
Job Order


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


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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