Finance Assistant

JWR Employment Specialists
January 12, 2022
Sligo, Ireland
Job Type
Hours of Work
Hours of Work be discussed upon Interview
Education Requirements
Aounting Technician or a Part-Qualified Accountant
Experience Requirements
Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a similar role
Job Responsibilities
Please see Job Description
Job Industry
Accounting and Finance
Salary will be discussed upon Interview
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 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)


Principal 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

Person Specification

  • 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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