Assistant Accountant


Our client is a world leading provider of lighting equipment and Studio facilities, are recruiting for an Assistant Accountant on a permanent basis in Wicklow.

Co. Wicklow

Permanent

DOE

TY04

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Oversee sales invoicing process and ensure all orders are billed on time
  • Dealing with client billing queries and assisting regional billing team in resolving queries and collections
  • Posting of all bank transactions and bank reconciliations
  • Deal with all aspects of supplier invoices & payment queries
  • Posting expenses and credit card receipts
  • Reconciliation of sales and purchase ledgers
  • Preparation of monthly EFT payment runs for EUR/GBP/USD Payments
  • Preparation of Intrastat/Vies/VAT returns
  • Work closely with the financial controller and regional team based out of UK  
  • Continuously striving to simplify and standardise Accounts Payable & Receivable processes
  • Assist in the month end processing: preparing accruals & pre-payments, running reports, reviewing errors or issues, assisting other team members with month end specific tasks
  • Ad hoc tasks as they arise

REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience of working in a similar position in fast growing and multi-site/national companies.
  • Methodical and orderly with the ability to prioritise tasks (this is a key requirement)
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail with an ability to organise and work with large volumes of data.
  • Good MS Excel skills.
  • Flexible and adaptable, able to respond to changing demands and can prioritise work effectively
  • Self-motivated, so can operate independently with minimum daily direction
  • Completing a professional accounting qualification/part qualified ACCA/CIMA

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