Job Reference 14742
Job type Permanent
Location Dublin 24
Salary € 0-40,000

The Role

Finance Assistant 

Dublin 24 - Permanent

Salary: €30-35K

Start Date: July / August 2019


My client is seeking to appoint an experienced Finance Assistant on a full time permanent basis.

The successful candidate will need to have up to 5 years’ experience in a similar role.

An IATI Qualification would be a distinct advantage


Key Responsibilities:

Accounts Payable/ Creditors Ledger

  • Monitoring of the AP Mailboxes daily and responding to all queries in a timely manner
  • Follow through on all internal and external AP queries from start to resolution
  • Review, validate and process a high volume of supplier invoices for a multi-company group in a timely manner, ensuring invoices and credit notes are filed periodically
  • Investigate and follow through on discrepancies of Invoices to delivery dockets and pricing database
  • Preparation of Supplier Statement reconciliations on a monthly basis and resolve any differences in a timely manner
  • Maintaining AP vendor master data on Sage system and updating as required
  • Processing all payment runs for the group
  • Support month end close activities
  • Participate in AP process improvement initiatives
  • Completing applications for new trade supplier accounts
  • Project work as required

Banking & Cash

  • Review of cash sheets on a daily basis, investigating discrepancies and following through to conclusion
  • Posting of cash sheets to Sage
  • Posting of all payments to Sage
  • Reconciliation of all lodgements and payments to bank statements on a weekly basis
  • Preparation of monthly bank reconciliation reports
  • Ensuring all bank statements and correspondence are filed periodically
  • Support the Group Financial Controller with preparation of monthly cash flow summaries (Historical & Projected)

Management Accounts

  • Support the Group Financial Controller in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual Management Accounts for full business
  • Assist the Group Financial Controller in
    • Maintenance and updating of fixed assets register and calculation of depreciation
    • Preparation of prepayments and accruals summaries monthly and posting to Accounts system
    • Preparation and posting of monthly journals (Depreciation, VAT, Stock, Payroll, GMS/DPS, Intercompany etc.) to Sage
    • Reconciliation of balance sheet nominal accounts and filing of supporting documentation
    • Reconciliation of Intercompany balances and investigation of discrepancies
    • Preparation of monthly trial balances for each business unit for review by the Group Financial Controller
  • Assist Group Financial Controller with analysis of trading results. (Overheads, Margin, etc.)
  • Preparation of monthly reports such as rolling turnover reports, scheme comparisons and TO V. Targets. (list is not exhaustive).
  • Assist Group Financial Controller with the preparation for the annual statutory audit.
  • Assist with preparation of annual budgets and projections with Heads of Department (HR, Purchasing, Operations etc.)

The Person

Key Skills

  • Minimum of 4-5 years’ experience in a similar role
  • An IATI qualification would be an advantage
  • Strong systems and Excel skills
  • Experience working within month end is an advantage



For more information on this role, please contact Damian Ryan. Tel: 045-988500

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