Assistant Accountant / Purchase Ledger Accounts

  • Region: Dublin South

  • Location: Dublin South, Dublin

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance

  • Contract: Permanent

  • Salary: €35000.00 - €40000.00 per annum

  • Reference: BBBH6190_1571650574

About this job

On behalf of our client in Dublin 18, we are recruiting for a Business Support Executive / Assistant Accountant primarily to work on the Purchase Ledger but with involvement across the Accounts Function

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure a smooth procurement process for vendors through the issuing of purchase orders, seeking the businesses approval of goods/service, processing of invoices for payment all in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for monitoring the company bank accounts and completing bank reconciliations on monthly basis.
  • Preparing and reviewing month end reports for management.
  • Preparation of Balance Sheet reconciliations.
  • Contribute to revenue month end processes including generation of invoices, dealing with operator queries and accrual workings.
  • Liaise with business and third party vendors to ensure the transactional processes are operating effectively and that transactions posted accurately with sufficient back up.
  • Monitor the AP mailbox and resolve any day to day issues that may occur.
  • Liaise with project managers, functional managers and Finance Manager in relation to the timely opening and modification of Purchase Orders.
  • Co-ordinate, validate and process payment runs & ensuring payment is made in accordance with vendor contractual arrangements.
  • Preparation and review of Vendor reconciliations.
  • Work with Finance Manager and Finance Team to improve accounts payable processes
  • Monitor the work flow approvals of POs, invoices and payments and follow up with directors and/or management to ensure they are approved in a timely manner.
  • Contribute to the finance function, including provide analysis and calculations to help support commercial decisions.


  • 2-3 years experience
  • Commenced formal accountancy qualification (ACCA,CIMA etc)
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work both in a team and also independently
  • Organisational skills and ability to work effectively to deadlines
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Business acumen and interest
  • Proficiency in IT (knowledge of Excel and Accounting Systems are an advantage)

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