Accounts Assistant – 18 Month Contract, North Wicklow

North Wicklow, Wicklow
Posted 1 month ago

I am currently recruiting an Accounts Assistant for an 18 Month Contract based in North Wicklow. Key responsibilities include assisting with the preparation and analysis of monthly management accounts, budgets and forecasts, maintenance of fixed asset register, bank administration and responsibility for maintenance of the accounting system. click on the link for more information. 35k-40k salary

Monthly Management Accounts

  • Assist with the preparation of monthly management accounts, variance analysis and key metrics reporting for the senior management team
  • Preparation of month end journals and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Calculation and monitoring of accruals & prepaid expenses
  • Preparation of monthly expense reports and monitoring of financial transactions
  • Preparation of audit files for the interim and annual audit, responding promptly to queries raised by auditors

Financial Planning & Analysis

  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Develop relationships and partner with agreed business areas
  • Support the analysis & investment appraisal of capital projects

Systems & Processes

  • Responsibility for maintaining the Agresso accounting system
  • Actively drive process improvement and simplification in the Finance area, through participation in initiatives & projects.
  • Responsibility for maintaining the Fixed Asset Register
  • Preparation of the VAT returns



  • Third level finance/accounting qualification
  • Minimum of 3 years recent experience as an accounting technician / accounts assistant in a medium-large organisation
  • Strong financial and analytical skills, with experience in preparing monthly accounts
  • Concern for order and quality with a habit of monitoring and checking work or information and insisting on adherence to agreed standards.
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to plan, organise, prioritise and manage work

Other Benefits  Company lap top (where appropriate)  Company mobile phone (where appropriate)  Educational (Financial) Support  Standard Travel Allowance (tax exempt)  21 days Annual Leave (plus two additional Company Days) and public holidays  Cycle to work scheme  Groupscheme employee discounts across a wide range of products and services

If you are interested in this role and have the necessary skills and experience, send your CV to Elaine at!

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