Accounts assistant

  • Job type

  • Location

    Mayo- Knock
  • Working Pattern

  • Specialism

    Credit Control
  • Industry

  • Pay


Accounts assistant

Your New Employer:

A well-established company based in the construction industry is searching for a new finance candidate to join the team, this vacancy is open to accounts administrators, accounts assistants or AP/AR specialist who are looking to grow/upskill. The finance function is supported by multiple employees so this will not be a stand alone role. However, the client is happy to help any individual further their career both experience wise and academically.

Your New Role:

  • Management of large volume customers
  • Drive query resolution through close liaison with all other internal departments, customers, and suppliers as appropriate
  • Credit control including generating and issuing of invoices, correlation of delivery dockets, aged debtor analysis.
  • Effective communication with all customers through portals, email, and phone.
  • Reconciliation & clear down of high-volume accounts to reduce ageing balances.
  • Support the annual audits.
  • Ad hoc duties as assigned.
  • Daily cash reconciliation.
  • Interface with various departments as required.
  • Must be flexible regarding start and finish times.
  • Demonstrate a lead by example approach to all aspects of Health & Safety, be fully compliant with Company Health & Safety: policies, procedures, systems, and rules, report all hazards and incidents and ensure that you always work safely.

Your Experience:
  • Competent in IT Skills, particularly in the use of Excel and Outlook
  • Good organisational and Time management Skills
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Analytical thinker and problem solver.
  • Be able to work on own initiative or as part of a team.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and prioritise under pressure.
  • Trustworthy & discreet when dealing with confidential information.
  • Able to communicate and be fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • Ability to work on own initiative or with a team and to strict deadlines.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Training provided in bespoke company software.

The benefits on offer for this position are as follows:
  • Statutory Sick Pay
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Further education/training and development support
  • *Company Private Health Insurance Discount*.


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