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    3 months ago

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Trainee/Junior Accountant

REF: VAC-12630

County Donegal

Permanent Role

Our retained client is currently looking for a Trainee Accountant who wants to complete their professional qualifications in private industry; the position will provide the candidate with experience of working as part of a busy finance team, which spans renewable energy, agriculture and logistics. The role is ideal for a motivated individual that relishes a challenge and training will be provided spanning all aspects of the accountancy function. The ability to collaborate with other functions within the group will be a key attribute as well as liaising with external stakeholders.

This role reports to the group CFO but the candidate will work closely with the senior accountant. 


Main Aspects of Role:

  • Managing the accounts payable function across a number of group entities ensuring that weekly reports are being issued to senior management for review
  • Maintaining the group accounts receivable ensuring that monthly sales invoices are issued in a timely manner and outstanding amounts are being followed up on
  • Manage bank reconciliations and treasury function liaising with various group banking facilities
  • Oversee the monthly credit card reconciliation ensuring all submissions are received from the difference business units
  • Preparation of all statutory compliance requirements including VAT, Intrastat, VIES etc.
  • Preparing monthly payroll for review by senior accountant and updating group HR system for any employee changes
  • Posting monthly journals including fixed asset depreciation, external funding, stock movement etc. bringing the trial balance to completion for review by the senior accountant
  • Maintain the group purchase order system ensuring that all business units are adhering to agreed internal processes
  • Ensuring that group intercompany ledgers and all balances are in agreement

Essential Requirements:

  • Has started or are interested in completing their accountancy qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ACA CPA)
  • An interest in developing their IT system skills, the group is currently operating Sage Line50
  • Experience with Microsoft Office & excel skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.

In return, you will benefit from a competitive remuneration package and development opportunities within a nationally recognised company with exceptional professional growth potential.

How to Apply:

Please send your full and up to date CV along with a cover note or email to David/Robert in our Multi-Sector team in order to apply for this role.

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