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Accounts Assistant | Contract | Dublin 6

Contract (6 months)
Dublin South, Dublin
€35000 - €38000 per annum
Startdate: ASAP
Ref: J429_1715121909
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Job description


Our client, based in Dublin 6, is seeking to recruit an Accounts Assistant to join their team on a fixed-term contract basis. Specialising in Training & Education, this is an excellent opportunity for a suitably qualified individual to join an established organisation on a temporary contract initially, with a view to permanency.

The successful candidate will be required to work as per the academic calendar, with a break during the months of July & August.


The new team member will be responsible for managing the daily operation of the finance function. Reporting to the Director, the role is a hands-on position responsible for bookkeeping duties as well providing routine assistance to the wider group finance function.

HOURS OF WORK | Monday to Thursday | 8.30AM - 4.30PM | Fridays 8.30AM-3.30PM


  • Maintenance of debtors and creditors ledger
  • Balancing the general ledger through the preparation of a trial balance
  • Reconciling bank accounts
  • Opening up new accounts and ensuring all relevant documents are received and approved.
  • Month end procedures - issuing statements, preparing aged analysis etc.
  • Processing Purchase invoices
  • Preparing Intrastat Returns
  • Processing monthly payroll
  • Assist in the preparation of year-end Statutory accounts and the Audit File
  • Other ad hoc accounts and office duties.


  • Previous experience in a busy finance/accounting role essential
  • Excellent analytical and numerical skills with strong attention to detail
  • Strong technical and IT skill with a high level of proficiency with MS Office programs, including Word, Excel and Sage
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to work as part of a team environment, self-manage and prioritise daily workload
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills


  • Competitive salary, within the region of €37-38k depending on experience
  • Weekly payroll arrangements
  • Parking & canteen facilities
  • Attractive term time arrangement
  • Temp to perm opportunity


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