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Accounts Assistant

We are currently recruiting an Accounts Assistant for our head office in Castlebar. This position is a full time role.


The successful candidate will support the Finance team in the day to day activities of the Head Office finance & office administration.


This person will report directly to the Group Financial Accountant of the Horkan Group.

The successful candidate needs to be highly organised, accurate and have the determination and skill to get the job done. They need to be someone who is self motivated and a team player.

Requirements & Experience:

• The ideal candidate will have 2/3 years experience in a similar role

• Qualified AAT or higher

• Sage 50 & Excel working knowledge

• Strong reconciliation experience

• Experience of high volume transaction posting

• Proactive individual focused on system and reporting improvements


• Strong excel skills (experience of Pivot tables desirable)

• Attention to detail and responsibility to follow up essential

• Ability to meet strict deadlines

Role, Key Duties and Responsibilities

The Accounts Assistant will be expected to perform the following tasks:

  • AP & AR functions
  • Creditor invoice matching, posting, management and payments
  • Creditor’s reconciliations and variance elimination
  • Supplier rebate and margin support calculations
  • Enter invoices on sage line 50
  • Assist in supplier payment’s runs (bacs EFT, cheque)
  • Assist in the Completion of relevant monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Assist in cash and sales processing controls.
  • Sales processing and reconciliations
  • Assist with auditor queries
  • Take part in monitoring & managing store compliance & accuracy in relation to keeping financial responsibilities
  • Controlling credit and managing debt
  • Providing holiday cover for various tasks
  • Adhoc tasks

Please note only candidates with finance experience will be considered for this role with a minimum of 2/3 years proven experience.

Job Type: Fulltime

If you are looking for a challenge then why not join us and enjoy a challenging and rewarding career with future promotional opportunities. Please send your email and cover note to recruitment@petworlddirect.ie  

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