Assistant Accountant

Employment Type : Permanent
Salary : 30000
Location : Dublin
Reference : CS20124
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Assistant Accountant

Our large client in Dublin 11 is looking for an Assistant Accountant person to join their team on a Permanent ongoing basis.

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to grow their accounting experience in a busy finance department.

Assist in the weekly/monthly management accounts process and annual budget/quarterly forecasting process. Support the Financial Account and Head of Finance in the smooth and effective running of the finance department


Salary & Benefits

  • Kitchen, Car Parking
  • €30,000- €35,000 per annum DOE



  • Assist the Financial Account in management of the month end/year end process. Responsible for balance sheet reconciliations and ensuring integrity of financial accounts, VAT returns, RCT return, P30 returns etc.
  • Assist in the annual budget and quarterly forecasting process. Participate in annual audits etc.
  • Support the Financial Account and Head of Finance in the smooth and effective running of the finance department.
  • Assist in the preparation of weekly management accounts.
  • Assist in maintaining the weekly cashflow forecast.
  • Completion of suite of month end management reports.
  • Monthly reconciliation and analysis of balance sheet accounts.
  • Assist in the year-end audit.
  • Assist with the preparation of year statutory accounts.
  • Maintain the fixed asset register.
  • Preparation and submission of VAT, Intrastat and CSO Returns.
  • Maintain weekly petty cash reconciliation.
  • Supporting the quarterly forecasting and annual budgeting process.
  • Supervisory support to the AP department.


Key Requirements

  • Part qualified accountant (CIMA/ACCA or equivalent).
  • Strong IT skills (ie. Good Excel and reporting skills).
  • Oracle experience would be helpful.
  • Attention to detail, string problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Proven focus on continuous improvements.
  • Deadline driven and results focused.
  • Work effectively with team members – internal and external to department and organisation.
  • Possess the energy, enthusiasm & flexibility to successfully work with other team members in analyzing, understanding and working to improve the systems that underpin financial reporting.
  • Good understanding of accounting guidelines.
  • Min 1-2 years practical experience.



  • Familiar with multi-site, high volume transaction organisation.
  • Knowledge of subcontractor tax requirement.
  • Experience in the utilities/construction industry.
  • Previous knowledge of Oracle & Business Objectives applications.


For more information please apply through the link provided for the attention of Cloe Stapleton or call Osborne Recruitment on 01 5984334

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