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Accounts/ AP Assistant – Immediately Available (Cork/Kerry)

Type Contract

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork West

Ref # 8078

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We are delighted to be partnering with an organisation who are known for being a leader in their field to assist in the search for an Accounts Assistant to join their team here in Cork.


This individual will be working closely with a skilled, approachable and welcoming mentor/Finance Manager and would be part of a team that is making a real impact in the construction industry in Cork.


Flexible, hybrid working arrangements available. This role is based halfway between Cork and Killarney and will be a 12 month contract.



  • Conduct bank, creditor, and credit card reconciliations.
  • Validate and prepare invoices for managerial approval.
  • Process all company invoices by month-end
  • Weekly supplier payments according to agreed terms.
  • Handle creditor reconciliations and manage queries.
  • Manage subcontractor invoices and ensure compliance.
  • Maintain financial security and compliance protocols.
  • Provide daily, weekly, and monthly KPI reports.
  • Assist with month-end reporting and manage the nominal ledger.
  • Cover payroll when needed.



  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • Disciplined and consistent approach to following process and procedures
  • Ability to work well when under pressure and meet expected deadlines.

Hi, we’re Barden.  We’re the Partner Led Talent Advisory & Recruitment Firm that puts Talent first. With practices across Accounting & Tax, Business Support, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Legal, Supply Chain, and Technology, we help build world-class teams for Ireland’s top companies and we help top Talent achieve their ambitions.Simple.

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Working with Jonathan’s team
Jonathan Olden leads a team of accounting recruitment experts that work exclusively with the accounting professionals across Munster. With a deep understanding of leading businesses, team structures, cultures and the nuances of the Munster market, Jonathan and his team, many of whom are accountants themselves, go to great lengths to provide a consultative and supportive service to the people they work with. Jonathan and his team are where accounting professionals in Munster go for advice before they start looking for a job.

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