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Accounts Assistant – Waterford (Renewable Energy)

Type Permanent

Salary €35,000 - €40,000

Location Waterford

Ref # 5632

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Do you want to be a part of a an entrepreneurial business with a strong future and growth trajectory who are making a real impact on sustainability nationwide?  

Here in Barden we are delighted to be partnering with our client a market leading renewable energy company in Waterford in their search for an Accounts Assistant to join the team. The company is going through an exciting phase of expansion. This is an unique opportunity for an Accounting or Finance professional to move into one of the fastest-growing industries in Ireland.

Hybrid working, flexible Friday’s, pension, and a strong remuneration package (including bonus) is on offer for the successful candidate


  • Accounts Payable: Daily email, payment and invoice queries for both Suppliers & Sub-contractors. Setting up of new suppliers when required.
  • Daily purchase order matching and input of invoices. Generate and maintain the aged creditor report and reconcile supplier statements on a monthly basis.
  • Weekly meetings with the Financial Controller to review cash flow and proposed payments for the current week. RCT notifications and payments on Revenue online service.
  • Posting financial transactions including Invoices, journals and bank receipts and payments.
  • Reconciliation of all bank accounts, and preparation of monthly cash position.
  • Responding to queries.
  • Preparation of twice-monthly payment runs
  • Maintain and ensure accuracy of Project Costing Reports on a monthly.
  • Preparation of monthly balance sheet reconciliation including debtors, creditors, banks, payroll, prepayments, and fixed Assets for review by Financial Controller.
  • Support cash and working capital management through weekly and monthly cashflows.
  • Preparing annual submissions and other relevant tax returns as required.
  • Analysis of overheads.


  • At least 2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • If you are pursuing accounting exams this is an advantage (ACCA/CIMA/CPA/IATI)
  • Strong Excel skills desirable
  • ERP system experience an advantage
  • Self-starter, analytical mindset, high attention to detail. 



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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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