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Assistant Accountant – Property & Construction (Part-qualified)

Type Permanent

Salary €40,000 - €50,000

Location Cork (All)

Ref # 4573

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Here in Barden we are delighted to be working with a rapidly growing property business who are looking for a commercially-minded Finance Assistant to join their Finance team. Reporting to a high-calibre Finance Director, the candidate will have a wide range of responsibilities including assisting with AP, AR, month end, major financing decisions, budgeting and forecasting for the group and project work. 

“This person will join our growing Finance team and take on a wide-range of responsibilities. This would be a great role for a part-qualified Accountant who is ambitious and commercially-minded who is keen to progress their career” – Finance Director


  • Daily, weekly & monthly reporting
  • Invoice approval checks and timely entry of purchase invoices
  • Payment of suppliers on a weekly basis
  • Dealing with supplier & invoice queries
  • Creditor reconciliations and accruals
  • Processing of credit notes
  • General ledger coding of invoices
  • Posting of wages journals
  • VAT returns
  • Dealing with queries 
  • Processing bank transactions and preparation of monthly bank reconciliations for the legal entities
  • Weekly bank reporting to the Senior Management Team
  • Administration of Petty cash and preparation of petty cash reconciliations
  • Processing supplier payments
  • Managing and setting up new bank accounts
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and year end accounts
  • Assist with the annual financial audit
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Cashflow


  • At least 2 years experience in an Accounts Assistant / Part-qualified Accounting role desirable
  • Enthusiastic, highly organised individual with a focus on results
  • Strong Excel Skills
  • 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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