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Assistant Accountant

Type Permanent

Salary €40000 - 45000

Location Cork City

Ref # 3534

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Barden are partnering with our client, a long-standing Irish indigenous business to help them to identify an Assistant Financial Controller to work closely with and support the Financial Controller on this close-knit and friendly finance team. Assisting and working closely with the Financial Controller, this is a broad Assistant Accountant role that would suit a part qualified/ nearly or newly qualified accountant who would like to work with a successful SME in a broad and diverse role.


  • Assisting in Preparation of monthly Management Accounts
  • Postings of sales and purchase invoices to ledgers
  • Allocation of bank payments and receipts.
  • Bank, VAT, Creditors, Debtors reconciliations
  • Control accounting
  • Assisting with month end reporting
  • Assisting with month end analysis as required
  • Preparation and filing of PAYE, VAT, RCT.
  • Assisting with external Audits.
  • Payroll & Employee expense processing
  • Statutory reporting as required.
  • Getting involved in any adhoc finance projects that come up
  • Assisting with reporting to stakeholders internally and externally


  • Strong accounting experience- Part qualified accountant/ Nearly qual or newly qualified accountant
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Payroll and expenses experience is highly desirable
  • Have the ability to work on your own initiative
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office packages

Working across all business types, but exclusively within the accounting, finance & tax community, Barden exists to share bespoke advice, guidance and support to professionals along each step of their career journey.


In Barden we’re the experts in accounting and tax recruitment; the people finance professionals speak with before they start looking for a job. Make sure you get expert advice from Barden first – your future is just too important to leave to chance.

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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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