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Junior Accounts Specialist (AP)

Type Permanent

Salary Up to €35,000

Location Cork City

Ref # 7663

Barden are delighted to be assisting a well-known Irish company to identify a Junior Accounts Payable Specialist to join their team. The accounts payable specialist will be responsible for the day-to-day AP processing as part of a strong finance team.

This is a two-year fixed term contract with a strong view to permanency. The ideal person will have at least 1+ years’ experience in an AP/Accounts role.


  • Processing invoices and statements on a daily basis, starting from receipt and uploading onto our finance system. This involves obtaining authorization from the relevant managers and preparing them for payment as part of the payment cycle.
  • Managing emails related to accounts payable.
  • Reconciling with suppliers and following up as needed.
  • Planning and preparing weekly and monthly payment cycles.
  • Assisting in closing the monthly accounts cycle for Group Companies
  •  Supporting both internal and external audits.
  • Keeping up to date with relevant technological changes and developments within our industry. This includes staying informed about advances in software and accounting standards.


  • Strong knowledge of AP
  • Personable and reliable with excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail. 
  • Able to work independently & as part of a team 
  • Good organisational skills & flexibility and the ability to prioritise when needed
  • Proactive with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Accounting Technician qualification is an advantage 
  • Strong excel skills an advantage


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, Legal, Life Sciences, 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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