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Junior/Trainee Accountant

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork East

Ref # 5865

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Here in Barden we are delighted to be partnering exclusively with a very well-known Cork business to identify a Junior Accountant or Trainee Accountant to join the team. The business has enjoyed huge success in its industry over a number of years and has developed a prestigious reputation. 

Due to growth, there is an immediate requirement for a ambitious junior Finance professional to join the group. Working closely with the Group CFO and other Senior finance professionals and Trainees this role will offer a broad range of duties with an interesting mix. The ideal candidate will be outgoing, energetic, possess strong analytical skills and an ability to build meaningful relationships across the business.


  • Generate and send out invoices.
  • Follow up on, collect and allocate payments.
  • Research and resolve payment discrepancies.
  • Processing daily bank transactions.
  • Credit control.
  • Maintain accounts receivable customer files and records.
  • Follow established procedures for processing receipts, cash etc.
  • Investigate and resolve customer queries
  • Assist with month-end closing.
  • General ad hoc duties.


  • At least 1-2 years’ experience working in a similar position.
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CPA/IATI part-qualified or desire to pursue exams an advantage 
  • Good working knowledge of excel
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team
  • A positive, can-do attitude
  • Ambitious and eager to take next step in career


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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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