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Trainee Accountant - Limerick

Role:                    Junior Accountant

Location:             Limerick

Type:                    Permanent

 

About the Junior Accountant role:

This role involves becoming a member of the Finance team of our client who is a large multinational engineering company. We are looking to recruit a high calibre, driven and ambitious individual, based in our Limerick office. Our client currently has 12 members in our Finance team and this is a good opportunity to join an established team that will support your Exams/Study.

KEY TASKS/RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Assist with the preparation of monthly, quarterly & annual management accounts. 
  • Candidates should ideally have a good working knowledge of the Irish VAT and RCT systems. 
  • Preparation of bank reconciliations, daily/weekly cash flow projections, maintenance of nominal ledgers, maintenance of fixed asset register.
  • Knowledge of Revenue & CSO returns would be helpful. 
  • Work in tandem with the Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable departments, resolving any queries which they may have, and analysing Aged reports in detail. 
  • Candidates must be able to meet weekly/monthly deadlines and be able to work well under pressure
  • Candidates must be able to work under own initiative when required and be able to perform tasks as part of the overall Finance team.
  • Candidates MUST have very good proficiency in MS Excel
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Accountancy/Finance related Degree from a Third Level Institution is essential. 
  • As this is a trainee role we are ideally looking for candidates who are currently sitting their accountancy exams (ACCA or CPA preferably). 
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role in Ireland or the UK is required.
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills.
  • Very good IT skills, as a variety of software is used in the role. 
  • Full clean driver’s license and own transport essential. 

 

What our client offers you:

  • Opportunity to join an established accountancy team
  • Long Term Career Prospects
  • Generous Salary
  • Good work/life balance
  • Support for completion of Exams/Study

 

 

Our Client has requested that all applicants should hold citizenship of EU or EEA member state OR have permission to reside/work in the Republic of Ireland without the need to obtain, renew or change the status of a Critical Skills Permit/VISA.

Caroline Donlon is the point of contact for this role. To have a chat or to ask any questions you may have, get in touch with her via e-mail at caroline.donlon@wgreach.com, or via phone +353 1 9630264

 

Description

Updated: Thursday, 23 May 2019

Role:                    Junior Accountant

Location:             Limerick

Type:                    Permanent

 

About the Junior Accountant role:

This role involves becoming a member of the Finance team of our client who is a large multinational engineering company. We are looking to recruit a high calibre, driven and ambitious individual, based in our Limerick office. Our client currently has 12 members in our Finance team and this is a good opportunity to join an established team that will support your Exams/Study.

KEY TASKS/RESPONSIBILITIES/ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Assist with the preparation of monthly, quarterly & annual management accounts. 
  • Candidates should ideally have a good working knowledge of the Irish VAT and RCT systems. 
  • Preparation of bank reconciliations, daily/weekly cash flow projections, maintenance of nominal ledgers, maintenance of fixed asset register.
  • Knowledge of Revenue & CSO returns would be helpful. 
  • Work in tandem with the Accounts Receivable & Accounts Payable departments, resolving any queries which they may have, and analysing Aged reports in detail. 
  • Candidates must be able to meet weekly/monthly deadlines and be able to work well under pressure
  • Candidates must be able to work under own initiative when required and be able to perform tasks as part of the overall Finance team.
  • Candidates MUST have very good proficiency in MS Excel
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required.

 

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

  • Accountancy/Finance related Degree from a Third Level Institution is essential. 
  • As this is a trainee role we are ideally looking for candidates who are currently sitting their accountancy exams (ACCA or CPA preferably). 
  • 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role in Ireland or the UK is required.
  • Strong written & verbal communication skills.
  • Very good IT skills, as a variety of software is used in the role. 
  • Full clean driver’s license and own transport essential. 

 

What our client offers you:

  • Opportunity to join an established accountancy team
  • Long Term Career Prospects
  • Generous Salary
  • Good work/life balance
  • Support for completion of Exams/Study

 

 

Our Client has requested that all applicants should hold citizenship of EU or EEA member state OR have permission to reside/work in the Republic of Ireland without the need to obtain, renew or change the status of a Critical Skills Permit/VISA.

Caroline Donlon is the point of contact for this role. To have a chat or to ask any questions you may have, get in touch with her via e-mail at caroline.donlon@wgreach.com, or via phone +353 1 9630264

 

Skills

accounting, part - qualified, sap, excel, erp, Accounts receivable, accounts payable, VAT, TAX, SAGE, RECONCILIATIONS

Experience

2 years

Education

Third level degree

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