Assistant Accountant

Assistant Accountant required by our client a leading provider of provider of electrical engineering as well as instrumentation services in Ireland, the UK and Europe.
Role & Responsibility :
Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, responsibilities will be split across a number of jurisdictions, the Assistant Accountant will be responsible for the following:
  • Preparation of monthly and year to date management accounts to trial balance level
  • Preparation of weekly & monthly cash flows
  • Preparation of debtors, creditors reports and other KPI’s
  • Weekly & Monthly Payroll
  • Preparation of support schedules for external auditors
  • Liaising with external advisors to ensure compliance with payroll, subcontractor withholding tax & VAT returns and filing deadlines are achieved
  • Monthly review of overhead and projects costs
  • Other ad hoc duties and projects which may arise from time to time
The ideal candidate will have:-
  • Part qualified Accountant or Accounting Technician ideally with a minimum of 2+ Years experience in a similar role
  • Attention to detail and well organised
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft 365, knowledge and use of ERP systems
  • Strong analytical skills and commercially orientated
  • Good grasp of taxation with an aptitude to understand and apply technical taxation rules within the businesses and across different jurisdictions.
  • Needs to be able to work well in a very busy, pressurised environment, with the ability and composure to cope with changes in priorities and deadlines.
  • Works well as part of a team but able to take ownership of tasks and bring them to a conclusion