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Accounts Assistant

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    Work for Phoenix

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    Jean Ward

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    26 days ago

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Accounts Assistant

About Phoenix:

We are a leading specialist search firm with offices now in Dublin, Limerick, and London. From all three of our offices, we conduct local and international assignments for functional and senior leadership positions across the following core pillars - Accounting, Tax, Corporate Finance, Audit and Risk, Legal, Financial Services, and Technology Sales.

We partner with the most exciting start-ups all the way through the largest global brands to help grow their businesses both nationally and internationally.

What makes us unique?

Well, it's our people and our approach. From day one, we have hired the best talent to represent both Phoenix and our clients in the market.

Most of our team are professionally qualified having previously worked as qualified Accounting, Tax and Legal professionals, including in top tier firms such as PwC, Grant Thornton, A&L Goodbody and Maples.

In less than 4 years, we have grown to 40+ employees, opened 3 offices nationally and internationally and we have exciting growth plans for the coming years.

The Opportunity:

Due to our continued growth, Phoenix is looking to recruit an experienced permanent Accounts Assistant. You will be based in our Limerick office and can be a non qualified, experienced Accounts Assistant/Bookkeeper who enjoys working on accounts activities within a fast-paced and progressive work environment.

The Role:

  • Managing all aspects of sales ledger including issuing sales invoices and credit control
  • Managing all aspects of supplier ledger including processing purchase invoices, supplier reconciliations and payments
  • Managing employee expenses
  • Preparing Bank reconciliations
  • Preparing weekly sales activity reports
  • Assistance with payroll preparation including employee commissions statements
  • Assistance with VAT Returns and other tax related filings
  • Assistance with monthly management accounts
  • Assistance with annual financial statements

The Candidate:

  • At least 1 -2 year's experience in a similar role
  • Experience with XERO would be advantageous
  • Attention to detail and analytical mindset
  • IT proficient especially EXCEL
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Team player who enjoys working in a fast paced environment
  • Payroll experience would be advantageous
  • Partly qualified accountant or working towards professional qualification (not a requirement but advantageous, however strong bookkeeping background candidates will also be considered)
  • Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal skills and positive work attitude
  • Self-starter and self-motivator