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Accounts Assistant - Contract - Cork

Contract Type: Contract
Sector:
Location: Cork
Date: 13/09/2018
Job Reference: 99145

Job Description

All applicants must have a working visa for Ireland for this contract role

Contact: Caroline Kingston
Email: caroline@hero.ie
Telephone: 086 8395531

Accounts Assistant - Contract
Our client, a medical device company in Cork are currently looking to recruit an Accounts Assistant for their site on a contract basis.
Description:
The purpose of this role is to support the Financial Reporting and Compliance Function, primarily the Accounts Receivable function, but also across a broad range of financial areas providing back up Support to the following functions: Accounts Payable, Treasury and Payroll.

Responsibilities:
  • Issue Sales invoices to Intercompany Customers.
  • Process payments & receipts via the internal payments system.
  • Reconcile intercompany account balances and issue customer statements.
  • Liaise with Intercompany customers, account queries etc.
  • Ensure accounts receivable invoice files are properly maintained.
  • Perform month end duties within accounts receivable – e.g. preparing accrual journals and account reconciliations.
  • Provide information to the Senior Finance Analyst –Financial Accounting & Tax in a timely manner.
  • Maintain JDE Supplier Master Data in line with company procedures ensuring segregation of duties at all times
  • Perform any other duties as required from time to time.
  • All employees are responsible for minimising both the environmental and health and safety effects of the work that they perform.
  • To ensure at all times all AP & AR tasks are performed in line with the World Wide Finance procedures
  • Assist the relevant Entities in preparation of VAT returns, Instrastat and EU Sales Listings as required.
  • Ensure compliance with Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) regulations by participating in the quarterly testing cycle and carrying out activities as per SOX test scripts.
  • Perform any other duties as required from time to time.

Requirements
Essential:
  • Three years’ experience of accounts receivable and other account activities.
  • Good personal computer skills – ideally Microsoft Office.
  • Experience on a computerized accounting package - ideally JD Edwards.
  • Accounting Technician or equivalent qualification.

For further information on this Accounts Assistant role in Cork please contact Caroline Kingston on 086 8395531 / caroline@hero.ie
Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website – www.hero.ie

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