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Accountant

Job description

A well-established legal firm in Dublin is recruiting for a number of accountants.

Main duties

  • The recurring accounts procedures include:

○                    Bank Reconciliations;

○                    Payments and receipts, lodgements;

○                    Assisting with the preparation of VAT returns;

○                    Processing payments, bank transfers;

○                    Processing of invoices and finalising the payments;

  • Liaise with the software provider to develop the system and reporting frameworks to ensure compliance with financial reporting obligations and governance;

○                    Daily bank reconciliations will be used to feed into the cashflow forecast model;

○                    Bank Reconciliation process;

○                    Cashflow forecasting.

  • Set up worksheets such as a fixed asset register and develop monthly processes to maintain and reconcile;
  • Perform a full audit of the chart of accounts, updating as necessary to enable the trial balance report to be used for reporting by practice group;
  • Create a Balance sheet reconciliation process, to be prepared by accounts team and reviewed by the financial controller monthly;
  • Automate the process of production of the monthly P&L and balance sheet;
  • Work with the financial controller to refine the credit control information received and process of collection across the firm;

○                    Develop a month end checklist, including responsibilities and deadlines for the accounts team, which includes account accrual journals, prepayments etc;

 

○                    Assist with the automation of the budget data by uploading the finalised budgets into the practice management system, both against individual fee earners and P&L for monthly and annual reporting;

○                    Other ad-hoc duties as they arise.

 

Successful candidate:

  • Three/four years’ similar experience ideally in a solicitors practice
  • Fully or part ACCA, CAI qualifies
  • Strong attention to detail and problem- solving
  • Excellent excel skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Positive ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Excellent communication skills

If interested please contact Justyna Pinkowska on 01474 4646 or email jpinkowska@sigmar.ie

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