Accounts Assistant

Job description

Role: Accounts Assistant

Location: Galway City

Contract: Full-time Perm
Medical Device

This role will provide support to the Financial Accountant to ensure that the Company’s creditors and debtors are effectively managed.


Key Responsibilities:


  • Taking a proactive role in managing and collecting debts of company debtors, managing/ escalating overdue payments.
  • Work with Sales & Marketing team to highlight outstanding accounts and work out customer resolutions to ensure faster and more effective payment schedules.
  • Inputting and uploading customer invoices to company accounting system.
  • Posting all customer receipts to Sage ensuring remittances advices are received and resolving any discrepancies.
  • Raising commercial invoices, statements, credit notes etc.
  • Ensuring revenue recognition cut-off is accurate; recognising goods in transit at month-end and raising relevant month end journals as required.
  • Resolving customer queries via phone, e-mail in a timely manner.
  • Raising journals for bank reconciliation purposes.
  • Reporting directly to and assisting the Financial Accountant in the day to day activities of the finance department.

Key Requirements:

  • 2–3 years’ experience in a similar role essential.
  • Previous experience within a fast-moving AR environment is desirable.
  • Outstanding attention to detail with an ability to reconcile complex accounts.
  • Accurate, efficient and organised with the ability to prioritise tasks as needed.
  • Knowledge and experience of Microsoft Office and accountancy software.
  • Ability to maintain strong relationships with external customers and internal colleagues.
  • Professional, confident and diplomatic when liaising with others.


To register your interest in this position please forward your CV to: Ciara Darcy, Principal Recruitment Consultant – or call 091-455309. Please note your CV will never be forwarded to a third party without your prior permission and before full details of the role have been discussed.

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