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Assistant Accountant

o Industry

s 32,000 - 35,000

q North Dublin

p Permanent

r 2241

Our client, a successful Irish owned company, is recruiting for an Assistant Accountant to join the finance team. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a finance role and be an ambitious individual who is keen to add value to the business.


  • Sales and gross profit weekly analysis preparation & reporting
  • One of the core duties will involve taking responsibility for the weekly payroll
  • Strong knowledge of payroll systems
  • Experience of large volume payroll
  • Knowledge of relevant PRSI/Tax legislation
  • Work with the Finance Business Partner on ad-hoc commercial projects, which will include:
  • Liaising and communicating with senior management and store staff
  • Working cross functionally within our Support Office
  • Assisting in the creation of bespoke reports and solutions
  • Assist with the annual budget process
  • Key to success in this role will be the ability to take on varied tasks adding value to the department


  • A recently qualified or part-qualified accountant, with a minimum of 3 years in a Finance role
  • Prior payroll experience would be deemed essential
  • Experience of retail or FMCG environment would be deemed beneficial
  • Exceptional commercial acumen – understanding of the key business revenue and Profit & Loss drivers and is willing to learn
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to develop strong working relationships with the business
  • Pro-active & ambitious individual – ability to use own initiative, self-starting, ability to prioritise and deliver within deadlines
  • Passionate – keen to make a difference and to “add value” to the business
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with strong attention to detail
  • Detail-oriented with ability to prioritise and organise workflow

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