Accounts Administrator required for a maternity cover contract to support a busy office in Waterford City. Reporting to the Managers and working as part of a busy office team, a pleasant and professional attitude, along with a willingness to work and learn is expected.   

The overall purpose of this role is to provide ongoing accounts administrative support to the business and to ensure the smooth running of the office, enabling tight deadlines to be met in a timely manner

  • Assisting in all areas of client accounts preparation by performing all data entry as directed and required by the Accountants.
  • Preparing VAT Returns, Bank Reconciliations, payroll, Accounts Payable for clients, Accounts receivable for clients and any other accounts administration required by the accountants
  • Dealing with incoming inquiries on the phone/email/reception
  • Reviewing tracking systems and alerting the office staff of upcoming deadlines that week
  • Prioritising work as necessary but ensuring deadlines are met efficiently
  • Dealing with and prioritising tasks and inquiries on a daily basis for the office
  • Purchase of stationary and office requirements when required
  • Responsible for filing and ensuring the office is maintained in an organised manner at all times.
  • Contributing to continually improving processes 
  • The nature of the work in the office is very varied and other adhoc tasks will be required from time to time

The ideal candidate will have a

  • 3rd level qualification either Bachelor of Business Studies or similar essential    
  • A min of 1 year’s experience working in a busy office environment essential
  • Highly proficient in all Microsoft products including Excel, Outlook and Word and PowerPoint along with a general ability to pick up systems quickly
  • Strong communication and organisational skills with a “Can Do” attitude essential
  • Attention to detail and self-motivated to succeed in the role a must for this role
  • A willingness to learn essential

This is a great opportunity for a graduate to learn and build up accounting and administration experience in a friendly, busy SME Environment


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