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Assistant Accountant

Company: Thornshaw Recruitment
Reference: SR9278
Closing Date: 02 Jan 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application

Job Summary:

We are looking for an Assistant Accountant/ Assistant Finance Analyst on behalf of a multinational manufacturing company.


The Assistant Accountant/Finance Specialist is responsible for the maintenance of assigned general ledger accounts. This individual is accountable for the timely preparation of journals, reconciliations, treasury entries and the reconciliation of accounts and related schedules.

  • Part Qualified ACCA/ACA/CPA or IATA qualified with minimum 2 years post qualification experience
  • Experience of working in a finance team in multinational environment
  • Solid understanding of US Gaap and financial statements
  • Possesses sound business knowledge with strong GL analysis and excel skills
  • SOX experience necessary
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • QAD/MFG Pro/SAP experience desirable
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from managers
  • Interpret a variety of instructions in written, diagram or schedule formats


  • Maintain general ledger accounts and related activities for the production of financial statements and reports
  • Reconcile, analyze and review general ledger accounts in preparation for month end close
  • Prepare journal entries and review accounting classifications, in accordance with generally-accepted accounting principles
  • Maintain Fixed Asset Register including acquisition, disposal & depreciation accounting
  • Prepare & Post Journal entries including preparation of monthly and quarterly accruals and prepayments schedules for group reporting.
  • Bank reconciliations, cash flow forecast and treasury management
  • Assist with preparation of financial statements, including balance sheets and statements of financial position
  • Responsible for the Account Receivable Function and credit control
  • Prepare reconciliation of creditor statements & supplier payment schedules
  • Monthly and quarterly balance sheet and P/L analysis for management reporting
  • Prepare finance documentation in support of external and internal audits in line with Sarbanes Oxley key control testing documents and quarterly 404 submissions
  • Review monthly & quarterly financials to ensure adherence with SOP, WI and SOX procedures

For more information on this position, or to apply, please contact Saoirse on 012784671 or

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Contact Information:

Address:  Head Office
Barton House 6 Old Dublin Road Stillorgan Co. Dublin

Rep. Ireland
Tel:  00 353 (1) 278 4671
Fax:  00 353 (1) 278 4672
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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