Empire Recruitment
February 7, 2024
CAVAN, Ireland
Job Type


We seek a motivated individual with keen business acumen, poised to challenge existing methodologies while consistently seeking enhancements to processes to augment value. Directly accountable to the Financial Controller/Management, you will oversee the Accounts Function and collaborate with team members to fulfil Accounts deadlines and refine existing processes.


Accounts Function:

  • Compiling a monthly package comprising P&L, Balance Sheet, and supplementary reports.
  • Ensuring compliance with online revenue procedures encompassing VAT, PAYE, RCT, and Intrastat returns.
  • Reconciliation of control accounts.
  • Executing monthly journal entries.
  • Assisting in assembling year-end accounts documentation.
  • Coordinating with external accountants for the formulation of year-end statutory accounts.
  • Undertaking general administrative duties.
  • Upholding financial controls and maintaining accurate records.
  • Assisting Management in the provision of precise and timely reports and statistical analyses.
  • Promptly escalating any financial control and planning issues or risks to Management.
  • Liaising with managers, HR, employees, and pertinent third parties as necessary.
  • Participating in miscellaneous areas of the Business as required.


Accounts Payable:

  • Overseeing end-to-end accounts payable processes.
  • Registering all incoming invoices onto the Accounts System.
  • Matching supplier invoices with POs and Purchase Delivery notes.
  • Reviewing and preparing the weekly Payment Run.
  • Reconciling supplier statements and addressing discrepancies.
  • Processing credit card invoices and ensuring accurate coding.
  • Maintaining supplier database contact details.
  • Resolving invoice queries with internal purchasing departments and external suppliers.



  • Managing Bank Payments & Transfers via online Banking.
  • Processing all bank transactions on the Accounts System.
  • Reconciling bank statements.
  • Addressing and resolving banking queries promptly.


Payroll & Pensions:

  • Preparing and posting weekly/monthly payroll.
  • Processing employee expenses.
  • Maintaining payroll documentation and records for audit purposes.
  • Calculating and submitting monthly Company Pensions.
  • Collecting, calculating, and inputting data to sustain payroll information.


Accounts Receivable:

  • Processing monthly sales invoices on the Accounts System.
  • Monitoring the debtors list.
  • Allocating received payments.
  • Handling customer queries.



  • Managing RCT Contraction Notifications, Payment Notifications, and RCT Payments.
  • Conducting monthly reconciliation of Deduction Summaries.
  • Preparing and submitting RCT returns.



  • Demonstrating proficiency in VAT operations.
  • Bi-monthly preparation and submission of VAT returns.


Project Costings:

  • Monitoring and reporting expenditure on all Projects.
  • Conducting weekly Project costings.
  • Reconciling accruals for goods and services received but not invoiced monthly.
  • Producing up-to-date Project costings reports as requested by management.


The ideal candidate will possess:


  • Qualification or partial qualification (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, or CPA) with 3-4 years of pertinent experience.
  • Adaptability to a fast-paced environment and adeptness in small team dynamics.
  • Experience in Accounts Payable, Payroll, and Banking.
  • Familiarity with the Construction Industry is advantageous.
  • Proficiency in Accounts Reconciliation.
  • Competence in Quickbooks or analogous accounts software.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel, with strong analytical skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Excellent IT and Communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Capacity to collaborate effectively within a team or autonomously.
  • Proactive approach to process and system enhancement.
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