Financial Assistant

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Job description

Job Overview: The Financial Assistant position is a role based in the finance department. The role requires the individual to be a key player in the company’s finance team. The responsible person will be required to assist in a variety of financial tasks, working in close alliance with the Director of Finance. This is not an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities. You may be required to carry out additional duties in line with your role and the organisation would expect you to be flexible in this regard.

The objective of the Financial Assistant is to:

  • Assist the financial department in the day-to-day operations such as processing data (purchase invoices, sale invoices and banking), payroll and analysing finances.
  • Aid in preparing financial reports on a monthly, quarterly and annually basis.
  • Ensure that all financial records are stored in an organised and professional manner.
  • Be proficient in the use of the SAGE Accounts 50 professional in inputting, storing and organising of sales invoices, customer receipts, purchase invoices, bank payment etc.
  • Aid in the training of financial staff when requested to do so.
  • Adapt to any issues that arise on a daily basis that may impact the performance and efficiency of the finance department.
  • Assist in Revenue computations and returns.
  • Assist in the preparation and sending of customer invoices, producing and sending customer statements and chasing payments from customers.
  • Closely liaise with the Director of Finance on a range of financial duties.
  • Provide holiday cover for other members of the financial department.
  • Assist in the managing and maintaining of supplier records.
  • Assist in the managing and maintenance of all bank account foreign and domestic.
  • Assist in the managing and maintenance of all HR related documentation.

Desirable Requirements:

– Business/Finance/Economics degree level 7/8

– Finance department experience

– Proficient in Microsoft word, excel and outlook

– Experience in Sage 50 Accounts/other accounting packages

– Candidate must have skills:

  • Excellent Multitasking
  • Excellent Time management and organisational skills
  • Excellent Computer Skills
  • Working independently and using initiative are very important


Paul O'Brien

Paul O'Brien

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