Assistant Financial Accountant

Posted 13 May 2024
LocationCounty Wexford
Job type Permanent
Discipline Accountancy
Reference10869
Contact NameRena Weld

Job description

What you need to know
Matrix Recruitment is currently recruiting for an Assistant Accountant role for our client in the food industry, based in Wexford.

In this position, you will report into the Financial Controller and will be part of a dedicated and deadline-driven finance team.

This a permanent role with a company that is part of a group which could provide opportunities for progression down the line.

The role is based on-site and offers some flexibility around start and finish times.

Your new job
Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Assist in the preparation of weekly management accounts P&L for each function.

  • Assist in the preparation of monthly management accounts.

  • Monthly postings for the sales, purchase and nominal ledger.

  • Monthly reconciliations for balance sheet accounts.

  • Assist in the preparation of annual budgets. Monitor budgets and re-forecast as required.

  • Prepare relevant KPIs as required.

  • Maintain the Fixed Asset Register.

  • Assist in the preparation and management of the year-end accounts and audit.

  • Stock control and overhead reviews.


What are we looking for?

  • Qualified or Part Qualified Accountant.

  • Experience in manufacturing, food or FMCG industries would be an advantage.

  • Ability to work on own initiative and also as part of the finance team.

  • Ability to work to weekly and monthly deadlines.

  • Ability to prioritise workload.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Strong problem-solving skills with a flexible and adaptable approach.

  • Strong computer skills, particularly with Advanced level Microsoft Excel.


Please apply using a CV in Microsoft Word format, thank you.
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