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Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant

The Business:
CJ SHEERAN is Ireland’s largest manufacturer and recycler of timber packaging and pallets, providing a premium quality, sustainable and accredited packaging solution to Ireland and the UK’s diverse network of pallet consumers. Headquartered in Mountrath, Co. Laois the business has a number of manufacturing sites across Ireland.

The Role:
We are currently undergoing exceptional growth and now have an opening for an Accounts Assistant to join our busy Accounts Department. An excellent opportunity to join a progressive and dynamic company and with the potential of availing of study support and to progress within the business.

Tasks and Responsibilities:
Reporting to our Group Management Accountant, the position will be primarily based in our Central Administrative Centre in Mountrath, Co. Laois.

Duties will include:

  • Assisting in the preparation of monthly, quarterly and annual Management Accounts
  • Assisting in the year-end audit process
  • Administration of high volume Debtors and Creditors Ledgers including reconciliations
  • Posting to and maintenance of Sage General Ledgers
  • Providing or assisting in analytics and reporting on projects
  • Prepare and analyse trends, KPIs etc.
  • Building and maintaining first class relationships with customers, suppliers and internal teams
  • Other ad hoc administrative duties

Skills and Experience:

  • Proven accounting/bookkeeping experience working in either industry or practice
  • Degree or equivalent preferred from an Accounting/Business background
  • Working towards or desire to work towards Accounting Technician status advantageous
  • Strong commercial awareness of business dynamics
  • Ability to work under pressure, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Proficient in MS Office and experience in Sage Line50 advantageous
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal and keen attention to detail
  • Excellent administrative, organisational and time management skills
  • Can-do attitude

Salary commensurate with experience.

Please submit your CV FAO Kris Peake, Management Accountant to or by post to: CJ Sheeran Limited, Shannon Street, Mountrath, Co. Laois, R32 RRX8.

Closing date for applications: COB 15th March 2019

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