Lex Consultancy

Reporting directly to the Finance Manager, the Assistant Accountant is a key role within the Finance Department which consists of two other team members. This role will have responsibility for the day to day recording and accounting for all financial transactions within the organisation. The role also coordinates the preparation of quarterly management accounts and annual statutory financial statements.

The key responsibilities include:

  • Preparation of quarterly management accounts
  • Preparing claim payment requests for approval and payment
  • Preparing and reporting monthly management and KPI information
  • Responsible for the funding requirements of the Organisation
  • Management of accounts payable and receivable
  • Preparation of bank reconciliations
  • Coordination of the annual audit and liaising with the internal and external auditors
  • Preparation of annual financial statements
  • Preparation of the annual capital and expense budgets
  • Assisting with ad hoc reporting requirements
  • Supporting the Finance Manager as required
  • Assisting with the monitoring of the overall control environment
  • Assisting with the preparation of Finance Committee papers

Candidate Profile

Qualifications:

  • Accounting Qualification
  • Experience in the Financial Services/Insurance Industry desirable
  • Knowledge of Qlik, Crystal and TAS an advantage but not essential 

Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent numeric and analytical skills
  • An adaptable team player with a proactive approach to problem resolution
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to manage external relationships
  • Integrity and high ethical standards
  • Willingness to take ownership and take initiative
  • Proven ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Very good attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • Good written and oral communication skill
  • Good IT skills

Salary €40,000-€45,000 Hours Mon-Fri 9-5:30 with flexi time. This is a 15 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.

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