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Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Job Title: Accounts Assistant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Galway
Start Date: ASAP
REF: 10264
Contact Name: Aileen Fitzgerald

Job Description

  • Financial Accounts Office

Role:-Provide Accounting services in the General Accounts and related functional offices (including Fees, Payroll/T&S, Non Pay/AP) in all aspects of the duties performed in, and services delivered by, and responsibilities held by, those offices.

  • Preparation of (and follow-up on) monthly balance sheet account reconciliations (Inclusive of Bank, Investments, Payroll, Assets and Liabilities)
  • Processing invoices via the Accounts Receivable & Payable modules of Agresso and production of related reports.
  • Payroll and T&S processing on CorePay & Agresso 
  • To update relevant sections of Financial Accounting sections of the University website including FAQ’s etc.
  • Update/maintenance of the Fixed Assets Register in line with University policies, procedures, and processes.
  • Preparation & submission of periodic statutory/non-statutory returns
  • Occasional reception duties to cover for other staff.
  • Any other relevant duties as may be assigned from time to time by the Director of Financial Accounting/ Senior Accountants/ Accounts Supervisor.


  • The post-holder will have a minimum of two years’ experience in an accounting function including financial record reconciliations (bank, other general ledger accounts, etc.) to final audit standard
  • The post-holder will have experience and knowledge of relevant taxation.
  • The post holder will have excellent organisation and IT skills with a highly developed knowledge of MS Excel, Word, and Outlook.



  • It is desirable that the post-holder should hold an accounting technician (or higher) qualification.
  • The post holder should have experience in the billing and collection of Income.
  • Apply with your CV to aileen.fitzgerald@icegroup.ie