Accounts Assistant

Our Client is seeking an Accounts Assistant for their busy offices based in North Mayo. 

  • The main purpose of this role is to assist the financial controller within a busy office environment

Reporting To:

Financial Controller


  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Complete monthly debtor / creditor reports
  • AR / AP duties
  • Dealing with general debtor and creditor queries
  • Monthly bank / credit card reconciliations
  • Process weekly payroll
  • Process sales invoices, credit notes and monthly statements
  • Match purchase orders with delivery dockets and supplier invoices and enter onto computer software package
  • Complete Revenue forms, including monthly Intrastat returns, quarterly VIES returns and monthly P30 returns
  • Managing petty cash transactions
  • General finance Admin – Updating excel spreadsheets, clients’ records, email management, covering phones / reception as required
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required by their manager


Must have (essentials)

  • Must have 2-3 years accounts administration experience
  • Must have experience preparing management accounts

Must have (desirable)

  • Accounting Technicians / Third level qualification
  • Experience of Pegasus Opera 3 / Sage Micropay


  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to prioritise workload
  • Flexible approach and willing to offer support to the team when required
  • Strong financial analysis and good aptitude for figures
  • Ability to work on own initiative

For more information or to apply for this role contact Aoife on 094 90 29944 or email

Your Recruitment Consultant is Aoife

Aoife McDonagh BBS, MSC Aoife is Arcon Recruitment’s newest team member. Hailing from Ballyhaunis, Aoife brings with her a variety of customer service and business development experience, She has a strong academic background in Marketing and Human Resources. Aoife looks after our busy Office and Accountancy division.