Accounts Assistant

Sherry FitzGerald Group – Accounts Assistant

Sherry FitzGerald Group has an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Accounts Assistant to join their Finance Team in our brand-new headquarters in Silverstone House, Sandyford, Dublin 18. This is a permanent role with a strong focus on Accounts Receivable for the Residential business. The successful candidate will be a self-starter, capable of working on their own initiative, have excellent communications skills and work well as part of a team. Reporting to the Financial Controller, you will gain exposure working in a fast-paced Finance Department which offers a fun and exciting environment to work in.

The Sherry FitzGerald Group is Ireland´s largest property and financial services firm and this is a very exciting time to join the team. The Group has enjoyed significant growth since its founding in 1982 and as a result has recently embarked on numerous projects including acquisitions and leading-edge IT projects.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Process sales invoices/credit notes on the accounts system in a timely manner;
  • Liaising with branch administrators via email and telephone regarding queries on Invoices/Debtors;
  • Ensure accurate recharging of client advertising and other related charges;
  • Assist with credit collection and liaise with staff on outstanding invoices or queries;
  • Process bank lodgments, deposit refunds and client balances due;
  • Produce aged debtors’ listings and statements in a timely manner;
  • Following up on outstanding invoices and liaising with staff on their outstanding debtors;
  • Carry out weekly bank reconciliations;
  • Provide support and cover to the financial team members as required;
  • Assisting with the preparation of information required for the annual external audit;
  • Creating efficiencies through continuous improvement of processes;
  • Support other ad-hoc tasks that may arise;

Requirements:

  • Minimum two years previous experience in an accounts/administration role;
  • A good knowledge of MS office packages; specifically Excel and Word;
  • Highly motivated with an ability to take ownership and with strong attention to detail;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, good ability to multitask and meet deadlines;
  • Experience of SAGE accounting systems an advantage but not a requirement;
  • Ambitious, energetic and motivated with ability to adapt to new challenges;

Interested candidates should send a copy of their CV and Cover letter in confidence to Kim Love, cv@sherryfitz.ie