Accounts Assistant

  • Dublin, Ireland, Ireland
  • Full time

This candidate would join at an exciting time as the business experiences a period of rapid growth.

This candidate would join at an exciting time as the business experiences a period of rapid growth. This role would suit someone who enjoys having ownership over their day-to-day responsibilities and thrives in a fast-paced environment. This is a great opportunity to utilise your bookkeeping skills, business acumen and your communication skills within the business. This position will report directly to the GDG Financial Accountant

Key responsibilities:

  • Maintaining the books and records of the business in a number of key areas
  • Bank – Cash receipts, Cash book – bank reconciliations
  • Accounts payable – invoices and payments
  • Expenses and credit card claim processing
  • Assisting in sales invoicing
  • Assisting in preparation of VAT and WHT returns
  • Assisting the Credit Controller
  • Knowledge of General Ledger activity and journal postings
  • Assisting in the preparation of management accounts journals
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Supporting the year end reporting and statutory annual audit
  • Involvement in process improvements and Ad hoc finance projects as necessary


  • Skilled and experienced bookkeeper, with finance experience essential
  • A relevant qualification such as IATI or working towards a professional qualification
  • Knowledge and experience of accounting software packages – XERO, Sage 50, or similar
  • Good working knowledge MS Office & Excel (essential)
  • Well organised – good time management – ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Professional – Positive attitude – responsible – Motivated – Committed – Flexible – Conscientious
  • Knowledge of time cost / project management systems an advantage (not essential)
  • Ideal experience – medium sized engineering/professional service firm
  • Customer focused – likes helping people & adaptable to a dynamic environment

All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

At GDG, we are committed to inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that getting this right is critical for us to live our organisation’s values. We are always trying to improve our way of working to be more inclusive and equal. We are an equal opportunity employer. Our vision is for GDG to be a place where people of all ethnicities feel welcomed to work.