Accounts Assistant

Job Reference: LD_AccA

We are currently looking for an Accounts Assistant to join our team at The Lodge at Ashford Castle

Key responsibilities of the Accounts Assistant:

  • Assist with goods ordering/goods inwards function
  • Reconcile delivery dockets to orders and then to purchase invoices
  • Ensure that the purchase order process is complied with as per internal accounting procedures
  • Enter purchase invoices onto Great Plains Software
  • Prepare the daily morning figures and reports for The Lodge at Ashford
  • Liaise with our central finance team, to ensure that batches are posted in the correct month

The ideal candidate for the Accounts Assistant position will enjoy working within a friendly and productive team.  This is a casual position, therefore hours of work may vary, however all candidates would need to be available to work five days a week between Monday and Sunday.

The ideal candidate for the Accounts Assistant position should:

  • Accounts technician qualification or equivalent
  • Extremely high level of general accounts practices to include accounts payable/receivable and bank reconciliations
  • Ability to analyse monthly general ledger for comparisons to budget/forecasts
  • At least two years’ experience working in the finance function in hospitality or a similar industry
  • Extremely high level of IT proficiency and working knowledge of the following packages: Email, MS Word, Excel, Sage, etc,
  • Have excellent communication skills
  • Have excellent organizational skills & have ability to meet deadlines
  • Be flexible, Innovative and Adaptable
  • Be fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Be legally eligible to work in Ireland

This position has excellent progression opportunities within the renowned Red Carnation Hotel Collection, a company providing the perfect opportunity to those who are looking for an exciting career and job security within the Hotel industry.

Some of the Benefits available to our team:

  • Complimentary meals on duty
  • Discounted rates with Red Carnation Hotel Collection and The Travel Corporation 
  • Uniforms and dry cleaning service provided free of charge
  • Discounted rates with many local businesses and third party service providers (including Estate Activities)
  • Professional training and development opportunities (79 in-house courses to avail of)

The Lodge at Ashford Castle is an Equal Opportunities Employer

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