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ELK Recruitment Jobs: Financial Controller/ General Office Manager


Industry: Accounting / Finance / Insurance
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Salary: On Application

The successful candidate will have sole responsibility and will work independently on all aspects of accounts & office management within the company. The role will involve dealing directly with customers, suppliers and working closely with the director and staff on a daily basis.
Main Areas of Responsibility:
• Experience with QuickBooks / SAGE or similar accounting software
• Management of Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable
• Preparation of monthly management accounts, to include inputting of financial and payroll data into accounts software package (Quickbooks)
• Targeted Reporting
• Preparation and Management of Payroll (10- 14 staff) using Thesaurus Payroll Package
• Responsible for the issue of all purchase orders
• Issuing of sales invoices
• Management of the RCT system and issue payments to Subcontractors
• Preparation of monthly bank reconciliations
• Approving and making payments for all expenses
• Maintaining and Reconciling the Debtors and Creditors ledgers
• Preparation of accounts to trial balance stage
• Preparing and filing all revenue returns to include: Monthly P30 returns, Bi-monthly Vat returns, Quarterly RCT returns and Monthly Intrastat Returns
• Liaising with Financial Institutions, External Accountants & Solicitors
• Preparation of Monthly Sales Reports/Projections
Purchase Ordering:
• Setting up inventory item codes and other requirements on the company IT system
• Inputting purchase orders on the system ensuring receipt by supplier
• Following up orders with suppliers ensuring goods are received in a timely manner
• Manage outstanding orders
• Supporting project managers with lead-time and purchase orders
• Generation of Purchasing Reports
• Other tasks as may be assigned as required
General Office Administration
• Experience with CRM system such as ZOHO / Sales Force or similar
• Monthly Marketing Statistics / Lead Source Reports
• Knowledge of Preparing Health & Safety Reports
• General HR to include issuing of Employment Contracts/Documentation
• General Administrative duties

• Qualified or PQ Accountant (Final Stages of Professional Exams)
• Min of 5 years accounts experience ideally within a standalone role
• Excellent communication skills
• Sound knowledge of Quickbooks / Sage 50 or similar accounts package
• Knowledge of Thesaurus Payroll
• Disciplined, extremely organised and thorough
• Experience of working in a pressurized target driven environment
• Accounts & office admin experience within theWindow & Door/ Glazing industry is advantageous.
• Strong communication and organisation skills
• Ability to manage people
• Ability to work to tight deadlines
• Ability to work as a team

Elk Recruitment is an award-winning niche recruitment firm with offices currently in Co Carlow and London. Our core competency is the placement of permanent and contract Junior, mid and senior level professionals within the Façade, Window, and Doors, Medical Device, Curtain Walling & Construction industry throughout Ireland and abroad.
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