To meet growing demand in Ireland, Cygnum wish to recruit an accounts assistant to this varied role where they will be working as part of the accounts team.

Duties & Responsibilities

Payroll Processing:

  • Collection and validation of hours for processing of payroll.
  • Weekly & monthly processing of all aspects of Irish & UK payroll.
  • Posting of wages journals.
  • P30 & P35 returns.
  • Generation of employee contracts.
  • Maintaining holiday and overtime records
  • Dealing with day to day queries re payroll


  • Preliminary invoice approval checks and preparation of paperwork for manager approval
  • Processing of invoices for Ireland & the UK, complete by 7 day of monthly accounts cycle
  • Creditor reconciliations & accruals listing complete by day 8 of monthly accounts cycle
  • Payment of suppliers on a weekly basis based on the reconciled supplier accounts.
  • Dealing with supplier & invoice queries


  • Ad hoc daily, weekly & monthly reporting


  • Assisting in preparation of financial accounts:
  • General office duties including providing phone cover
  • Ad hoc duties as and when required


  • Attention to detail & numerical skills
  • Disciplined and consistent approach to following process and procedures
  • Ability to work well when under pressure and meet expected deadlines.
  • Excellent IT skills including Excel with prior knowledge of computerised accounting and payroll packages. Knowledge of Sage product suite (Line 50 & Micropay) an advantage.
  • Willing, flexible and adaptable attitude
  • Communication skills
  • Education: Accounts Technician and/or Diploma level Business/Accounting

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