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 Junior Accounts Assistant Cork26/04/2017View details

Junior Accounts Assistant


As a company, our core values are important to us and we look for candidates who will embrace and foster them. We pride ourselves in attracting individuals with a positive attitude and have a positive outlook in life. We also aim to employ individuals who naturally understand customer service and identify the needs and requirements of our clients, while embracing an entrepreneurial spirit where change and agility are the norm in our business. 


As part of our Core Values we believe that every individual working in Contracting PLUS should act like an owner with regard to every decision they make and are part of the drive and growth of the company. 


We are an SME and pride ourselves in our team spirit, and uniqueness.  As part of our interview process, we will explain how these values help our team provide the expert help to our clients while maintaining a work-life balance and a healthy outlook to life. 


Contracting Plus is a specialist provider of accountancy services to professional independent contract workers.


At Contracting Plus we create new standards as the market leader in specialist accounting and taxation advice for contractors, combining relevant, compliant and value driven solutions. We provide the highest level of service to our contractors.


As a thriving young Company we are in our early stages of growth. Entry to new markets and expansion within existing markets are central to our thinking for a flourishing future. We are currently building new relationships with recruitment agencies and contracting companies. 



We are currently seeking candidates for the position of Junior Accounts Assistant. This role is based in Cork and is part of the Contracting 365 Team.  The successful candidate must have experience working in an accounting environment. 

Candidate will be performing the following duties:

  • Training Clients on the use of the accounting software
  • Answering Client queries and building professional relationships with the Client
  • Processing salaries and advice on same
  • Reconciling the Clients’ accounts on a monthly basis and reviewing the accounts to ensure all is in order
  • Preparing and reviewing the tax returns for the companies
  • Assisting with Income Tax Returns
  • Assisting with the Annual Returns for the Companies
  • Preparation of monthly Management accounts
  • Incomplete records and problem solving
  • Assisting in the development of the C365 software, enhancements, bug fixes and project work


  • 3rd level qualification in Business/Finance an advantage
  • Experience in Accountancy/Bookkeeping essential
  • Experience on UK payroll and taxation an advantage but not essential
  • Motivated and a self-starter with initiative and a strong emphasis on delivery and execution. 
  • Good numerical skills are essential 
  • Work well under pressure with excellent attention to detail and a high level of accuracy
  • Flexible, creative and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Strong working knowledge of MS including intermediate to advanced Excel
  • Strong administration and organizational skills
  • Fluency in English with excellent communication skills, both written and verbal to focus on building relationships with clients.


Compensation & Benefits:

  • Attractive salary package available based on relevant experience
  • PRSA Pension Plan- a voluntary savings scheme is in place for employees who wish to avail of it
  • Good work/life balance
  • Free Parking 


Working Conditions:

  • Office based, 37½ hour week, 9am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday
  • Discretionary effort sometimes required to support business needs


Work Environment/Physical Demands:

  • General office environment
  • Flexibility in working hours to support business needs

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