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Accounts Payable Administrator


  • Kildare / Meath / Dublin
  • 25000 - 35000
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 07/10/2017
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Excellent opportunity for a Accounts Payable Administrator based in Dublin.




Vacancy:                      Accounts Payable Administrator

Vacancy Ref:               VAPASS

Date:                            28 September 2017

Contract:                      Permanent

Reporting to:               Finance Manager, Energia Renewables

Location:                     Ashtowngate, Navan Road, Dublin 15.


Company Background

Viridian is the leading independent energy company in the all-Ireland market.  With substantial businesses in both NI and the ROI and an annual turnover of circa €1.5 Billion, the Viridian Group is one of Ireland’s Top 50 Businesses. Viridian employs approximately 650 staff across NI and the ROI.

As a Great Place to Work and one of Ireland’s top 20 Best Large Employers, our people are at the heart of our business.  We offer competitive reward packages, an extensive Health & Wellbeing programme and support for your ongoing learning and development. We offer a fantastic working environment built around high-performing teams with the scope to build your career and take on new challenges.

Purpose of the Role

The Accounts Payable Administrator will work within the finance team fulfilling accounts payable/receivable duties across the Energia Renewables business together with month end journal posting and bank reconciliations. The role has responsibility to ensure the accuracy, completeness and timely processing of all related transactions in the accounts payable/receivable section in accordance with company procedures.  The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the development of the role to reflect the changing needs of the Group. 

 Key Responsibilities

  • Review, allocation and posting of sales and purchase invoices/credit notes to SAP.
  • Timely and accurate generation and processing of payments.
  • Performing bank reconciliations.
  • Identification and processing of payments which fall under the remit of Relevant Contact Tax (ROI)/Construction Industry Scheme (NI).
  • Filing VAT, RCT and Intrastat returns.
  • Preparation of Purchase Orders.
  • Vendor set ups and dealing with all related vendor queries.
  • Liaising with SAP and Treasury teams.
  • Liaising with auditors when required.        
  • Month end journal postings
  • Balance sheet Reconciliations.
  • Annual Return to Trading Details form.

Person Specification


Knowledge and Experience
•At least 2 years proven experience of working in an accounts payable role.
•Experience of using an accounting package, experience in using SAP and Ebydos is an advantage.
•IT literate with a sound working knowledge of MS Office – Excel and Word in particular.

•Affiliate/Member of Accounting Technicians Ireland


Drive for Results

Consistently delivers against targets. Able to operate effectively even when under pressure. Able to prioritize, consistently performs as expected. Has a sense of urgency.

Manages Relations

Develops and maintains effective internal relationships.  Co-operating well and sharing knowledge and experience with others. Able to respond and effectively engage with customers and suppliers whilst maintaining professional standards at all times.

Judgement and Decision Making

Makes good decisions based on information.  Knows when to ask for assistance and when flexibility is needed.  Receptive and adaptive to the need to change.  Learns from experience.

The successful candidate will have the capability to demonstrate and promote the Energia Company Values of Trust, Challenging, Resourceful and Expert in their role.

Additional requirements
The job requires a considerable degree of commitment, flexibility and adaptability on the part of the job holders to meet quality standards and work deadlines. The individuals must have the ability to think creatively, to innovate and resolve problems and handle routine work with limited supervision

How to Apply

Please click apply now. Please ensure that your application demonstrates how you meet the criteria outlined above.

All correspondence will be communicated via email.  A reserve list will be held for 6 months in which you will be placed if you are suitable for the role. 


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