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Star, part of the Uniphar Group

Assistant Accountant

Star, part of the Uniphar Group

  • Dublin
  • See description
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 19/05/2017
  • Aoife McLoughlin
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Exciting Opportunity within our Finance Department has opened for a part-qualified accountant to join the Uniphar Group team!



  • Complete monthly balance sheet reconciliations for Companies across the group

  • Present findings of monthly balance sheet reconciliations to the Group Financial Accountant  
  • Work with the Group Financial Accountant to resolve and clear reconciling items, processing adjustments arising from monthly balance sheet reconciliations in advance of current month end close

  • Daily postings and clearing of bank transactions
  • Preparation of monthly group bank reconciliations as part of month end close process
  • Invoice discounting facility bank to debtor reconciliation
  • Assist with preparation of quarter end & year-end audit files and analysis
  • Act as point of contact with external auditors for bank & balance sheet reconciliations
  • Support all month end general accounting activities & overhead cost analysis. Ensure that month-end file, journal preparation and back-up is best-in-class.
  • Work with the team and the business to support the month end close within the required deadline
  • Accruals and prepayments postings as required to accurately reflect the costs of the business

  • Assist with open PO accruals aging review and maintenance

  • Responsible for creating fixed assets approved for capex spend
  • Posting of employee expenses on a monthly basis
  • To work with Financial Controllers, Internal Audit and Process Integration on the identification of and resolution of control issues and process improvements



  • Part-qualified with minimum 1-2 years’ experience within accounts.

  • Significant experience  in the area of Balance Sheet reconciliations

  • Ability to work with significant volumes of data to investigate and arrive at a point which allows  an information based decision to be made

  • Ability to work on their own to deliver results within a short period of time

  • Dealing with 3rd parties where necessary to resolve issues identified in reconciliations.

  • Audit experience, either as part of an internal audit function or an audit practice

  • Previous experience of preparing accounts using SAP or other similar accounting systems

Ability to work effectively under time and delivery pressures

If you have the skills and experience and are interested in this position then please apply now to Aoife Mc Loughlin the RPO Partner at the Uniphar Group or call me on 01 468 7985 if you have any questions.

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