Junior Accountant


The Alimentary Health Group, headquartered in Cork, is recruiting a Junior Accountant to join its growing team. Alimentary Health (AH) is an innovative Irish healthcare company and a global pioneer in discovery, development and commercialisation of proprietary probiotic and pharmabiotic treatments. We have a leading range of consumer healthcare products and an exciting new product portfolio. AH is a rapidly expanding and dynamic company and this is a new role where the candidate will need to show an aptitude for figures and accuracy.


Key responsibilities

  • Assisting in the preparation of monthly accounts for individual companies (within the Alimentary Health Group) in line with month end reporting deadlines.

  • Bank reconciliations, reconciling bank movement with nominal ledger and the day book transactions.

  • Completing balance sheet reconciliations.

  • Debtors and Creditors control reconciliations to include monitoring of month end ledgers. settlement and allocation of creditor and debtor payments and monitoring of aged listings.

  • Providing support and cover to financial and business administration team members as required.

  • Assisting the finance team with ad hoc finance projects and ensuring deadlines are adhered to.

  • Assisting with the development of financial reporting processes within the group.



  • Be a part-qualified or recently qualified Accountant.

  • Have 3+ years’ experience working in an Accounts Department of an SME or larger organisation.

  • Have previous experience with nominal ledger and the day book transactions.

  • Have excellent IT skills, with a keen interest in systems and process improvement.

  • Have good technical and analytical aptitude.

  • Experience of integrated accounting packages essential and knowledge of SAGE desirable.

  • Enthusiastic team player with the ability to communicate effectively and support key stakeholders and departments (finance, sales, marketing).

  • Must display initiative and a common-sense approach.

  • Proven time management and an ability to deliver to tight deadlines.

  • Be highly motivated with an ability to take ownership of tasks and possess strong attention to detail.


Remuneration Package:

  • An attractive remuneration package will be made available to the right candidate.


If you enjoy a challenge and believe you can add real value to our dynamic team, then we would be delighted to hear from you. Please send your CV along with a cover letter to by Friday 6th October 2017.


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