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  • Dublin, Waterford, Carlow
  • Athlone, Galway
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  • Job reference number:15274536
  • Client ID:RI/SD600
  • Posted on:08-SEP-2017
  • Job type:CONTRACT

MATRIX Recruitment are currently working with a Multi-National based in Co. Kilkenny .

We are looking for an ASSISTANT FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT – this opportunity is offered as a 6 month Contract.

Role Summary

Reporting to the Finance Manager, key responsibilities include but are not limited to two key tasks being A) the preparation and submission of grant claim applications to Enterprise Ireland and B) the review and clearing of GR/IR Accounts on the SAP General Ledger in line with accounting policy. The details of both key tasks are outlined more specifically below.


  • Preparation and submission of grant claim applications to Enterprise Ireland relating to Research and Development expenditure and Capital expenditure projects underway
  • Preparation of documentation to support grant claim submissions including building a grant claim file for final inspection
  • Working closely with key stakeholders such as Engineering Project Managers to obtain appropriate supporting documentation such as tax clearance certificates, vendor quotations and tender evaluations.
  • Collaborating with the Research and Development Department where required to build grant claim audit files and resolve queries proactively when required.
  • Responsible for interpreting and applying the terms and conditions outlined in the Enterprise Ireland Offer Letters pertaining to approved grants to ensure the smooth execution of all grant claim submissions and to ensure the timely payment of grant receipts.
  • Key point of contact for audit of grant claim submission file by external auditors to obtain required external audit report prior to grant claim submission to Enterprise Ireland.
  • Liaising with Enterprise Ireland Grant Inspector where required to facilitate a successful inspection and site visit.
  • Review and clearing of the GR/IR Account on the SAP General Ledger.
  • To adopt GR/IR best practice by applying the GR/IR policy.
  • Investigation of GR/IR account legacy balances and taking ownership of resolving same to ensure the GR/IR account is operating in line with policy.
  • Performing review of aged GR/IR listing to identify write backs required where the accrual is no longer required (for instance undisputed GRNs where the vendor has been subject to reconciliation and review).

  • Qualified Accountant or part qualified with good double entry accounting knowledge backed up by relevant experience
  • 3 years post qualification accounting
  • Ability to priorities and meet deadlines
  • SAP knowledge and experience
  • Good Microsoft Excel skills essential
  • Excellent communication skills in order to communicate progress made
Apply now by emailing your CV to Suzanne at Matrix Recruitment or call 0599139070 for more information.

All CV’s will be treated with the utmost confidentiality. We Value Your Trust.

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