Accounts Payable Specialist - HireIQ

Accounts Payable Specialist

Job Title

Accounts Payable Specialist

Job Type



€45000 - €48000




Job Description.

A fantastic opportunity for an Accounts Payable Specialist to join a fantastic company in Dublin-8 near the City Centre.


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About the potential next-step

About the Company

Provider of social housing in Ireland since the 1890’s providing 1000’s of homes across Dublin.

Key role in the Finance Department offering the successful candidate the opportunity to contribute to the work of a respectable charitable Trust. Challenging but rewarding AP role.

About the Job

Looking for a competent and experienced Accounts Payable candidate who is able to use their own initiative, come into the company and hit the ground running.

Key responsibilities

  • Accounts administration including data preparation and entry.
  • Accounts Payable invoice coding and processing.
  • Preparation of Payment files.
  • Maintaining and reconciling the creditors ledger, including set up of new suppliers, when required.
  • Performing the AP monthly close.
  • Dealing with queries from suppliers.
  • Completing bank mandate documentation.
  • Assist and contribute to month-end close off.
  • Preparation and delivery of timely and accurate reports.
  • Processing due invoices for payment.
  • Comparing purchase orders, prices, terms of payment and other charges.
  • Preparing VAT & RCT returns via ROS.
  • Ensuring bills are paid in a timely and accurate manner while adhering to departmental procedures.
  • Ensuring payments are processed within supplier’s credit terms.
  • Provide administrative support for the Finance Manager and Director of Finance.
  • Entering other expense related transactions on SAGE.
  • Record all individual property repairs & estate maintenance carried out.
  • Update annual budgets on a weekly basis.
  • Contract negotiation for utilities.
  • Analysing workflow processes.
  • Establishing and maintaining relationships with new and existing vendors.
  • SAGE project administration, set up of new projects and preparation of project reports.
  • Other ad-hoc administration duties, projects and assignments as needed.

Previous experience

  • Applicants should ideally have at least 3 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Computer literacy and a high level of Excel expertise is essential.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High attention to detail, a methodical nature and a high level of accuracy with numbers.
  • ERP (Sage, SAP, Oracle,) experience preferable.
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal.
  • Good communicator and team player.
  • Self-motivated, with the ability to multi-task, work independently and effectively organise and prioritise workload.
  • Proactive, hands-on approach to learning.
  • Excellent record-keeping and reporting skills.
  • Ability to work to deadlines.
  • Must be eligible to work in Ireland.


✓ AAT or IATA qualifications preferred or working towards a professional qualification in Finance & Accounting.

✓ The aspiration to continuously improve through further training or education.

Why apply for this role?

  • Great annual leave
  • Very generous mileage
  • Full EAP for you and your family
  • Generous sick pay scheme
  • Mileage allowance for business
  • Health Insurance Access

For further information on this opportunity or if you are considering the next step in your career get in touch with HireIQ in complete confidence or email nicole.

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