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SSC Accounts Associate – Shannon Group plc 3 Year Fixed Term Contract Ref [05/2019]

Shannon Group has established a Shared Service Centre (SSC) to create efficiencies in the performance of back office administration tasks.

Role Purpose

The SSC Accounts Associate provides a high-quality service to the SSC and support of the business by providing efficient and timely transaction processing/back office services with primary focus within the Accounts Payable area. The role requires an adaptable individual who will be flexible in their approach to work. Key

Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Undertake weekly payments to suppliers
  • Timely and accurate processing of invoices and credit notes
  • Supplier reconciliations in accordance with agreed process
  • Compliance with VAT, eRCT, PSWT, 46G requirements
  • Month end close coordination and reconciliation
  • Assistance to and cover in respect of other SSC associates
  • Individual targets achieved
  • Follow up with bank regarding unidentified payments
  • Month end close schedule adhered to
  • Assist in preparation of reports (KPIs etc.) in respect of monthly management pack and board meetings
  • Assistance to and cover in respect of other SSC team members
  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Proactive query resolution, timely turnaround and escalation where required
  • Professional, efficient approach and attitude in dealing with both internal and external customers
  • Answering any queries promptly and closing out on any issues that may arise or escalating if necessary
  • Compliance with SLA’s
  • Ensure that compliance requirements (Revenue Returns etc.) are dealt with on a correct and timely basis
  • Maintain strict confidentiality on all matters surrounding this role and the broader business environment
  • Liaise with IT on system issues and faults, regression testing and sign-off on system patches and upgrades
  • Attend and actively participate in team meetings
  • Participation on training and development on new systems and procedures
  • Control account reconciliation in accordance with agreed procedures
  • Document management and filing per agreed procedures
  • While this role is initially focused on accounts payable the individual may be required to take on additional responsibilities within the SSC to meet business needs
  • Such other tasks as required

Qualifications, Required Experience/The Person

  • 1-3 years Accounts Payable experience in a high-volume environment
  • Experience in meeting deadlines, coordinating activities, and escalating risks and issues
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and have a flexible approach
  • Demonstrable analytical and problem-solving skills with high level of attention to detail and the ability to proactively identify and propose solutions
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships with all business units
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to work as part of a team or independently as the role may require
  • Self-starter with the ability to work on own initiative
  • Oracle experience (preferable)

Applications in the form of a cover letter and current CV (CV formatted only in MS word or pdf) to recruitment@shannonairport.ie no later than 5.00pm, Tuesday 3rd September 2019.

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