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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 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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