Permanent Full-Time

County Cork, Ireland

MSL Motor Group one of Ireland’s leading Motor groups have a long and successful history and have been in operation since 1959. We are a leading retailer of Mercedes-Benz, Skoda, Mazda & BYD motor vehicles across five locations in Dublin and Cork. As an employer, we pride ourselves on our commitment to our employees by providing excellent training and development. MSL Motor Group offers a long-standing career and not just a job. People stay with the company thanks to the positive working environment, the continuous development, the opportunities for progression and the competitive remuneration packages delivered.

We currently wish to recruit an ambitious Assistant Accountant who has started on their journey to achieving their professional qualification to join our team based in our Cork Branch in Eastgate Business Park.

What's in it for you?
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast paced and friendly team environment
  • Full training and development
  • Exam support
Key duties and responsibilities to include:
  • Assisting with the preparation of the month end management accounts.
  • Review and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
  • Preparation of bank reconciliations.
  • Processing of intercompany invoices and monthly reconciliation of intercompany accounts.
  • Preparation of weekly debtor reports for internal review.
  • Processing of supplier invoices, ensuring accurate coding to allow for correct analysis.
  • Responsibility for processing service plan and manufacturer warranty credit notes.
  • Liaising with suppliers and other departments to resolve queries.
  • Generating financial reports as required by management.
  • Participating in various other ad-hoc projects as defined by the business.
Desirable experience and skills:
  • Be pursuing or seeking to pursue a recognised professional accounting qualification (e.g. ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA). Those who have already started exams with a professional accounting body would be at an advantage.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of general accounting principles and operation of accounting programs.
  • Have a minimum of 1 year’s previous experience in a finance / account’s role.
  • Possess strong administrative and advanced IT skills.
  • Be self-motivated and highly organised, with the ability to multi-task and prioritise work.
  • Be efficient, with good attention to detail.
  • Have a positive, enthusiastic, can-do attitude.
  • Work well as part of a team.
  • Be flexible in their approach to work.
  • Exhibit strong analytical and communication skills.
  • Previous motor industry experience is an advantage but not a requirement.

If you meet the above criteria and are interested in being considered for this position, please submit a cover letter outlining your availability and salary expectation, together with a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae.