Finance Assistant – Accounts payable

We are currently recruiting for a Finance Assistant within our Accounts Payable team. The successful candidate will play an important role within the Finance team and have responsibility for effectively managing the payment of all trade suppliers and online employee expenses in addition to other duties. The ideal candidate will have a strong customer service focus, excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to work within a team.

Role and responsibilities 

  • Checking and processing of all supplier invoices
  • Checking and processing of all electronically submitted employee expenses
  • Payment of all suppliers by cheque or bank transfer
  • Preparation of supplier account reconciliations
  • Overall management of supplier accounts
  • Provide cover for other roles within the finance team when necessary
  • Ad hoc administration as required

Skills, experience and characteristics required 

  • Good numerical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to work well under pressure and as part of a team
  • Strong PC application skills
  • Well-developed organisational and administration skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Effective time management skills
  • Previous experience in a accounts payable preferable

The Firm

A&L Goodbody is a leading Irish law firm. It has 6 international offices in Dublin, Belfast, London, New York, San Francisco, and Palo Alto. There are currently 97 partners between Europe and the US with over 800 employees. The strong international and domestic business community in Ireland forms a valuable part of the A&L Goodbody client base.

It is consistently ranked number one in the Irish market and also on a European level. Recent awards include Irish Law Firm of the Year (2018) – Chambers Europe; Independent Law Firm of the year (2017) – the American Lawyer; Ireland's most Innovative Law Firm (2016) – Financial Times.  

A&L Goodbody has a reputation for leading the way in continuously developing its service to clients and internally to its business. This is delivered through the use of new processes, ways of working and technologies and marketing leading business service teams.

For further information please contact Claire Boland, Talent Management Generalist.