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Finance Assistant - Finance

14-month fixed term contract.

The successful candidate will play an important role within the Finance team and have responsibility for effectively managing the payment of suppliers and 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.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Checking and processing of all invoices
  • Checking and processing of all electronically submitted expenses
  • Payment of 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 and experience 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

A&L Goodbody (ALG) is a leading Irish law firm with six international offices in Dublin, Belfast, London, New York, San Francisco, and Palo Alto. There are currently 116 partners and over 900 employees. The strong international and domestic business community in Ireland forms a valuable part of the ALG client base.

ALG is incredibly proud to be recognised as the leading Irish law firm in the Chambers and Partners Europe 2024 Guide with the highest number of Band 1 practice area rankings. ALG is also ranked as a 'top tier' law firm in The Legal 500 EMEA Guide 2024 and the IFLR1000 Guide 2023. The firm is consistently ranked number one in the Irish market and on a European level.

A sample of other recent notable awards include:

  • Law firm of the year – Republic of Ireland 2023 at The Lawyer European Awards
  • Irish Law Firm of the Year 2023 at the Chambers Europe Awards
  • One of the top 50 most innovative law firms in Europe 2023 by the Financial Times
  • Future of Legal Services Innovation Award winners 2024
  • Best client support 2023 by the Managing Partners Forum
  • Business Working Responsibly Mark 2023
  • Ireland's top 25 best places to work by LinkedIn's Top Companies list for 2022
  • Most Popular Graduate Recruiter in Law 2024 by GradIreland (for 13 consecutive years)

ALG 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, innovative use of technology and marketing-leading business service teams.