Accounts Assistant

Position Description:

An opportunity has arisen to recruit an Accounts Assistant to work with our Electric Ireland Superhomes Finance Team. Through our One-Stop-Shop we offer professional services; design and project management of whole house energy efficiency solutions and help with access to finance such as grant support. Electric Ireland Superhomes has nationwide reach and will play a pivotal part in the energy transition in Ireland. This is a busy team that is embarking on planned large-scale growth.


Person Specification:

The person will be flexible, highly motivated and have experience working in a multi-disciplinary team. Reporting to the Head of Finance, this person will mainly be responsible for the accounts receivable function and travel and subsistence claims, along with the efficient set-up and processing of grant claims. This person will support the production of monthly management accounts for Electric Ireland Superhomes and Projects.  Engaging with customers, contractors, and funders on a regular basis, this role requires a customer-centric approach with strong attention to detail and candidates should have capacity to deliver accurate work on time in a busy working environment.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for creating invoices based on project milestones and services rendered
  • Ensure all receipts are allocated and liaise with customers on any payments received, or queried missed invoices
  • Credit control function and ensure all accounts receivable queries are resolved
  • Review and record line manager approved travel and subsistence claims
  • Bank lodgements, update bank statements received and month-end bank reconciliations of two bank accounts
  • Ensure efficient set-up, processing and drawdowns of grant claims
  • Assist with the financial administration of the Electric Ireland Superhomes projects including contracts, filing and maintenance of the in-house systems
  • Support and work towards deadlines and month-end/quarterly/annual reporting
  • Aid in Accounts Payable and General Reconciliations as required
  • Accounts support to EU project reporting; processing and submission of financial claims.
  • Support the introduction of new systems and processes
  • Continuously build and nurture relationships with customers and contractors


Candidate Requirements:

The successful candidate will have the following skills and attributes.

  • Minimum Qualification: Accounting Technician or QQI Level 5 in Accounting or Business-related field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Strong communication skills and experience with communicating with a multi-discipline team, customers, contractors etc.
  • Accounts receivable and reporting experience
  • Experience in a deadline-driven office environment



  • Experience with grant funding
  • Experience with construction projects/accounts
  • Experience dealing with Government agencies
  • Interest in sustainable energy or sustainable development


Core Competences:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to be discreet and manage sensitive data.
  • Good team player, with ability to conduct work with the utmost confidentiality, professionalism, and integrity.
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Flexible with a positive work attitude



Electric Ireland Superhomes head office is based in Thurles, Co. Tipperary. This role offers a blend of office-based and remote working, with a minimum requirement of two days per week to be worked from our office in Thurles.

Contract Type: Full Time
Job Location: Thurles
Salary: 25000 to 30000
Start Date: Q2 2022
Job Type: Permanent
Reporting To: Head of Finance

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