Graduate Accountant (GMGrad) Dublin North, Republic of Ireland

  • Purpose of the Role:
  • The successful candidate will be offered a 3/3.5 year training contract. During this period, the successful candidate will gain exposure to a number of departments across the Keelings business such as accounts payable, accounts receivable, treasury, payroll and the head office function.
  • The role also offers paid study leave and exam fees, in line with CAI guidelines, leading to the ACA qualification.





Main Responsibilities and areas of exposure:




Accounts Payable

  • Matching, coding and processing of Supplier invoices to stock system
  • Investigation and resolution of supplier queries
  • Assist in preparing accounts for payment
  • Creditors Reconciliations monthly/quarterly working from aged accruals listing / critical supplier listing
  • Attend weekly meetings with the cost centre to which you are assigned to provide service to



Accounts Receivable

  • Responsibility for the collection of debtor accounts across Multiples and Independent Retail accounts
  • Debtors reconciliations/Excel which forms a large part of this role – mainly working on large supermarket accounts
  • Weekly debtors reconciliations for main debtors accounts
  • Daily Cash / Cheques posting/allocating from post & BIF




  • Assist the treasury manager with managing daily liquidity
  • Daily cash reporting
  • Perform monthly bank reconciliations
  • Weekly bank postings





  • Process weekly and monthly payrolls. These include Irish & UK payrolls.
  • Meeting weekly and monthly banking deadlines
  • Liaising with all department managers and financial controllers within the business to coordinate payroll information
  • Financial reporting and journals
  • Tracking holidays for all hourly paid staff
  • Preparation of returns for Revenue (Ire) and HMRC (UK)
  • Processing P30/P32/P35/P60/P45/New employee’s/Tax imports
  • Weekly, Monthly and Fortnightly RTI submissions for the UK
  • Automatic Enrolment for Pension in the UK



Head Office



  • Assist in month end accounts preparation, posting journals
  • Assist with year-end audit
  • Preparation & submission of Group Intrastat and Vat returns
  • Raising recharges to BU’s for central resources
  • Raising sales invoices to third parties
  • Reconciliations of balance sheet control accounts
  • Reconciliation of intercompany accounts and posting intercompany journals
  • Reconciliation of bank accounts & posting cashbook and cheques journals
  • Analysis and recharging of group travel expenses
  • Control and management of petty cash
  • Invoice processing & ad-hoc payments
  • Any other ad hoc duties as deemed appropriate by the management team
  • Assist with the delivery of Robotic Process Automation




Essential Qualifications & Experience:

  • Graduates should have an Honours Degree/ Masters in a business, accounting, mathematical or related discipline.
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Knowledge of SQL and Data Analytics
  • Highly accurate and fine attention to detail essential
  • A good manner is essential, candidates should be equally comfortable dealing with customers, staff and members of the management team and directors
  • A self-starter with an ability to work on their own initiative
  • Planning & organisational skills




Additional Notes

  • Candidates must be willing to be flexible with working hours
  • Candidates must have access to their own transport