Accounts Payable Specialist

Role Description

Accounts Payable Specialist

In partnership with its client Kenny-Whelan & Associates is currently seeking an Accounts Payable Specialist for the Cork area.


The Client:

The Client is a well established multi-national.



This role is based within the PTP Department providing support for a group of markets in an international organisation, main focus will be (but not limited to) around Month End activity and timely maintenance, clearing and reconciliation of assigned PTP balance sheet accounts.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Continuous Improvement – (this is key) - Identify problem areas in the process and work with the team to generate solutions

  • Maintain a clean Trade Accounts Payable Listing by regular review and follow up on aged items

  • Weekly clearing of bank reconciling items and follow up of aged items. Clearing of bank rec items ahead of month end

  • Calculation and posting of month end accruals

  • Month end related activity relating to PTP module close and pre close

  • Allocation of pre-payments ahead of weekly payment batch

  • Maintain, review and investigate accuracy of accounting of PTP transactions

  • Review and follow up of potential duplicate payments

  • Contribute to the development of the Financial Shared Services culture to attain desired goals which will include efficiency and effectiveness targets

  • Collate and provide information for KPIs

    (The above is not exhaustive of the duties involved)



  • Accounting Technician or relevant finance/accounting discipline

  • Knowledge and understanding of accounts payable procedures, systems and double entry

  • Working knowledge of Oracle a hugh advantage

  • Advanced Excel  


  • Ability to work in a fact paced environment.

  • Able to communicate effectively with non-financial management both verbally and in written form

  • Excellent work ethic with the ability to deliver under pressure and meet tight deadlines

 All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence


Kenny-Whelan Contact:

For a confidential chat and further information please contact Carmel Synnott on 021 4665405 / 087 7422268 or send your updated CV to


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