Lead Accounts Administrator

  • Coughlan Engineering (Tullamore) Ltd
  • Tullamore, County Offaly, Ireland
  • 13/05/2022
Full time, Permanent Accounting Admin-Clerical Construction Customer Service Engineering Finance Management Tax

Job Description

Reporting to:     Board of Directors

Based:                  Tullamore HQ

Date:                     May 2022

Salary:                  Negotiable

Hours:                  39 Hours Monday to Friday

Role Type:           Permanent, Full Time


Company Profile

Coughlan Engineering (Tullamore) Ltd is a well-established and renowned family run business which has been serving some of the top names in the Irish Industrial and Construction sectors for five decades. We design, fabricate and install high quality CE-certified bespoke products in steel, stainless steel, composite polymers and aluminum in the Republic of Ireland and United Kingdom.

We are seeking an experienced accounts administrator with knowledge of VAT, RCT and Payroll tax filings and Sage 50 accounts software.


Why join our team?


The Company is known for paying due regard to employee welfare and skills development. We encourage trust and empowerment of our team who are viewed as the reason we have continued success.


The Company is investing heavily in product and process innovation with a view to increasing our value-add and augmenting export potential.  


We are seeking an experienced candidate who shares our ambition to continuously evolve, who takes pride in their work and wishes to join us on our evolutionary journey.


We place a very high value on positive attitude and seek always to treat our employees with dignity and respect and strongly encourage them to continually develop and expand their capabilities. Training opportunities will be provided.


Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Input transactional data into Sage 50 accounts system
  • Creditor reconciliation and payments; update ledgers
  • Validate weekly timesheet data and provide to external payroll providers
  • Track and manage annual leave allowances for all employees
  • Complete VAT, RCT, RTD and Payroll tax filings and any other Revenue related filing
  • HMRC tax deduction refund claims processing for installation works completed in UK
  • Maintain accounts receivable ledger and apply receipts on Sage 50; prepare aged debtor reports and take instruction on debtor collections
  • Expense management
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Answering, filtering, and distributing inbound email and telephone enquiries
  • Management reports including monthly trading P&L and balance sheet
  • Prepare year end documentation and reports as required for the company auditors

Personal Profile

  • Minimum three years’ experience in a similar role, preferably in a construction related sub-contracting company where RCT administration is commonplace.
  • The ideal candidate will enjoy learning and taking on new challenges and responsibility.
  • The ideal candidate will be highly motivated to produce high quality, accurate work.
  • The ability to work on one’s own initiative and respect filing deadlines and quality acceptance criteria is essential.

KEY Competencies

Sage 50