Accounts Payable Assistant - Contract

Job description

An exciting new opportunity to join the finance team of the leading Aparthotel provider in Europe has arisen.

Staycity provides a fun, fast paced & committed team orientated culture with a strong work hard, play hard ethos. Our central Finance team support our 450 (and growing) colleagues across Ireland, UK, France, Italy & Germany.

Our focus is on quality, accuracy, and continuous improvement.

We are looking for a bright and talented full-time Accounts Payable Assistant to join us on a 6 month contract.

Competitive package and flexible working hours.


  • Management of PO database
  • Perform data quality control checks on PO requests to ensure they are compliant with internal procedures and policies
  • Identifying errors with requisitions and offering training and support as required
  • Being a point of contact for our Finance and Operations teams
  • Ensuring PO database is regularly reviewed and updated so data is accurate
  • Regularly communicating with Managers regarding Capital Expenditure Requests
  • Requesting approval, and ensuring it is received in a timely manner
  • Working closely with AP Manager on continuous improvement initiatives for AP
  • Management of a high-volume shared mailbox in addition to personalised mailbox
  • Dealing with supplier queries
  • Performing vendor account reconciliations and other month end closing activities
  • Assisting with invoicing tasks and other ad-hoc duties

Job requirements

Required skills

  • Comfortable with Microsoft Excel (pivot tables, vlookups, sumifs, etc)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience working with large databases
  • Good time management skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills
  • Sense of ownership and curiosity to learn new skills
  • Ability to work independently and prioritise tasks
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Dynamics (NAV) a bonus
  • Preferred: Basic accounting knowledge (familiar with the concepts of purchase orders, accruals, invoicing)