• Fixed Term
  • Cork

Website Horgan Pharmacy Group

The Horgan Pharmacy Group operate a number of retail pharmacies in County Cork.

The Group are now offering a six month contract for the right candidate to cover the maternity leave of an Accounts Assistant at their Head Office in Northpoint Business Park, Blackpool, Cork.

Role and Responsibilities:

You will be part of a small team involved in the processing of Supplier Invoices, Sales Recording, Product Pricing and Weekly Payroll in a Multi Company environment. The position reports to the Financial Controller.

Accounts Payable & Purchase Ledger Function

  • Supplier invoice processing, reconciliation of invoices to delivery dockets (GRN’S sent from branches), coding of invoices & entry to The Big Red Book accounting package
  • Maintenance of Aged Creditors Listing and managing same in a timely manner
  • Monthly creditor reconciliations
  • Monthly payment runs, to include preparation of bank authorisation lists
  • Dealing with supplier queries
  • General AP duties as required, including interaction with branches, filing etc.

Sales Recording

  • Checking EPOS reconciliations received from branches and entry to Big Red Book
  • Interaction with branches where necessary in relation to EPOS daily reconciliations with lodgements
  • Any other duties within the general requirement of the role

Bank Reconciliations

  • Monthly Reconciliation of all bank accounts to the Big Red Book
  • General office petty cash management


  • Preparation and processing of weekly payroll from weekly Rota records using Sage
  • Maintenance of Holiday & Sick leave records

Ad hoc duties

  • From time to the time there will be a need to assist in the production of Marketing Posters using Word and laminating same
  • Stationery ordering for office

Required Experience, Skills & Aptitudes:

It is required that you will have had at minimum two years’ experience in a busy Account’s role including the preparation of payroll and the processing of large volumes of supplier invoices.

  • Strong numeracy and competent basic accounting skills.
  • Excellent communication skills with strong attention to detail and good time management.
  • Experience with computerised accounts packages, preferably Big Red Book.
  • Experience with computerised payroll packages, preferably Sage Micropay Professional.
  • Excellent computer skills – proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and Word.
  • Ability to successfully embrace and solve problems.
  • Self-disciplined and motivated.
  • Excellent organization skills and detail oriented.
  • Monthly creditor reconciliations


  • Desirable to have an Accounting Technician qualification or equivalent.
  • IPASS Payroll Qualification

Contract Details:

Contract Length: 6 months

Full- time hours: 40 per week, Monday to Friday

Expected start date: 5th April 2021

Salary: Good package commensurate with experience of candidate with on site free parking.

Covid-19 precaution:

Initial remote interview process

To apply for this job email your details to hr@horganpharmacygroup.ie.

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