JOB SPEC: ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT

About Us

Dogpatch Labs is Ireland’s leading startup hub, located in the historic CHQ building in the heart of Dublin's Digital Docklands. Our mission is to accelerate the development of Ireland’s startup ecosystem and create a central platform for European entrepreneurship and innovation. We believe in meaningful impact, commercial success, and connecting the right people to build relationships that truly matter. We support some of Europe’s most exciting startups through community, mentorship, and network.

Dogpatch is home to over 250 startups and 500 members from 30 countries. We support some of Europe’s most exciting startups through community, mentorship, and network. Our alumni include Intercom, an Irish ‘unicorn’ valued at over €1 billion and Boxever, an Irish startup acquired for €131m in 2021.

Dogpatch Labs operates Ireland’s National Accelerator Programme, the NDRC. Through the NDRC, we support startups at every stage of their growth journey through programmes including, Masterclasses, Office Hours, Pre-Accelerators, and Accelerators.

About the role

Accounts Assistant

Under the direction of the Finance Manager and Financial Controller, the Accounts Assistant forms an important part of the Finance team who are responsible for managing the financial operations of Dogpatch Labs and its subsidiary companies. The successful candidate will provide both administrative and financial support in the day to day tasks of a busy Finance team and will have a number of tasks and responsibilities.

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Management of Accounts Receivable function (credit control management)
  • Management of Accounts Payable function (posting invoices, reconcile creditors, setting up bank payments)
  • Monitoring daily communications and answering any queries
  • Ensure compliance with internal accounting procedures
  • Assisting with research, filing and administrative office tasks as required by the team
  • Assisting with the preparation for audits
  • Maintaining books and records for audit purposes
  • Assistance with ad-hoc projects as required

Skills:

  • Understanding of GAAP accounting principles
  • Familiarity with Quickbooks, G-suite, Spendesk & Revolut or similar software packages
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy in entering financial data
  • Deadline-driven with excellent time management ability

Requirements:

  • Circa 1+ years of experience in a similar role
  • Exposure to account software packages
  • Highly motivated with an ability to use own initiative
  • Effective organisational skills and the ability to work to deadlines.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and independently as well as contributing to ensuring the effective performance of the team.

How to Apply

Please submit your CV along with a short blurb (< 200 words) summarising why you’re interested in the role.

Dogpatch Labs is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and mindsets, because we know the strength of our team lies in its diversity.