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Accounts Administrator

Ref No: SD/AA/06/21

Location: Donegal
Closing Date: 25th June 2021

We now invite applications for the following position based at our Ballindrait mill.

Milling since 1865 Smyths Daleside are the leading manufacturer of animal feed in the North West of Ireland. For over 155 years we have been making the highest quality feeds with the aim of exceeding our customers’ expectations.

The Role:

• Responsibility for daily bank lodgements and reconciling VISA card transactions;
• Maintaining the cash book and reconciling transactions to the computerised accounts system;
• Responsibility for customer payment queries;
• Preparing weekly/monthly bank reconciliations and resolving any statement discrepancies;
• Posting accounts journals to the general ledger on a timely basis;
• Assisting with purchase ledger tasks;
• Preparation of monthly reports for management,
• Providing support for other financial duties delegated by management.

The Person:

• Must have previous relevant experience of working within a finance role, in a fast paced office environment;
• Have strong IT skills with experience in Microsoft Office applications, in particular MS Excel;
• Have experience of operating computerised accounting software;
• Able to work effectively both on your own initiative and also within a busy team;
• Possess excellent organisational, time management and interpersonal skills;
• Have excellent attention to detail and a high numerical understanding;
• Will ideally have a qualification in a business related discipline.

Please email: to request a Job Description.

To apply please forward a current CV and cover letter to the HR Manager, Smyths Daleside, Ballindrait, Lifford, Co Donegal, F93 K447 or email

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About Us

Smyths Daleside, one of the most modern mills in Ireland, manufacture high quality animal feeds for ruminant and monogastric animals (Beef, Dairy, Calf, Sheep, Horse, Pig and Poultry). All products are specially designed by some of the top nutritionists in the country and provide essential vitamins.

Smyths Daleside is one of the biggest manufacturing firms in the area and provide employment for 58 people at present with sales from Donegal to Sligo, Mayo, Leitrim, Roscommon, Monaghan and Cavan, and cover all counties in Northern Ireland.


Our culture is based on setting best in class standards, working towards and delivering on committed objectives, striving for constant improvement and involving everyone in the process. We endeavour to develop our people and harness everyone’s potential to deliver a winning team.

Equal Opportunities

Smyths Daleside Feeds is an Equal Opportunities employer and is committed to a safe, inclusive and relationship based working environment.


In return we offer a high degree of responsibility, great opportunities for learning, personal growth and development with advancement within a fast-moving agricultural sector. Health benefits and cover to be discussed with Human Resources.