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Accounts Administrator (Maternity Cover)

Ref No: SD/AA/04/22

Location: Donegal
Closing Date: 18th April 2022

We now invite applications for the following temporary position to cover maternity leave based at our Ballindrait mill.

The Role:

  • Responsibility for daily bank lodgements and reconciling credit 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 (at least one year) 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.

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.

Our Purpose

To advance the interests of farmers and the agricultural industry through the development of growth orientated agri-food businesses and the promotion of best agricultural practice.

Our Values

Trust: Trusting each other and earning the trust of others

Respect: Treat others as we would wish to be treated ourselves

Teamwork: Together we are more effective

Excellence: We aim to exceed expectations and always strive to be better