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Accounts Administrator

Ref No: SD/AA/05/21

Location: Donegal
Closing Date: 17th May 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. 


• Responsibility for maintaining the Purchase Ledger – purchase orders, invoices, credit notes and payments;

• Maintaining stock contracts and stock movements;

• Month-end reconciliations;

• Preparing VAT and statistical returns for submission to the Revenue; 

• Maintaining the fixed asset register and capital expenditure documentation;

• Assisting in the preparation of other financial reports, including:

a. Monthly management accounts – variance analysis of costs against budget and prior year;

b. Statutory financial statements – audit requests;

c. Annual budget.

• 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;

• 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

Please email to request a Job Description. 

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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