Current Openings

Accounts Assistant

Location: Dublin 4
Duration: Permanent
Start: Immediate

Deadline for applications: Friday 19th April 2019

Carr Communications is now seeking a high calibre accounts assistant to join their small finance team in Dublin 4. This is an excellent opportunity to acquire best practice accounts experience in a positive work environment and in an interesting industry. This is a permanent role reporting directly to the Financial Controller.



Salary will be based on direct experience. Full training and support will be provided.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Posting of all the bank transactions
  • Posting of purchase invoices
  • Sales invoice preparation and posting of same
  • Reconciliation of bank, cash and credit cards
  • Debtor and creditor reconciliations
  • Accounts receivable and payable management
  • Preparation and submission of vat returns
  • Assist with the preparation and submission of payroll
  • Preparation of the monthly management accounts
  • Assisting with the preparation of budgets and forecasts
  • Assist with the year-end audit
  • Assist with the general management of the Office
  • Other ad-hoc duties as required

Key Requirements:

  • A minimum of 1 to 2 years bookkeeping experience
  • Strong MS Office Excel & Word skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Accounting technician or similar qualification would be an advantage
  • Experience of SAGE accounting system an advantage
  • Fluent English


Interview Process

An initial telephone interview followed by an interview in person.

How to Apply
Please send a current CV and cover letter by email, with ‘Accounts Assistant’ as the subject line, to Alan Hall, Financial Controller: All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.

European Project Executive (six-month contract)

Location: Dublin 4
Duration: Six-month contract
Start: Immediate

Deadline for applications: Monday 8 April 2019

Carr Communications is looking for a Project Executive to join its European Projects team – someone who’s enthusiastic, organised and hardworking. The ideal candidate will have a qualification in Communications / Journalism / European Studies / Political and/or Social Sciences and at least one year’s work experience in a relevant setting. We’re looking for a fast learner with meticulous attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and experience in researching and drafting reports. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious team player with a strong interest in communications and European Affairs.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Support senior team members across EU projects
  • Research and draft reports
  • Write and distribute communications materials
  • Develop and maintain relationships with project partners
  • Attend client meetings and prepare minutes
  • Monitor media coverage and policy developments
  • Update databases
  • Conduct desk research
  • Event management support
  • Administrative tasks

The person we’re looking for will have:

  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Self-motivation and ability to work independently
  • Effective time management and organisational skills
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Interest in, and understanding of European issues
  • Eagerness to learn and develop new skills, and assume more responsibility over time
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly Microsoft Office
  • Some EU travel may be required

How to Apply
If you’ve got what it takes to join our team, please send a current CV and cover letter by email, with ‘European Project Executive’ as the subject line, to Eimear Hurley, Head of PR: All applications will be treated in the strictest confidence.