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Accountant

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Permanent
Salary Up to £33149.00 per annum
Published 3 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Leanne Mitchell
Job Ref LM310_1554391729

Job Description

Accountant

Grafton is delighted to be working with a Public Sector organisation in their search for an Accountant. The successful candidate will be qualified with extensive financial accounting skills as well as having the ability to evaluate and improve processes, prepare business cases and material for Audit. This is a permanent position with amazing benefits and progression opportunities.

The role:

  • Prepare business cases
  • Carry out public sector governance exercises
  • Prepare financial policies and procedures
  • Maintenance and management of payroll budgets
  • Monthly Budget management and variance analysis
  • Maintain and apply knowledge of current accounting standards and policies
  • Implement changes to accounting standards and policies issued by Department of Finance
  • Provide advice on adhering to Procurement Guidance and Contract management
  • Prepare material for Audit and Risk committees
  • Maintain internal audit logs and follow up of audit recommendations
  • Prepare post project evaluations
  • Update and advise on financial delegations
  • Assist in Accounts Preparation
  • Any other duties as may be reasonably required of the grade and role

Key Skills

  • Must be CCAB Qualified Accountant or equivalent
  • Experience in preparing regular financial reports for management and preparation of annual statutory accounts
  • Experience of providing detailed variance analysis with explanations
  • Up to date knowledge of international financial reporting standards
  • Excellent systems experience
  • Have at least 6 month's post qualification experience gained within the last 2 years in an accounting or finance environment to include:
  • Experience of preparing business cases
  • Experience of Public sector governance


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