Assistant Accountant

Location Ballymoney, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary £18000 - £24000 per annum
Published 4 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Louise McCollum
Job Ref BM79266LM_1550249594

Job Description

Assistant Accountant required for an exciting opportunity to join a growing accounts team within one of Northern Ireland's fastest growing companies. The successful candidate will be working within a busy accounts department ensuring the smooth running of the accounts function with the opportunity for personal growth and development within the role.

Assistant Accountant - Ballymoney Area - Salary £Attractive

  • Assist with the preparation of monthly/quarterly management accounts.
  • Assist the Finance Director and Accountants with the preparation of the annual statutory financial statements.
  • Monthly bank reconciliations.
  • Review and analyse Income statement expense accounts providing relevant feedback to appropriate departments.
  • Assist with the VAT return submission and reconciliation.
  • Assist with Budgeting/Forecasting and carrying out Variance analysis.
  • Journal Entries as required (Accruals, Prepayments, Payroll etc.)
  • Monthly reconciliation of balance sheet accounts.
  • Update and maintain fixed asset register.
  • Develop internal accounting processes between relevant company departments.
  • Assist in developing internal audit processes.
  • Ad hoc duties to support the Finance Director.

The ideal person will have or be able to:

  • A Degree in Accounting or other related discipline OR be a qualified Accounting Technician.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Excellent IT Skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • High level of attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Be a problem solver with a can-do attitude.
  • Be able to communicate verbally and orally in a professional manner with people both internally and externally.
  • Excellent time management and prioritisation skills.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • High motivation levels and keenness to work as part of a successful team.
  • A willingness to take on responsibility within the team.
  • Flexibility to work in a fast-paced environment.

Mon-Frid 9am-5pm - 37.5hpw

To apply for this role please submit your CV and a member of the Diamond Team in partnership with Grafton will be in contact should you be shortlisted.

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