Finance Officer

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary Negotiable
Published 7 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Leanne Mitchell
Job Ref LM266_1549376133

Job Description

Finance Officer

Grafton is urgently looking for a Finance Officer for our Client based in Belfast. This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive company at an exciting time

The role:

  • To undertake day-to-day bookkeeping using Sage Line 50 Accounts package and Microsoft Excel
  • To maintain financial information and systems and assist in the preparation of management accounts and budgets
  • To ensure that all orders are authorised and assigned to correct budget category and department apportionment
  • To ensure that all invoices are processed for payment by due dates
  • To manage accounts payable and accounts receivable
  • To ensure timely counting, budget coding, and lodgement of all monies
  • To maintain, prepare and submit VAT returns to HMRC
  • To assist management in preparing the monthly accounts, annual statutory financial accounts and liaise with the auditor
  • To ensure that bank accounts are reconciled and accruals and prepayments are calculated monthly
  • To prepare BACS and cheque payments, ensuring that all expenditure has been properly incurred, that adequate documentation is in place, and that payments are sent out in a timely manner
  • To assist management with the maintenance of the Fixed Asset Register

Key skills:

  • At least 2 years' experience in a finance department with an understanding of accounting processes and procedures
  • Strong technical accounting skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills
  • High level of competence in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook and accounting software
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to cope with high volume workloads
  • Studying towards a relevant finance qualification

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