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Staff Officer Accountant

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Sector
Job Type Temporary
Salary Up to £17.23 per hour
Published 9 months ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Coleen Lavery
Job Ref GRFTCl-2809-002_1542623223

Job Description

Grafton Recruitment are working in partnership with the Northern Ireland Civil Service to recruit a temporary Staff Officer Accountant to start immediately for a duration of 3 months.

Pay rate: £17.23

Location: Belfast

Hours: 37 hours per week

Essential Criteria

    1. have successfully passed the final professional examinations and be a full, current member of one of the bodies detailed below:
      • Chartered Accountants Ireland;
      • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland;
      • The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales;
      • The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants;
      • The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants;
      • The Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy;
      • The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland.
    1. Have at least a total of 1 year's post qualification*, experience, gained within the last 5 years, in any one of, or combination of, the following categories:
    • preparing or auditing complete Annual Report and Accounts and/or Management Accounts;

Duties

    • Analysis of financial data;
    • Production of monthly or quarterly management accounting information;
    • Preparation of Departmental Annual Report and Accounts or Agency Annual Report and Accounts in accordance with Treasury and Department of Finance guidance.
    • Dealing with internal and external auditors including the Northern Ireland Audit Office;
    • Development and review of financial IT systems;
    • Providing advice and guidance on the use and interpretation of financial information and accounting requirements and best practice;
    • Drafting and implementation of financial policies, procedures and controls;
    • Use of activity based costing and benchmarking techniques;
    • Management of the financial processing function;
    • Investigate areas of unfitness by Company Directors in companies that have been Wound Up by the High Court;

Successful applicants will be required to undertake an Access NI Disclosure check at a cost of £26/£33. A person's criminal record will not, in itself, debar that person from being appointed to this post. Any information given will be treated in the strictest confidence.

To be shortlisted for this role all applicants MUST meet the essential criteria. If you are interested please upload your CV to the link provided, Laura Hagan or Sinead McGivern will be in touch to confirm if you have been shortlisted.

**PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE MAY BE FILLED VERY QUICKLY BUT WE WILL KEEP YOUR DETAILS ON FILE FOR ANY FUTURE ROLES THAT COME THROUGH THAT YOU MAY BE INTERESTED IN**

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