Assistant Accountant

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Contract
Salary £25000.00 - £27000.00 per annum
Published over 1 year ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Justin Friend
Job Ref JF74

Job Description

I am urgently looking for a Part Qualified Accountant(ACCA/CIMA) with excellent technical experience alongside their studies for a 6 month contract. The successful candidate will be entrusted with responsibility for preparation of periodic management & financial accounts and other information.

Key responsibilities:

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts from trial balance with provision of analytical explanations where necessary
  • Maintenance of general ledger records including journals & balance sheet reconciliations
  • Data entry/extraction from the finance systems and maintenance of accuate information therein
  • Collation, analysis and production of financial information and reports using Microsoft Office tools including Excel on a daily/weekly/monthly/quarterly basis
  • Support of other business functions with financial analysis e.g. sales forecasting & analysis, P&L Analysis, Payroll Analysis etc.
  • Proactively contributing to the ongoing development and improvement of the organisation's financial processes & controls
  • Assisting as necessary in other aspects of the functions (purchase ledger, sales ledger, payroll)

Key Skills/Experience:

  • Part Qualified Qualified Accountant(CIMA/ACA/ACCA or similar)
  • Preparation of management and/or statutory accounts
  • Maintenance/processing/reconciliation of general ledgers
  • Dealing with financial queries orally and in writing
  • Use of ERP/MRP systems & accounting software packages
  • Review of financial controls & processes, making recommendations & implementing improvements
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Excellent numerical/mathematical skills
  • Strong Excel skills and use of Microsoft Office to extract/analyse/reconciliation/present information