Assistant Accountant

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job Type Contract
Salary £24000 - £33000 per annum
Published about 1 year ago
Start Date ASAP
Contact Justin Friend
Job Ref JF97

Job Description

I am urgently looking for a Part Qualified Accountant(ACCA/CIMA) with excellent technical experience, ideally within a manufacturing environment. The successful candidate will be entrusted with assisting in the preparation of periodic management & financial accounts and other information.

Key responsibilities:

  • Analysing variances in direct labour and standard costings
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts
  • Maintenance of general ledger records including journals & balance sheet reconciliations
  • Data entry/extraction from the organisation's finance systems and maintenance of accurate information therein
  • Vat Returns, Expenses, CIS, Subcontractor Invoices
  • 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. forecasting & analysis, P&L Analysis, Payroll etc.
  • Assisting as necessary in other aspects of the organisation's finance functions (purchase ledger, sales ledger, payroll)
  • Intercompany, Control Accounts and Credit Control

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 or Sage Line 50
  • 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