Assistant Accountant

Location Ballymena, County Antrim
Job Type Permanent
Salary £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Published over 1 year ago
Contact Justin Friend
Job Ref JF75

Job Description

I am urgently looking for a Part Qualified Accountant(ACCA/CIMA) with excellent technical experience alongside their studies for a role in Ballymena. 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 organisation's finance systems and maintenance of accurate 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. forecasting & analysis, P&L Analysis, Payroll etc.
* Proactively contributing to the ongoing development and improvement of the organisation's financial processes & controls
* Assisting as necessary in other aspects of the organisation's finance 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