Assistant Accountant

Salary - £30,000 to £35,000
Location - Belfast
Closing Date -

Job Description

Assistant Accountant – 12 months Fixed term (possibility of perm) up to £35k

About The Job

Our client are seeking a motivated and detail-oriented Assistant Accountant to join their team to cover maternity leave. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing financial records, ensuring compliance with regulations, and overseeing all accounting tasks for our UK and global entities. This standalone role is critical to maintaining the financial health and integrity of the company during the leave period. This role is ideal for someone looking to grow their career in accounting and gain valuable experience in a supportive environment.

This position involves the following key activities:

✔ Consolidation of monthly and annual management accounts

✔ Perform period-end activities per the financial close schedules, including year end

preparation

✔ Bookkeeping and ledger management including reconciliation of all ledger accounts,

bank reconciliations, balance sheet accounts, General ledger etc., and resolve the

reconciling items promptly

✔ Managing Sales ledger including processing invoices working closely with

management team

✔ Managing Purchase Ledger ensuring a smooth and timely process of approval and

payments

✔ Manage, administer and reconcile multi-currency bank accounts for our various

international entities

✔ Preparing VAT returns and other related report filings for the international business

✔ Credit Control and reporting to management team

✔ Work closely with HR regarding monthly payroll and pension filings

✔ Dealing with internal and external finance queries

✔ Support leadership team with daily operational queries.

✔ Other adhoc admin tasks

 

What We Offer

⮚ Attractive Salary

⮚ Possibility of becoming permanent

⮚ Flexible Working: Enjoy the flexibility of WFH at least 3 to 4 days per week

⮚ Company Pension Scheme

⮚ Generous Annual Leave: Start with 20 days of paid leave, with an increase on your

work anniversary. Plus, enjoy an additional day off on your birthday.

Requirements

What We Expect From You

Essential:

● Minimum 3+ years accounting experience and working within a finance department

● Bachelors Degree (In accounting or finance related subject preferred)

● ACA/CIMA or ACCA Qualified or Qualified by Experience

● Experience in assisting or processing management accounts

● Excellent Proficiency in accountancy software and Microsoft products, particularly

Excel spreadsheets

● Strong commercial awareness

● Ability to work under pressure

● Excellent time management and organisational skills

● Excellent communication and presentation skills

Desirable:

● Previous experience of using Xero

● Experience of working within an international finance function

● Experience in managing multi-currency company bank accounts

● Good knowledge of international accounting and tax

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