29th November 2018

Accounts Assistant

Reference: BBBH14517

Location: County Antrim Job Type: Permanent Salary: £20,000 - £22,000 Date Posted: 29/11/2018

Accounts Assistant-Belfast

Who are we working with?

Abacus Group are currently working alongside one of the most successful and fresh thinking companies in Europe, due to continued growth their Belfast office now seeks to employee an Accounts Assistant to join the team. Belfast



Duties and Responsibilities:

The Financial Assistant is responsible for performing a wide variety of accounting tasks which will include, but is not limited to, the following duties:

  • Responsible for maintaining and updating the cash book
  • Credit card statements matching invoices/receipts and reconciling accounts
  • Weekly reconciliation for various bank accounts in a variety of currencies
  • Review of employee expense submission in line with Company’s expense policy
  • Assist with the monthly payroll process
  • Assist with credit control tasks as required
  • Assist with the completion of all Group VAT reconciliations and returns
  • Assist with month end tasks and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Liaise with other departments (e.g. Admin, Systems, HR and Operations)
  • Prepayment and accruals posting and reconciliation
  • General finance support to the rest of the team
  • Provide support to the Finance Manager and Financial Controller as required

Minimum (essential) requirements:

  • Completion of relevant Finance / Accounting Degree – attained 2:2 classification or above
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Comfortable prioritising tasks and meeting deadlines
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word


  • Experience in a relevant working environment
  • Knowledge of accounting software e.g. Workday or a similar package
  • Existing accounting qualification, or desire to complete same e.g. CIMA, ACA, ACCA

Primary Contact

Leon McHugh

44 (0)28 90995218


If you would be interested in this position please apply, for other jobs in Belfast please visit the Abacus Professional Recruitment website.

Please submit your application or call the specialist consultant in Abacus Recruitment on 028 9031 3157 for a confidential career discussion or explore other jobs in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Dublin or London.

With 100 years’ experience in our team, Abacus is one of NI’s most established recruitment brands. We can advise on jobs, CVs, interviews and salaries across permanent, contract and temporary employment.

If you know someone who wants to move a career to NI, then tell them about www.abacus.jobs/belfastforlife or follow @AbacusJobs

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion. Did you know? Abacus is NI’s only Highly Rated Recruiter with 4.5 Stars for customer satisfaction (Independent review site Feefo).

If you think you have the right skills to join our team, then get in touch. If you know someone returning/re-locating to NI then www.belfastforlife.com holds the information on quality of life, cost of living etc.

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Leon McHugh

Leon McHugh

Accountancy Recruitment Consultant

028 9099 5218

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