06th April 2017

Assistant Accountant Part-time role 20k

Reference: PROF - 9154

Location: Belfast Job Type: Permanent Salary: £20000.00 Date Posted: 06/04/2017

Our client is a UK owned, leading financial services business with a significant and growing presence in Belfast (50 new staff in the last 14 months). On-going growth within the firm has meant that the finance department now wishes to recruit a new staff member, an Accounting Technician/Qualified Bookkeeper on a part-time basis. (Working hours shall be 3-4 per day and 5 days per week, to be defined upon appointment).

The purpose of the role is to act as a key member of the team, in the pursuit of accurate and complete financial information which is provided to the Group Finance Department. Accuracy and completeness will be achieved through excellent reconciliation skills across a wide range of financial transactions; therefore a keen eye for detail and the ability to resolve problems and issues will be essential in the appointed person.

Typical duties:

*Ensure the accurate posting of sales and commissions entries on a daily basis and the accurate reconciliation of these.

*Proactively chase payment for completed business.

*Issue all invoices.

*Help prepare the monthly management accounting information.

*Facilitate the resolution of queries from customers and Group Finance.

*Ensure process documentation is maintained appropriately.

*Reconcile Company Credit Card transactions and report to Group Finance.

*Provide assistance with ad hoc projects / objectives as directed by line manager


Skills and Knowledge

*Excellent attention to detail

*Proactive approach to problem analysis and resolution skills;

*Excellent attitude towards customers, understanding the impact of questions and queries

*A good working knowledge of administration systems

*Integrity, probity and high ethical standards

*Resilient and able to adapt, and work hands-on when required

*High degree of self-motivation, self-discipline and enthusiasm to succeed


*Must have relevant experience gained in a financial reporting/control team circa 3 years

*Ideally experienced working in the financial services/banking sector

Salary on offer will be £20-21k pro-rata with other benefits including:

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.

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Eoin Fleming

Eoin Fleming

Senior Accountancy Recruitment Consultant

028 9099 8455

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