12th August 2018

Finance Officer/Accounts Technician

Reference: BBBH14595

Location: County Down Job Type: Permanent Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 Date Posted: 12/08/2018

Finance Officer/Accounts Technician- Newtownards

Who are we working with?

Abacus Professional Recruitment are currently working alongside a very successful and ever growing company with business across N.Ireland. Due to significant growth in recent years and expected continued growth the Organisation are seeking to employ an experienced Finance Officer, this is a fantastic opportunity for someone wanting to further their career in accountancy and finance support, you will gain hands on experience and training and will progress within your role.

Salary £20000-£25,000 DOE

Hours of Work: 37 hours

Monday to Friday (flexibility can be offered to attract the right candidate)

The Job

In your new role you will perform the following duties:

  • Checking invoices and VAT calculations;
  • Posting all payments through accounting software;
  • Assist Management with reporting as and when required
  • Updating finance/invoice spreadsheets with the payment and invoice details;
  • Issuing payment and remittance letters to payees;
  • Issuing receipts for payments received.
  • Preparation of Daily & Monthly bank reconciliation statements for the company;
  • Reconciling and filing statements as appropriate;
  • Managing and maintaining a filing system appropriate for reference purposes and audit checks.
  • Prepare monthly reports and budget information
  • Production of month end reports and journals in line with procedure;
  • Providing assistance to Finance department for internal and external audits.
  • To be responsible, with the Management Accountant for managing the fixed assets and inventories of the Company’s premises;
  • Maintaining the Agency’s Fixed Assets Register and Inventory;
  • To be responsible for salary payments to the company members and staff;
  • Processing monthly payroll for Northern and Southern staff;
  • Completion of year end payroll and submission to HMRC adhering to strict deadlines;
  • Updating Salaries spreadsheet with Payroll software summary sheets;
  • Processing monthly payments to staff in respect of net salaries;
  • Ensuring HMRC payments are processed;
  • Filing appropriate documentation.
  • Assisting with pension submissions and monthly employee payments
  • Checking and maintaining petty cash float
  • Processing petty cash report
  • Maintaining documentation in relation to petty cash;

Essential Criteria

Must have over 3 years experience working within a finance office

Must have 5 GCSE including English and Maths

  • A good working knowledge of sales ledger, purchase ledger and nominal functions operate that link together within a business
  • Competency in Accounts packages


IATI Qualification desirable but not essential

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.

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Next Steps:

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Leon McHugh

Leon McHugh

Accountancy Recruitment Consultant

028 9099 5218

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