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Statutory Accountant – only 2 office days!

Reference: 21565

Location

Belfast, County Antrim

Salary

£42000 - £47000

Job Type

Permanent

Date Posted

21 May, 2024

Have you recently qualified as an Accountant? Are you looking for an industry role within professional services?

Here is a great opportunity for you to work in a diverse and global finance team, with a culture that promotes wellbeing, reward and continuous development both personally & professionally. 

The Company

Global firm at the forefront of the legal industry who are committed to offering the best employee experience allowing them to drive results through a diverse global team working together for clients & stakeholders around the world.

The Reward

  • Salary £40-47K, depending on level of experience.
  • Social company culture and inclusive environment
  • Extensive Company Benefits Package
  • Great opportunity to progress your career to senior level.

Responsibilities

  • Support the financial operations within Belfast providing accounts preparation and financial reporting.
  • Accurate and timely recording of transactions in management and statutory ledgers.
  • Planning/budgeting using the Firm’s tools, techniques, and due dates.
  • Responsible for banking and cash flow management
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate billing for the Belfast centre.  
  • Preparation of statutory/tax compliance, including VAT, payroll, and entity-level taxes
  • Coordinate and support local audits and ensure timely and accurate preparation of the audited financial statements.
  • Preparation of financial reporting, including reporting to the Belfast management board
  • Responsible for the effective internal controls and compliance with the Firm’s policies, procedures, and best practices.

Required Criteria

  • Qualified Accountant, preferably newly qualified with professional services experience
  • Proven ability to influence, interact and consult with senior leaders regarding finance processes, guidelines and compliances.
  • Demonstrated expertise in operational efficiency and financial accounting.
  • Ability to network and collaborate with teams both regional and global, while acknowledging their cultural, social, and academic diversity
  • Working proficiency in using MS Office (especially Excel)

Desired Criteria

  • Proven experience of working to high standard in fast-paced role, preferably in professional services industry or in a Share Services setting.

If you feel you can bring the experience needed to this global firm, apply below!

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion.
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