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Accountant (Qualified or Part-Qual)

Reference: 21328

Location

Belfast, County Antrim

Salary

£30000 - £40000

Job Type

Permanent

Date Posted

15 August, 2023

The Role

The Accountant will maintain the accounting and financial operations in the Belfast Service Center to support the Services Function.

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 around the world.

The Reward

  • Salary £30-40K, 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 including AP, payroll, and interfirm invoicing.
  • 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, or part-qualified accountant, with relevant Finance 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

  • Strong in project management and systemic thinking
  • 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. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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