14th October 2019

Accounting Technician

Reference: LMH

Location: Northern Ireland Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 14/10/2019

Finance Assistant

Who are we working with?

Abacus Careers are currently working alongside a highly successful UK and Ireland company based in Belfast, we are seeking to recruit an experienced Finance Assistant/Accounts Administrator


£Depending on Experience

Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Play a key role in the procure to pay process, including:
  • Aged Creditor reconciliation and management
  • Exceptions management
  • GR/IR management
  • Payment practices reporting
  • Purchase Order approval matrix and Bank Mandate management
  • Purchase Order management
  • Assist in development of existing reporting and forecasting models in line with the changing business
  • Assist in production of monthly board reports
  • Assist in the management of selected Third-Party contracts, including facilitating regular review meetings, monitoring KPIs ownership of the associated reporting
  • Assist with completion of quarterly analysis for Group finance and ad hoc analysis on request
  • Completion of balance sheet reconciliations
  • Help to facilitate internal, external and compliance audits
  • Provide support in all areas of governance including completion of regulatory returns to ensure compliance with legislation, Supply licence and tax obligations
  • Provide support to the Finance team at month end, including model roll forward and maintenance, analysis of prior month performance, variance analysis, journal postings
  • Provide support to the team during the Business Planning process, to include data analysis, accuracy checks and variance analysis


  • IATI qualified or equivalent, with at least 2 years’ experience in a fast-paced finance environment
  • Experience in the month end process, including journal posting/calculations
  • Competent in working with large datasets to produce meaningful output
  • Experience in production of variance analysis
  • Proficient In use of MS Office Suite, with a focus on Excel

Contact :Leon McHugh 44 (0)28 90995218 or email your CV to [email protected]

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).

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