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Accounts Assistant

Reference: 20750


Belfast, County Antrim


£23000 - £26000

Job Type


Date Posted

28 January, 2023

Have you been looking for an opportunity that will allow you to be part of something continuously evolving and meaningful? This could be it!

We are looking for an Accounts Assistant to join this Belfast-based Finance Team. The successful candidate will be someone who is highly motivated and can lead change to make continuous improvements to internal processes within their responsibilities.

What you can expect

  • Hybrid-working model to allow for a work-life balance reflective of their company culture
  • Competitive Salary, negotiable on relevant experience
  • Excellent benefits including car parking, 34 days holidays (incl. stats), bonus, opportunities for career progression, annual salary review, and study support*
  • Open culture with social and sports clubs as well as great supports (wellbeing events, Employee Assistance Programme, subsidised gym, Health Cash plan)

 Responsibilities of the Accounts Assistant

  • Preparation of accruals and prepayments
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Balance sheet reconciliations
  • Basic variance analysis to budget
  • Assistance with month-end procedures
  • Assisting with accounts payable
  • Assistance with preparation of opex budgets.
  • Preparation of VAT returns (NI and ROI).
  • Preparing governmental returns including CSO.

Essential Criteria

  • Experience in a finance related role and knowledge of basic accountancy principles.
  • Proven experience in MS Excel and other MS packages (Word / PowerPoint etc).
  • Qualification (full or partial) in accountancy is desirable, but not essential

Working with one of the Top 50 business in Ireland – wouldn’t that be a great addition to your CV and experience!

Our client is a leading force in powering change across Ireland, helping us to become more sustainable and to create a brighter healthier future for all. With over 800 employees, you have the opportunity to join an exceptional team of the most talented and innovative people who are proud of the contribution their work makes.

This won’t be available for long – apply with your updated CV and we’ll be in touch to discuss your application.

*Applies to study support to pursue an accountancy qualification (e.g., ATI, ACCA or similar)

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.
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