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Accounts Assistant/Bookkeeper

Reference: 21402


County Antrim


£26000 - £32000

Job Type


Date Posted

06 September, 2023

Abacus Careers are delighted to be working with a highly successful commercial company based in Ballymena, due to expansion and growth they have created a brand new role within the company.

We are seeking to hear from experienced Accounts Assistants/Bookkeepers to join this friendly team.

  • Salary £26-32k Depending on experience
  • Flexible working hours to suit
  • 25 days Annual leave

In your new role you will:

  • Reconciliation of receipts for travel and subsistence/office expenses, including management of receipts for VAT claims. 
  • Managing and reconciling company bank accounts and credit cards including making payments.
  • Efficiently manage the sales ledger, issue invoices, checking them against quotations and following up on payment as required.
  • Manage travel bookings for all employees to include flights, ferries and hotels across all projects.
  • Manage the payroll, processing timesheets, HMRC statutory payments, any necessary amendments and pension payments.
  • Liaise with the Accountant in relation to quarterly and year end accounts.
  • Develop and maintain a database to co-ordinate projects and allocated resources.
  • Assist the Director in the management of the website and social media accounts, liaising with IT as required.
  • Building relationships with customers and suppliers by effectively managing all enquiries by phone or email.  
  • Provide administrative support to the Director, including organising meetings and carrying out word processing duties.
  • Day to day management of the office, to include the procurement of goods and equipment and maintenance of an effective filing system.

What you will need:

  • 2 Years experience in a similar role
  • Bookkeeping experience including management of purchase/sales ledger and payroll
  • Excellent IT skills with at least 1 years’ office-based experience of using Microsoft Office, including Excel, Outlook and Word.

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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