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Assistant Accountant

Reference: 19595


County Armagh



Job Type


Date Posted

02 May, 2022

Would you like to be part of a hard-working team where your commitment is valued?

Do you want to progress and grow your career with an excellent employer? gain an attractive salary and fantastic experience?

  • Hybrid role 4 dayd WFH, 1 Day in Office
  • Early finish Fridays
  • Attractive Salary
  • Annual Bonus

Assistant Accountant position based in Lurgan Co. Armagh with a top client who continue to grow their success


  • Provide explanation of monthly movement in payroll control accounts.
  • Provide both Internal & External audit support specific to payroll.
  • Processing payroll
  • Prepare reconciliation of all payroll control accounts.
  • Prepare and upload payroll related accrual journals for posting to the Oracle/Sage accounting systems on a monthly basis.
  • Prepare and upload payroll nominal journals for posting to the Oracle/Sage accounting system on a monthly basis, with support for all journal entries made.
  • From time to time, you will be required to undertake other responsibilities/activities of a similar nature that fall within your capabilities.
  • Ensuring accurate financial results are reported on a timely basis as per corporate closing calendar. 
  • Customer service: provide timely responses to internal and external inquiries.
  • Compliance with SOX, standardized procedures and internal controls.


  • Ideally but not essential; Part Qualified Accountant or Qualified Accounting Technician.
  • Experience in journal and reconciliation preparation is essential.
  • Experience using financial systems. Oracle/Sage experience would be an advantage.
  • Experience in payroll processing would be advantageous but not essential.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite.

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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