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Finance Assistant

Reference: 20886


Belfast, County Antrim


£22000 - £26000

Job Type


Date Posted

09 March, 2023

Are you an experienced Accounting Technician or Finance Assistant interested in working with a Treasury Finance team?

As a Finance Assistant, you’ll play a key role in supporting the Treasury team in managing the financial operations of a large multination group. You’ll be responsible for processing fund transfers, reconciling statements, maintaining records, and supporting the team in managing working capital requirements and cash flow forecasting.

We’re looking for a candidate with a strong background in finance and a degree or qualification in a relevant area is highly desirable. You’ll have demonstrable experience in either accounts receivable or accounts payable, cash management, and reconciling bank or supplier statements. You’ll also have experience accounting systems (for example SAP or SAGE) and be proficient in Microsoft Excel.

In addition to the essential criteria, we’re looking for a candidate who is a proven team player, someone who consistently strives to deliver excellent work with strong attention to detail.

Finance Assistant Duties:

  • Reviewing and processing payment proposals for supplier payments
  • Processing fund transfers
  • Maintaining collateral positions, ensuring recorded and tracked appropriately.
  • Updating cash books and reconciling accounts
  • Managing working capital requirements and cash flow forecasting
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with banks
  • Preparing and checking confirmations for account deposits and foreign exchange deals
  • Other duties as required.

Where you’ll be working:

Our client is a leading energy supplier in Northern Ireland, committed to providing affordable, reliable, and sustainable energy to businesses and homes. In this company, they’re committed to developing their people and creating a dynamic and inclusive work environment. As a Finance Assistant, you’ll have the opportunity to develop your skills and make a meaningful contribution to the business.

Based in the Greater Belfast Area, this company offer hybrid working. You can access the offices via public transport and there is also free parking available if preferred.

Application Criteria:

  • Experience in a treasury, AR, AP or similar finance role
  • Experience completing bank or supplier statement reconciliations, resolving discrepancies.
  • Experience of double entry / general postings
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel.
  • Accounting/Finance qualification e.g., IATI qualification or equivalent – desirable
  • Knowledge of the electricity supply market – desirable

If you’re looking for a challenging and rewarding role, apply now to explore the opportunity in more detail.

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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