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Finance & Office Administator

Reference: 20221


Belfast, County Antrim


£20000 - £30000

Job Type


Date Posted

10 August, 2022

We are working with an award-winning local business who are expanding their team in Belfast City Centre and are now recruiting for the position of Finance & Office Administrator.

We are looking for an experienced finance assistant or accounting technician to join this thriving, forward-thinking architectural company with a strong ethos of staff development. This is a permanent position, and we are looking for candidates that are proactive and keen to learn and develop their skillset. You will be joining a team that is multi-skilled with a dynamic blend of talent, opinion and approach. Opportunities for part-time or full-time employment. 

Key Duties:

  • Monthly invoicing and credit control
  • Processing and recording payments
  • Managing and tracking/checking monthly billed items
  • Petty cash management
  • Staff expenses management
  • Recording transactions in Sage Online including bank reconciliations on a monthly basis to allow accurate monthly management accounts to be reported from Sage
  • Filing all paperwork in relation to finance
  • Developing and updating excel spreadsheets
  • Preparing monthly wage details for our external payroll manager
  • Managing and monitoring our timesheet system, providing reports on job costing
  • Preparing and checking VAT returns for authorisation by others
  • Preparation of information for accountant for year-end accounts
  • Assistance with grant applications
  • Completion of government/industry business surveys/benchmarking
  • Importing pension payments into pension system
  • If full-time, assist with additional office admin support


  • Proven skills in Microsoft packages with a strong knowledge of Excel
  • Experience using Sage Online
  • Ability to identify problems/issues and to suggest solutions
  • Ability to demonstrate aptitude for dealing with new IT systems and technology.
  • Working under pressure to meet deadlines.
  • Reliable, trustworthy, confidential and have excellent attention to detail.
  • Motivated and use own initiative.
  • Accounting Technician qualification/study or accounting degree would be an advantage.

Why work for our client?

They are an employee-owned company and put all their staff as a priority.

  • Full-time & Part-time roles available
  • Flexible start and finish times subject to core hours
  • Annual bonus for eligible employees
  • Holidays are 33 days per annum including bank holidays, increasing with service
  • Paid professional subscriptions (where required for job function)
  • Training Opportunities
  • Life insurance
  • Long term sickness policy

If you think you could be the next member of this team, please reach out today to Catherine or Lucia in Abacus Careers to discuss or pop us your CV online now!

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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