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Group Accountant Leading Top 100 Company

Reference: 21422


County Antrim



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Date Posted

14 September, 2023

The Abacus Careers team are delighted to be working with the senior leaders of an outstanding Northern Ireland business to recruit the position of Group Accountant.  This is a high-growth business with turnover now exceeding £200M, it is an exciting time with new clients, product lines and a number of new projects scheduled for the coming 24 months.

On offer is the chance to work and learn from a highly experience Financial Controller that takes great pride in building a cohesive and supportive team (Currently 10), someone who invests in people and processes, and ensures that a positive workplace culture blossoms.  To be clear, this is a position that will give the successful candidate a clear pathway to Financial Controller within a two year period.


This role holds all the challenges an Accountant at the early stages of post-qualification will desire from a highly commercial position.  The appointed person will have responsibility for:

–          Management reporting to a strict deadline, ensuring supporting schedules and associated reports and analysis is completed.

–          People, delivering coaching and support to ensure learning and development commitments are met.

–          Systems, improving financial reporting by utilising new tools and technology like AI, analytics and dashboards.

–          Projects, like the use of automation to drive business process improvements.


Reward on offer is significant and above the average market rate.  Basic salary to £55k + benefits.


We are seeking applications from candidates that are:

–          Qualified ACA/CIMA/ACCA with a minimum of 2 years post-qualification

–          Experienced working in a commercial environment for at least 2 years producing management accounts for a medium-sized commercial entity

–          Highly systems literate, advanced Excel knowledge is essential

–          Positive, motivated and enjoy challenges and problem solving.


Please reach out in confidence for more information and to obtain full job description, person specification and client information.

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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