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  • Location:

    Belfast, County Antrim

  • Sector:

    Accountancy and Finance

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  • Salary:

    £37000 - £45000 per annum

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  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

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Job Description

Brook Street is working with our client located close to Belfast city centre to recruit an Accountant on a fixed term basis for a period of three months

The successful candidate will report to the Finance Director and will be expected to assist with both the day-to-day finance operations of the group and provide support in the preparation of consolidated monthly management accounts, effectively freeing up time for the Finance Director for more strategic tasks.

They will be expected to work effectively and collaboratively with both an existing finance manager in Belfast and with various admin and accounting parties in the company overseas offices.


* Preparation and posting of accruals/prepayments, debtors, creditors, cash/ bank, and other month end balance sheet reconciliations.
* Preparation of monthly consolidated management accounts
* Reconciliation of inter-company balances and transactions
* Assistance in the preparation of books and files for audit and declaration of VAT and payroll taxes, and compliance with payment deadlines, both in the UK and in overseas offices
* Accounts Receivable
* Accounts Payable
* Provide guidance and training to all managers and staff on all procedures to ensure strict adherence to financial controls.
* Ensure compliance with all departmental/company procedures and highlighting issues if necessary.
* Supporting year end accounting processes and audit preparation

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required

* Financial and tax accounting knowledge/experience
* Experience with financial systems
* Experience of preparing monthly accounts
* Excellent planning, and organisational skills
* Excellent excel skills
* Ideally come from a commercial environment
* Have a proactive approach to work
* Able to work autonomously and as part of a small team
* The ability to solve complex problems
* Confident and effective communicator
* Ability to build trusted relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Desirable Criteria:
* Experience of ERP systems and/or implementation

Salary will depend on experience - £38-45k per annum


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