Assistant Accountant

Posted 9 April by Reed Accountancy Easy Apply Featured
Reed Accountancy & Finance are working closely with a high end consultancy firm in South Belfast, and have a permanent opportunity for an Assistant Accountant / Finance Manager to join their team. This is a full time permanent role and a brilliant opportunity to form a great career and progress.

The Role:

Reporting to the Company Director and working closely with an external Accountant, this is a stand-alone role which will allow you to take ownership of the accounting function from the transactional accounting to Trial Balance stage and the preparation of management accounts.

More specific duties will involve:

Management of the P&L, cash-flow management and projections, taking control of the accounts, implementing systems and managing
Preparation of monthly management accounts including profit and loss account and balance sheet
Determination of client VAT liabilities on a monthly and quarterly basis
Accurate completion of primary books of accounts of the company
Currency control - management of contracts
Provision of daily/weekly/monthly sales reports
KPI reporting
Budget preparation and cash flow forecasting
Stock control and reporting
Compliance and governance – risk management
Bank reconciliation
Monitor and control company expenses
Manage accounts support personnel to include
Sales ledger / purchase ledger
Supplier and client invoicing and payments
Data input and filing
Any other reasonable duties as requested by the Directors

Essential Criteria:

The ideal candidate should be able to meet or exceed the following:-
Solid understanding of double entry bookkeeping and ideally a Part Professional qualification / AAT qualification
Previous experience managing cash-flow / cash-flow projections
Possess working knowledge of an accounting software package (preferably Sage software)
Have a strong working knowledge of MS Office, particularly MS Excel
Have excellent organisational and communication skills
Have the ability to work using initiative while maintaining a high level of accuracy
Have the ability to work to strict dead-lines, prioritising and planning workload

Please contact Lizzy Lyons on 02890 330604 at your earliest convenience, and email an up to date cv to

Reed Specialist Recruitment Limited is an employment agency and employment business

Reference: 34854368

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