Accountant (Public Sector)

Job Description

Are you a Qualified Accountant who is keen to get experience within the Public Sector? This is an initial 6-month contract that can offer the opportunity for an immediate start!

Salary/ Benefits

In order to attract the very best talent on the market a generous remuneration package is on offer based on experience plus a range of benefits including:

  • £40,500 - £45,500
  • Immediate start
  • Exposure to public sector environment
  • Hybrid working model
  • Supportive working environment


VANRATH are pleased to be recruiting an Accountant to join a recognisable Public Sector employer in the Lurgan area. The Accountant will join the organisation on an interim contract for a period of 6 months and will focus on management of the corporate financial accounting process. The requirement within the team is due to a significant increase in workload and due to subsequent projects, there is the potential for a longer-term contract.

To be considered for this role it is essential to be a Qualified Accountant with at least 3+ years PQE.

Interviewing immediately.

The Ideal Person

If you are a Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA):

  • Preparation of both management and year end accounts
  • Strong technical, numerical and IT skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Staff management skills
  • Public sector experience (desirable)


As an Accountant you will:

  • Produce management reports and variance analysis
  • Month end reconciliations
  • Financial accounting, preparing year end accounts
  • Prepare budgets and scenario planning
  • Financial governance
  • Management of small finance team

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Accountancy & Finance job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Dan Morgan in the strictest confidence.